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- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
On the morning of August 13, 1961, the residents of East Berlin found themselves cut off from family, friends and jobs in the West by a tangle of barbed wire that ruthlessly cut a city of four million in two. Within days the barbed-wire entanglement would undergo an extraordinary metamorphosis: it became an imposing 103-mile-long wall guarded by three... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
Beautiful Jim Key -- the one-time ugly duckling of a scrub colt who became one of the most beloved heroes of the turn of the century -- was adored not for his beauty and speed but rather for his remarkable abilities to read, write, spell, do mathematics, even debate politics. Trained with patience and kindness by one of the most renowned horse whisperers... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; Not Available
? Stasiland demonstrates that great, originalreporting is still possible. . . . A heartbreaking, beautifully written book. Aclassic.? ?Claire Tomalin, Guardian ?Books ofthe Year? AnnaFunder delivers a prize-winning and powerfully rendered account of theresistance against East Germany?s communist dictatorship in these harrowing,personal tales of... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2012; Not Available
Understand Nazi Germany is an accessible introduction to one of the most controversial and debated periods of history. The years 1933-45 witnessed the take-over of Germany by a man and a movement whose racial and political policies are now regarded with universal abhorrence, but which at the time were genuinely popular. This gripping study explains... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 35.00
For a long time, big banks had little interest in having workers or employees as their customers. Only in the aftermath of the German Economic Miracle did Deutsche Bank, Dresdner Bank, and Commerzbank begin wooing the ?common people? and their savings with new financial products. But were the big banks the real driving forces behind this... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 18.99
Why are we drawn to certain cities? Perhaps because of a story read in childhood. Or a chance teenage meeting. Or maybe simply because the place touches us, embodying in its tribes, towers and history an aspect of our understanding of what it means to be human. Paris is about romantic love. Lourdes equates with devotion. New York means energy. London... more...
- Hodder Education 2014; Not Available
Unlock your full potential with this revision guide which focuses on the key content and skills you need to know. My Revision Notes Edexcel AS History: From Second Reich to Third Reich: Germany, 1918-45 closely combines the content of this Edexcel AS unit with revision activities and advice on exam technique. In addition each section has a model... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00
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...
- Bastei Entertainment 2014; US$ 15.13
Die Materialschlachten und das Massensterben an den Fronten des Ersten Weltkriegs sind vielfach dokumentiert. Frauen, Kinder und alte Menschen erlebten die "Urkatastrophe des 20. Jahrhunderts" jedoch zu Hause. Sven Felix Kellerhoff gibt ihnen jetzt, hundert Jahre nach Kriegsbeginn, eine Stimme. Anhand von Tagebüchern, Heimatchroniken, Akten... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 18.92
Ein Überblick über die Hochschulgeschichte Niedersachsens und Bremens in der Nachkriegszeit. Gerade in Niedersachsen und Bremen lassen sich wichtige Entwicklungen in der Hochschulpolitik aufzeigen, vom Umgang mit der NS-Vergangenheit bis hin zur Bildungsexpansion der 1970er Jahre und der Etablierung einer vielfältigen Hochschullandschaft. Aus dem... more...