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Angela Merkel : Europe's Most Influential Leader

Author: Matt Qvortrup
Publisher: New York, NY : Overlook Duckworth, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The in-depth biography of Angela Merkel, using exclusive new sources and research to tell how the daughter of a clergyman from East Germany rose to become one of the most powerful women in the world."--NoveList.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Biografie
Named Person: Angela Merkel; Angela Merkel; Angela Merkel
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Qvortrup
ISBN: 9781468313161 1468313169 0715650629 9780715650622
OCLC Number: 928133799
Description: 367 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: A Childhood Under Communism --
In the Shadow of the Berlin Wall --
Angela in Leipzig --
The Unbearable Boredom of Being: A Squatter in Berlin --
Angela becomes Merkel --
Kohl's Girl --
The Politics of Patricide: How Merkel Became Party Leader --
Waiting Game: The Patient Party Leader --
Merkel Loses and Becomes Chancellor --
The Making of the Queen of Europe --
Potato Soup, the Pope and Re-Election --
The Euro-Crisis and Afghanistan --
From the Jaws of Defeat and Beyond --
Ukraine, Another Greek Tragedy and the Refugee Crisis --
Epilogue: Mother Courage or Merkiavelli?
Responsibility: Matthew Qvortrup.

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Qvortrup's useful biography reads sometimes like an Icelandic saga * Sunday Times * Qvortrup's portrait is affectionate and detailed * Herald Scotland * Provides insight and clarity... This Read more...

 
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