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  • Feudales Kriegertum und militärische Professionalitätby Marcus Funck

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2015; US$ 112.00

    Marcus Funck untersucht die Geschichte des preußischen Adels im Prozess der militärischen Modernisierung zwischen der preußischen Heeresreform 1860 und der Wiedereinführung der Allgemeinen Wehrpflicht 1935. Methodisch innovativ entsteht dabei eine kollektive Biographie des preußischen bzw. deutschen Militäradels im Zeitraum der "Vergesellschaftlichung... more...

  • Montgelasby Marcus Junkelmann

    Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2015; US$ 10.17

    Maximilian Graf von Montgelas war der entscheidende Mann hinter König Max I. Joseph. Er war der eigentliche "Motor?, der aus dem alten Bayern einen modernen Staat machte. Der Aufklärer Montgelas war verantwortlich für die - in Bayern besonders rigoros durchgeführte - Säkularisation. Seine tiefgreifende Reform der öffentlichen Verwaltung in allen... more...

  • The Practices of the Enlightenmentby Dorothea E. von Mücke

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 74.99

    Rethinking the relationship between eighteenth-century pietistic traditions and Enlightenment thought and practice, The Practices of Enlightenment unravels the complex and often neglected religious origins of modern secular discourse. Mapping surprising routes of exchange between the religious and aesthetic writings of the period and recentering concerns... more...

  • Mass Media and Historical Changeby Frank Bosch

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 85.00

    "This is an excellent, wide-ranging, and expertly researched survey of the historical role of mass media in the Western world. It is original, concise, and well written, and provides a wealth of information that is not easily accessible elsewhere... [It] is held together by analytical questions on the role of mass media in mirroring and fostering... more...

  • Fellow Tribesmenby Frank Usbeck

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 95.00

    Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, Germans exhibited a widespread cultural passion for tales and representations of Native Americans. This book explores the evolution of German national identity and its relationship with the ideas and cultural practices around "Indianthusiasm."  Pervasive and adaptable, imagery of Native Americans was appropriated... more...

  • The Respectable Career of Fritz K.by Hartmut Berghoff; Cornelia Rauh

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 120.00

    List of Figures Foreword Abbreviations Introduction Chapter 1. Kiehn's Rise to the Middle Class: A Traveling Salesman Becomes a Factory Owner Chapter 2. Rapid Ascent through the Nazi Ranks: From Local Party Leader to Reichstag Delegate Chapter 3. Fritz Kiehn, "Leader of the Wurttemberg Economy" Chapter 4. Riding Nazi... more...

  • The Halle Orphanage as Scientific Communityby Kelly Joan Whitmer

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 32.00

    Founded around 1700 by a group of German Lutherans known as Pietists, the Halle Orphanage became the institutional headquarters of a universal seminar that still stands largely intact today.  It was the base of an educational, charitable, and scientific community and consisted of an elite school for the sons of noblemen; schools for the sons... more...

  • Cartophiliaby Catherine Tatiana Dunlop

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 36.00

    Catherine Tatiana Dunlop is assistant professor of modern European history at Montana State University, Bozeman. more...

  • Goebbelsby Peter Longerich; Alan Bance; Jeremy Noakes; Lesley Sharpe

    Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 40.00

    From renowned German Holocaust historian Peter Longerich comes the definitive one-volume biography of Adolf Hitler?s malevolent minister of propaganda.   In life, and in the grisly manner of his death, Joseph Goebbels was one of Adolf Hitler?s most loyal acolytes. By the end, no one in the Berlin bunker was closer to the Führer than his devoted... more...

  • The Allies and the German Problem, 1941-1949by Andrew Szanajda

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    The Allies and the German Problem, 1941-1949 examines Allied policymaking during the Second World War and the military occupation of postwar Germany, demonstrating how the initial unity of the Allies disintegrated during the postwar military occupation in the face of their separate goals for postwar Germany and Europe. more...