German cultural matters related to our ancestors' times and today.
Ein Buch von Guter Spise.
"The Book of Good Food." It is the earliest known German language
cookbook. It is dated from between 1345 to 1354.
An Overview of "Das
Buch von Guter Spise."
- "The Cow and the Ox: Financial Security for the German
Farmer." Der Blumenbaum, 24, 3 (January, February, March
Welle - The German radio and television broadcasting
- FAQs from
- Flippo, Hyde. When in Germany: Do as the Germans Do: The
Clued in Guide to German Life, Language, and Culture.
McGraw-Hill, 2002. Crash course in German customs and heritage.
- Folksongs Around
the World / Volkslieder aus aller Welt. Frank Peterson,
Canada. Old German folksongs.
- German Corner -
German-American Internet Magazine.
German Culture - Links to genealogy sites plus articles on
history, recipes, German holidays and more.
German Information Center - German embassy.
- German Life -
Magazine in English.
- German Music
- German National
- German News
- German Times -
Current news in English.
- German Way and More
History & Heritage
Geschichtstheatergesellschaft. Die Webseite der
Geschichtstheatergesellschaft ist Ausgangspunkt für
Informationen über die Gruppen und Einzelpersonen, die uns
angeschlossen bzw. assoziiert sind, über unsere bisherige Arbeit,
und für kulturtheoretische Beschäftigung mit dem Thema
Geschichtstheater. Unsere Links führen darüber hinaus zu Orten
und Gruppen, die wir interessant finden und/oder mit denen wir
schon zusammengearbeitet haben. The website of the Theater
Historical Society is the starting point for information on
groups and individuals who are connected or associated with us,
about our past work, and cultural-historical study of the
subject theatrical. Our links will take you beyond to places and
groups that we find interesting and / or with whom we have
- Guten Appetit : Kochen und Kultur (cooking and culture)
traditional German recipes. Milwaukee, Wis. : German Fest
Milwaukee, Inc., 
- Hagen, William W. Ordinary Prussians: Brandenburg Junkers
and Villagers, 1500-1840. Cambridge: Cambridge University
Press, 2002. This book is about ordinary villagers and landlords
(Junkers) in the Prussian-German countryside, from the late
middle ages to the nineteenth century. It is distinguished by
its concentration on first-person testimony, and focus on the
lives and fortunes of ordinary people during the era of the rise
of capitalism and the modern state. The book is a major
contribution to fundamental debates in German history on the
origins of modern political authoritarianism.
Kinderlieder mit Texte, Melodien und Noten. German
children's songs with texts, melodies and notes.
- Life in Germany. Selected portions of "The Rural and
Domestic Life of Germany" 1842;
"German Experiences: Addressed to the English; both Stayers at Home, and Goers Abroad" 1844;
"German Life in Town and Country" 1901. Janesville, Wisconsin: Origins. Reprint. 49 pages. - Extractions were selected for the information they give on what life was like in Germany in the 19th century. Includes articles on German everyday life in the village and countryside, holiday customs, meals, wandering craftsmen, dress, homes, etc. all written in the mid to late 19th century.
- Maycock, Kendall. Culture Smart: Switzerland: A Quick
Guide to Customs and Etiquette. Kuperard, 2006.
Old German Professions, Occupations and Illnesses. Courtesy
of Oliver Weiss. Translated from German into English.
German Professions, Occupations and Illnesses. Courtesy of
Oliver Weiss. Translated from German into English.
- 10,000 Volkslieder.
German folk songs with phonetic pronunciation of the German and
- Tomalin, Barry. Culture Smart: Germany, or a Quick Guide
to Customs and Etiquette. Kuperard, 2003. Brief guide to
German culture for the traveler.
- Zug, John and Karin Gottier. German-American life :
recipes and traditions. Iowa City, Iowa : Penfield Press,