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- Granta Publications 2011; US$ 13.90
In 1989, the Berlin Wall fell; shortly afterwards the two Germanies reunited, and East Germany ceased to exist. In Stasiland, winner of the 2004 Samuel Johnson Prize, Anna Funder tells extraordinary tales from the underbelly of the former East Germany, a country where the headquarters of the secret police can become a museum literally overnight, and... more...
- Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 25.00
What was distinctive?and distinctively "modern"?about German society and politics in the age of Kaiser Wilhelm II? In addressing this question, these essays assemble cutting-edge research by fourteen international scholars. Based on evidence of an explicit and self-confidently "bourgeois" formation in German public culture, the contributors suggest... more...
- Other Press 2014; US$ 16.95
A portrait of an intellectually rigorous German household opposed to the Nazis and how its members suffered for their political stance Few writers have deepened our understanding of the Third Reich as much as German historian, biographer, journalist, and critic Joachim Fest. His biography of Adolf Hitler has reached millions of readers around... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 32.99
Bismarck?s role in the unification and consolidation of Germany is central to any understanding of Germany's development as a nation and its consequent role as aggressor in two world wars. This study provides students with a concise, up-to-date and analytical account of Bismarck's role in modern German history. Williamson guides readers through... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 92.00
Greta Kuckhoff belonged to the anti-Nazi group, 'The Red Orchestra'. She survived the War and spent the next thirty years working to commemorate their resistance. Using previously unpublished sources, this book traces the interventions of this key figure and raises provocative questions about remembering antifascism in contemporary Germany. more...
- Bene Factum Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99
In this follow-up to his acclaimed A Spur Called Courage , military historian Alan Ogden repeats the formula of picking exceptional WWII Special Operations Executive heroes?this time 19 who operated behind enemy lines in Greece. Using research from original unseen sources, Sons of Odysseus highlights many of the extraordinary acts of sabotage carried... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
Die Nationenkonzepte von Frankreich und Deutschland wurden oft als antithetisch bestimmt? durch den idealtypischen Gegensatz von Staats- und Kulturnation. Durch eine politik-, sprach- und literaturgeschichtliche Rekonstruktion der Bedeutung von Sprache und Literatur für die Konstruktion der nationalen Identität ab der frühen Neuzeit wird hier aufgezeigt,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 200.00
With the increasing acceptance of evolutionary and institutional thinking among economists, general interest in the German Historical School has risen steadily during the last decade. This book traces the development and transformation of the School, covering its leading figures such as Adam Muller, Wilhelm Roscher, Karl Knies and Lujo Brentano. more...