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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 31.00
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00
Socialist Reformers and the Collapse of the German Democratic Republic explores an overlooked aspect of the fall of Communism in East Germany and the subsequent re-unification of East and West Germany. In doing so it analyzes the political activist 'reformers' in Germany: who they were, what they wanted, and why they failed. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 57.99
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$ 139.99
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...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
Few of the combatants of World War II have captured the imagination as compulsively as the Fallschirmjäger. Boldness and courage were vital characteristics in the rigorous selection process, and their training was highly demanding. Hitler's airborne troops were involved in some of the most daring actions of the whole war; from the 1940 assault on Eben... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95
This book covers the high command, the developments in unit organisation, the campaigns and the uniforms and equipment of the German Army in the last two years of the war in North-West Europe and Italy. Despite the huge pressure of fighting on three fronts, ever-worsening shortages of manpower and equipment, and Allied command of the skies, Germany's... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95
Operation Barbarossa, the attack on the Soviet Union, commenced on 22 June 1941. It became the biggest conflict in military history, with some three million German troops and about 900,000 allies facing almost 4.7 million Soviet troops. The effects would colour postwar European history for the next 50 years. This title examines the history of the conflict,... more...