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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00
The Jewish experience of expulsion from a familiar cultural, linguistic, and social milieu during the period of the Third Reich and Jewish attempts to deal with the circumstances of exile can be regarded as paradigmatic in many ways for the experiences of refugees and migrants during our times. This volume is based on a conference presented... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; Not Available
The German Genius is a virtuoso cultural history of German ideas and influence, from 1750 to the present day, by acclaimed historian Peter Watson ( Making of the Modern Mind, Ideas ). From Bach, Goethe, and Schopenhauer to Nietzsche, Freud, and Einstein, from the arts and humanities to science and philosophy, The German Genius is a lively and accessible... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 27.99
Piet and soldier, misanthrope and philospher, Frederick the Great was a contradictory, almost unfathomable man. His conquests made him one of the most formindable and feared leaders of his era. But as a patron of artists and intellectuals, Frederick re-created Berlin as one of the continent's great cities, matching his state's reputation for military... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 18.99
A moving and unsettling exploration of a young man's formative years in a country still struggling with its past As a Jew in postwar Germany, Yascha Mounk felt like a foreigner in his own country. When he mentioned that he is Jewish, some made anti-Semitic jokes or talked about the superiority of the Aryan race. Others, sincerely hoping to... more...
- De Gruyter 1996; US$ 140.00
Noch immer ist über die Arbeit der Sowjetischen Militäradministration in Deutschland (SMAD) wenig bekannt. Die Aufarbeitung dieses Kapitels deutscher Nachkriegsgeschichte steckt noch in den Anfängen. Im weitverzweigten Apparat der SMAD spielte die Verwaltung für Propaganda (ab 1947: Verwaltung für Information) unter der Leitung Sergej Tulpanows eine... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
The Third Reich's Waffen-SS defended Nazi Germany's Eastern & Western Fronts, and the Allgemeine-SS ran Holocaust concentration camps such as Auschwitz, Dachau, and Buchenwald. The SS has become the most infamous military formation in history. From its diminutive origins in the 1920s as Hitler's personal bodyguard, by the late war years it grew to... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 16.95
From the New York Times reporters who first uncovered S.S. officer Aribert Heim?s secret life in Egypt comes the never-before-told story of the most hunted Nazi war criminal in the world. Dr. Aribert Heim worked at the Mauthausen concentration camp for only a few months in 1941 but left a devastating mark. According to the testimony of survivors,... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 18.99
Acknowledgments and Translator's Note ix Introduction: The Question of Questions 1 1. Jewish Emancipation 13? 2. The Anxiety of German Nationalism 42? 3. Anti-Semitism as a Political Force 65? 4. The Mainstream's Dangerous Indifference 86? 5. War, Defeat, and Jew Hatred 99? 6. Weak Masses,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
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...
- Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 13.95
Big Bertha, Germany's World War I top secret mobile artillery piece, easily destroyed French and Belgian forts, helping set the stage for trench warfare. In the first days of World War I, Germany unveiled a new weapon - the mobile 42cm (16.5 inch) M-Gerät howitzer. At the time, it was the largest artillery piece of its kind in the world and a closely... more...