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- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 31.97
Hauptbeschreibung Die in diesem Band zusammengestellten Studien verstehen sich als Bausteine für eine Literaturgeschichte der Berliner Aufklärung. "Literatur" wird hier - dem zeitgenössischen Verständnis des 18. Jahrhunderts folgend - in einem umfassenden Sinne als Gesamtheit der kommunizierten Texte verstanden. Deshalb enthält das Buch Untersuchungen... more...
- Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 95.00
As a religious and cultural minority in Turkey, the Alevis have suffered a long history of persecution and discrimination. In the late 1980s they started a movement for the recognition of Alevi identity in both Germany and Turkey. Today, they constitute a significant segment of Germany?s Turkish immigrant population. In a departure from the current... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 19.99
A UNIQUE EXPLORATION OF GERMAN CULTURE, FROM SAUSAGE ADVERTISEMENTS TO WAGNER Sitting on a bench at a communal table in a restaurant in Regensburg, his plate loaded with disturbing amounts of bratwurst and sauerkraut made golden by candlelight shining through a massive glass of beer, Simon Winder was happily swinging his legs when a couple... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 1981; US$ 35.00
In Germany, more than anywhere else, Darwinism was a sensational success. Setting his analysis against the background of popular science, Kelly follows popular Darwinism as it permeated education, religion, politics, and social thought in Germany. He explains how the popularizers changed Darwin's thought in subtle ways and how these changes colored... more...
- Routledge 1996; US$ 52.95
O'Brien argues convincingly that fears of a resurgent German nationalism are exaggerated. He highlights the `technocratic liberalism' of the elite which, paradoxically, hinders full rights of political participation for minorities. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 170.00
Using the Turkish and Kurdish communities in Germany as a case study, this book offers a unique analysis of trans-state political loyalties and activities of transnational communities and their political ramifications at both national and international levels. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 152.00
On Whit Monday 1828 a strange youth, barely able to speak and hardly able to walk appeared in Nuremberg. This new case of a 'wild man' excited widespread curiosity, and many prominent figures wanted to test their pedagogical and medical theories on such a promising subject. Who was he? Was he, as many claimed, the rightful heir to the Grand Duchy of... more...
- Intercultural Press 2000; US$ 21.95
The Germans are an enigma to the rest of the world and themselves. As it turns out, they spend great amounts of time discussing their puzzling heritage; in fact, discussing almost anything is one of their favourite pastimes. Greg Nees offers an insider's perspective on what it means to be German. more...