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ISBN: 0312680686 / ISBN-13: 9780312680688

Germania: In Wayward Pursuit of Germans and Their History

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  • Germania: In Wayward Pursuit of Germans and Their History (Picador USA) – Trade paperback (2011)
    by Simon Winder

    Germania: In Wayward Pursuit of Germans and Their History

    Trade paperback, Picador USA
    2011
    English
    466 pages

    ISBN: 0312680686
    ISBN-13: 9780312680688

    "Germania" is propelled by a wish to reclaim the brilliant, chaotic, endlessly varied German civilization that the Nazis buried and ruined, and that, since 1945, so many Germans have worked to rebuild. A very funny book on serious topics---how we are misled by history, how we twist history, and how sometimes it is best to know no history at all. It is a book full of curiosities: odd food, castles, mad princes, fairy tales, and horse-mating videos. It is about the limits of language, the meaning of culture, and the pleasure ... Show more

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