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- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 25.16
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$ 41.94
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...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 17.49
This book has a subtitle: 'Some Records of Battle and Laughter in France' which sets the tone of this history, the history of one of the most remarkable brigades that fought on the Western Front, part of one of the most remarkable divisions. The 18th (Eastern) Division became an elite formation, one of Kitcheners Second New Army divisions,... more...
- Andrews UK 2011; US$ 8.99
The battery was formed on 26th August 1914 as a 4-gun 4.7in battery. It went to France in May 1915 with the 9th (Scottish) Division which it left within a few days to join H.A.Reserve and went into action near Armentieres. Subsequently it joined 16th H.A.Brigade and in January 1917 it was re-equipped with 60 pdrs.. This account is based on the Battery... 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 30.00
James Henry Breasted (1865?1935) had a career that epitomizes our popular image of the archaeologist. Daring, handsome, and charismatic, he traveled on expeditions to remote and politically unstable corners of the Middle East, helped identify the tomb of King Tut, and was on the cover of Tim e magazine. But Breasted was more than an Indiana Jones?he... 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...