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- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 14.79
Preußen: expansiv, militaristisch und rücksichtslos - oder sparsam und tugendhaft, bürokratisch und ordnungsliebend? Waren es ?preußische Tugenden?, die dem Nationalsozialismus den Weg bereiteten? Hat Preußen Österreich aus dem Alten Reich gedrängt und war Berlin wirklich die verspätete Hauptstadt? Schon der Blick der Zeitgenossen auf Preußen war klischeebehaftet.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00
The most influential and substantial leader, after Hitler, in the pre-1933 National Socialist Party was Gregor Strasser. This book (originally published in 1983 but as yet not superseded) is a comprehensive and scholarly assessment of Strasser?s significant and ultimately tragic career, based largely on previously unpublished German archival material.... more...
- Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2014; US$ 21.13
?Am Anfang war Napoleon? - auch in Bayern. ?Das Königreich Bayern war die logischste und dauerhafteste Schöpfung, die vom napoleonischen Deutschland geblieben ist. Nirgendwo ist der Einfluss des neuen aus Frankreich wehenden Geistes ? auf so ? bereit-willige Zusammenarbeit gestoßen? (M. Dunan). In der Tat hatte Napoleon ein besonderes Interesse an... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 28.99
Why are we drawn to certain cities? Perhaps because of a story read in childhood. Or a chance teenage meeting. Or maybe simply because the place touches us, embodying in its tribes, towers and history an aspect of our understanding of what it means to be human. Paris is about romantic love. Lourdes equates with devotion. New York means energy. London... more...
- Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 39.00
The death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo in 1914 not only sparked the beginning of World War I?it also initiated the beginning of the end of the six-hundred-year-old Habsburg dynasty, which fell apart when the war ended, changing Europe forever. But how did the Habsburgs come to play such a decisive role in the fate of the continent? Paula... more...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 52.99
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...