Historical Dictionary of Contemporary Germanyby Derek Lewis, Ulrike Zitzlsperger
This second edition of
This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Contemporary Germany provides a comprehensive overview of most aspects of life and institutions in contemporary Germany. It also introduces the reader to the historical development of both East and West Germany between 1949 and 1990, and addresses the various issues arising from reunification.
This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Contemporary Germany contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Germany.
Meet the Author
Derek Lewis is a retired senior Lecturer at the University of Exeter. He has taught and published in the field of modern German studies, computer-assisted language learning, translation and lexicography.
Ulrike Zitzlsperger is Associate Professor of German at the University of Exeter and Director of Education for Modern Languages. Her teaching and her research are based on 20th and 21st century German and European culture.
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