The purpose of this page is to provide a modestly annotated list of web resources related to German culture and civilization. More links will be added over time.
For resources related to current news, go to the German News page. An effort is being made to include only sites with reasonably intelligent contents, but time does not allow us to carefully study the entire contents of every site listed. Please let us know if any of these sites contain objectionable content.
Culture and Civilization
- The German Embassy and German Information Center. This is a site with a good deal of information about Germany.
- Die Bundesregierung / The Federal Government of Germany. Official web site with all kinds of information including the elaborate on-line publication, Tatsachen über Deutschland / Facts about Germany (available in German and English).
- Milestones in German History. From the History Page of the German Embassy web site, a list of important dates in German history, 800-1999.
- Deutsches Historisches Museum / German Historical Museum. This Berlin Museum has a remarkable website, including an outstanding on-line exhibition about 20th-century German history, the Lebendiges virtuelles Museum Online.
- 1648–Krieg und Frieden in Europa / War and Peace in Europe. The web site of an exhibition about the Thirty Years War and the Peace of Westphalia, which ended it.