Zollverein


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Zollverein

(ˈtsɔlfɛrˌain)
n
(Historical Terms) the customs union of German states organized in the early 1830s under Prussian auspices
[C19: from Zoll tax, toll2 + Verein union]
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Les motivations etaient souvent de nature economique ; meme dans le cas du Zollverein, il s'agissait en premier lieu de favoriser le commerce et les activites artisanales.
Further visits to other places in the Ruhr area included the Zollverein UNESCO World Heritage Site.
History is also brought to life at the UNESCO World Heritage Zeche Zollverein Coal Mine, at Essen, that was once renowned as the most beautiful colliery in the world.
In fact," as a British specialist stated in 1840, "the Zollverein has brought the sentiment of German nationality out of the regions of hope and fancy into those of positive material interests" (Bowring 1840, 1).
If we go further back, perhaps an even more dangerous core event in European history was the Zollverein which created the German state under Prussian hegemony.
Der Internationale Handel, die Handelspolitik und der deutsche Zollverein, Vierte Auslage, Jena, Verlag von Gustav Fisher 1922.
The history of the Zollverein (which led to the unified currency of the 1871 German Reich); of the Latin, Scandinavian, and East African currency unions (which all failed); of the West African franc and the Belgium-Luxembourg currency link (still flourishing)--all offer relevant lessons.
Their workshop is located in the Zollverein Coalmine Industrial Complex (German: Zeche Zollverein), which is a former industrial area in the city of Essen in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
live in the breathtaking atmosphere of the one-time boiler house of the Zeche Zollverein, a former coalmine.
live in the breath-taking atmosphere of the one-time boiler house of the Zeche Zollverein, a former coalmine.
Touching is explicitly requested and welcome: In this way, visitors experience live, the prizewinning design of Curve by Brainlab, on display in the breath-taking atmosphere of the one-time boiler house of the Zeche Zollverein, a former coalmine.
The series was originally produced for " Ruhrblicke" (Ruhr Views) at the SANAA Building at Zeche Zollverein in Essen, Germany, a project for which curator Thomas Weski commissioned eleven photographers to produce work depicting the coal-mining and industrial region in western Germany that began to rapidly decline in the 1960s but that today is the subject of a revitalization effort that has transformed many of the area's industrial relics (like those famously depicted by Bernd and Hilla Becher, whose work provided an important historical reference for the exhibition) into theme park-like attractions and cultural-event venues.