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  • Eichmann Before Jerusalemby Bettina Stangneth; Ruth Martin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 35.00

    A total and groundbreaking reassessment of the life of Adolf Eichmann?a superb work of scholarship that reveals his activities and notoriety among a global network of National Socialists following the collapse of the Third Reich and that permanently challenges Hannah Arendt?s notion of the ?banality of evil.? Smuggled out of Europe after the collapse... more...

  • 50 Jahre Elysée-Vertrag (1963-2013) / Les 50 ans du traité de l'Elysée (1963-2013)by Hans-Jürgen Lüsebrink; Christoph Vatter; Mechtild Gilzmer

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 48.00

    2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the Elysée Treaty, which left an imprint of sustainability on the friendship between the two neighbors on the Rhine. With this volume, the Elysée Treaty is embedded in a wide range of processes which allowed this unique and in many respects pioneering relationship. Differentiated disciplinary approaches and questions... more...

  • Deutsche Frauen in den Südsee-Kolonien des Kaiserreichsby Livia Loosen

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 69.00

    Gestützt auf einen umfangreichen Quellenkorpus aus Briefen und Tagebüchern, kolonialen Publikationen und Archivakten untersucht Livia Loosen den Alltag deutscher Frauen in den so genannten »Südsee-Kolonien« des Kaiserreiches. Dabei legt sie besonderen Wert auf die Analyse der Beziehungen zur indigenen Bevölkerung sowie auf Fragen zum Geschlechterverhältnis... more...

  • Lexikon der »Vergangenheitsbewältigung« in Deutschlandby Matthias N. Lorenz; Torben Fischer

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 38.00

    In seinem interdisziplinären Zugriff konkurrenzlos, in seiner diskursgeschichtlichen Anlage ein Nachschlagewerk völlig neuen Typs: Das Lexikon der »Vergangenheitsbewältigung« präsentiert erstmals die politischen und künstlerischen, juristischen und gesellschaftlichen, wissenschaftlichen und medialen Auseinandersetzungen mit der NS-Vergangenheit. Die... more...

  • Der Pädagogenstaatby Michael Geiss

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 70.00

    Die öffentliche Schule kann auf verschiedene Weise beaufsichtigt und verwaltet werden. Ob sie durch demokratisch legitimierte Laienbehörden, bürokratische Organisationen oder professionelle Agenturen kontrolliert werden soll, ist in Geschichte und Gegenwart umstritten. Im Zentrum der Studie stehen Organisationspraxis und Behördenkommunikation in der... more...

  • Entdeckung des Urbanenby Ulrike Kammer

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 56.00

    Between War and collapse, reconstruction and democratization, urban sociology developed in Germany as a new branch of science. What drew sociologists to the urban environment? By what methods did they explore it? What role did Nazi heritage and the American »Reorientation« policy play? Using the example of Dortmund's Sozialforschungsstelle (social... more...

  • Das Kollegiatstift St. Petri zu Bautzen von der Gründung bis 1569. Die Bistümer der Kirchenprovinz Magdeburg. Das (exemte) Bistum Meißen 1by Hermann Kinne

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 238.00

    This work examines the cathedral chapter of St. Petri in Bautzen from its founding prior to 1221 through 1569. With the transfer of the apostolic administrature to the chapter of Bautzen, a new era began for this institution. After the Meissen chapter, Bautzen was the diocese?s most significant spiritual institution. The focus of the study is on the... more...

  • Handbuch P.E.N.by Dorothée Bores; Sven Hanuschek

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    Founded in 1921, PEN ? which stands for Poets, Essayists, Novelists ? is the world's largest and best-known association of writers engaged in promoting rights and free expression for writers. This is the first handbook to describe PEN?s organizational structure and history. In addition to basic information about PEN International, this forthcoming... more...

  • Räume und Identitätenby Dietmar Schiersner

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 196.00

    What was the nature of life ? and death ? in an 18th century Catholic convent? From an anthropological and cultural perspective, Dietmar Schiersner examines the lives of the sisters in sickness and in health, their clothing, living spaces and spaces of the imagination (reading, writing, and music-making), and the rhythms of their lives: days, years,... more...

  • Federal Republic of Germany since 1949, Theby Klaus Larres; Panikos Panayi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95

    Today the problems of reunification seem to feature more often in the international spotlight than the benefits. This timely volume offers a reassessment of Germany's postwar development from its inception through to reunification, including a thorough examination of the implications for economic, political and social policies. The impressive team... more...