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Politics, economics, institutions Why the Germans do it better

  • By John Kampfner
  • Price: £16.99
  • ISBN: 9781786499752
  • Availability: Out of stock - expected on 09/08/2021 if you order today
  • Not a catalogue item - details provisional

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Emerging from a collection of disparate city states 150 years ago, no other country has had as turbulent a history as Germany or enjoyed so much prosperity in such a short time frame. Today, as much of the world succumbs to authoritarianism and democracy is undermined from its heart, Germany stands as a bulwark for decency and stability. Mixing personal journey and anecdote with compelling empirical evidence, this is a searching and entertaining exploration of the country many in the West still love to hate.

Raising important questions for our post-Brexit landscape, Kampfner asks why Germany has become a model for others to emulate, while Britain still languishes in wartime nostalgia and fails to tackle contemporary challenges. Part memoir, part history, part travelogue, Why the Germans Do It Better is a rich and witty portrait of an eternally fascinating country.

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Series Politics, economics, institutions Title Why the Germans do it better
Subject German Language English
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date August 2020 Authors John Kampfner
Binding Hardback Pages 320
Size(mm) N/A Weight (gms) 50
ESB Code 55916 ISBN 9781786499752
Inspection Copy No Delivery Out of stock - expected on 09/08/2021 if you order today
  Price £16.99

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