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- NewSouth 2010; US$ 15.39
Sydney has always been the sexiest and most gaudy of our cities. In this book, the third in a series in which leading Australian authors write about their hometowns, novelist Delia Falconer conjures up its sandstone, humidity, and jacarandas. But she goes beyond these to find a far more complex city: beautiful, violent, half-wild, and at times deeply... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 43.03
Hauptbeschreibung Während Johannes XXIII. am 7. März 1963 Tochter und Schwiegersohn des sowjetischen Ministerpräsidenten Chruschtschow in privater Audienz empfing, traf sich Agostino Casaroli, der Architekt der Vatikanischen Ostpolitik, während einer UNO-Konferenz mit Mitgliedern von Delegationen aus Staaten des Ostblocks. Beides kann als Anfang... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 43.13
Hauptbeschreibung Werner Conze (1910-1986) zählt zu den bedeutendsten, aber auch umstrittensten deutschen Historikern im 20. Jahrhundert. Mit seinen sozial- und begriffsgeschichtlichen Pionierleistungen trug er nach 1945 wesentlich zur Perspektiverweiterung der westdeutschen Geschichtswissenschaft bei. Als junger Historiker hatte er dem Nationalsozialismus... more...
- De Gruyter 2003; US$ 217.00
Erhard Hirsch's study examines the social, political, and artistic preconditions and impacts of a comprehensive modernization process in the central German territory of Anhalt-Dessau in the age of reformer prince Leopold Friedrich Franz. The Wörlitz Garden Kingdom (inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List since 2001) and the 'Philanthropin' educational... more...
- Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 34.95
Since the 1970s West German historiography has been one of the main arenas of international comparative history. It has produced important empirical studies particularly in social history as well as methodological and theoretical reflections on comparative history. During the last twenty years however, this approach has felt pressure from two sources:... more...
- Summersdale 2012; US$ 9.99
Farce meets romance in this amusing travel memoir set in East Germany In a desperate attempt to save his relationship with girlfriend Lena and take a break from the world of journalism, Roger Boyes agrees to make a great escape from the easy urban lifestyle of Berlin and decamp to the countryside. He has hopes for Italy, but Lena has... more...
- Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 29.95
A great deal of attention continues to focus on Berlin's cultural and political landscape after the fall of the Berlin Wall, but as yet, no single volume looks at the divided city through an interdisciplinary analysis. This volume examines how the city was conceived, perceived, and represented during the four decades preceding reunification and thereby... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 35.00
Broken glass, twisted beams, piles of debris--these are the early memories of the children who grew up amidst the ruins of the Third Reich. More than five decades later, German youth inhabit manicured suburbs and stroll along prosperous pedestrian malls. Shattered Past is a bold reconsideration of the perplexing pattern of Germany's twentieth-century... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 42.00
This landmark study of family relations in a village in southern Germany is the product of deep reflection on anthropological approaches to historical problems. more...