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- Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 11.41
Hauptbeschreibung Über 2,4 Millionen Ostdeutsche erlebten die Wende von 1989 als Kinder und Jugendliche. In der DDR geboren, aber in der vereinten Bundesrepublik erwachsen geworden, haben sie einzigartige Umbruchserfahrungen gemacht. Sie sind dadurch zu doppelten Vermittlern geworden - zwischen den Generationen und zwischen Ost und West. Eine Rolle,... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.99
Now fully revised and reformatted, Hitler and the Rise of the Nazi Party is an indispensible guide to the history of the Nazi party between its initial electoral breakthrough in 1930 and its victory in 1933. Arguing that the Nazis owed their success as much to Hitler?s charismatic leadership and their own effective propaganda and organisation as to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
First published in 1987, this collection of essays, from one of the leading historians in the field, is concerned with the central debates about German history from Bismarck to Hitler. David Blackbourn questions many previously held assumptions, whether about the natural conservatism of the German peasantry of the ?feudalization? of the middle classes,... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 28.99
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...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.95
Throughout the nineteenth century, legal barriers to Jewish citizenship were lifted in Europe, enabling organized Jewish communities and individuals to alter radically their relationships with the institutions of the Christian West. In this volume, one of the first to offer a comparative overview of the entry of Jews into state and society, eight... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.95
The German Empire of 1871, although unified politically, remained deeply divided along religious lines. In German Nationalism and Religious Conflict, Helmut Walser Smith offers the first social, cultural, and political history of this division. He argues that Protestants and Catholics lived in different worlds, separated by an "invisible boundary"... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00
The question of what it takes "to be a man" comes under scrutiny in this sharp, often playful, cultural critique of the German duel--the deadliest type of one-on-one combat in fin-de-siécle Europe. At a time when dueling was generally restricted to swords or had been abolished altogether in other nations, the custom of fighting to the death with pistols... more...