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  • Acolytes of Natureby Denise Phillips

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 36.00

    Although many of the practical and intellectual traditions that make up modern science date back centuries, the category of ?science? itself is a relative novelty. In the early eighteenth century, the modern German word that would later mean ?science,? naturwissenschaft , was not even included in dictionaries. By 1850, however, the term was in... more...

  • Rückzugby Joachim Ludewig; David T. Zabecki

    The University Press of Kentucky 2012; US$ 40.00

    The Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, marked a critical turning point in the European theater of World War II. The massive landing on France's coast had been meticulously planned for three years, and the Allies anticipated a quick and decisive defeat of the German forces. Many of the planners were surprised, however, by the length of time... more...

  • Hitler's Rivalby Russel Lemmons

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 50.00

    Throughout the 1920s, German politician and activist Ernst Thälmann (1886--1944) was the leader of the largest Communist Party organization outside the Soviet Union. Thälmann was the most prominent left-wing politician in the country's 1932 election and ran third in the presidential race after Hitler and von Hindenberg. After the Nazi Party's victory... more...

  • From Crusade to Hazardby Bianka J. Adams

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 47.99

    From Crusade to Hazard: The Denazification of Bremen Germany contributes to a better understanding of one of the most controversial and significant aspects of the U.S. occupation of Germany - the denazification program. It fills a significant scholarly void in an era when interest in military government and in methods of de-politicizing old classes... more...

  • Ordinary Menby Christopher R. Browning

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 11.99

    The shocking account of how a unit of average middle-aged Germans became the cold-blooded murderers of tens of thousands of Jews. more...

  • Stranger in My Own Countryby Yascha Mounk

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 18.99

    A moving and unsettling exploration of a young man's formative years in a country still struggling with its past As a Jew in postwar Germany, Yascha Mounk felt like a foreigner in his own country. When he mentioned that he is Jewish, some made anti-Semitic jokes or talked about the superiority of the Aryan race. Others, sincerely hoping to atone... more...

  • Zensur und Zensorenby Peter Strunk

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 154.00

    Noch immer ist über die Arbeit der Sowjetischen Militäradministration in Deutschland (SMAD) wenig bekannt. Die Aufarbeitung dieses Kapitels deutscher Nachkriegsgeschichte steckt noch in den Anfängen. Im weitverzweigten Apparat der SMAD spielte die Verwaltung für Propaganda (ab 1947: Verwaltung für Information) unter der Leitung Sergej Tulpanows eine... more...

  • The Eternal Naziby Nicholas Kulish; Souad Mekhennet

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 16.95

    From the New York Times reporters who first uncovered S.S. officer Aribert Heim?s secret life in Egypt comes the never-before-told story of the most hunted Nazi war criminal in the world. Dr. Aribert Heim worked at the Mauthausen concentration camp for only a few months in 1941 but left a devastating mark. According to the testimony of survivors,... more...

  • Why the Germans? Why the Jews?by Götz Aly

    Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 18.99

    A provocative and insightful analysis that sheds new light on one of the most puzzling and historically unsettling conundrums Why the Germans? Why the Jews? Countless historians have grappled with these questions, but few have come up with answers as original and insightful as those of maverick German historian Götz Aly. Tracing the prehistory... more...

  • Treitschke's Origins of Prussianism (Routledge Revivals)by Heinrich Von Treitschke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Heinrich Von Treitschke (1834-1896) was a prolific German historian and political writer during the nineteenth century. An ardent admirer of Prussianism, Treitschke was also deeply anti-Semitic and anti-socialist. This translation by Eden and Cedar Paul of The Origins of Prussianism , published in 1942 and reissued in 1969, made Treitschke?s 1862... more...