How did Andreas Baader and Ulrike Meinhof end up on the list of prisoners to be released, by Black September?
After seeing the movie The Baader-Meinhof Komplex, I was confused by one part, which was how Andreas Baader and Ulrike Meinhof ended up on the list of prisoners to be released at the 1972 Olympics. ...
Max Weber in his famous book The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism elaborates a thesis that relates the development of the capitalistic system is a result of the work ethic that emerged ...
Did Brahms really leave Germany because he was dissatisfied with the political realities of that time?
I read in a body of text introducing musician Johannes Brahms that one main reason he left Germany for Austria in 1862 was his dissatisfaction with the political reality ("repressive regime") at that ...
The following is from the article on Golo Mann (1909 – 1994) in the German Wikipedia (translation courtesy of Google Translate). Golo Mann was the son of German novelist and 1929 Nobel Prize in ...
In 1945 nazi-Germany was defeated and occupied by France, the UK, the USA and the USSR. In each of the occupation territories all traces of "old" Germany were removed and a brand new states influenced ...