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Culture and Customs of Germany

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ISBN-10: 0313322031

ISBN-13: 9780313322037

Edition: 2004

Authors: Eckhard Bernstein

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After more than a decade of reunification, it is time for a fresh update on the ever-important nation of Germany. Bernstein, a German native, judiciously surveys the German way of life in an historical context. The information on the former East Germany brings their integration and struggles into a well-rounded portrait. Highlights of the narrative chapters also include discussion of the immigrant population and its effects on the national image, little-known customs for students, the shifting roles of women, and, of course, the magnificent cultural achievements of Germans past and present. Students studying German and European History, as well as tourists and Europhiles, will find this the…    
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Book details

List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/30/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

ECKHARD BERNSTEIN is Professor of German and Coordinator of the German Program at the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts.

Series Foreword
Preface
Chronology
Geography, Population, Language
Modern German History: Ruptures and Continuities
Holidays, Customs, Leisure
Food, Wine, Beer, and Fashion
Women, Marriage, and Education
Religion
Literature
The Media and Cinema
Performing Arts: Theater, Music, Opera, Dance, and Cabaret
Painting
Architecture
Glossary
Bibliography
Index