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- Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 27.60
Hauptbeschreibung Edgar Feuchtwanger, 1924 in München geboren, Sohn des Verlegers Ludwig und Neffe des Schriftstellers Lion Feuchtwanger, erzählt von seiner Kindheit in Deutschland und seinem Leben in England. Als jüdisches Kind erlebte er den Alltag im Dritten Reich, aber auch die großen Zeitereignisse - Röhmputsch, Annexion Österreichs, Sudetenkrise... more...
- Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 32.62
In den meisten islamischen Ländern fanden - anders als in Europa - keine gezielten Ermordungen von Jüdinnen und Juden oder Deportationen in Todeslager statt. Dieser Band geht der Frage nach, wie Musliminnen und Muslime als scheinbar "Unbeteiligte" zum Holocaust stehen. Behandelt werden unter anderem die Teilnahme von Muslimen am Holocaustgedenken,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
An epic adventure—the most brilliant escape and evasion from the Nazis ever written. Eric Williams, a Royal Air Force bomber captain, was shot down over Germany in 1942 and imprisoned in Stalag Luft III, the infamous German POW camp. Digging an underground tunnel hidden beneath a wooden vaulting horse, he managed to escape after ten months and,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
The Pacific War is an umbrella term that refers collectively to a disparate set of wars, however, this book presents a strong case for considering this assemblage of conflicts as a collective, singular war. It highlights the genuine thematic commonalities in the legacies of war that cohere across the Asia-Pacific and shows how the wars, both individually... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00
One of the darkest passages in German history is examined in this book (originally published in 1986) by five leading German historians of the Third Reich. The authors establish that a direct link existed between the widespread deaths of Soviet prisoners of war and the extermination of Jews and implicate the German army in the policies of genocide... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2014; US$ 24.99
The author of the bestselling Darwin Spitfires casts a forensic eye over the role that Allied air forces played ?or failed to play?in crucial World War II campaigns in New Guinea. This is the story of the early battles of the southwest Pacific theatre?the Coral Sea, Kokoda, Milne Bay, Guadalcanal?presented as a single air campaign that began with... more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 34.99
This book explores the geographies of the Holocaust at every scale of human experience, from the European continent to the experiences of individual human bodies. Built on six innovative case studies, it brings together historians and geographers to interrogate the places and spaces of the genocide. The cases encompass the landscapes of particular... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 29.17
The German occupation of Norway began on 9 April 1940, and ended on 8 May 1945, after the capitulation of German forces in Europe. Hitler's scorched earth policy in northern Norway in 1944 flattened every building and forced fifty thousand people from their homes in an Arctic winter. Some Norwegians escpaed the excavation, with whole communities sheltering... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 19.95
A treasure trove filled with fascinating anecdotes about the tiny ripples that have caused big waves in history, Hitler?s Secret Jewish Psychic will cure you of two misconceptions: the first being that history is relentlessly boring and the second that significant historical events are caused by significant and great causes. Here you?ll unearth... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 65.63
How and where did returning Nuer refugees make their 'homes' in southern Sudan? How were gender relations and identity redefined as a result of war, displacement and return to post-war communities? And how were those displaced able to recreate a sense of home, community and nation? During the civil wars in Southern Sudan (1983-2005) many of the... more...