Angela Merkel

Author: Clifford W. Mills

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Electronic books

Page: 121

View: 571

Born in West Germany but raised in East Germany, Angela Merkel has known both repression and freedom. With the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, Merkel started her meteoric rise to become Germany's first female chancellor and one of the world's most powerful women. This biography gives an account of a leader who's a tireless force for progress.

Angela Merkel

Europe's Most Influential Leader: Revised Edition

Author: Matthew Qvortrup

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 392

View: 640

Angela Merkel, the woman who has held control of the European Union and successfully negotiated with Russian President Vladimir Putin, is one of the most crucial and formidable fixtures in contemporary politics. Political commentator and journalist Matthew Qvortrup weaves the personal story of the German chancellor with the vivid history of post- World War II in Angela Merkel, the riveting account of the political titan’s ascent from obscurity to become one of the most influential leaders in the world, responsible for making Germany more liberal and prosperous than it has ever been. Updated from the hardcover, this definitive biography follows Angela Merkel from her bleak childhood in East Germany through her meteoric rise to power, and includes up-to-date information on recent pressing concerns, such as the current refugee crisis. Offering an unprecedented look at how Merkel’s inimitable personality and perspective allowed her and her staff of mostly female advisors to repeatedly outmaneuver a network of conservative male politicians, Angela Merkel is essential reading for anyone interested in politics and current affairs, or simply in the story of a truly remarkable woman.

The 31st Singapore Lecture

Author: Angela Merkel

Publisher: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies

ISBN:

Category: Germany

Page: 32

View: 282

The Singapore Lecture Series was inaugurated in 1980 by the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies with a founding endowment from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), and augmented by generous donation in 1983 from Exxon Mobil Asia Pacific. The Singapore Lecture is designed to provide the opportunity for distinguished statesmen, scholars, and writers and other similarly highly qualified individuals specializing in banking and commerce, international economics and finance and philosophical and world strategic affairs to visit Singapore. The presence of such eminent personalities will allow Singaporeans, especially the younger executive and decision-makers in both the public and private sectors, to have the benefit of exposure to, through the Lecture, televised discussions, and private consultations - leaders of thought and knowledge in various fields, thereby enabling them to widen their experience and perspectives. On 2 June 2011, the 31st Singapore Lecture was delivered by Her Excellency Dr Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, under the distinguished Chairmanship of Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance and Minister for Manpower, Singapore.

Angela Merkel

First Woman Chancellor of Germany

Author: Tonya Cupp

Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 783

Angela Merkel is Germany’s first woman chancellor. Find out about her life before and after her entry into politics, from her childhood in communist East Germany all the way through her efforts to reverse the Eurozone Crisis.

Angela Merkel

Author: Stefan Kornelius

Publisher: Alma Books

ISBN:

Category: Political Science

Page: 289

View: 101

With the Eurozone engulfed in an unprecedented crisis, one political figure looms largest of all, Angela Merkel, the leader of its most powerful economy. While foreign affairs have become the central issues of her chancellorship in this crucial election year, the entire world is anxiously looking to Germany to play its part in Europe's rescue.This authorized biography sheds light on the person behind the politician - from her youthful days of hitchhiking in Tbilisi to being the guest of honour at a White House state dinner - and examines how a girl from East Germany rose to the highest echelons of European power. As well as explaining how Angela Merkel's world view was shaped and influenced by her background and ideology, Stefan Kornelius's lively account discusses her personal relations with international counterparts such as David Cameron, Barack Obama or Vladimir Putin, as well as her attitude towards the countries and cultures over which they rule.

Angela Merkel

Author: Claire Throp

Publisher: Raintree

ISBN:

Category: Heads of state

Page: 48

View: 997

What makes Angela Merkel extraordinary? Read this book to find out. We explore her early life and education in post-war Germany. We then follow her road to professional and political accomplishments before and after the fall of the Berlin Wall, ending in her role as the first female Chancellor of Germany. Read about others' perspectives on her life, how her opportunities have been different to women in the past, and how she has broken boundaries.

