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CultureShock! Germany (2016 e-Book Edition) by Richard Lord

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‘The history of the Germans is a history of extremes. It contains everything except moderation.’—AJP Taylor (1944)

‘I’m not a German; I’m a Bavarian.’—Franz Xaver Kroetz, Germany’s most famous present-day playwright.

 

 

THE GERMAN LANDSCAPE:PHYSICAL DIMENSION AND REGIONALISMS Geography

Up till now, we’ve been talking of Germany and Germans in ways that might suggest the place is one large homogeneous, if not monolithic, block. But in fact, Germany is a large country defined as much by its regionalisms as by its sense of national identity. These ...

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