Recommended reading of our Library

Quiet place of study with a view of St Peter's

Recommended reading

In the crypt of the German church of Santa Maria dell'Anima in Rome lie 460 Austro-Hungarian soldiers from the First World War. It is a special kind of memorial. The remains were brought there from Campo Verano by Rector Hudal in 1937 and took on a pronouncedly Greater German significance after the Anschluss in 1938.

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Prof. Dr Rainald Becker (Augsburg) and Dr Christof Botzenhart (Munich) have written a high-profile part of recent history, namely the history of the prime ministers since the end of the First World War. There are 18 personalities (prime ministers without -*/innen) whose biographies and understanding of office are presented. It also shows the development of the Free State from an agrarian culture to a hypermodern state with all its advantages and risks.

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An inconspicuous Vatican publication with the curious title "Souvenirs de Babel" is worthy of attention because it reproduces several dozen historical photographs of the exterior and interior of the Vatican library and archives, albeit deliberately in such an unfavourable position that they cannot be reproduced.

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The Campo Santo Teutonico library has once again received a rarity through a donation, namely a richly illustrated volume published in 1940 on the new model state that was created under Pope Pius XI in the ten years following the Lateran Treaties (1929).

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