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Five Germanys I Have Known

ISBN-10: 0374530866
ISBN-13: 9780374530860
Edition: 2007
Authors: Fritz Stern
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Description: The "German question" haunts the modern world: How could so civilized a nation be responsible for the greatest horror in Western history? In this unusual fusion of personal memoir and history, the celebrated scholar Fritz Stern refracts the question  More...

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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 7/24/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.056

The "German question" haunts the modern world: How could so civilized a nation be responsible for the greatest horror in Western history? In this unusual fusion of personal memoir and history, the celebrated scholar Fritz Stern refracts the question through the prism of his own life. Born in the Weimar Republic, exposed to five years of National Socialism before being forced into exile in 1938 in America, he became a world-renowned historian whose work opened new perspectives on the German past. Stern brings to life the five Germanys he has experienced: Weimar, the Third Reich, postwar West and East Germanys, and the unified country after 1990. Through his engagement with the nation from which he and his family fled, he shows that the tumultuous history of Germany, alternately the strength and the scourge of Europe, offers political lessons for citizens everywhere--especially those facing or escaping from tyranny. In this wise, tough-minded, and subtle book, Stern, himself a passionately engaged citizen, looks beyond Germany to issues of political responsibility that concern everyone. "Five ""Germanys"" I Have Known "vindicates his belief that, at its best, history is our most dramatic introduction to a moral civic life.

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Introduction
Ancestral Germany
Weimar
The Third Reich
The Terror from Afar
When There Was No Germany
The Federal Republic: New Beginnings
The Fourth and Forgotten Germany
German Themes in Foreign Lands
The German Question Revisited
Unified Germany: A Second Chance?
Epilogue
Acknowledgments
Index

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