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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 23.90
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 59.99
This unique book tells the remarkable story of Ferdinand von Schill, the Prussian major who led a failed revolt against Napoleon. After his death in 1809 Schill became a ubiquitous figure of German nationalism, a symbolic hero used by monarchists, Liberal Democrats, Nazis, and Communists alike, each for their own ends. Using the narrative of Schill's... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 144.99
The lessons that we learn from the brilliance of the scholarship from Weimar Germany and its continued relevance to the contemporary scene define the spirit of the essays in this volume. Academic analysis is the beginning of institutional response to avoid reoccurrence of past political nihilism and catastrophe. This volume presents a predicate... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 1996; US$ 119.71
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...