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  • Die Bundeswehr 1950/55-1989by Martin Rink

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 28.00

    Die Bundeswehr  wurde am 12. November 1955 aufgestellt. Welche Kompromisse bei ihrem Aufbau angesichts der deutschen militärischen Vergangenheit  gefunden werden mussten und wie der Kalte Krieg bis 1989/90 ihr Gesicht prägte, zeigt diese komprimierte Gesamtdarstellung. Karten, Schaubilder und Quellentexte bieten Fachhistorikern wie dem... more...

  • 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$ 25.51

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

  • 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...

  • GIs and Fräuleinsby Maria Höhn

    The University of North Carolina Press 2003; US$ 29.99

    With the outbreak of the Korean War, the poor, rural West German state of Rhineland-Palatinate became home to some of the largest American military installations outside the United States. In GIs and Fr auleins , Maria H ohn offers a rich social history of this German-American encounter and provides new insights into how West Germans negotiated their... 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...

  • Wonder and Skepticism in the Middle Agesby Keagan Brewer

    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...

  • 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...