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- Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 34.95
The early twentieth-century advent of aerial bombing made successful evacuations essential to any war effort, but ordinary people resented them deeply. Based on extensive archival research in Germany and France, this is the first broad, comparative study of civilian evacuations in Germany and France during World War II. The evidence uncovered exposes... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00
This book contains the final report of Germany's 'Remembrance, Responsibility, and Future' Foundation, giving a comprehensive history of the country's use of slave labor during World War II and the complex process by which reparations for survivors were negotiated. more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 81.68
Hauptbeschreibung Gemeinhin wurde bisher immer angenommen, daß der Aufstieg in der altpreußischen Armee vornehmlich nach dem Dienstalter erfolgte, weshalb sich eine nähere Beschäftigung mit den Karriereverläufen der Offiziere erübrigte. Damit kontrastieren solche Resolutionen des großen Königs wie die, Ich werde doch wohl einen Offizier in meiner... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2010; US$ 36.99
How do individuals, societies, and nations deal with their difficult pasts? 'Getting History Right' examines this question in a comparative context by looking at an authoritarian East Germany and a pluralistic, democratic West Germany. It examines how societal level discussions of the past shaped individual perceptions and interpretations of the past;... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 126.00
The Vienna-born writer Emil Alphons Rheinhardt (1889?1945)was was arrested in France in 1943 and then deported to Dachau concentration camp, where he died shortly before the liberation. Rheinhardt?s notes from the Gestapo prisons bear witness to a long-forgotten humanist who believed in the peacemaking power of culture. more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 43.16
Hauptbeschreibung Als die Bundesanstalt für Arbeit im Herbst 1961 eine Anwerbestelle in der Türkei einrichtete, geschah dies in der Absicht, den Mangel an Arbeitskräften durch "Gastarbeiter" auszugleichen. Bis zum Anwerbestopp im September 1973 reisten etwa 865000 überwiegend männliche türkische Arbeitskräfte in die Bundesrepublik. Obwohl ihre hohen... more...
- Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 23.95
In a gripping exchange of letters written in the closing years of the 20th century, two men struggle to come to terms with the signal event of their time, the Holocaust. Born in the Rhineland-Palatinate region of Germany in the early part of the 20th century, both bore witness to the turbulent years... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.00
Our present-day view of the Vikings and their activities is based mainly on Swedish poetry of the romantic period, as well as the results of archaeological research in the 20th century. But what pictures were conjured up by Vikings and their travels in the Middle Ages? An answer to this question can be provided by medieval Scandinavian literature,... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 2.99
In this amazing eBook you can find more than one hundred facts about the country of Germany. Separated into sections such as its geography, its people, famous German figures from history and many more you will find some fascinating information inside! Whether you are planning on visiting Germany, working on a geography project or just want to know... more...