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- Berghahn Books 1999; US$ 34.95
A decade after the collapse of communism, this volume presents a historical reflection on the perplexing nature of the East German dictatorship. In contrast to most political rhetoric, it seeks to establish a middle ground between totalitarianism theory, stressing the repressive features of the SED-regime, and apologetics of the socialist experiment,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 31.99
An historical event of the first magnitude, German unification has transformed the face of Europe. This historical reconstruction of the momentous event provides informed analyses for both students of German history and historians requiring more information on the reunification process. more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 95.00
Since the attempt to unite two parts of a country divided for four decades yielded contradictory results, this volume provides a balance sheet of the successes and failures of German unification during the first quarter century after the fall of the Wall. Five themes, ranging from the transfer of political institutions to the economic crisis, from... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 58.00
Konrad H. Jarausch studies the social structure of the German university and the mentality of its students during the Imperial period as an example of a wider European academic desertion of liberalism. He finds that German higher education combined scientific world leadership and competent professional training with an eroding liberal education (Bildung)... more...
- Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 149.99
A comprehensive view of 19th-century German history is described in this study of the professions, from law and medicine to engineering, social work and psychology, as well as the special cases of the civil service and the military. more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 15.99
How did the Germans manage to recover from the shattering experience of defeat in World War II and rehabilitate themselves from the unspeakable crimes of the Holocaust? This book seeks to answer this question by analyzing the restoration of civility and civil society, which were destroyed by the Nazis and then rebuilt during the post-war period. more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 37.50
Broken glass, twisted beams, piles of debris--these are the early memories of the children who grew up amidst the ruins of the Third Reich. More than five decades later, German youth inhabit manicured suburbs and stroll along prosperous pedestrian malls. Shattered Past is a bold reconsideration of the perplexing pattern of Germany's twentieth-century... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 29.95
Reluctant Accomplice is a volume of the wartime letters of Dr. Konrad Jarausch, a German high-school teacher of religion and history who served in a reserve battalion of Hitler's army in Poland and Russia, where he died of typhoid in 1942. He wrote most of these letters to his wife, Elisabeth. His son, acclaimed German historian Konrad H. Jarausch,... more...
- Berghahn Books 2007; US$ 34.95
Despite the growing interest in general European history, the European dimension is surprisingly absent from the writing of contemporary history. In most countries, the historiography on the 20th century continues to be dominated by national perspectives. Although there is cross-national work on specific topics such as occupation or resistance,... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2002; US$ 28.40
Hauptbeschreibung Als Meistererzählung bezeichnet die Geschichtswissenschaft historische Großdeutungen, die für eine bestimmte Zeit oder eine bestimmte historische Erzählperspektive leitend werden. Mit den Konjunkturen und Krisen solcher Großerzählungen in der deutschen Geschichtsschreibung nach 1945 beschäftigen sich die hier zusammengestellten... more...