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- 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...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00
The unexpected immigration wave from the former Soviet Union has stabilized and enlarged Jewish life in Germany up from the 1990ies. No doubt: Jews will continue to live in Germany. But what does it mean to live a Jewish life in present Germany? How is it reflected in culture? Who are the new Jewish elites, and how successful is the fight... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00
During the early modern period, Jews were not just objects of authoritarian abuse and victims of repression by the general society. This is illustrated by the strategies of action and argumentation in legal proceedings initiated by Jews at the Imperial Chamber Court against members of the nobility, the elite of the Holy Roman Empire, which... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 91.00
The early modern period was characterized by the diversification of knowledge as a result of technological, institutional, socio-cultural, and epistemic breakthroughs as well as intercultural influences. This volume examines the resulting transformations in learned discourses about morality and ethics in contemporary literary and philosophical... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2000; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69
The Nazi regime was a regime of unparalleled destructiveness. Nazism presents both key texts from some of the most innovative and challenging of more recent studies and extracts from the older historiography of the origins, nature, impact, and legacy of the National Socialist regime. It suggests both the need to re-read and re-consider much forgotten... more...
- De Gruyter 1995; US$ 35.00
Bisher unveröffentlichte Dokumente aus schwedischen Archiven, der Gauck-Behörde und dem Zentralen Parteiarchiv (KPD/SED) in Berlin sowie aus dem Nachlass Herbert Wehners bringen Klarheit in einen wichtigen Teil der Biographie eines der bedeutendsten deutschen Nachkriegspolitiker. Herbert Wehners aktive Tätigkeit als Spitzenfunktionär der KPD im schwedischen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
It is often argued that the unification of Germany in 1871 was the inevitable result of the convergence of Prussian power and German nationalism. John Breuilly here shows that the true story was much more complex. For most of the nineteenth century Austria was the dominant power in the region. Prussian-led unification was highly unlikely up until... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 42.95 US$ 34.36
Throughout the 1800s the process of industrialization contributed to painful social upheaval and wrenching political readjustments in the Kingdom of Prussia, traditionally viewed as Europe's great, modernizing, economic leader. This book illuminates the early years of this transition by examining the contradictory economic policies adopted by the... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 7.99
On May 13, 1939, the luxury liner St. Louis sailed from Hamburg, one of the last ships to leave Nazi Germany before World War II erupted. Aboard were 937 Jews?some had already been in concentration camps?who believed they had bought visas to enter Cuba. The voyage of the damned had begun. Before the St. Louis was halfway across the Atlantic,... more...
- Nicolas-Hays, Inc 2014; US$ 26.95
More than thirty years after his first investigation of the Nazi underground Peter Levenda has returned again and again to his quest for the truth about the true character of the Nazi cult and the people and political movements it has influenced in the decades since the end of World War II. The wide sweep of this investigation moves from a Ku Klux... more...