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  • 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...

  • Heimatfrontby Sven Felix Kellerhoff

    Bastei Entertainment 2014; US$ 17.90

    Die Materialschlachten und das Massensterben an den Fronten des Ersten Weltkriegs sind vielfach dokumentiert. Frauen, Kinder und alte Menschen erlebten die "Urkatastrophe des 20. Jahrhunderts" jedoch zu Hause. Sven Felix Kellerhoff gibt ihnen jetzt, hundert Jahre nach Kriegsbeginn, eine Stimme. Anhand von Tagebüchern, Heimatchroniken, Akten... more...

  • Hochschulen und Politik in Niedersachsen nach 1945by Detlef Schmiechen-Ackermann; Hans Otte; Wolfgang Brandes

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 22.37

    Ein Überblick über die Hochschulgeschichte Niedersachsens und Bremens in der Nachkriegszeit. Gerade in Niedersachsen und Bremen lassen sich wichtige Entwicklungen in der Hochschulpolitik aufzeigen, vom Umgang mit der NS-Vergangenheit bis hin zur Bildungsexpansion der 1970er Jahre und der Etablierung einer vielfältigen Hochschullandschaft. Aus dem... more...

  • Die völkische Ordnung von Armutby Florian Wimmer

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 38.04

    Rassismus und »Leistungskampf« bildeten Kernelemente der nationalsozialistischen Volksgemeinschaftsideologie. Wie Florian Wimmer am Beispiel der »Hauptstadt der Bewegung« zeigt, spielte dabei die kommunale Sozialpolitik mit einem vielfältigen und ausgefeilten System von Förderung und Verfolgung eine wesentliche Rolle. Die Münchner Sozialverwaltung... more...

  • Zwangsarbeiterentschädigungby Henning Borggräfe

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 38.04

    Jahrzehntelang waren ehemalige Zwangsarbeiter des NS-Regimes mit ihren Forderungen nach Entschädigung in der Bundesrepublik erfolglos geblieben. Erst nach der Ausstrahlung der vieldiskutierten Fernsehserie »Holocaust« rückte das Schicksal dieser und anderer »vergessener Opfer« des Nationalsozialismus seit Anfang der achtziger Jahre in das öffentliche... 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...

  • Berlin Nowby Peter Schneider; Sophie Schlondorff

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 27.99

    A smartly guided romp, entertaining and enlightening, through Europe ?s most charismatic and enigmatic city It isn?t Europe?s most beautiful city, or its oldest. Its architecture is not more impressive than that of Rome or Paris; its museums do not hold more treasures than those in Barcelona or London. And yet, when citizens of ?New York, Tel... more...

  • The Stasiby Mike Dennia; Norman Laporte

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    The East German Ministry of State Security, popularly known as the Stasi, was one of the largest and most intrusive secret police systems in world history. So extensive was the system of surveillance and control that in any given year throughout the 1970s and 1980s, about one in fifty of the 13 million East German adults were working for the Stasi... more...

  • The Fall of the GDRby David Childs

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    The book charts the dramatic months leading to one of the most profound changes of the 20th century, the opening of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the restoration of German unity in 1990. The author analyses the nature of Communist rule in the GDR over 40 years, its few strengths and its many weaknesses, and the myths which grew up around it. This book... more...

  • Spring and No Flowersby Albertine Gaur

    Intellect 2006; US$ 10.00

    Albertine Gaur shares with the reader her childhood memories of the period just before, and during, the Second World War in Austria, her homeland. She relives this time of great social and political upheaval, depicting it through the eyes of a childhood as she passes from infancy to adolescence. It is a unique story, full of naïve poignancy, told with... more...