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Facts about Germany

This free book is definitely a must for every ambitious German student.

Facts about Germany

Did you know that Germany is the third largest economy in the world? That Germany places in the Top 3 preferred locations for foreign students? Or that Germany is ever more popular as a travel destination? "Facts about Germany" invites you to get to know Germany. It offers exhaustive basic information and numerous points of orientation - designed specially for our foreign readers whose interest in contemporary Germany extends beyond coincidental data to be found in the daily flood of news items.

In 11 wide-ranging chapters, renowned authors focus on the major political, social and economic trends in Germany today. These keynote essays offer a well-structured review of the complexities of current German society and illustrate what models and solutions are being discussed in an age of economic and social change. Special emphases in the text and key words that are to be found in all chapters together form an ongoing index and thus an additional level of information. The "Facts - compact" pages offer discerning graphic documentation on the key facts and a timeline for the respective topic, along with any number of maps, illustrations and contemporary documents. Cross-links in the body of the text as well as the extensive index at the back facilitate swift and systematic access to information. The expanded, comprehensive range of online offerings round out the content in the printed version, providing in-depth and constantly updated information on Germany in numerous different languages
(www.facts-about-germany.de).