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- BRILL 2008; US$ 111.00
Examines the role of banishment in sixteenth-century Ulm, using the town's experience to uncover how early modern magistrates used expulsion to regulate and reorder society. This work sheds fresh light on the application of authority, and the intersection between official disciplinary efforts and customary behavioral norms. more...
- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 16.00
In the early hours of June 26, 1948, phones began ringing across America, waking up the airmen of World War II?pilots, navigators, and mechanics?who were finally beginning normal lives with new houses, new jobs, new wives, and new babies. Some were given just forty-eight hours to report to local military bases. The president, Harry S. Truman, was... more...
- Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 60.00
The account of the author?s life, spent between Europe and America, is at the same time an account of his generation, one that came of age between the two World Wars. Recalling not only circumstances of his own situation but that of his friends, the author shows how this generation faced a reality that seemed fragmented, and in their shared thirst... more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 45.00
Highly praised when published in Germany, The Quest for the Lost Nation is a brilliant chronicle of Germany's and Japan's struggles to reclaim a defeated national past. Sebastian Conrad compares the ways German and Japanese scholars revised national history after World War II in the shadows of fascism, surrender, and American occupation. Defeat in... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 183.00
This collection of letters from German refugee historians to their teacher Friedrich Meinecke sheds light on questions of emigration and German-Jewish and German-American identity. It also reflects the deep impact that emigrant historians had on American teaching and research in European history, as well as on the rebuilding of German historiography... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 28.99
With a careful blend of concision and rich detail, Sam A. Mustafa's readable and lively text traces German history from Roman times to the present, placing particular emphasis on the past three centuries. Mustafa provides a judicious mix of narrative history and historiography, tracing the influential individuals and broad social currents, myths and... more...
- DK Publishing 2013; US$ 14.00
Now available in ePub format. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 B erlin will lead you straight to the very best this city has to offer. Whether you're looking for the attractions not to miss at the Top 10 city sights or want to find the best nightspots, this guide is the perfect pocket-sized companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists--from... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 18.94
For almost three decades, the Cold War was focused on Berlin, where the two (nuclear-armed) sides were kept apart by a twelve-foot wall, which had appeared almost overnight in August 1961. For a generation, until its fall in November 1989, it not only divided the city of Berlin, but also symbolised the confrontation between capitalist West and socialist... more...
Stadtgeschichte erlebbar machen: Theorien, Methoden und Ideen für das Konzept eines SchülerbegleitersDiplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 26.95
Hauptbeschreibung Geschichtsunterricht lebt vom Erleben des Vergangenen. Dieses Buch versucht anhand der Frage, wie man eine Stadt in seiner historischen Dimension mit allen Sinnen erlebbar machen kann, in kurzer und prägnanter Form einen Überblick über die wichtigsten Methoden und didaktischen Modelle für einen effizienten Geschichtsunterricht zu... more...