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Leipzig!
Leipzig!

Leipzig!

One Thousand Years of German History - Bach, Luther, Faust: The City of Books and Music

12+

HISTORY

230 Pages, 6.75 x 9.5

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB, PDF, Mobipocket

Trade Paper, $24.95 (US $24.95) (CA $29.95)

Publication Date: September 2015

ISBN 9781935902591

Rights: US & CA

Berlinica (Sep 2015)
Berlinica Publishing LLC

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Overview

Bringing to life the stories of the ordinary and famous Leipzigers, this book takes readers through the 1,000-year-old history of the city of books and music. This book contains a rich history of Leipzig, from St. Thomas Church where Johann Sebastian Bach composed his cantatas to Martin Luther's dispute of the future of Christianity at Germany's second oldest university to the rallies at the St. Nicholas Church that led to the downfall of Communism. Located at the meeting point of historic imperial roads, Leipzig is also the site of one of the world's oldest and largest book fairs. A sweeping overview, this book highlights the famous stories of what is now a splendidly rebuilt city.

Reviews

"[Leipzig!] features many famous Leipzig figures and brings to light long-forgotten details from the city's fascinating history."  —Leipziger Internetzeitung

"Exciting stories about Leipzig abound!"  —Radio Mephisto

"1,000 years of comedy and tragedy"  —Leipziger Volkszeitung

Author Biography

Sebastian Ringel is an occupational therapist and a Leipzig tour guide. He lives in Leipzig, Germany.

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