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Germany

  • Harmful and Undesirableby Guenter Lewy

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 19.99

    The first English language study of book censorship in Nazi Germany, this book describes the way in which various state and party organizations in Germany exerted control over the creation, publication, and distribution of books. By presenting the fate of authors and publishers, who came into conflict with the organs of censorship, it sheds light on... more...

  • "Mountain of Destiny"by Harald Höbusch

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 90.00

    A study of how Nanga Parbat, the ninth-highest peak on earth, became the German "mountain of the mind." more...

  • Coming of Ageby Martin Kalb

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 29.95

    In the lean and anxious years following World War II, Munich society became obsessed with the moral condition of its youth. Initially born of the economic and social disruption of the war years, a preoccupation with juvenile delinquency progressed into a full-blown panic over the hypothetical threat that young men and women posed to postwar stability.... more...

  • Die Studentinnen an der Universität München 1926 bis 1945by Petra Umlauf

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    This study on accommodation and resistance among female university students significantly enhances our understanding of the history of the University of Munich during the Nazi era. It uses new sources to examine the interplay of female role expectations, National Socialist ideology, and the establishment of women?s studies: students used... more...

  • All Honorable Menby James Stewart Martin; Christopher Simpson; Mark Crispin Miller; Hank Albarelli

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 14.99

    A scathing attack on Wall Street?s illegal ties to Nazi Germany before WWII?and the postwar whitewashing of Nazi business leaders by the US government Prior to World War II, German industry was controlled by an elite group who had used their money and influence to help bring the Nazi Party to power. After the Allies had successfully occupied Germany... more...

  • Weimar Citiesby John Bingham

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Weimar Cities explores Germany's efforts to come to grips with its great cities after World War I; by extension the book measures the feasibility of the postwar experiment that was the Weimar Republic. The book focuses particularly on the weakness, both local and national, that resulted from the disjunct between the cities? perceived and actual power. more...

  • Religious Crisis and Civic Transformationby Kimba Allie Tichenor

    Brandeis University Press 2016; US$ 34.99

    A rich analysis of how issues related to gender and sexuality transformed the West German Catholic Church more...

  • 1933by Philip Metcalfe

    The Permanent Press 2016; US$ 9.99

    ?Using letters, diaries, and memoirs, Metcalfe distills the personalities, viewpoints, and day-to-day reactions of five alert and often directly involved witnesses to Hitler?s consolidation of power. They are: U.S. Ambassador to Germany, William Dodd, and his high-spirited daughter, Martha; Bella Fromm, a glamorous German society columnist who was... more...

  • The Battle of the Bulgeby 50MINUTES.COM

    Primento Digital 2016; US$ 4.99

    Since the Normandy landings, the Allied forces continued to grow, repelling the Germans further and further. But in September 1944, Hitler saw an opportunity to direct a counter-attack. His plan was simple: targeting the poorly-defended Belgian Ardennes to seize the port of Antwerp and divide the opposing army. Therefore, on 16th December, at around... more...

  • The Battle of Verdunby 50MINUTES.COM

    Primento Digital 2016; US$ 4.99

    At 7:15am on 21st February 1916, Erich Falkenhayn launched an assault on Verdun. His goal was simple: to bleed the French army dry and end war of attrition. This conflict lasted nearly ten months, engaging the Germans and the French in one of the most inhumane battles in history. This book is a practical and accessible guide to understanding more... more...