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  • "... für unseren Betrieb lebensnotwendig ...": Georg von Holtzbrinck als Verlagsunternehmer im Dritten Reichby Thomas Garke-Rothbart; Siegfried Lokatis

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 119.00

    This study is the first academic analysis of Georg von Holtzbrinck's business activities before 1948. His companies were on the whole rather insignificant. However, the skill with which Holtzbrinck experimented in manipulating these instruments was already an early indicator of his subsequent company strategies. The study provides insights... more...

  • "... vor dem Papyrus sind alle gleich!"by Raimar Eberhard; Holger Kockelmann; Stefan Pfeiffer; Maren Schentuleit

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    Die Festschrift enthält rund zwei Dutzend Aufsätze zu unterschiedlichsten Themen aus dem Bereich der griechischen, demotischen sowie koptischen Papyrologie und Epigraphik Ägyptens: Landesverwaltung, Wirtschaft, Vertragswesen, antike Literatur, Tempelweihung, rechtliche Stellung der Frau, griechische Wortkunde und christliches Ägypten. Unter den Beiträgen... more...

  • ... And the Policeman Smiledby Bloomsbury Publishing

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 13.99

    For ten months before the Second World War, there was an organised movement of mainly Jewish children out of Nazi Europe. The children were bundled onto trains, waved goodbye to their parents and set off across Germany and Holland to the ferries which took them to England. Only a few spoke English, most had no family or friends here. Almost none ever... more...

  • "...the real war will never get in the books"by Louis P. Masur

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 34.99

    This volume brings together the thoughts and considerations of 14 of America's most sensitive writers of the Civil War era. Taken from essays, journal entries and diaries, these writings present an interior view of the war. more...

  • "...when I´m sixty-four"by Hannelore Brümmerloh

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.92

    Die 68er haben den "Muff von 1000 Jahren? verscheucht und die alte Gesellschaftsordnung umgekrempelt. Sie wollten ein anderes Leben und sie wollten "bloß nicht so werden wie die...?. Damit haben sie eine deutliche Abgrenzung zur Elterngeneration und zum Alter gesetzt. Heute stehen die 68er selbst an der Schwelle zum Alter. Doch sie fühlen... more...

  • ...and a hard rain fellby John Ketwig

    Sourcebooks 2008; US$ 16.00

    "A magnetic, bloody, moving, and worm's-eye view of soldiering in Vietnam, an account that is from the first page to last a wound that can never heal. A searing gift to his country."- Kirkus Reviews The classic Vietnam war memoir, ...and a hard rain fell is the unforgettable story of a veteran's rage and the unflinching portrait of a young soldier's... more...

  • "1968" - Eine Wahrnehmungsrevolution?by Ingrid Gilcher-Holtey

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 28.00

    Was the 1968 movement a cultural success but a political failure? The six studies compiled in this volume probe the structural changes and shifting boundaries of political life in the 1960s and 1970s to assess the impact of the 1968 movement. Among other phenomena, they examine the theater as a potential medium for staging politics, and... more...

  • .721by Gary Webster

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 29.95

    The book is the day by day story of the 1954 Indians, whose .721 winning percentage is still the highest in American League history. It tells how down the city of Cleveland was on the team following three straight second place finishes, how little was expected of it by its fans, and even some of its players, and how it exceeded all expectations by... more...

  • "A Mutual Responsibility and a Moral Obligation"by Günter Saathoff; Michael Jansen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    This book contains the final report of Germany's 'Remembrance, Responsibility, and Future' Foundation, giving a comprehensive history of the country's use of slave labor during World War II and the complex process by which reparations for survivors were negotiated. more...

  • "A New Kind of War"by Howard Jones

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 49.95

    This work explores the Truman administration's involvement in the civil war in Greece in the aftermath of World War II. America's fear of Soviet world domination resulted in the establishment of an American military presence on Greek soil and regular arms shipments as part of a containment policy. more...