Encyclopedia of Contemporary German Culture by John SandfordEncyclopedia of Contemporary German Culture by John Sandford

Encyclopedia of Contemporary German Culture

EditorJohn Sandford

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With more than 1,100 entries written by an international group of over 150 contributors, theEncyclopedia of Contemporary German Culturebrings together myriad strands of social, political and cultural life in the post-1945 German-speaking world.

With a unique structure and format, an inclusive treatment of the concept of culture, and coverage of East, West and post-unification Germany, as well as Austria and Switzerland, theEncyclopedia of Contemporary German Cultureis the first reference work of its kind.

Containing longer overviews of up to 2,000 words, as well as shorter factual entries, cross-referencing to other relevant articles, useful further reading suggestions and extensive indexing, this highly useable volume provides the scholar, teacher, student or non-specialist with an astonishing breadth and depth of information.

John Sandford was born John Roswell Camp on February 23, 1944 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Before entering the U.S. Army and serving in Korea, he received a bachelor's degree in American history from the University of Iowa in 1966. After leaving the service, he received a master's degree in journalism from the University of Iowa. During the ...
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Title:Encyclopedia of Contemporary German CultureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:728 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 1.8 inPublisher:Taylor and Francis

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ISBN - 10:0415124484

ISBN - 13:9780415124485

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Table of Contents

Bayreuth Festival.  Brandt, Willy.  Constitution.  Die Welt.  Environmentalism.  Folk Music.  Frankfurt Book Fair.  German Language in Austria.  Graf, Steffi.  Grass, G¿nter.  Heimat.  Journalism.  Karajan, Herbert von.  Krautrock.  Liechtenstein.  Luxembourg.  Meinhof, Ulrike.  Mercedes-Benz.  Oktoberfest.  Popper, Karl.  Pollution.  Skinheads.  Unification.  Volk.  Waldheim, Kurt.  Wine

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"Will appeal to both the lay reader with no knowledge of German language or culture and the scholar who demands extensive research tools." - Library Journal

"Provides considerably broader coverage than traditional German reference works. Its articles consist of a judicios mix of biographical and topical entries ... This is an excellent source for any library..." - Choice