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From Munich to AStA Elections: How Hitler stabilized and won the student vote

A largely resurgent NSDAP led a desperate push back into the University lecture halls and campuses, to greatly varying degrees of success, from 1926 to 1933. 1,852 more words

Thankfulness in Berlin

And so we have made it. My final weekend trip of study abroad. It didn’t feel so final while I was there, probably because I was so eager to go home in two weeks, and I was missing Thanksgiving to be in Germany, but looking back on it, there was something final about it. 1,033 more words

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A German Christmas

Germany memories of a nation is one of the major London exhibitions now on at the British Museum.  Romantic paintings of northern forests and working Renaissance clocks in this fascinating survey of German culture may be just the thing for you this Christmas. 192 more words

Christmas in 1882

Christmas 1882. In the station of the German Polar Commission.



Basler Leckerli, a Swiss Gingerbread

Lebkuchen, a sweet spiced bread, have been popular in Germany since the Middle Ages – in fact, specific Lebkuchen bakers were mentioned as early as 1239 in a document in the city of Ulm, documenting the popularity of the breads. 711 more words


Journal Review: German History 4/2014

In the December issue of German History, Heidi Tworek writes about the cooperation between German journalists and diplomats to raise Germany’s international profile after WWI: ‘From August 2013, a new, controversial ancillary copyright law (Leistungsschutzrecht) permitted German publishers to charge online news aggregator, such as Google for displaying article snippets. 230 more words

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