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  • Die Stadt in der Frühen Neuzeitby Heinz Schilling; Stefan Ehrenpreis

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 31.00

    Building on an extensive analysis of the history of urbanization in early modernity, the volume examines the fundamental processes in early modern urban history, including the ?relationship history? of the city and early modern state and the exciting interfaces between city, church, and religion. This new edition is enhanced by a supplement... more...

  • Handbuch der Berliner Vereine und Gesellschaften 1786?1815by Uta Motschmann

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 252.00

    This supplemental volume is a collection of the statutes, bylaws, and constitutions that yield insight into the aims, purposes, structure, and organization of the associations portrayed in the handbook. While the metatexts in the handbook analyze and evaluate, the historical source texts in this supplement speak for themselves, and are... more...

  • Wehrmachtjustiz an der "Heimatfront"by Kerstin Theis

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 105.00

    This study paints a comprehensive picture of military justice in the Ersatzheer, or replacement army of the Wehrmacht, which had various home-front tasks. The author analyzes the operation of Ersatzheer military courts during the Second World War. She offers a general portrait of court personnel, and describes their attempts as an ?extended... more...

  • 1985by Michael Ploetz; Mechthild Lindemann; Christoph Johannes Franzen

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 210.00

    1985 was a year of coming to terms with the past: while German President von Weizsäcker won international praise, the visit to a Nazi war cemetery by Chancellor Kohl and Ronald Reagan aroused indignation, especially in the United States. As Gorbachev came to power, American-Soviet relations were energized, culminating in a summit meeting... more...

  • Social Life, Local Politics, and Nazismby Rudy J. Koshar

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 39.99

    Focusing on Marburg, a contentious university town where voters demonstrated strong electoral support for Adolf Hitler's National Socialist party, this imaginative study discusses the political role of small-town organizational life and painstakingly reconstructs the full range of Nazi sympathizers' cross-affiliations with local voluntary groups. more...

  • The Nazi Voterby Thomas Childers

    The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 29.99

    The first study based on a large national sample of both urban and rural districts examines the Nazi constituency -- how it was formed, from which social groups, under what conditions, and with what promises. Using advanced statistical techniques to analyze each national election of the Weimar era, Childres offers a new and challenging interpretation... more...

  • The Thanks of the Fatherlandby James M. Diehl

    The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 29.99

    An account of the problems facing German veterans after WWII and the ways in which they were addressed in the decade following Germany's defeat. The primary focus is on the major pieces of veterans' legislation passed in the early years of the German Federal Republic. Historical context is provided by the first two chapters and the conclusion, which... more...

  • The Descent of Darwinby Alfred Kelly

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 24.99

    In Germany, more than anywhere else, Darwinism was a sensational success. Setting his analysis against the background of popular science, Kelly follows popular Darwinism as it permeated education, religion, politics, and social thought in Germany. He explains how the popularizers changed Darwin's thought in subtle ways and how these changes colored... more...

  • Hitler's Childrenby Gerhard Rempel

    The University of North Carolina Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    Eighty-two percent of German boys and girls between the ages of ten and eighteen belonged to Hitlerjugend--Hitler Youth--or one of its affiliates by the time membership became fully compulsory in 1939. These adolescents were recognized by the SS, an exclusive cadre of Nazi zealots, as a source of future recruits to its own elite ranks, which were... more...

  • Germany's Transient Pastsby Rudy J. Koshar

    The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 29.99

    Over the course of the twentieth century, Germans have venerated and maintained a variety of historical buildings--from medieval fortresses and cathedrals to urban districts and nineteenth-century working-class housing. But the practice of historic preservation has sometimes proven controversial, as different groups of Germans have sought to use historical... more...