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Professor Peter Fritzsche

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Me prefer professor is Peter Fritzsche, he is a historian specialist in contemporary German history and of the National socialism. Because hi published in the better and recognized press in the word, for example in Harvard University Press and oxford University Press and he has written for the most important magazines about the history of Germany. In addition, he has been awarded prizes and scholarships such as that of the Marx Planck Institute and has been recognized with different awards for his contributions to German culture, He is expert in the emergence the national socialism and the arguments that I expose below.

The first is to talk about the personal history of Professor Peter, the professor Peter was born in 1956 in the Chicago city, hi is north American, but hi is son the German immigrants, the parent the professor arrived a United States after the 1945. The father Hellmut Fritzsche (physicist) belonged the Werhmacht in 1945 and the mother Sybille Fritzsche (lawyer) was Moderate Socialist, when they arrived at U. S. worked in the academic World, Peter Frtizsche was born in the intellectual family with strong ties with Germany. He graduated from BA (BA) in History at Pennsylvania University in 1980 with a meritorious degree, obtained his Ph.D. in 1986 from the University of California at Berkeley, graduated with honors in History cum laude, is a professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: in the Department of History, from 1995 to the present, he has made his academic and professional career in this University, first as assistant professor in the years of 1987-1991, later associate professor from 1991 to the present.

The second topic is academic life the professor Peter. He has published in the most prestigious North American and English publishers in; Harvard University Press, publishes Germans into Nazis (1998). In addition, this work and others made by Fritzsche have been translated into German. In the Oxford University press, he published "Rehearsals for Fascism: Populism and Political Mobilization in Weimar Germany (1992). Also, by publishing articles in prestigious journals such as Germany History. Next, a recount of his publications is presented; (apart from the two already mentioned)

Life and Death in the Third Reich, Belknap / Harvard 2008 (bp 2009). Translation into Spanish, Italian, Polish. Friedrich Nietzsche and the Death of God, Bedford / St. Martins 2007. Stranded in the Present: Modern Time and the Melancholy of History, Harvard 2004 (bp ​​2010). Reading Berlin 1900, Harvard 1996 (bp 1998). Translated to Spanish and German. Berlinwalks, co-authorship with Karen Hewitt, Henry Holt 1994. A Nation of Fliers: German Aviation and the Popular Imagination, Harvard 1992 (b. 1994).

He has been co-editor of The Work of Memory: New Directions in the Study of German Society and Culture


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