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- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 36.00
Although many of the practical and intellectual traditions that make up modern science date back centuries, the category of “science” itself is a relative novelty. In the early eighteenth century, the modern German word that would later mean “science,” naturwissenschaft , was not even included in dictionaries. By 1850, however,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 52.99
This unique book tells the remarkable story of Ferdinand von Schill, the Prussian major who led a failed revolt against Napoleon. After his death in 1809 Schill became a ubiquitous figure of German nationalism, a symbolic hero used by monarchists, Liberal Democrats, Nazis, and Communists alike, each for their own ends. Using the narrative of Schill's... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 139.99
The lessons that we learn from the brilliance of the scholarship from Weimar Germany and its continued relevance to the contemporary scene define the spirit of the essays in this volume. Academic analysis is the beginning of institutional response to avoid reoccurrence of past political nihilism and catastrophe. This volume presents a predicate... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 41.99
From Crusade to Hazard: The Denazification of Bremen Germany contributes to a better understanding of one of the most controversial and significant aspects of the U.S. occupation of Germany - the denazification program. It fills a significant scholarly void in an era when interest in military government and in methods of de-politicizing old classes... more...
- Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2014; US$ 10.31
Immer wieder musste die einzige Reichsstadt in Mainfranken mit den benachbarten Würzburger Bischöfen um ihre staatliche Unabhängigkeit ringen - seit Einführung der Reformation 1542 auch im konfessionellen Gegensatz. Erst die Annexion durch Bayern 1802 ermöglichte auf lange Sicht den Aufstieg zur Industriestadt: Auf die chemische Industrie folgte im... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00
The Jewish experience of expulsion from a familiar cultural, linguistic, and social milieu during the period of the Third Reich and Jewish attempts to deal with the circumstances of exile can be regarded as paradigmatic in many ways for the experiences of refugees and migrants during our times. This volume is based on a conference presented by the... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
This book challenges the common view that classical education in 19th-century Germany was dominated by a progressive ideal called ?neohumanism.? The prevailing ideal of education at the German Gymnasien was emphatically traditional and is best described as classical humanism. Moreover, this 19th-century classical humanism dynamically related to modern... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 31.99
Miranda Seymour tells the remarkable story of England?s centuries of profound connection and rivalry with Germany. Her vibrant and heart-breaking history?told through the lives of princes and painters, soldiers and sailors, bakers and bankers, charlatans and saints?reminds us, poignantly, of the powerful bonds many have chosen to forget. more...