A Mighty Fortress
BeschreibungThe word "German" was being used by the Romans as early as the mid-first century B.C. to describe tribes in the eastern Rhine valley. Nearly two thousand years later, the richness and complexity of German history have faded beneath the long shadow of the country's darkest hour in World War II. Now, award-winning historian Steven Ozment, whom The New Yorker has hailed as "a splendidly readable scholar," gives us the fullest portrait possible in this sweeping, original, and provocative history of the German people, from antiquity to the present, holding a mirror up to an entire civilization -- one that has been alternately Western Europe's most successful and most perilous.
PortraitSteven Ozment is McLean Professor of Ancient and Modern History at Harvard University and the author of The Burgermeister's Daughter, Flesh and Spirit, Ancestors, and The Age of Reform, a finalist for the National Book Award.
Pressestimmen"Readable and absorbing. An enjoyable and well-done work that is ideal for the general reader."--Booklist
Untertitel: A New History of the German People. 'Harper Perennial'. Illustration, maps. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Harper Collins Publ. USA
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2005
Seitenanzahl: 943 Seiten