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    The German Culture

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    Many symbols and components of the American culture such as the Christmas tree, gingerbread houses, valentines, and the tooth fairy actually derive from “the heart of Europe” (Steckler, 2012). Germany is a highly populated country in Europe, composed of 16 states and is known for its’ breathtaking sceneries, oceans, and mountains (Steckler, 2012). Germany is also known for its thriving and large economy. Germany’s climate varies based on location with the mountains at cooler temperatures and warmer

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    readers will gain insight into how the German culture is, and how to do business with the Germans. To further grasp how to react around the Germans, there will be points giving readers guidance about what to do under sub headings such as the greeting and language, dining behavior to uphold around them, body language and non verbal communication as well as personal space needed between a person. To add on, readers will get to preview a taste of what meals German eat as well as their practices customs

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    difference in culture. German culture differs a lot from American culture when it comes to nonverbal communication, concepts of personal space, personal titles and their concepts of time.

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    Understanding Culture of German Patients

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    Nurses might be surprised to know how many people from the German culture are in the United States. For the health professional it is especially important to know what health care concerns might be specific to the German-American patient. They also need to be informed because of German travelers who might be visiting or temporarily living in another country and are in need of care. According to the United States Census Bureau, (2012) out of the 307,007,000 people in the United states, the majority

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    Table of Contents Table of Contents     2 Research Paper     3 Preface     3 Businesses – The American Lifestyle in Germany     4 The English Influence in Politics     5 The “Germarican” Media     6 “Denglish” – The German Youth Language     7 Conclusion     8 Works Cited     9 Rough Draft     11 Peer Editing Sheets     17 Topic     19 Working Title     20 Thesis Statement     21 Outline     22 Abstract     24 Working Bibliography     25 Preface

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    German Jazz Culture Like nearly every genre of music, there was only one era in the history of the world that jazz was the equivalent to pop music in the United States. During the roaring twenties, extending to pre-World War II, the genre of jazz was known as swing. It was so different and so new to American culture that it was constantly playing on all radio stations. Because radio was the “mainstream” technology in those days, along with the desire for pop (or current/upcoming) culture, everyone

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    extremely old country; with many cultures, beliefs, customs, and ways of life. Culture is a particular society that has its own beliefs, ways of life, customs, and Art. Most of which were shaped throughout the country’s history, with the current culture shaped by World Wars one and two. Cultural awareness and tactical planning in regards to operations were key in the Allies winning World Wars one and two. So having an understanding and awareness of a regions culture is key to successful intercultural

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    What is culture? Background What is culture? How can culture be defined? How is culture influenced? Searching in books or on the Internet, hundreds of different definitions of culture can be found. Each person has his or her own opinion of how culture should be defined. The term somebody is “cultured” is often heard. But what defines actually a culture? Before comparing parts of the Brazilian business culture with German business culture, the idea of culture itself must be defined. After that

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    Hitlers Rise To Power

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    product of German culture. Others say that Hitler made himself dictator by means of his political genius. And yet still others claim that it was the weak democratic government of the Weimar Republic or Germany’s social and economic scene in the 1930’s that made the people restless and ready for a dictator to come to power. There was no sole cause for Hitler’s rise to power. There were two. The political and economic chaos of the 1920’s and the 1930’s joined forces with German culture that enabled

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    offer a story line to be followed, but instead, he nudges forth an unspoken comparison to be made between two cultures. Each of the Germania's 46 passages deals with a particular area of German civilization among which Tacitus develops a two-tiered theme.  The two points he tries to make generally clear are the following: A) The Germans are barbaric, savage and stupid…but… B) The Germans are quaint, noble and have some redeeming qualities that make them a formidable enemy worthy of fighting.