Angela Merkel

A Chancellorship Forged in Crisis

Author: Alan Crawford

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 216

View: 278

Shortlisted for International Affairs Book of the Yearin the Paddy Power Political Book Awards 2014 Angela Merkel was already unique when she became German chancellor:the first female leader of Europe’s biggest economy, thefirst from former communist East Germany and the first born afterWorld War II. Since 2010, the debt crisis that spread from Greeceto the euro region and the world economy has propelled her tocenter-stage, making Merkel the dominant politician in the struggleto preserve Europe’s economic model and its single currency.Yet the Protestant pastor’s daughter is often viewed asenigmatic and hard-to-predict, a misreading that took hold as sheresisted global pressure for grand gestures to counter the crisis.Having turned the fall of the Berlin Wall to her advantage, Merkelis trying to get history on her side again after reaching thefundamental decision to save the euro, the crowning achievement ofpost-war European unity. Merkel has brought Europe to a crossroads.Germany’s economic might gives her unprecedented power to setthe direction for the European Union’s 500 million people.What’s at stake is whether she will persuade them to followthe German lead. Angela Merkel: A Chancellorship Forged in Crisis is thedefinitive new biography of the world’s most powerful woman.Delving into Merkel’s past, the authors explain the motivesbehind her drive to remake Europe for the age of globalization, hereconomic role models and the experiences under communism that colorher decisions. For the first time in English, Merkel is fullyplaced in her European context. Through exclusive interviews withleading policy makers and Merkel confidants, the book reveals thebehind-the-scenes drama of the crisis that came to dominate herchancellorship, her prickly relationship with the U.S. andadmiration for Eastern Europe. Written by two long-standing Merkelwatchers, the book documents how her decisions and vision –both works in progress – are shaping a pivotal moment inEuropean history.

Becoming Madam Chancellor

Angela Merkel and the Berlin Republic

Author: Joyce Marie Mushaben

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN:

Category: Political Science

Page:

View: 922

The first English-language scholarly book to provide an overview of the Angela Merkel's career and influence.

Angela Merkel: Europe's Most Influential Leader: Revised Edition

Author: Matthew Qvortrup

Publisher: The Overlook Press

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 392

View: 359

The most up-to-date, illuminating, and in-depth biography of Angela Merkel and how she rose to become Europe’s most important political figure Angela Merkel, the woman who has held control of the European Union and successfully negotiated with Russian President Vladimir Putin, is one of the most crucial and formidable fixtures in contemporary politics. Political commentator and journalist Matthew Qvortrup weaves the personal story of the German chancellor with the vivid history of post- World War II in Angela Merkel, the riveting account of the political titan’s ascent from obscurity to become one of the most influential leaders in the world, responsible for making Germany more liberal and prosperous than it has ever been. Updated from the hardcover, this definitive biography follows Angela Merkel from her bleak childhood in East Germany through her meteoric rise to power, and includes up-to-date information on recent pressing concerns, such as the current refugee crisis. Offering an unprecedented look at how Merkel’s inimitable personality and perspective allowed her and her staff of mostly female advisors to repeatedly outmaneuver a network of conservative male politicians, Angela Merkel is essential reading for anyone interested in politics and current affairs, or simply in the story of a truly remarkable woman.

The Shortest History of Germany

From Julius Caesar to Angela Merkel—A Retelling for Our Times

Author: James Hawes

Publisher: The Experiment

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 256

View: 579

An internationally bestselling, fresh, and entertaining take on the 2,000-year history of Germany—a country at the heart of the West’s survival As the West grapples with the rise of populism, some cite Germany as one of the last global powers capable of restoring Europe’s fading glory and upholding Western liberal values seemingly under threat around the world. But how did Germany get here? How did it rebuild in the tragic aftermath of WWII? What about Germany allowed for the rise of Nazism in the first place? And what can we learn from the history of a people who did not develop a modern nation until 1871? James Hawes answers all these questions and more. With over 100 maps, images, and diagrams, The Shortest History of Germany locates the true roots of the horrors of Nazi Germany in a way that no book has done before, and it shows how an ancient Roman divide—the limes Germanicus—has fundamentally defined not only German history, but also the Germany we think we know today.