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Revisiting the past: Deutschland 83

Even if the first few episodes have been a little breathless, the Cold War TV drama  from Germany has still made compelling viewing. Ned Richardson-Little — better known on Twitter as @historyned — applauds a series that breaks new ground: … Continue reading

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Stat of the day

“The waiting list for a Trabant, a two-stroke, minuscule car produced virtually unchanged from the 1950s to the 1980s, was 18 years.” And the price was prohibitive. One of the scarcely believable nuggets of information from an academic’s assessment of … Continue reading

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