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- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 24.99
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$ 26.99
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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 27.95
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$ 30.99
A provocative and insightful analysis that sheds new light on one of the most puzzling and historically unsettling conundrums Why the Germans? Why the Jews? Countless historians have grappled with these questions, but few have come up with answers as original and insightful as those of maverick German historian Götz Aly. Tracing the prehistory... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Heinrich Von Treitschke was a prolific German historian and political writer during the nineteenth century. In Germany, France, Russia and Islam, first published in 1915, he considers European diplomatic relations from the patriotic perspective of imperial Germany, in particular examining Germany?s relationship to Turkey and France. This is a fascinating... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
This translation by Eden and Cedar Paul madeTreitschke?s 1862 classic essay available in English for the first time. It is a fascinating account of the thirteenth-century colonization of Old Prussia by the Teutonic Knights and the unification of Germany, which highlights his most prominent beliefs in the value of the State and the superiority of the... 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...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00
As an intellectual, industrialist, and minister as well as the author of numerous papers and letters, Walther Rathenau was an important figure of his times in business, politics, sociology, and art. The ?classical? phase of the modern age in which he lived continues to have reverberations today. This volume examines Rathenau?s positions as well as... more...
- Hodder Education 2007; US$ 17.99
This third edition has been revised and updated to reflect the needs of the current specifications. The title explores the developments and factors in nineteenth century Germany that affected the move towards national unity, before going on to examine Bismarck's Germany and his fall, and ending with a new section examining the policies and changes... more...
- Hodder Education 2005; US$ 17.99
The third edition of this best-selling title has been revised to reflect the needs of the current specifications. The title charts the emergence of Nazism to Hitler's consolidation of power in 1933-4. It analyses the economic and foreign policies of the Third Reich as well as providing an in-depth look at the Nazi system and how that impacted on various... more...