Munich: Hofbräuhaus & History : Beer, Culture, & Politics

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Peter Lang, 2006 - History - 153 pages
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Munich is Germany's most popular city, and the Hofbräuhaus is Munich's most famous beer hall. This book explores the connection between beer, culture, and politics in Munich to examine the crucial role the city has played in the development of modern Germany over the last thousand years. Anyone interested in Germany, Bavaria, or Munich, or anyone who has visited the famed Oktoberfest will enjoy this fascinating book. This book is ideal for courses in European or German history and culture, political science, urban studies, and sociology.
 

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Contents

Munich becomes
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18971918
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Revolutionary Munich
57
The New Order
71
The Most Famous Beer Hall the Most Popular City
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The Author: Jeffrey S. Gaab has published widely in modern European and German history. He earned his B.A. in history from Hofstra University, New York, and his M.A. and his Ph.D. in history from SUNY Stony Brook. Gaab is the author of Justice Delayed: The Restoration of Justice in Bavaria under American Occupation (Lang, 1999). He lived and studied in Munich and is currently Professor of History at Farmingdale State University of New York.

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