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  • Military Diplomacy in the Dual Allianceby Tim Hadley

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 94.99

    This book challenges the commonly accepted claims of German memoirists that the significant weaknesses of Germany?s ally, Austria-Hungary, were unknown to German military and political leaders before the war. Through an analysis of evidence from German military attachés, the author forces a reevaluation of the German position leading up to World... more...

  • The Plots Against Hitlerby Danny Orbach

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016; US$ 24.72

    A new and definitive account of the anti-Nazi underground in Germany and its numerous plots to assassinate Adolf Hitler more...

  • Handbuch Staat und Migration in Deutschland seit dem 17. Jahrhundertby Jochen Oltmer

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.88

    States configure and shape migration processes, channel migratory movements, and categorize migrants. This handbook surveys the genesis of the relationship between state and migration in Germany and examines the changes in ideological and political principles, government-established rules, and administrative decision-making processes that... more...

  • Außenpolitik vor Ausbruch der Berlin-Krise (Sommer 1955 bis Herbst 1958)by De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 54.91

    Published for the first time, Khrushchev?s secret conversations, consultations, and notes document his attitude toward the West. A key issue in the period under consideration was the fate of East Germany. Other important issues include the disarmament overtures made toward the US/NATO, efforts to form an ?anti-imperialist? front with the... more...

  • Germany's Cold Warby William Glenn Gray

    The University of North Carolina Press 2003; US$ 29.99

    Using newly available material from both sides of the Iron Curtain, William Glenn Gray explores West Germany's efforts to prevent international acceptance of East Germany as a legitimate state following World War II. Unwilling to accept the division of their country, West German leaders regarded the German Democratic Republic (GDR) as an illegitimate... more...

  • West German Industry and the Challenge of the Nazi Past, 1945-1955by S. Jonathan Wiesen

    The University of North Carolina Press 2003; US$ 29.99

    In the aftermath of World War II and the Holocaust, West German industrialists faced a major crisis in their public image. With mounting revelations about the use of forced and slave labor, the "Aryanization" of Jewish property, and corporate profiteering under National Socialism, industrialists emerged from the war with their national and international... more...

  • Kindred by Choiceby H. Glenn Penny

    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...

  • Synthetic Socialismby Eli Rubin

    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...

  • Nazi Empire-Building and the Holocaust in Ukraineby Wendy Lower

    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 Wayward Flockby Mark Edward Ruff

    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...