Beethoven in German Politics, 1870-1989

Beethoven in German Politics, 1870-1989

by David B. Dennis

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Beethoven in German Politics, 1870-1989 by David B. Dennis

This absorbing book chronicles the exploitation of Beethoven's life and work by German political parties from the founding of the modern nation in 1870 to the peaceful East German Revolution of 1989. David Dennis taps a wealth of new archival resources to examine for the first time how propagandists of every persuasion have transformed Beethoven and his art into powerful, and varied, national symbols.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300063998
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 01/28/1996
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.56(h) x 0.82(d)

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