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Review: A Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich

User Review  - Ernst - Goodreads

Tacitus' Germania certainly has made an enormous contribution to the finding of a united "German" identity out of the colourful and variable mix of people and cultures that have settled the German ... Read full review

Review: A Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich

User Review  - Nooilforpacifists - Goodreads

This book details the "Chinese whispers" of Tacitus's Germania. Although Tacitus wrote from Rome -- never having crossed the Danube -- for years, his short book was considered the authoritative ... Read full review

Review: A Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich

User Review  - Διόνυσος Ψευδάνωρ - Goodreads

My interest in Christopher Krebs' A Most Dangerous Book was first aroused in part because of my interest in Stephen Greenblatt's The Swerve . Both promise to deliver an account of the history of a ... Read full review

Review: A Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich

User Review  - Greenjasminetea - Goodreads

Christopher Krebs's "A Most Dangerous Book" is less about a book and more about the genesis of how ideas can evolve via an elaborate game of telephone that Tacitus's "Germania" went through over the ... Read full review

Review: A Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich

User Review  - Gayla Bassham - Goodreads

Informative and well-written, but it felt a bit padded -- I think it might have made a better Kindle Single than a book. Worth reading if you are interested in Germany under Hitler or in intellectual history. Read full review

Review: A Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich

User Review  - Margaret Sankey - Goodreads

Krebs foillows Tacitus' _Germania_ from its writing in the expansionist days of the Roman Empire, through hibernation in medieval monasteries, rediscovery by Renaissance humanists, leveraged by ... Read full review


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