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  • Die Schärfung des Quellenblicksby Daniela Saxer

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 84.00

    Over the course of the 19th century, verification of sources became a basic principle of historical research. Daniela Saxer shows how historians began to apply new techniques, such as regesting, editing, and photography. In addition, historians changed their attitude toward sources and adopted a perspective of objectivity. Dissemination of this new... more...

  • Mitstreiter im Volkstumskampfby Maximilian Becker

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 63.00

    In Poland during the Second World War, the German judicial system was part of the National Socialist occupation machine from the outset and became a key element in the policy of ?Germanization,? Germany?s principal objective for the annexed portions of Poland. The courts systematically discriminated against Poles, and between September 1939 and the... more...

  • Mediterranes Kaisertum und imperiale Ordnungenby Stefan Burkhardt

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 175.00

    Focusing on the Latin Empire of Constantinople, this study undertakes a first-ever synchronous and diachronic transcultural comparative analysis of the interactions between models of imperial rule and large-scale governance alliances in the Eastern Mediterranean region during the 13th century. The analysis reveals the consequences of the tension-filled... more...

  • Die Schärfung des Quellenblicksby Daniela Saxer

    De Gruyter 2014;

    Over the course of the 19th century, verification of sources became a basic principle of historical research. Daniela Saxer shows how historians began to apply new techniques, such as regesting, editing, and photography. In addition, historians changed their attitude toward sources and adopted a perspective of objectivity. Dissemination of this new... more...

  • Konfessionelle Selbst- und Fremdbezeichnungenby Bent Jörgensen

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    In the Imperial Diets of the Protestant Reformation period, Catholic and Protestant factions stood in opposition to each other. Both sides claimed to represent Christian truth. For the Holy Roman Empire to maintain any capacity for action, people had to develop a way of speaking that allowed for communication between representatives of all faiths ?... more...

  • A Short History of Brazilby Gordon Kerr

    Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 8.47

    The recorded history of Brazil is brief when compared to most European countries, having been discovered by Portuguese sailor and explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral just over five hundred years ago. Since then, however, its history has been turbulent, blighted by rebellion, cruelty, dictatorship and poverty. But, it is also a vibrant, exciting and ethnically... more...

  • The English Civil Warby David Clark

    Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 8.47

    The English Civil War is a subject of perennial interest. This book presents the ‘essentials? of the conflict in the form of a readable chronological narrative, beginning with the causes of the war and ending with the execution of King Charles I. The author, who has been exploring battlefields for 50 years, describes the celebrated battles – including... more...

  • David Kalisch ? drei jüdische Possenby Georg-Michael Schulz

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    During the first half of the 19th century, light theater typically portrayed Jews as objects of mockery or morally questionable minor characters. This was also true of Kalisch?s farces. Yet it is thanks to his farce, ?One of our people,? which enjoyed success well into the 20th century, that we see a Jewish main character portrayed in an entirely positive... more...

  • Spy Lostby Kaarlo Tuomi; John E. Haynes

    Enigma Books 2014;

    A true Cold War story of espionage and betrayal Based on the memoir of a Soviet spy more...

  • A Hilltop on the Marneby Mildred Aldrich

    Hesperus Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 8.74

    An unique civilian eye-view of the First World War, depicting, through letters, a fascinating before and after picture of a French community in disarray. What looked impossible is evidently coming to pass... …I silently returned to my garden and sat down. War again! This time war close by – not war about which one can read, as one reads it in the... more...