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Germany

  • Hitler?s French Volunteersby Christophe Leguérandais

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 20.97

    From 1941 to 1945, a large number of foreign soldiers were incorporated into the ranks of the German army in order to compensate for the enormous losses suffered by the Wehrmacht, including thousands of French. Whether fighting against the Soviets on the Eastern Front, with the Afrika-Korps in Tunisia or fighting with the occupying army in France,... more...

  • Fighting the Invasionby David C Isby

    Frontline Books 2016; US$ 11.70

    In June 1944 Allied troops were massing along the shores of southern England in readiness for the invasion of Hitler's Fortress Europe. Facing them, from the Pas de Calais to Brittany, were German troops, dug in, waiting and preparing for the inevitable confrontation. rnrnThis compilation of in-depth accounts by German commanders presents D-Day, and... more...

  • Stammheimby Sabine Bergstermann

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 63.00

    From 1974 to 1977, Stammheim was front stage in the confrontation between the state and the Red Army Faction. The terrorists effectively portrayed their conditions of imprisonment in the media as torture by isolation. Meanwhile, the state granted them privileges while tightening its legal controls. The situation came to a climax in the fall of 1977... more...

  • Holocaust Angstby Jacob S. Eder

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    In an innovative approach, Holocaust Angst explores how Germans perceived and reacted to how Americans publicly commemorated the Holocaust. It argues that a network of mostly conservative West German officials and their associates in private organizations and foundations, with Chancellor Kohl located at its center, perceived themselves as the "victims"... more...

  • German Rabbis in British Exileby Astrid Zajdband

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00

    The rich history of the German rabbinate came to an abrupt halt with the November Pogrom of 1938. Many rabbis obtained visas and came to Britain and participated in the re-shaping of the Anglo-Jewish landscape. They supported their fellow refugees with spiritual and pastoral care and founded institutions and organizations, such as the Leo Baeck College... more...

  • Wall Memorials and Heritageby Sybille Frank

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Analysing the transformation of Berlin?s former Allied border control point, "Checkpoint Charlie," into a global heritage industry, this volume provides an introduction to, and a theoretically informed structuring of, the interdisciplinary international heritage debate. This crucial case study demonstrates that an unregulated global heritage industry... more...

  • Philanthropy, Civil Society, and the State in German History, 1815-1989by Thomas Adam

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 90.00

    The first book to provide the English-speaking reader with the revisionist interpretation of the role of the state and philanthropy in Germany that is increasingly embraced by German historians.BR> more...

  • Resisting the Holocaust: Upstanders, Partisans, and Survivorsby Paul Bartrop

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 100.00

    What did those who resisted the Nazis during the 1930s through 1945?known now as "the Righteous"?do when confronted with the Holocaust? How did those who resorted to physical acts of resistance to fight the Nazis in the ghettos, the concentration camps, and the forests summon the courage to form underground groups and organize their efforts? This... more...

  • Migration vom 19. bis zum 21. Jahrhundertby Jochen Oltmer

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 31.00

    Jochen Oltmer presents a comprehensive overview of the background, forms, and consequences of migration to Germany since the 18 th century. This completely updated and revised new edition extends to the present time and describes the latest status of research on migration, a field that has rapidly expanded since the 1990s. The book concludes with... more...

  • Der Staat als Zuhälterby Malte König

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 168.00

    Until the 20 th century there were brothels throughout Europe where prostitution was controlled by the state. The study examines factors in the German, French, and Italian parliaments that gave impetus to the abolition of this system. Besides hygienic, moral, and human rights concerns, the discussion also involved questions of security and foreign... more...