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    Moses Mendelssohn

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    the privilege of Protected Jew (Schutz - Jude), which assured his right to undisturbed residence in Berlin. Mendelssohn devoted his life to the culture and emancipation of the Jews. He began by his German translation of the pentateuch and other parts of the bible. From this, the Jews learned the German language, German culture, and got a desire for German nationality. Mendelssohn put forward his plea for tolerance in Jerusalem " Oder Uben Religios Macht und Judenthum ". Mendelssohn was a great philosopher

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    Fascism in Germany

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    authoritarian state. The Nazis encouraged German culture and tried to ensure that all Germans were physically and mentally fit to an Aryan ideal. In order to achieve these goals, the Nazi regime despised books and paintings that were not ideal to Germany, cleaned physically and mentally disabled people, and enslaved and murdered millions of people who were considered enemies of the state. The emblem of Nazism, the swastika, symbolized this type of rebirth and destruction. German propaganda identified the swastika

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    American Presence on German Culture

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    ...ld/countries/germany.html. “Germany: An occupied nation”. The Cold War. ©2008 James Paul & Martin Spirit. http://britains-smallwars.com/Cold-war/Germany.htm. “The Dark Side of German Reunification”. Global News Journal. 29 September 2010. http://blogs.reuters.com/global/2010/09/29/the-dark-side-of-german-reunification/ “The Berlin Wall”. Berlin-Life.com. 2005-2014. http://www.berlin-life.com/berlin/wall “Military Bases in Germany”. Militarybases.com ©1998-2012 http://militarybases.com/overseas/germany/

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    we would demonstrate volumes of text form such interesting periods. The Early Middle Ages Before we can talk about humanities, we must first define the word “Humanities”. Humanities are the investigation of human beings and their culture and their self-expression. We are going to discuss how humanities reflect changing concepts of nature and human beings in different historical periods. Human beings in today’s society are not aware of the history of people. In just about every area

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    Hitler

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    and Socialist parties. Unfortunately the both parties were wrong, he was voted into power , in March and was elected without a parliament. Hitler proclaimed a "New Germany." He believed that German culture was to be kept solid. His way of purifying their race was to burn books Americans, Jew, and Non-Germans. The philosophy was that if you destroy the ideas in the books, you destroy the people's ability to hold and be aware of any other beliefs than what they are told. The people of Germany were

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    American and German sports cultures have various similarities and differences. Sports are a big part of both of our cultures but the sports that are valued the most do differ. America and Germany have influenced each other with sports that they play and the exercise techniques we both use. Both cultures are known for a great successful history of sports with many different famous individuals and teams coming from each country. The sports that German and American fans are passionate about do differ

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    they were one-fourth of Germany's law and medical students. In some German cities, Jews were the majority of doctors. While Jews were only five percent of the Berlin population in 1905, they paid 31 percent of all income taxes collected. For Germany as a whole, Jewish income was more than three times the national average. In his book, Migration and Cultures, Dr. Thomas Sowell adds that Jews were so highly integrated into German economic and social life that in nearly half of all Jewish marriages

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    The Infiltration of German Propaganda Into American Culture "Propaganda, propaganda, propaganda. All that matters is propaganda." -- Adolf Hitler (Welch ,1) During World War II, propaganda saturated the eyes and ears of countless Germans. Films, such as Triumph of the Will declared the superiority of Hitler's ideas and hopes for the future, while posters increased the ever-rising nationalism of the public. Radio was a major part of everyday life and an inventive way to bring anti-Semitic

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    Nazi's View of Marriage

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    Soon thereafter, the political perception the Nazis were likely to enforce would transform the whole view of German culture, economy, race, and especially, the way German individuals emotionally and physically interacted with one another. One relationship in the German state that stood out in my mind was the Nazi’s view of marriage, its purpose, its use and its representation in the German state. The Nazi’s perceived marriage as a processing factory, where each partner had certain roles and purposes

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    Between 1820 and World War I, the largest flow of Germans migrated to the United States of America. They were the largest group of immigrants in the United States at that time. They introduced many things to the Americans, including the first kindergartens, the Christmas tree tradition, and even some of the popular American foods such as hot dogs and hamburgers. Even though there are many similarities between the two cultures now, there are still a numerous differences between them including marriage

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