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Fritz Stern

Fritz Stern (1926-2016) was University Professor Emeritus and the former provost of Columbia University, with which he had been associated since the 1940s. His many books included The Politics of Cultural Despair (1963), Gold and Iron: Bismarck, Bleichroder, and the Building of the German Empire (1977), Einstein’s German World (1999), and Five Germanys I Have Known (2006).