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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 39.95
This book offers a history of Japanese television audiences and the popular media culture that television helped to spawn. In a comparatively short period, the television industry helped to reconstruct not only postwar Japanese popular culture, but also the Japanese social and political landscape. During the early years of television, Japanese of all... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2010; US$ 36.99
How do individuals, societies, and nations deal with their difficult pasts? 'Getting History Right' examines this question in a comparative context by looking at an authoritarian East Germany and a pluralistic, democratic West Germany. Eschewing a narrow focus on elites, this work draws extensively on societal level discussions of the past in popular... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00
This book traces representations of "Gypsies" that have become prevalent in the European imagination and culture and influenced the perceptions of Roma in Eastern and Western European societies. more...
- Reaktion Books 2004; US$ 29.00
Drawing on years of archival research, interviews with artists and publishers, and the ethnographic study of their rural consumers, Christopher Pinney traces the intimate connections between the production and consumption of mass-produced images in India and the struggle against colonial rule. more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson 2011; US$ 74.99
This book tells the story of two Civil War soldiers from Hunterdon County serving with the Army of the Potomac through letters written to hometown newspapers. Their vivid accounts of life on the march, fierce firefights, and everyday occupations convey a true sense of the Civil War as experienced by the men enlisted to fight. The letters from cover... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 15.95
This volume details the experiences of 107 elite American aces in combat against the Japanese. The highest scoring US pilots of World War 2 fought against the Japanese Army Air Force and Imperial Japanese Navy over the jungles of New Guinea and the Philippines. Flying P-38s and P-47s, men such as Dick Bong and Thomas McGuire won the Medal of Honor... more...
- Hamilton Books 2010; US$ 27.99
This book tells of growing up Jewish in Norway during and after WWII. As a young child, the author escaped from the Nazis to neutral Sweden with her immediate family. The author's identity as a Norwegian and a Jew led her to explore previously unopened doors in writing this memoir. more...
"Österreicher" in den SS-Einsatzgruppen und SS-Brigaden: Die Tötungsaktionen in der Sowjetunion 1941-1942Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 27.28
Hauptbeschreibung Die Gründung der SS (Schutzstaffel) im Jahr 1925 sollte nur dem persönlichen Schutz Adolf Hitlers dienen. Sie war bis zum "Röhm-Putsch" 1934 ein Teil der SA (Sturmabteilung). Ab 1929 war Himmler Chef der SS, er ernannte Reinhard Heydrich 1939 zum Leiter des RSHA (Reichssicherheitshauptamtes). Bereits im Jänner 1939 beauftragte Göring... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 72.50
This book is a richly detailed exploration of the complex and cosmopolitan urban culture inhabited by the Presbyterian elite of late-Georgian Belfast, which will prove to be of interest to a wide range of scholars working on the political, cultural and intellectual histories of both Ireland and Britain during the age of reform. more...
- Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 95.00
[A]n impressive account of the origins and development of what is now a tradition of Jewish writers in Vienna. The author does a very good job of presenting the very large subject she has taken on and of putting the turn-of-the-century writers within a chronological context that brings out how a tradition of Jewish writers in Vienna has... more...