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- 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...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00
In his widely read earlier dissertation, ?Treasury of names and poetic language,? the author explained that the structural form of the two-part Germanic first name dates back to a distant Indo-German past. Thus, the Germanic examples (of the type ?Wolfram,? which means ?wolf raven?) emerge from composed designations of men in epic poetry, that is,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
The image of the Third Reich as a monolithic state presiding over the brainwashed, fanatical masses, retains a tenacious grip on the general public's imagination. However, a growing body of research on the social history of the Nazi years has revealed the variety and complexity of the relationships between the Nazi regime and the German people. This... 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...
- University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95
The Emancipation of Writing is the first study of writing in its connection to bureaucracy, citizenship, and the state in Germany. Stitching together micro- and macro-level analysis, it reconstructs the vibrant, textually saturated civic culture of the German southwest in the aftermath of the French Revolution and Napoleon's invasions. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 35.00
Rebuilding Germany examines the 1948 West German economic reforms that dismantled the Nazi command economy and ushered in the fabled 'economic miracle'. Known as the social market economy, these economic policies attempted to demonstrate that a free market could better achieve essential social ends than socialism itself. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2003; US$ 75.00
German Studies has confronted many crises, and yet it has managed to maintain its disciplinary system. Using the works of Michel Foucault and Pierre Bourdieu, Bontempelli investigates the principles of German Studies and critically reconstructs its history. Mindful of choice and domination operating at every turn, his book exposes the repressed social... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 44.95
This edited volume explores the significance of the early ?Helsinki process? as a means of redefining and broadening the concept of security during the latter half of the Cold War. The early Helsinki process introduced innovative confidence-building measures, and made human rights a requirement of a legitimate and well-functioning international... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 56.00
Theodor Heuss was an extraordinarily versatile citizen and committed democrat who defended the Weimar Republic through all its crises. From 1918 onwards he worked as an editor and official in the Guild of German Writers. In addition, he was committed to education in citizenship and worked indefatigably as a writer and public speaker. It was above all... more...