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Germany: The Accidental Empire?

In Germany, History on October 18, 2012 at 12:06

A whole series of articles published in the guardian newspaper investigate how the British (English?) views on Germany have changed over the last decade. The topics range from the german army finding it difficult to adopt its new role, to the World Cup 2006 which was the biggest factor in English media to alter the public’s perception of Germany. Read the rest of this entry »


Helmut Haller, 1939-2012

In Football on October 12, 2012 at 10:21

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Helmut Haller, scorer of the first goal in the 1966 World Cup Final has died Thursday, 11 October. Read the rest of this entry »

Eric Hobsbawm 1917-2012

In History on October 2, 2012 at 15:40

Eric Hobsbawm, the great historian of the 20th century has died yesterday, Monday October 1, 2012. For any historian from any direction this is sad news.

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