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Konrad Adenauer

Politician (5-Jan-1876 — 19-Apr-1967)


Edgar Alexander. Adenauer and the New Germany: The Chancellor of the Vanquished. New York: Farrar, Straus, & Cudahy. 1957. 300pp.

Oliver Bange. The EEC Crisis of 1963: Kennedy, Macmillan, de Gaulle and Adenauer in Conflict. Palgrave Macmillan. 1999. 309pp.

Norbert Frei. Translated by Joel Golb. Adenauer's Germany and the Nazi Past: The Politics of Amnesty and Integration. New York, NY: Columbia University Press. 2002. 365pp.

Ronald J. Granieri. The Ambivalent Alliance: Konrad Adenauer, the CDU/CSU, and the West, 1949-1966. Berghahn Books. 2003. 224pp.

Arnold J. Heidenheimer. Adenauer and the CDU: The Rise of the Leader and the Integration of the Party. The Hague, Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff. 1960. 259pp.

Richard Hiscocks. The Adenauer Era. New York: J. B. Lippincott Company. 1966.

Ghita Ionescu. Leadership in an Interdependent World: The Statesmanship of Adenauer, De Gaulle, Thatcher, Reagan and Gorbachev. Longman. 1991. 352pp.

Peter Koch. Konrad Adenauer: Eine politische Biographie. Rowohlt. 1985. 539pp. Language: German.

Frank A. Mayer. Adenauer and Kennedy: A Study in German-American Relations, 1961-1963. Macmillan. 1996. 156pp.

George Crews McGhee. At the Creation of a New Germany: From Adenauer to Brandt: An Ambassador's Account. Yale University Press. 1989. 289pp.

Robert G. Moeller. West Germany Under Construction: Politics, Society, and Culture in the Adenauer Era. University of Michigan Press. 1997. 462pp.

Terence Prittle. Konrad Adenauer, 1876-1967: A Study in Fortitude. Chicago, IL: Cowles/Henry Regnery. 1971. 334pp.

Hans-Peter Schwarz. Translated by Louise Willmot. Konrad Adenauer: A German Politician and Statesman in a Period of War, Revolution and Reconstruction: Volume I: From the German Empire to the Federal Republic, 1876-1952. Berghahn Books. 1995. 759pp.

Hans-Peter Schwarz. Translated by Geoffrey Penny. Konrad Adenauer: A German Politician and Statesman in a Period of War, Revolution and Reconstruction: Volume II: The Statesman, 1952-1967. Berghahn Books. 1995. 906pp.

Paul Weymar. Translated by Peter De Mendelssohn (from German). Adenauer: His Authorized Biography. New York: E. P. Dutton. 1957.

Charles Wighton. Adenauer: Democratic Dictator: A Critical Biography. London: Frederick Muller Ltd.. 1963. 389pp.

Charles Williams. Adenauer: The Father of the New Germany. John Wiley & Sons Inc.. 2000. 584pp.


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  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.3)

  8. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.5)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.6)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.12)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.5)

  12. International Who's Who 1960 (p.7)

  13. Political Leaders of Contemporary Western Europe (pp.1-8)

  14. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.20)

  15. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (pp.6-10)

  16. The Biographical Dictionary of World War II (p.3)

  17. Legends in Their Own Time (p.3)

  18. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.4)

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