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Germany

  • German Televisionby Larson Powell; Robert Shandley

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 90.00

    Long overlooked by scholars and critics, the history and aesthetics of German television have only recently begun to attract serious, sustained attention, and then largely within Germany. This ambitious volume, the first in English on the subject, provides a much-needed corrective in the form of penetrating essays on the distinctive theories, practices,... more...

  • From Craftsmen to Capitalistsby Frederick L. McKitrick

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 120.00

    Politically adrift, alienated from Weimar society, and fearful of competition from industrial elites and the working class alike, the independent artisans of interwar Germany were a particularly receptive audience for National Socialist ideology. As Hitler consolidated power, they emerged as an important Nazi constituency, drawn by the party's rejection... more...

  • The Devil's Wheelsby Sasha Disko

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 34.95

    During the high days of modernization fever, among the many disorienting changes Germans experienced in the Weimar Republic was an unprecedented mingling of consumption and identity: increasingly, what one bought signaled who one was. Exemplary of this volatile dynamic was the era's burgeoning motorcycle culture. With automobiles largely a luxury... more...

  • Sturmartillerieby Thomas Anderson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 29.99

    The Sturmartillerie was a key part of Germany's armoured arsenal throughout World War II. Its armoured assault guns were designed to support the artillery on the battlefield, largely using the purpose-built Sturmgeschütz infantry support gun. This new and exhaustive study details the development and operational history of this innovative force, as... more...

  • Hitler's Wehrmacht, 1935--1945by Rolf-Dieter Müller; Janice W. Ancker

    The University Press of Kentucky 2016; US$ 40.00

    Since the end of World War II, Germans have struggled with the legacy of the Wehrmacht -- the unified armed forces mobilized by Adolf Hitler in 1935 to ensure the domination of the Third Reich in perpetuity. Historians have vigorously debated whether the Wehrmacht's atrocities represented a break with the past or a continuation of Germany's military... more...

  • The Management of Hateby Nitzan Shoshan

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 32.95 US$ 26.36

    Since German reunification in 1990, there has been widespread concern about marginalized young people who, faced with bleak prospects for their future, have embraced increasingly violent forms of racist nationalism that glorify the country?s Nazi past. The Management of Hate , Nitzan Shoshan?s riveting account of the year and a half he spent with... more...

  • German Reunificationby Frédéric Bozo; Andreas Rödder; Mary Elise Sarotte

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    This book provides a multinational history of German reunification based on empirical work by leading scholars. The reunification of Germany in 1989-90 was one of the most unexpected and momentous events of the twentieth century. Embedded within the wider process of the end of the Cold War, it contributed decisively to the dramatic changes that followed:... more...

  • 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...