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German history

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German history (V222): Historical studies of Germany.

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Link Als wär’ es ein Stueck von uns . . . German Politics and Society

This essay by...

German history, European history, 20th century, Twentieth century view
Document Bernhard Schlink's The Reader

Short extracts from Schlink's seminal novel for criticism and reivew.

German history, Nazi Germany, Second World War view
Link Commonwealth War Graves Commission - Learning Resources

Detailed histories of the two World Wars, including personal stories

Social history, 20th century, Second World War, First World War, History view
Link Determinants and consequences of the recognition of education among immigrants in Germany

Irena Kogan (University of Mannheim) discusses the determinants of immigrants' investments in official recognition of their education, and the...

Link Elections, Parties, and the Party System

Lecture by Andreas Busch from 2007 on German Elections: Parties after 1945: continuities and change — Parties and the German State — The main...

German history, German Politics view
Link Extracts from the Carlsbad decrees August 1819

In August 1819 the German Conferation introduced legislation known as the Carlsbad decrees which created a system of co-ordinated censorship and...

Nineteenth-century, Metternich, Vormaerz, German Confederation, European Liberalism, History view
Link Freemasons versus Jesuits: Conspiracy Theories in Enlightenment Germany

Inaugural lecture by Ritchie Robertson as Taylor Professor of the German Language and Literature. Lecture title: Freemasons versus Jesuits:...

German history, 19th century, Eighteenth Century in Germany, European history view
Link German Culture, Media, and Society


Dr. Kurt Fendt

As taught in: Fall 2006The topic for Fall 2006 is...

Advanced German, Arts and History; Arts; German; Goethe; History; Lieder; Music; Poems; Poetry; Schubert, German Literature, German Cinema, German comprehension view
Link German: Regionen, Traditionen und Geschichte

If you already have a good working knowledge of the German language, this unit will help to improve your language skills, knowledge of German-...

German history, Advanced German, German comprehension, German listening, German Language view
Link Germany and its European Context

This course focuses on main currents in contemporary German literary and visual culture. Taking Nietzsche's thought as a point of departure,...

Advanced German, German Literature, European history, Comparative literature, European Literature view
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