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- 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...
- 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$ 265.33
Die auf viele Bände angelegte Reihe rückt mit der Kulturstaatsproblematik einen zentralen, bisher von der Geschichtswissenschaft vernachlässigten Aspekt der preußischen Geschichte in den Mittelpunkt des Forschungsinteresses. In einer Kombination von mehrbändigen Auswahleditionen und thematischen Forschungsmonographien wird das Verhältnis... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 54.99
Music, Piety, and Propaganda: The Soundscapes of Counter-Reformation Bavaria explores the nature of sound as a powerful yet ambivalent force in the religious struggles that permeated Germany during the Counter-Reformation. Author Alexander J. Fisher goes beyond a musicological treatment of composers, styles, and genres to examine how music and sound... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 37.99
In Different Drummers , Michael Kater explores the underground history of jazz in Hitler's Germany. He offers a frightening and fascinating look at life and popular culture during the Third Reich, showing that for the Nazis, jazz was an especially threatening form of expression. In tracing the growth of what would become a bold and eloquent form... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 44.99
Composing the Canon in the German Democratic Republic uses the reception of the Germanic musical heritage to chart the changing landscape of musical culture in the German Democratic Republic. Author Elaine Kelly demonstrates the nuances of musical thought in the state, revealing a model of societal ascent and decline that has implications that reach... more...