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- The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 29.99
How do we explain the persistent preoccupation with American Indians in Germany and the staggering numbers of Germans one encounters as visitors to Indian country? As H. Glenn Penny demonstrates, that preoccupation is rooted in an affinity for American Indians that has permeated German cultures for two centuries. This affinity stems directly from German... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 29.99
Eli Rubin takes an innovative approach to consumer culture to explore questions of political consensus and consent and the impact of ideology on everyday life in the former East Germany. Synthetic Socialism explores the history of East Germany through the production and use of a deceptively simple material: plastic. Rubin investigates the connections... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2006; US$ 29.99
On 16 July 1941, Adolf Hitler convened top Nazi leaders at his headquarters in East Prussia to dictate how they would rule the newly occupied eastern territories. Ukraine, the "jewel" in the Nazi empire, would become a German colony administered by Heinrich Himmler's SS and police, Hermann Goring's economic plunderers, and a host of other satraps.... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 29.99
In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the western and southern regions of Germany were home to intensely devout Roman Catholic communities. By the late 1950s, however, this Catholic subculture could not withstand the onslaught of a culture of consumption--motorcycles, Hollywood films, and vacations abroad. In The Wayward Flock, Mark... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Wonder and Skepticism in the Middle Ages explores the response by medieval society to tales of marvels and the supernatural, which ranged from firm belief to outright rejection, and asks why the believers believed, and why the skeptical disbelieved. Despite living in a world whose structures more often than not supported belief, there were still... more...
- Stackpole Books 2010; US$ 31.99
Combat history of a renowned German tank regiment in World War II. Covers the unit's formation, its campaigns in Poland and France, and its first months with the Afrika Korps. Firsthand accounts from tank commanders and crews with hundreds of photographs, many of them not available anywhere else. more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 350.00
Royal voyages were an effective means of representing monarchic rule. This volume presents for the first time an edition of archival sources on the domestic and foreign travels by Prussian monarchs between 1797 and 1871. The sources illustrate the political, economic, and cultural impact of these trips in the Prussian provinces along with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
This book is the first work to look at the full range of three centuries of the early modern period in regards to infanticide and abortion, a period in which both practices were regarded equally as criminal acts. Faced with dire consequences if they were found pregnant or if they bore illegitimate children, many unmarried women were left with little... more...