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  • Hitler's Wehrmacht, 1935--1945by Rolf-Dieter Müller; Janice W. Ancker

    The University Press of Kentucky 2016; US$ 40.00

    Since the end of World War II, Germans have struggled with the legacy of the Wehrmacht -- the unified armed forces mobilized by Adolf Hitler in 1935 to ensure the domination of the Third Reich in perpetuity. Historians have vigorously debated whether the Wehrmacht's atrocities represented a break with the past or a continuation of Germany's military... more...

  • The Myth and Reality of German Warfareby Gerhard P. Gross; David T. Zabecki; Robert M. Citino

    The University Press of Kentucky 2016; US$ 50.00

    Surrounded by potential adversaries, nineteenth-century Prussia and twentieth-century Germany faced the formidable prospect of multifront wars and wars of attrition. To counteract these threats, generations of general staff officers were educated in operational thinking, the main tenets of which were extremely influential on military planning across... more...

  • Infanticide and Abortion in Early Modern Germanyby Margaret Brannan Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book is the first work to look at the full range of three centuries of the early modern period in regards to infanticide and abortion, a period in which both practices were regarded equally as criminal acts. Faced with dire consequences if they were found pregnant or if they bore illegitimate children, many unmarried women were left with little... more...

  • 1933by Philip Metcalfe

    The Permanent Press 2016; US$ 9.99

    ?Using letters, diaries, and memoirs, Metcalfe distills the personalities, viewpoints, and day-to-day reactions of five alert and often directly involved witnesses to Hitler?s consolidation of power. They are: U.S. Ambassador to Germany, William Dodd, and his high-spirited daughter, Martha; Bella Fromm, a glamorous German society columnist who was... more...

  • Jüdin und Moderneby Godela Weiss-Sussex

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.27

    Wie verhandelten deutsch-jüdische Schriftstellerinnen Weiblichkeit, Judentum und Großstadterfahrung zu Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts? Godela Weiss-Sussex zeigt, wie in der Überkreuzung der Diskurse mehrdimensionale Entwürfe persönlicher und gesellschaftlicher Positionierung der ?deutschen Jüdin? entstehen. Darüber hinaus tragen produktionsästhetische... more...

  • "Was ist das Volk?"by Jörn Retterath

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 67.34

    What is the "Volk?" The answers to this question matter greatly to a democracy. Does it involve an association between citizens as equals, a community of descent, or an underprivileged minority? Jörn Retterath analyzes the thinking of the German political mainstream, from the Social Democratic Party (SPD) to the German People's Party (DVP), on the... more...

  • Daum's boysby Alan S. Ross

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 104.99 US$ 90.29

    This highly original book is the first in-depth study of a footsoldier of the seventeenth-century German Republic of Letters. Its subject, the German polymath and schoolteacher Christian Daum, is today almost completely forgotten, yet he left behind one of the largest private archives of any early modern European scholar. On the basis of this unique... more...

  • Resisting the Holocaustby Paul Bartrop

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 100.00

    What did those who resisted the Nazis during the 1930s through 1945?known now as "the Righteous"?do when confronted with the Holocaust? How did those who resorted to physical acts of resistance to fight the Nazis in the ghettos, the concentration camps, and the forests summon the courage to form underground groups and organize their efforts? This... more...

  • Ordinary Menby Christopher R. Browning

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 11.99

    Christopher R. Browning?s shocking account of how a unit of average middle-aged Germans became the cold-blooded murderers of tens of thousands of Jews?now with a new afterword and additional photographs. Ordinary Men is the true story of Reserve Police Battalion 101 of the German Order Police, which was responsible for mass shootings as well as... more...

  • Disaster at D-Dayby Peter Tsouras

    Frontline Books 2015; US$ 7.78

    It is June 1944. The Allied armies are poised for the full-scale invasion of Fortress Europe. Across the Channel, the vaunted Wehrmacht lies waiting for the signs of invasion, ready for the final battle. What happens next is well-known to any student of modern history. The outcome could easily have been very different, as Peter Tsouras shows in this... more...