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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 154.95
Germany's imperial era (1871-1918) continues to attract both scholars and the general public alike. The American historian Roger Chickering has referred to the historiography on the Kaiserreich as an 'extraordinary body of historical scholarship', whose quality and diversity stands comparison with that of any other episode in European history. This... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
The essays in this volume explore the full scope of Maximilian?s Ruhmeswerk , which adaptively incorporated different literary and aesthetic genres. They examine the Emperor?s quest to become an ?uomo universale?, or Renaissance man, in the context of the idea of ?self-fashioning? at the focus of recent Renaissance research. In addition,... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 5.72
Für Uta von Aretin hat sich das Bild ihres Vaters vom Widerstandshelden zum »richtigen Menschen« erst im Laufe der Jahre entwickelt. Henning von Tresckow (1901-1944) diente in drei Armeen. Er erlebte drei Regierungsformen und wurde zu einer der wichtigsten Persönlichkeiten im militärischen Widerstand gegen den Nationalsozialismus. Der Spross einer... more...
- Hodder Education 2015; US$ 23.98
Give your students the best chance of success with this tried and tested series' combination of in-depth analysis, engaging narrative and accessibility. Access to History is the most popular, trusted and wide-ranging series for A Level History students. It has now been updated to support the content and assessment requirements of the A Level History... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00
The Res Gestae Divi Augusti , a funerary inscription recounting the deeds of Augustus, was originally displayed on two bronze pillars in Rome. While the originals have been lost, a Latin and Greek copy were found in 1555 in today?s Ankara. Augustus lays stress not only on his foreign policy successes, but also emphasizes his care of the... more...
- Meyer & Meyer 2015; US$ 9.53
Das Deutsche Eck in Koblenz an der Mündung der Mosel in den Rhein und das Dreiländereck bei Aachen. Zwei markante Orte deutscher Befindlichkeit. Der eine stand einmal für trotzigen abweisenden Nationalismus und verzweifelten Selbstbehauptungswillen. Der andere markiert eine Grenze, die bis vor Kurzem noch eine war, jetzt aber nur noch ein Übergang... more...
- Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 95.00
Throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Germans exhibited a widespread cultural passion for tales and representations of Native Americans. This book explores the evolution of German national identity and its relationship with the ideas and cultural practices around "Indianthusiasm." Pervasive and adaptable, imagery of Native Americans... more...
- Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 120.00
Entrepreneur and Nazi functionary Fritz Kiehn lived through almost 100 years of German history, from the Bismarck era to the late Bonn Republic. A successful manufacturer, Kiehn joined the Nazi Party in 1930 and obtained a number of influential posts after 1933, making him one of the most powerful Nazi functionaries in southern Germany. These posts... more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2015; US$ 6.91
‘More than 70 years ago I was a “gift? for Adolf Hitler. I was stolen as a baby to be part of one of the most terrible of all Nazi experiments: Lebensborn.? The Lebensborn programme was the brainchild of Himmler: an extraordinary plan to create an Aryan master race, leaving behind thousands of displaced victims in the wake of the Nazi regime. ... more...