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Much of Austria's current status can be attributed to its geographical position: it is
the centre of European traffic between east and west along the great Danubian
trade route, and between north and south through the magnificent Alpine passes.
It is situated athwart a natural east–west commercial and geographical axis,
dominating the North European Plain, that helped make it the capital of the
kingdom of Prussia and then of the German Reich. Berlin today stands wholly
within the ...
Because of Communist hegemony, the non-Communists left in 1948 and
founded the Free University in West Berlin. From its inception, the Free University
has drawn political activists from all over Germany. At first, many students
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