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  • Paths of Emancipationby Pierre Birnbaum; Ira Katznelson

    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...

  • German Nationalism and Religious Conflictby Helmut Walser Smith

    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...

  • Duelingby Kevin McAleer

    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...

  • Junkers Ju 87 Stukaby Mike Guardia

    Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 15.95

    In the opening days of Nazi Germany's Blitzkrieg campaigns, few aircraft could invoke as much terror as the Junkers Ju 87. Nicknamed the "Stuka" (an abbreviation of Sturzkampfflugzeug - the German term for "dive-bomber"), the Ju 87 was perhaps the most feared tactical bomber of the ETO. With its fixed landing gear and inverted gull wings, the Stuka... more...

  • What I Sawby Joseph Roth; Michael Hofmann

    Granta Publications 2014; US$ 13.32

    In 1920, Joseph Roth, the most renowned German correspondent of his age, arrived in Berlin, the capital of the Weimar Republic. He produced a series of impressionistic and political writings that influenced an entire generation of writers, including Thomas Mann and the young Christopher Isherwood. Roth, like no other German writer of his time, ventured... more...

  • My Revision Notes Edexcel A2 History: From Kaiser to Führer: Germany 1900-45by Barbara Warnock

    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...

  • The Legacy of Roman Law in the German Romantic Eraby James Q. Whitman

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 37.50

    Well after the process of codification had begun elsewhere in nineteenth-century Europe, ancient Roman law remained in use in Germany, expounded by brilliant scholars and applied in both urban and rural courts. The survival of this flourishing Roman legal culture into the industrial era is a familiar fact, but until now little effort has been made... more...

  • Welfare, Modernity, and the Weimar Stateby Young-Sun Hong

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 38.00

    This is the first comprehensive study of the turbulent relationship among state, society, and church in the making of the modern German welfare system during the Weimar Republic. Young-Sun Hong examines the competing conceptions of poverty, citizenship, family, and authority held by the state bureaucracy, socialists, bourgeois feminists, and the major... more...

  • Intimacy and Exclusionby Dagmar Herzog

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 33.00

    During the years leading up to the revolutions of 1848, liberal and conservative Germans engaged in a contest over the terms of the Enlightenment legacy and the meaning of Christianity--a contest that grew most intense in the Grand Duchy of Baden, where liberalism first became an influential political movement. Bringing insights drawn from Jewish... more...

  • Adeligkeit, Katholizismus, Mythosby Markus Raasch

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    What role did religion and myth play in the aristocracy?s oft-cited struggle to ?stay on top?? How did they influence private life and public behavior, shape economic thinking and action, change the image of women and men, ideas about education and love, and the relationship to other social classes? The essays in this volume develop new perspectives... more...