|Author||Kurt P. Tauber|
|Publisher||Wesleyan University Press|
|LC Class||DD257.2 .T3|
Beyond Eagle and Swastika: German Nationalism Since 1945 is a book by Kurt P. Tauber. It is a history and analysis of (and a reference work on) anti-democratic nationalism in postwar Germany. It was completed in 1963 after ten years of research. Wesleyan University Press, of Middletown, Connecticut, published it in two volumes (spanning 1,598 pages) in 1967.
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Wesleyan University Press is a university press that is part of Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. The Press is currently directed by Suzanna Tamminen, a published poet and essayist.
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