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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

    Die Studie ist die erste wissenschaftliche Untersuchung über die Geschäftstätigkeit Georg von Holtzbrincks vor 1948. Die von ihm betriebenen Firmen waren eher unbedeutend. Das Geschick, mit dem Holtzbrinck sich dieser Instrumente experimentell bediente, verweist jedoch bereits auf den späteren Konzernstrategen. Die Studie erlaubt einen... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    This festschrift contains some two dozen papers on variegated topics from the field of papyrology and epigraphy in Graeco-Roman Egypt. The studies deal with aspects of regional administration, the economy, contract law, antique literary works, temple consecration, the legal status of women, Greek vocabulary and Christian Egypt. The papers... more...

  • ... And the Policeman Smiledby Bloomsbury Publishing

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 10.99

    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

    In "I...the real war will never get in the books", Louis P. Masur brings together the personal letters, diary entries, and journal articles of some of the most distinguished writers of the time to constitute a striking literary landscape. These wartime writings illuminate the lines of connection between the personal, political, and creative, as well... more...

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

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 34.99

    In "I...the real war will never get in the books", Louis P. Masur brings together the personal letters, diary entries, and journal articles of some of the most distinguished writers of the time to constitute a striking literary landscape. These wartime writings illuminate the lines of connection between the personal, political, and creative, as well... 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

    Ist die 68er-Bewegung "kulturell erfolgreich" gewesen, aber "politisch gescheitert"? Die sechs Studien des Bandes loten die Strukturveränderungen und Grenzverschiebungen des Politischen in den 1960er und 1970er Jahren aus, um die Wirkungen der 68er-Bewegung zu erfassen. Sie wenden sich dem Theater als potentiellem Medium der Inszenierung des Politischen... 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 Great Effusion of Blood'?by Mark D. Meyerson; Daniel Thiery; Oren Falk

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; Not Available

    Exploring the issue from both historical and literary perspectives, the contributors examine violence in a broad variety of genres, places, and times, such as the Late Antique lives of the martyrs, Islamic historiography, Anglo-Saxon poetry and Norse sagas, and more. more...

  • 'A Justifiable Obsession'by Penny Bryden

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2013; Not Available

    ‘A Justifiable Obsession’ traces the evolution of Ontario’s relationship with the federal government in the years following the Second World War. more...