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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95
It is often argued that the unification of Germany in 1871 was the inevitable result of the convergence of Prussian power and German nationalism. John Breuilly here shows that the true story was much more complex. For most of the nineteenth century Austria was the dominant power in the region. Prussian-led unification was highly unlikely up until... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 38.50
Throughout the 1800s the process of industrialization contributed to painful social upheaval and wrenching political readjustments in the Kingdom of Prussia, traditionally viewed as Europe's great, modernizing, economic leader. This book illuminates the early years of this transition by examining the contradictory economic policies adopted by the... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 7.99
On May 13, 1939, the luxury liner St. Louis sailed from Hamburg, one of the last ships to leave Nazi Germany before World War II erupted. Aboard were 937 Jews?some had already been in concentration camps?who believed they had bought visas to enter Cuba. The voyage of the damned had begun. Before the St. Louis was halfway across the Atlantic,... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2013; US$ 18.99
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...
- John Murray 2012; Not Available
The 1936 Berlin Olympics brought together athletes, politicians, socialites, journalists, soldiers and artists from all over the world. But behind the scenes, they were a dress rehearsal for the horrors of the forthcoming conflict. Hitler had secretly decided the Games would showcase Nazi prowess and the unwitting athletes became helpless pawns... more...
- Hodder Education 2013; US$ 12.99
Unlock your potential with this revision guide which provides both the key content you need to know for this A2 History unit and guidance on how to apply it for better grades. Written by senior examiners and experienced teachers, this series closely combines the content of AS and A2 level history topics for AQA, Edexcel and OCR history specifications,... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 10.99
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$ 420.00
Scholars have pointed to the decline of the middle class since the end of the 19th century. Andreas Schulz views middle class life as being a model of stability that still retains its power of identification, and offers support to those who regard themselves as members of the middle class. The addendum in the second edition covers more recent research,... more...
- Hodder Education 2014; US$ 10.99
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 answer... 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. The study contributes... more...