Contains articles on German contributions in the fields of: architecture, cultural policy and institutions, the economy, education, film, language and national identity, performing arts, politics, religion, the visual arts, and many other fields in contemporary German studies, as well as the expected coverage of literature and literary figures. Its articles consist of a judicious mix of biographical and topical entries. Special emphasis on important figures and subjects relating to Austria and Switzerland.
Two-volumes which presents the work of German literature scholars conducted in Anglo-American countries and regions. Entries arranged alphabetically and consist of a critical essay as well as a list for further reading, a brief biography, selected works, and an editions section.
Entries record critical events, terms, people, and issues spanning over 500 years of German history. Contains a chronology of significant events and detailed narrative outlines of essential facts. Maps display information such as territorial divides and major battle locations in various important time periods.
Detailed articles on cultural developments chiefly post 1970s in lifestyle, sports, performing arts, and visual, auditory, and print media. A timeline of major cultural events since 1870 is in the front. Includes bibliographical references.
Covers political, social, and intellectual history of medieval German areas of Europe from C.E. 500-1500. Entries focus on major people, places, events, art, and intellectual trends, as well as day-to-day life. Contains illustrations, maps, and an index.