In The Guardian: Ten objects that made modern Germany.
This is gearing up to the British Museum exhibition and BBC radio series. They offer: wetsuit used for attempting to escape GDR via Baltic; Tischbein’s portrait of Goethe; Würstchen; Dürer; Meissen (I feel that Dürer’s porcelain rhinoceros is misphrased); Volkswagen; Kollwitz; Buchenwald; Trümmerfrauen; and Barlach’s Angel.
I would like to offer an alternative set. The term ‘objects’ is used loosely so I have a wide field: Aldi Birkenstock ...Zum vollständigen Artikel