Otto von Bismarck memorably grouped “drunks, fools, and the United States of America” as undeserving recipients of divine providence. 4 The tragic first half of the twentieth century (and Germany’s role within it) transformed u.s . foreign policy
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. Brinkmann’s actual listening preferences aside, his fascination with and return to folk music, particularly the folk music of the United States of America, and his revulsion at the barbarity of his national culture, gesture to a disinterest in the Germanness
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coincided with non-Orthodox western, northern, southern, and central Europe as well as the United States of America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Israel. 3 This region is, according to Winkler, characterized by the rule of law, the separation of