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- Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 40.29
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$ 13.81
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 80.00
This volume challenges the widespread belief that scientific knowledge as such is international. Employing case studies from Austria, Poland, the Czech lands, and Hungary, the authors show how scientists in the late Habsburg Monarchy simultaneously nationalized and internationalized their knowledge. more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95
The German Army of World War II considered itself an offensive, mobile force. The experiences in the trenches in World War I had done much to shape its concept of field fortification, and its mobile warfare ethos was intended to prevent the previous war's stalemate. This book addresses frontline defensive field fortifications, built by infantrymen... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00
Visual media had a decisive impact on how the past was perceived in 19th-century Germany. The panorama, photography, and book illustrations can portray the past spatially. By investigating the visual vocabulary of different historicist genres (illustrated history books, maps, historiography), this volume expands an understanding of German historicist... 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...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00
The study of North Germanic mythology has been greatly influenced by the writings of the Icelandic scholar and politician Snorri Sturluson (1178/9?1241). Yet the past 200 years has seen much disagreement among Sturluson scholars. In this book, Jan Alexander van Nahl provides a constructive new way to think about the debates. He casts a critical eye... 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... 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...