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  • Ordinary Menby Christopher R. Browning

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 11.99

    The shocking account of how a unit of average middle-aged Germans became the cold-blooded murderers of tens of thousands of Jews. more...

  • Hitler's Willing Executionersby Daniel Jonah Goldhagen

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 18.95

    This groundbreaking international bestseller lays to rest many myths about the Holocaust: that Germans were ignorant of the mass destruction of Jews, that the killers were all SS men, and that those who slaughtered Jews did so reluctantly. Hitler's Willing Executioners provides conclusive evidence that the extermination of European Jewry engaged... more...

  • Into That Darknessby Gitta Sereny

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.95

    Based on 70 hours of interviews with Franz Stangl, commandant of Treblinka (the largest of the extermination camps), this book bares the soul of a man who continually found ways to rationalize his role in Hitler's final soulution. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • The History of the Franksby Gregory of Tours; Lewis Thorpe

    Penguin Books Ltd 1974; US$ 21.14

    Written following the collapse of Rome's secular control over western Europe, the History of Gregory (c. AD 539-594) is a fascinating exploration of the events that shaped sixth-century France. This volume contains all ten books from the work, the last seven of which provide an in-depth description of Gregory's own era, in which he played an important... more...

  • The Pity of It Allby Amos Elon

    Henry Holt and Co. 2013; US$ 15.00

    From an acclaimed historian and social critic, a passionate and poignant history of German Jews from the mid-eighteenth century to the eve of the Third Reich As it's usually told, the story of the German Jews starts at the end, with their tragic demise in Hitler's Third Reich. Now, in this important work of historical restoration, Amos Elon takes... more...

  • Der Kapitalismus entdeckt das Volkby Simon Gonser

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 35.00

    For a long time, big banks had little interest in having workers or employees as their customers. Only in the aftermath of the German Economic Miracle did Deutsche Bank, Dresdner Bank, and Commerzbank begin wooing the ?common people? and their savings with new financial products. But were the big banks the real driving forces behind this... more...

  • Governance in der Planwirtschaftby Marcel Boldorf

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 76.16

    Marcel Boldorf explores the values, rules, and principles of governance that emerged from denazification and the process of cadre selection while a centralized planned economy was set up in Soviet-occupied East Germany. He considers managerial decision-making and how much freedom of action management retained with mounting centralism.... more...

  • Die Musealisierung der Nationby Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften; Constanze Breuer; Bärbel Holtz; Paul Kahl

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 87.04

    This book is the first comparative examination of the conception and founding of German national, central, and state museums in the German-speaking world during the ?long? 19 th century. These museums were founded by actors who competed and emulated each other, some motivated by monarchism (Bavarian National Museum), some by love of literature... more...

  • Die Stadt in der Frühen Neuzeitby Heinz Schilling; Stefan Ehrenpreis

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 23.90

    Building on an extensive analysis of the history of urbanization in early modernity, the volume examines the fundamental processes in early modern urban history, including the ?relationship history? of the city and early modern state and the exciting interfaces between city, church, and religion. This new edition is enhanced by a supplement... more...

  • Handbuch der Berliner Vereine und Gesellschaften 1786?1815by Uta Motschmann

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 195.92

    Dieser Supplementband versammelt Statuten, Gesetze und Konstitutionen, die über Ziel und Zweck, Struktur und Organisation der im Handbuch porträtierten Vereinigungen Auskunft geben. Während die Metatexte im Handbuch analysieren und auswerten, sprechen in diesem Ergänzungsband die historischen Quellentexte für sich, sie werden erstmals... more...