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- Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 10.85
Hauptbeschreibung Über 2,4 Millionen Ostdeutsche erlebten die Wende von 1989 als Kinder und Jugendliche. In der DDR geboren, aber in der vereinten Bundesrepublik erwachsen geworden, haben sie einzigartige Umbruchserfahrungen gemacht. Sie sind dadurch zu doppelten Vermittlern geworden - zwischen den Generationen und zwischen Ost und West. Eine Rolle,... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2013; US$ 18.99
From an acclaimed historian and social critic, a passionate and poignant history of German Jews from the mid-eighteenth century to the eve of the Third Reich As it's usually told, the story of the German Jews starts at the end, with their tragic demise in Hitler's Third Reich. Now, in this important work of historical restoration, Amos Elon takes... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 95.00
In the late 1990s a surge of historical novels about German colonialism in Africa and its previously neglected legacies hit the German literary scene. This development has continued to the present, making colonialism an established literary theme alongside Germany's dominant memory themes - National Socialism and the Holocaust, the former GDR and... more...
- Intellect 2006; US$ 10.00
Albertine Gaur shares with the reader her childhood memories of the period just before, and during, the Second World War in Austria, her homeland. She relives this time of great social and political upheaval, depicting it through the eyes of a childhood as she passes from infancy to adolescence. It is a unique story, full of naïve poignancy, told with... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 52.99
This unique book tells the remarkable story of Ferdinand von Schill, the Prussian major who led a failed revolt against Napoleon. After his death in 1809 Schill became a ubiquitous figure of German nationalism, a symbolic hero used by monarchists, Liberal Democrats, Nazis, and Communists alike, each for their own ends. Using the narrative of Schill's... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 32.95
During the twelve years from 1933 until 1945, the concentration camp operated as a terror society. In this pioneering book, the renowned German sociologist Wolfgang Sofsky looks at the concentration camp from the inside as a laboratory of cruelty and a system of absolute power built on extreme violence, starvation, "terror labor," and the business-like... more...
- Transworld 2011; US$ 12.00
July, 1918. The most heavily guarded POW camp in the world. Surrounded by steel palisades and barbed-wire fences, patrolled by ferocious dogs and armed guards with orders to shoot to kill, Holzminden was a brutal punishment camp. To escape would take boundless ingenuity and nerves of steel. Many tried. Prisoners used sardine-tin openers... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 99.99
The lessons that we learn from the brilliance of the scholarship from Weimar Germany and its continued relevance to the contemporary scene define the spirit of the essays in this volume. Academic analysis is the beginning of institutional response to avoid reoccurrence of past political nihilism and catastrophe. This volume presents a predicate... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 36.00
Although many of the practical and intellectual traditions that make up modern science date back centuries, the category of “science” itself is a relative novelty. In the early eighteenth century, the modern German word that would later mean “science,” naturwissenschaft , was not even included in dictionaries. By 1850, however,... more...