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- Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 38.56
Hauptbeschreibung Mit diesem Buch legen die Autoren eine wissenschaftlich fundierte Geschichte der Bausoldaten in der DDR von 1964 bis 1990 vor. Erstmals werden die Hintergründe der Bausoldatenregelung, die Dimensionen des Ersatzdienstes sowie das Verhalten der offiziellen Stellen gegenüber Bausoldaten umfassend dargestellt. Zu den etwa 15 000 jungen... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 13.22
Hauptbeschreibung Die sowjetisch-deutsche Wismut-Gesellschaft gehört zu den wenig bekannten und zugleich spannendsten Kapiteln der deutschen Wirtschaftsgeschichte. Um im atomaren Wettrüsten gleichziehen zu können, benötigte die Sowjetunion nach 1945 dringend Uran. Das fand sie in Thüringen und Sachsen. Mit allen Mitteln wurde dort der Erzbergbau... more...
- University Press of America 2010; US$ 64.99
This book provides readers with an understanding of how the Germans gained, explored, pacified, ruled, and exploited their colonies prior to their loss in World War I, by intensely scrutinizing colonial documents. Many of these documents have never previously been published, even in the original German. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95
Marlene LeGates has written a thorough, lively and accessible overview of Western feminist movements from the Middle Ages through the latter twentieth century. With each chapter containing a timeline and brief excerpts from primary source documents, the text serve as an ideal basis for a history of feminism or women's studies course, or as a supplementary... more...
- Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 29.95
Michel Foucault's seminal The History of Sexuality (1976?1984) has since its publication provided a context for the emergence of critical historical studies of sexuality. This collection reassesses the state of the historiography on sexuality?a field in which the German case has been traditionally central. In many diverse ways, the Foucauldian intervention... more...
- University of Delaware 2012; US$ 84.99
?A visionary and a madman? was how one British statesman, Lord Carteret, described Theodore von Neuhoff. This exciting biography, Theodore von Neuhoff, King of Corsica: The Man behind the Legend by Julia Gasper, traces the unlikely career of the German baron who in 1736 had himself proclaimed and crowned King of Corsica. more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 13.95
Following the defeat of France in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71 and the absorption of the provinces of Alsace and Lorraine into the newly formed German Empire, the German Army decided to construct a fortress line from Strasbourg to Luxembourg to protect their new territory and counter the great fortress system that was being built from Switzerland... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 126.00
The year 2013 marks the centennial of the first ?Free-German Youth Day? that took place on the Meissner massif. Anti-Semitic outbursts erupted at the margins of this historical gathering. In its wake, a right-wing populist faction of the youth movement arose for the first time. This collected volume examines the interface between the youth movement,... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00
This study takes a material object as its starting point: small-scale models of bombed out cities. Created between 1946 and the present, these plastic renderings of places provide eerie glimpses of destruction and devastation resulting of war. This study considers these ?miniature monuments? in a deep cultural history that interlaces the 16th, 18th,... more...