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  • Henry IV of Germany 1056?1106by I. S. Robinson

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 46.00

    A study of the reign of the German king and emperor Henry IV (1056?1106). more...

  • The Pity of It Allby Amos Elon

    Henry Holt and Co. 2013; US$ 14.70

    From an acclaimed historian and social critic, a passionate and poignant history of German Jews from the mid-eighteenth century to the eve of the Third Reich As it's usually told, the story of the German Jews starts at the end, with their tragic demise in Hitler's Third Reich. Now, in this important work of historical restoration, Amos Elon takes... more...

  • Der Kapitalismus entdeckt das Volkby Simon Gonser

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 26.51

    Arbeiter und Angestellte waren bei den Großbanken lange Zeit nicht als Kunden geschätzt. Erst im Gefolge des Wirtschaftswunders bemühten sich die Deutsche Bank, die Dresdner Bank und die Commerzbank mit neuen Finanzprodukten um das "gemeine Volk" und seine Spargroschen. Doch waren die Großbanken dabei treibende Kräfte oder eher Getriebene... more...

  • Governance in der Planwirtschaftby Marcel Boldorf

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 74.32

    Marcel Boldorf explores the values, rules, and principles of governance that emerged from denazification and the process of cadre selection while a centralized planned economy was set up in Soviet-occupied East Germany. He considers managerial decision-making and how much freedom of action management retained with mounting centralism.... more...

  • Die Musealisierung der Nationby Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften; Constanze Breuer; Bärbel Holtz; Paul Kahl

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 84.94

    This book is the first comparative examination of the conception and founding of German national, central, and state museums in the German-speaking world during the ?long? 19 th century. These museums were founded by actors who competed and emulated each other, some motivated by monarchism (Bavarian National Museum), some by love of literature... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 23.32

    Building on an extensive analysis of the history of urbanization in early modernity, the volume examines the fundamental processes in early modern urban history, including the ?relationship history? of the city and early modern state and the exciting interfaces between city, church, and religion. This new edition is enhanced by a supplement... more...

  • Handbuch der Berliner Vereine und Gesellschaften 1786?1815by Uta Motschmann

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 191.19

    Dieser Supplementband versammelt Statuten, Gesetze und Konstitutionen, die über Ziel und Zweck, Struktur und Organisation der im Handbuch porträtierten Vereinigungen Auskunft geben. Während die Metatexte im Handbuch analysieren und auswerten, sprechen in diesem Ergänzungsband die historischen Quellentexte für sich, sie werden erstmals... more...

  • Wehrmachtjustiz an der "Heimatfront"by Kerstin Theis

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 79.63

    This study paints a comprehensive picture of military justice in the Ersatzheer, or replacement army of the Wehrmacht, which had various home-front tasks. The author analyzes the operation of Ersatzheer military courts during the Second World War. She offers a general portrait of court personnel, and describes their attempts as an ?extended... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 159.32

    1985 was a year of coming to terms with the past: while German President von Weizsäcker won international praise, the visit to a Nazi war cemetery by Chancellor Kohl and Ronald Reagan aroused indignation, especially in the United States. As Gorbachev came to power, American-Soviet relations were energized, culminating in a summit meeting... 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...