German Culture Past and Present

Ernest Bax - German Culture Past and Present
Buy Now
Trade Paperback
ISBN 10: 93-5297-819-6
ISBN 13: 978-93-5297-819-9
Purchase through:
Hardcover
ISBN 10: 1-374-92748-1
ISBN 13: 978-1-374-92748-3
Purchase through:
Kindle
ASIN: B0082XBWNQ
Purchase through:

An Excerpt From The Preface:

 

The following pages aim at giving a general view of the social and intellectual life of Germany from the end of the medieval period to modern times. In the earlier portion of the book, the first half of the sixteenth century in Germany is dealt with at much greater length and in greater detail than the later period, a sketch of which forms the subject of the last two chapters.

 

The reason for this is to be found in the fact that while the roots of the later German character and culture are to be sought for in the life of this period, it is comparatively little known to the average educated English reader.

Curator Comments
Subject References
Author/Contributor(s)
Ernest Belfort Bax
Ernest Belfort Bax
Bax was a passionate advocate for the social and legal rights of men, which he saw as lacking in comparison to the legal rights of women. His first major article on the subject was Some Bourgeois Idols; Or Ideals, Reals...

Occupations: Philosopher, Social Critic
Specialties: Men's Rights, Feminism, Free Speech / Free Thought Advocate
Works catalogued:
Similar Works
Charles Murray - Human Accomplishment
The heart of Human Accomplishment is a series of enthralling descriptive chapters: on the giants in the arts and what sets them apart from the merely great; on the differences between great achievement in the arts and in the sciences...
Human Accomplishment by Charles Alan Murray
Charles Murray - American Exceptionalism
The phrase “American exceptionalism” is used in many ways and for many purposes, but its original meaning involved a statement of fact: for the first century after the Constitution went into effect, European observers and Americans alike saw the United...
American Exceptionalism by Charles Alan Murray
Barry Cunliffe - Greeks, Romans and Barbarians
Professor Cunliffe seeks a rapprochement between the traditionally conflicting methodologies of the classical archaeologist and the prehistorian. Using archaeological evidence that should be accepted as 'hard' by both camps, he examines the social and economic systems of barbarian Europe in...
Greeks, Romans and Barbarians by Barry Cunliffe
Marija Gimbutas - The Civilization Of The Goddess
Marija Gimbutas presents a carefully researched, compelling and detailed composite portrait of the Pre-Indo-European culture existing for 5,000 years up until about 5,000 years ago. Her greatest contribution is her willingness to NOT assume that things then must have been...
The Civilization Of The Goddess by Marija Gimbutas