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Review: Germany's Aims in the First World War (Fischer)

Germany’s Aims in the First World War.

This analysis of the truth about what Willy wanted (as formulated by his Imperial Chancellor) is only a fraction of its original size in the German language, but it’s still a massive effort. 165 more words

How successful was the Nazi Economic Policy?

The Situation in 1929

In 1929, Germany was facing a real problem. At the end of World War I, Germany was forced to sign a treaty called “The Treaty of Versailles”. 753 more words


Renegade: Martin Luther, the Graphic Biography

Renegade: Martin Luther, the Graphic Biography by Andrea Grosso Ciponte
My rating: 2.5 of 5 stars

The life of Martin Luther, the man who sparked the Protestant Reformation, has been written about for centuries yet now it can not only be written about but visualized as well. 228 more words

Book Review

Morenga-A novel that ingeniously mixes fact and fiction, relevant to this day.

Morenga (Uwe Timm,  New Direction Books, 1978) is set in German West South Africa in the first decade of the twentieth century. This historical novel recounts the conflict between the colonial German Empire, and the rebellious Hottentot and Herero tribes, led by the legendary Morenga—the daring and brilliant military tactician, and freedom fighter. 17 more words

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First trip to Berlin and know we will return.

On September 12th we arrived for our first time in Berlin and all our expectations we met. We checked into Hotel de Rome on the square looking out over the memorial created when thousands of books were burned. 507 more words


Chill with a Book Award

I am thrilled to announce that Dark Spirit has won a Chill with a Book Award. Thanks are due to Pauline Barclay, who does such a great job of supporting writers. 30 more words

Gleiche Rechte, Gleiche Pflichten – Frauenwahlrecht in Deutschland — Deutsches Historisches Museum: Blog

Germany just went to the polls – so we thought we’d share this great post from the Deutsches Historisches Museum blog about the history of women’s right to vote in Germany! 62 more words