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  • Versailles and After, 1919-1933by Ruth Henig

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 30.95

    Ruth Henig's fully revised and extended second edition of Versailles and After includes a new chapter on recent historiography of the subject and provides students with concise coverage of the following topics: * the terms of the Treaty of Versailles * the inadeqacies of the League of Nations as a supranational peacekeeping body * why hopes of... more...

  • The German Myth of the Eastby Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius

    OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 42.99

    An examination of the various different expressions of the distinctive German 'myth of the East' that has been such a marked feature of German culture over the last two centuries, influencing German attitudes both to Eastern Europe itself and also to Germans' own sense of identity. more...

  • Die Stadt in der Frühen Neuzeitby Heinz Schilling; Stefan Ehrenpreis

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 31.00

    Aufbauend auf einer umfassenden Analyse des frühneuzeitlichen Urbanisierungsgeschehens behandelt der Band u.a. die Fundamentalvorgänge der frühneuzeitlichen dt. Stadtgeschichte: die "Beziehungsgeschichte" von Stadt und frühmodernem Staat sowie das spannungsreiche Geschehen im Überschneidungsfeld von Stadt, Kirche und Religion. Ein Nachtrag... more...

  • 1985by Michael Ploetz; Mechthild Lindemann; Christoph Johannes Franzen

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 210.00

    1985 war ein Jahr der Vergangenheitspolitik: Der 40. Jahrestag des Kriegsendes war für die deutsche Außenpolitik von zentraler Bedeutung. Während die Rede von Bundespräsident von Weizsäcker am 8. Mai auf großen Respekt traf, sorgte die Gefallenenehrung durch Bundeskanzler Kohl und Präsident Reagan auf einem Soldatenfriedhof bei Bitburg... more...

  • Social Life, Local Politics, and Nazismby Rudy J. Koshar

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Focusing on Marburg, a contentious university town where voters demonstrated strong electoral support for Adolf Hitler's National Socialist party, this imaginative study discusses the political role of small-town organizational life and painstakingly reconstructs the full range of Nazi sympathizers' cross-affiliations with local voluntary groups. more...

  • The Nazi Voterby Thomas Childers

    The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 29.99

    The first study based on a large national sample of both urban and rural districts examines the Nazi constituency -- how it was formed, from which social groups, under what conditions, and with what promises. Using advanced statistical techniques to analyze each national election of the Weimar era, Childres offers a new and challenging interpretation... more...

  • The Descent of Darwinby Alfred Kelly

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 24.99

    In Germany, more than anywhere else, Darwinism was a sensational success. Setting his analysis against the background of popular science, Kelly follows popular Darwinism as it permeated education, religion, politics, and social thought in Germany. He explains how the popularizers changed Darwin's thought in subtle ways and how these changes colored... more...

  • Germany's Transient Pastsby Rudy J. Koshar

    The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 29.99

    Over the course of the twentieth century, Germans have venerated and maintained a variety of historical buildings--from medieval fortresses and cathedrals to urban districts and nineteenth-century working-class housing. But the practice of historic preservation has sometimes proven controversial, as different groups of Germans have sought to use historical... more...

  • The German Colonial Empireby Woodruff D. Smith

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    Although Germany's short-lived colonial empire (1884-1918) was neither large nor successful, it is historically significant. The establishment of German colonies and attempts to expand them affected international politics in a period of extreme tension. Smith focuses on the interaction between Germany's colonial empire and German politics and, by extension,... more...

  • Germany as a Culture of Remembranceby Alon Confino

    The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 29.99

    An acknowledged authority on German history and memory, Alon Confino presents in this volume an original critique of the relations between nationhood, memory, and history, applied to the specific case of Germany. In ten essays (three never before published and one published only in German), Confino offers a distinct view of German nationhood in particular... more...