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Culture

Herschell Carrousel Factory 

This New York factory found good, dedicated German immigrant workers to make their carousels go round. By Don Heimburger • Photographs Courtesy Don Heimburger “For steady, sure-fire revenue nothing beats th... Read More...

Booknotes

Buchnotizen/Book Notes provides brief comments on recent books relating to German and German-American topics. Information as to price and ordering can be found at various Internet book sites, or at the nearest ... Read More...

The 2020 Passionsspiele in Oberammergau

A village in the grip of passion. By Jackie Guigui-Stolberg I took the train one hour south from Munich to the village of Oberammergau on a Friday in November 2019, hoping to talk to people there about thei... Read More...

Berlin Gardens

Stroll, picnic, play and simply unwind in a green oasis. By Phyllis Meras In Berlin, public gardens are everywhere. They are large and small. Some are on palace grounds, some on museum grounds. Some edge po... Read More...

Science Education in German Europe

By Peter Pabisch A common science definition says: “Science is the field of study concerned with discovering and describing the world around us by observing and experimenting. Biology, chemistry and physics ... Read More...

Dresden

Old Splendor in New Glory: Culture, Baroque architecture and museums By Don Heimburger •Photographs Courtesy Don Heimburger The area around this part of Germany has been heralded with names such as the “Cra... Read More...