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  • Germany Memories of a Nation
  • Neil MacGregor
  • English
  • 27 May 2018
  • 9781481506243

10 thoughts on “Germany Memories of a Nation

  1. says:

    Every moment spent reading this was worthwhile The thematic approach of MacGregor is highly entertaining and his lucid and witty prose is a delight to read Instead of attempting comprehensiveness Macgregor stitches a colorful patchwork uilt ou

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    Years ago when yet another hour of Hitler programming chugged on to the TV screen I'd wonder if perhaps we could have a documentary on Biedermeier era furniture just to suggest that there could be something else German that might interest the wider world than just the Third Reich MacGregor's radio series is in a similar style as his earlier History of the World in a Hundred Objects making objects the starting point of a wider enu

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    A nation's culture molds every citizen's inward soul whether or not they agree with what it expresses Like it or not those various ingredients of culture also fashion a nation's outward historyNeil MacGregor the director of the British Museum since 2002 has loaded his painter's brush from the broad palette of German culture with vivid colo

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    Introduction Monuments and memories Germany Memories of a Nation Illustrations and Photographic CreditsBibliographyAcknowledgementsIndex

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    Volkswagen Adidas Puma Mercedes Lufthansa logo itself is a German invention Albrecht Durer defining artist of Germany porcelain factory in Dresden metal craftsmanship Nuremberg opera and master singers clock watches Black Forest cuckoo clocks daimler and benz first working motor cars Hall of Mirors at Versailles Kaiser Wilhelm I Chancellor of the German EmpireBismarck sculptorKathe Kollwitz First World War Hitler Nazi regime pu

  6. says:

    This wonderful book is the end result of an exhibition held in the British Museum under Neil MacGregor's directorshipThe research that went into the exhibition appeared as 12 programs on BBC 4 and finally emerged in book form which I've had to read electronically but will keep searching for a hard copy Kindle is hopeless for this it is richly illustrated in colour and poor little kindle doesn't cope with that But the kin

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    Written by Neil MacGregor once the Director of the British Museum who happens to know a lot about Germany Perhaps

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    A fascinating view on German history from a British point of view McGregor's focus on items as touchstones for his narrative is priceless even though the facts were mostly known to me he managed to shed an entirely new light on events suggestin

  9. says:

    Reading a chapter for breakfast each day morning treat Hurrah for Neil McGregor He enlightened me so many times by now with his books made me see familiar things through a different lense First world history next Shakespeare now my home country His thought make me so much aware of the thoughts beliefs associations I grew up with Tho

  10. says:

    From BBC Radio 4Neil MacGregor Director of the British Museum begins his series examining 600 years of German history through objects with a reflection on Germany's floating frontiersEven if this series will continue I won't be able to follow it in the next weeks

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Germany Memories of a Nation

Ies and it explores the profound influence that Germany s history culture and inventiveness have had across EuropeThe objects featured in the radio series range from large sculptures to small individual artifacts and items that are prosaic iconic and symbolic Each has a story to tell and a memory to invok Written by Neil MacGregor once the Director of the British Museum who happens to know a lot about Germany Perhaps the book would be better called

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UseumWhilst Germany s past is too often seen through the prism of the two World Wars this series investigates a wider six hundred year old history of the nation through its objects It examines the key moments that have defined Germany s past its great world changing achievements and its devastating traged Introduction Monuments and memories Germany Memories of a Nation Illustrations and Photographic CreditsBibliographyAcknowledgementsIndex

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A major new series from the makers of A History of the World in 100 Objects exploring the fascinating and complex history of Germany from the origins of the Holy Roman Empire right up to the present day Written and presented by Neil MacGregor it is produced by BBC Radio 4 in partnership with the British M A nation s culture molds every citizen s inward soul whether or not they agree with what it expresses Like it or not those various ingredients of


About the Author: Neil MacGregor

Neil MacGregor was born in Glasgow to two doctors Alexander and Anna MacGregor At the age of nine he first saw Salvador DalĂ­'s Christ of Saint John of the Cross newly acuired by Glasgow's Kelvingrove Art Gallery which had a profound effect on him and sparked his lifelong interest in art MacGregor was educated at Glasgow Academy and then read modern languages at New College Oxford where he