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- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 45.79
Bis in die 80er-Jahre galt in der Geschichtswissenschaft und den deutschen Medien als gesicherte Erkenntnis, dass Hitlers Angriff auf die Sowjetunion eine Konsequenz seines ideologischen Programmes zur Gewinnung von "Lebensraum im Osten" gewesen ist. In der Phase des "Historikerstreits" kam es dann zu dem Versuch, den Angriff der... more...
- Primus Verlag 2013; US$ 38.15
Die Rolle der Waffen-SS beim Holocaust - besonders 1941/42 - gehört zu den großen Desiderata der Forschung, bislang gibt es zu dieser Thematik keine einzige Monographie. Der Einsatz von Himmlers Kommandostab Reichsführer SS ist noch gänzlich unerforscht, was um so erstaunlicher ist, da das Kriegstagebuch des Kommandostabs von 1941 seit langem ediert,... more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 129.00
This telling contribution to the archaeology of more recent conflicts traces the courage and sacrifices made by prisoners of war from the Napoleonic era to the Second World War and provides historians and anthropologists with valuable material context. more...
- Crown/Archetype 2004; US$ 15.00
A powerful wartime saga in the bestselling tradition of Flags of Our Fathers , BROTHERS IN ARMS recounts the extraordinary story of the 761st ?Black Panthers,? the first all-black armored unit to see combat in World War II. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar first learned about the battalion from family friend Leonard ?Smitty? Smith, a veteran of the battalion.... more...
- Pen and Sword 1990; US$ 9.99
Mansur Abdulin fought in the front ranks of the Soviet infantry against the German invaders at Stalingrad, Kursk and on the banks of the Dnieper. This is his extraordinary story. His vivid inside view of a ruthless war on the Eastern Front gives a rare insight into the reality of the fighting and into the tactics and mentality of the Soviet army. In... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 49.95
It can be argued that the Middle East during the World War II has been regarded as that conflict?s most overlooked theater of operations. Though the threat of direct Axis invasion never materialized beyond the Egyptian Western Desert with Rommel?s Afrika Korps, this did not limit the Axis from probing the Middle East and cultivating potential collaborators... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 20.99
Gilbert Achcar , who grew up in Beirut, has taught at the University of Paris-VIII and at the French-German Centre Marc Bloch in Berlin. He is currently professor of development studies and international relations at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. Among his many books are The Clash of Barbarisms: The Making of the New World... more...
- Saqi 2012; US$ 20.40
The Arab-Israeli conflict goes far beyond the wars waged on Middle East battlefields. There is also a war of narratives revolving around the two defining traumas of the conflict: the Holocaust and the Nakba. One side is charged with Holocaust denial, the other with exploiting a tragedy while denying the tragedies of others. In this path-breaking book,... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 126.00
After the breakdown of civilization during the Holocaust, Shakespeare?s Merchant of Venice quickly regained its traditional position at the forefront of the West German theater scene. Despite or indeed due to the fact that the piece exhibits problematic constructions of Jewishness in the figure of the money-lender Shylock, it became... more...