Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

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(noun) revenge / (noun) a usually political policy designed to recover lost territory or status

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the West's self-satisfied, ideologically motivated revanchism

referring the Republikaner, a xenophobic right-wing party

—p.51 Sentimental Germany (42) by Peter Schneider
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the West's self-satisfied, ideologically motivated revanchism

referring the Republikaner, a xenophobic right-wing party

—p.51 Sentimental Germany (42) by Peter Schneider
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a group of about twenty-five German dissidents led by Helmuth James Graf von Moltke, who met at his estate in the rural town of Kreisau, Silesia; the group began to falter after Helmuth von Moltke was arrested by the Gestapo in January 1944 and eventually came to an end when most of its members were arrested following Claus von Stauffenberg’s attempt on Hitler’s life on July 19, 1944

(noun) a vote by which the people of an entire country or district express an opinion for or against a proposal especially on a choice of government or ruler

55

for those Germans who died fighting the Poles during the plebiscite-related uprisings of 1920-1921

—p.55 Sentimental Germany (42) by Peter Schneider
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for those Germans who died fighting the Poles during the plebiscite-related uprisings of 1920-1921

—p.55 Sentimental Germany (42) by Peter Schneider
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(noun) revenge / (noun) a usually political policy designed to recover lost territory or status

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Adjusting borders, revanchist schemes--he has no interest in such things

—p.56 Sentimental Germany (42) by Peter Schneider
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Adjusting borders, revanchist schemes--he has no interest in such things

—p.56 Sentimental Germany (42) by Peter Schneider
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(adjective) gray or white with or as if with age / (adjective) extremely old; ancient

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That hoary insult seems on its way to becoming a honorific.

referring to "anti-Communist"

—p.67 Some People Can Even Sleep Through an Earthquake (66) by Peter Schneider
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That hoary insult seems on its way to becoming a honorific.

referring to "anti-Communist"

—p.67 Some People Can Even Sleep Through an Earthquake (66) by Peter Schneider
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translated from the German compound noun "Nibelungentreue", expressing the concept of absolute, unquestioning, excessive and potentially disastrous loyalty; derived from the medieval chivalric ideal of loyalty as exemplified in the medieval German epic poem Nibelungenlied

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The archaic ideal of Nibelung loyalty still counts more than the desire for knowledge.

—p.70 Some People Can Even Sleep Through an Earthquake (66) by Peter Schneider
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The archaic ideal of Nibelung loyalty still counts more than the desire for knowledge.

—p.70 Some People Can Even Sleep Through an Earthquake (66) by Peter Schneider
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(adverb) by physical coercion / (adverb) by force of circumstances

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the nation responsible for the Second World War and the Holocaust must perforce suffer enormous guilt

—p.184 Three Bad Reasons and Two Good Ones to Fear the Germans (173) by Peter Schneider
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the nation responsible for the Second World War and the Holocaust must perforce suffer enormous guilt

—p.184 Three Bad Reasons and Two Good Ones to Fear the Germans (173) by Peter Schneider
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