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Five Germanys I Have Known

by Fritz Stern

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages560
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Open LibraryOL7423080M
ISBN 100374155402
ISBN 109780374155407

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Five Germanys I Have Known by Fritz Stern Download PDF EPUB FB2

“ Five Germanys I Have Known is a fascinating memoir by a historian meditating on the changes he has witnessed in Germany and Europe. The book is filled with insight, drama, and wisdom.” ―Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. “This book demonstrates once again that Fritz Stern is a master historian of contemporary Germany, Cited by: Five Germanys I Have Known by Fritz Stern, Farrar Straus and Giroux New York, ISBN The reading of a fine book is an uninterrupted dialogue in 4/5.

“Based on the experiences of his family and himself as well as on his long and distinguished career as a historian, Fritz Stern's Five Germanys I have Known is at once a deeply personally and a rigorously scholarly book.5/5(1).

“ Five Germanys I Have Known is a fascinating memoir by a historian meditating on the changes he has witnessed in Germany and Europe. The book is filled with insight, drama, and wisdom.” —Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

“This book demonstrates once again that Fritz Stern is a master historian of contemporary Germany, Cited by: The information about Five Germanys I Have Known shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. Ancestral Germany. There have been five Germanys I have known since my birth inbut it is the Germany I didn't know, the Germany of the years before World War I, that I think I understand the best.

That Germany I have studied in my professional life, with proper distance and a measure of detachment. Fritz Stern, perhaps the greatest living historian of modern Germany, has produced a fascinating memoir that meditates on the profound changes he witnessed in Germany and helps us understand that n Five Germanys I Have Known | Jewish Book Council.

Despite its title, the book really describes six Germanys: the pre-World War I “ancestral” country of the author's parents; the Weimar Republic, in which he was born, in ; Hitler's Third Reich; the West and East Germanys of the Cold War; and the unified, post-Communist nation.

There is no inevitability in history. Thinking about what might have happened, what could have happened, is a necessary element in trying to understand what did happen. And if, as I believe, individual acts of decency and courage make a difference, then they need to be recorded and remembered.” ― Fritz Stern, Five Germanys I Have Known/5.

"Five Germanys I Have Known is a wise and deeply moving memoir by a human being and scholar of exceptional quality, as well as an astute guide to Germany of the last seventy-five years."--Louis Begley Praise for Fritz Stern: "Fritz Stern is a living national treasure--in both Germany and the United States." --Ambassador Richard Holbrooke/5(38).

He attracted particular notice with a later volume, “Five Germanys I Have Known” (), a memoir spanning the Weimar Republic, the Third Reich, the divided worlds of East Germany and West.

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The origins of the FVEY can be traced back to the post–World War II period, when the Atlantic Charter was issued by the Allies Contributors: Australia, Canada, New Zealand. At 80, Stern has just published a sprawling memoir, “Five Germanys I Have Known,” and as with that speech, he does not file away his experiences of Nazism in a geographical or temporal box.

“Five Germanys I Have Known” is just as much an insightful chronicle of the 20th century as it is a captivating personal memoir. It also tells a lot about the academic life of a historian, which might not be appealing to everyone/5.

The first -- imperial Germany -- was where Stern was born, into a distinguished Jewish doctor and a remarkable mother.

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