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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 26.99
A moving and unsettling exploration of a young man?s formative years in a country still struggling with its past As a Jew in postwar Germany, Yascha Mounk felt like a foreigner in his own country. When he mentioned that he is Jewish, some made anti-Semitic jokes or talked about the superiority of the Aryan race. Others, sincerely hoping to... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2014;
Today the classical style in music is defined primarily through the music of Haydn and Mozart. Such selective fascination has all but eclipsed the work of their contemporaries.This study focuses on one of the most talented of this group: Antonio Rosetti. Born and trained in Bohemia, Rosetti spent most of his creative life in Germany. Through a comprehensive... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 30.99
A provocative and insightful analysis that sheds new light on one of the most puzzling and historically unsettling conundrums Why the Germans? Why the Jews? Countless historians have grappled with these questions, but few have come up with answers as original and insightful as those of maverick German historian Götz Aly. Tracing the prehistory... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Heinrich Von Treitschke (1834-1896) was a prolific German historian and political writer during the nineteenth century. An ardent admirer of Prussianism, Treitschke was also deeply anti-Semitic and anti-socialist. This translation by Eden and Cedar Paul of The Origins of Prussianism , published in 1942 and reissued in 1969, made Treitschke?s 1862... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 28.54
Hauptbeschreibung Ulrike Meinhof: Moralistin und Freiheitskämpferin, Kommunistin und Terroristin. Doch wer war Meinhof wirklich? Katriina Lehto-Bleckert beschreibt versiert und lebendig Ulrike Meinhof als Intellektuelle, die eigene Erfahrungen in ihr politisches Wirken einbezog. Die Autorin beleuchtet die Persönlichkeit Meinhofs mitsamt ihrer Gefühle,... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 13.95
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 82.50
In tracing the history of Darwin’s accomplishment and the trajectory of evolutionary theory during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, most scholars agree that Darwin introduced blind mechanism into biology, thus banishing moral values from the understanding of nature. According to the standard interpretation, the principle of... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 65.00
The most prominent story of nineteenth-century German and French Jewry has focused on Jewish adoption of liberal middle-class values. The Modernity of Others points to an equally powerful but largely unexplored aspect of modern Jewish history: the extent to which German and French Jews sought to become modern by criticizing the anti-modern positions... more...
- Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 144.99
The much admired school system of 19th century Germany served as a model for many other countries. This book examines an educational tradition that was the object of wide emulation but which was often misinterpreted by its admirers. more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 81.00
Based on previously untapped archival sources in the former East and West Germany, this is an account of scientific research under the Nazi regime. The study reveals how Nazi institutions were actually divided into rival power blocks which allowed the survival of important research. more...