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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 56.00
Thanks to the archival revolution, relations between the Comintern, the Soviet government and the KPD (German Communist Party) now appear in a new light. Careful analyses contextualize this history against the backdrop of the simultaneously published volume of sources. This project undertaken by the German?Russian Historical Commission contributes... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00
The road to full legal equality was a long one for the Jews of Prussia. The focus of this study is on the history of conflict and dialogue between representatives of the Jewish community and Prussian administrative authorities. By examining the history of this discourse, the study casts light on the limitations and possibilities of tolerance in what... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 15.95
In Me-109s and FW-190s from the Battle of Britain to Stalingrad, Kursk, Normandy, the Battle of the Bulge, and Berlin, German aces from Jagdgeschwader 3 racked up a stunning aerial record. Jagdgeschwader 3 may not have the same immediate resonance as some of the more famous Luftwaffe fighter units, such Jagdgeschwader 2 'Richthofen', but it is... 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 92.00
Greta Kuckhoff belonged to the anti-Nazi group, 'The Red Orchestra'. She survived the War and spent the next thirty years working to commemorate their resistance. Using previously unpublished sources, this book traces the interventions of this key figure and raises provocative questions about remembering antifascism in contemporary Germany. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00
In his widely read dissertation, the author explained that the structural form of the two-part Germanic first name dates back to a distant Indo-German past. In his new book, he subjects his theory to testing, revision, and extension. This volume will be an indispensable resource for name researchers and all those interested in medieval and Nordic literature... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00
In the medieval Christian church the claim to authority possessed by abbots, bishops, and popes stood in contrast to the rights of consultation held by monks, canons, and cardinals. This work demonstrates how the latter formed themselves into more or less independent electoral and consultative colleges. more...