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  • "Was ist das Volk?"by Jörn Retterath

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 84.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Die Studentinnen an der Universität München 1926 bis 1945by Petra Umlauf

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    This study on accommodation and resistance among female university students significantly enhances our understanding of the history of the University of Munich during the Nazi era. It uses new sources to examine the interplay of female role expectations, National Socialist ideology, and the establishment of women?s studies: students used... more...

  • Migration vom 19. bis zum 21. Jahrhundertby Jochen Oltmer

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 31.00

    Jochen Oltmer presents a comprehensive overview of the background, forms, and consequences of migration to Germany since the 18 th century. This completely updated and revised new edition extends to the present time and describes the latest status of research on migration, a field that has rapidly expanded since the 1990s. The book concludes with... more...

  • Ordinary Men -by 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...

  • Infantry Attacksby Erwin Rommel

    Frontline Books 2012; US$ 8.98

    Field Marshal Erwin Rommel exerted an almost hypnotic influence not only over his own troops but also over the Allied soldiers of the Eighth Army in the Second World War. Even when the legend surrounding his invincibility was overturned at El Alamein, the aura surrounding Rommel himself remained unsullied. In this classic study of the art of war Rommel... more...

  • The Scourge of the Swastikaby Lord Russell of Liverpool

    Frontline Books 2015; US$ 7.78

    This factual account of German war crimes of World War II is a formidable indictment of Nazi brutality and of the monstrous organisation which so terrorised occupied Europe and murdered at least 12 million civilians. Along with The Knights of Bushido: A Short History of Japanese War Crimes, by the same author, it was a phenomenal best-seller when... more...

  • Stammheimby Sabine Bergstermann

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 63.00

    From 1974 to 1977, Stammheim was front stage in the confrontation between the state and the Red Army Faction. The terrorists effectively portrayed their conditions of imprisonment in the media as torture by isolation. Meanwhile, the state granted them privileges while tightening its legal controls. The situation came to a climax in the fall of 1977... more...

  • To Walk with the Devilby Gregor J. Kranjc

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2013; US$ 33.95

    Examining archival material and post-war scholarly and popular literature, Kranjc describes the often sharp divide between Communist-era interpretations of collaboration and those of their émigré anti-Communist opponents. more...