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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 Blick in unerforschte... 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...

  • '68by Paco Ignacio Taibo Ii; Donald Nicholson-Smith

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 12.95

    On the night of October 2, 1968, there occurred a bloody showdown between student demonstrators and the Mexican government in Tlatelolco Square. At least two hundred students were shot dead and many more were detained. Then the bodies were trucked out, the cobblestones were washed clean. Detainees were held without recourse until 1971. Official denial... 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...

  • '78by Bill Reynolds

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00

    Now in paperback: the inside story behind a crucial chapter in Red Sox lore-and a turbulent time in a troubled city. George Steinbrenner called it the greatest game in the history of American sports. On a bright October day in 1978, the Boston Red Sox met the New York Yankees for an epic playoff game that would send one team to the World Series-and... more...