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  • Stranger in My Own Countryby Yascha Mounk

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 18.99

    A moving and unsettling exploration of a young man's formative years in a country still struggling with its past As a Jew in postwar Germany, Yascha Mounk felt like a foreigner in his own country. When he mentioned that he is Jewish, some made anti-Semitic jokes or talked about the superiority of the Aryan race. Others, sincerely hoping to atone... more...

  • The House by the Lakeby Thomas Harding

    Random House 2015; US$ 31.98

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD 2015 ?A passionate memoir.? Neil MacGregor ?A superb portrait of twentieth century Germany seen through the prism of a house which was lived in, and lost, by five different families. A remarkable book .? Tom Holland ?Personal and panoramic, heart-wrenching yet uplifting, this is history at its... more...

  • Life in the Third Reichby Richard Bessel

    Oxford University Press, UK 1987; US$ 18.99

    Few historical subjects are so emotive as the Third Reich, and few have stimulated so much general interest. This volume offers a series of short articles, originally published in History Today, which present some of the new approaches to the study of Nazi Germany. - ;Few historical subjects are so emotive as the Third Reich, and few have stimulated... more...

  • In The Garden of Beastsby Erik Larson

    Transworld 2011; US$ 14.38 US$ 10.79

    Berlin,1933. William E. Dodd, a mild-mannered academic from Chicago, has to his own and everyone else's surprise, become America's first ambassador to Hitler's Germany, in a year that proves to be a turning point in history. Dodd and his family, notably his vivacious daughter, Martha, observe at first-hand the many changes - some subtle, some disturbing,... more...

  • German Industry and Global Enterpriseby Werner Abelshauser; Wolfgang von Hippel; Jeffrey Allan Johnson; Raymond G. Stokes

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 60.00

    This book examines BASF's corporate governance, financial system, industrial relations, system of qualification and relation to other companies. more...

  • VEB Bordellby Uta Falck

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 14.31

    Hauptbeschreibung Jenseits sensationslüsterner Medienberichte liefert Uta Falck hier erstmals eine chronologisch angelehnte Gesamtdarstellung zum Thema Prostitution in der DDR. Sie geht dabei den sich wandelnden gesellschaftlichen Rahmenbedingungen genauso nach wie den veränderten Motiven der Beteiligten. Dominierten in der Nachkriegszeit vor allem... more...

  • Ostalgie internationalby Thomas Kunze; Thomas Vogel

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 16.22

    Hauptbeschreibung Die DDR mühte sich einst redlich um internationale Anerkennung - mit durchaus beachtlichem Erfolg. Bis heute wird das Andenken an den "Arbeiter- und Bauern-Staat" und seine Entwicklungsprojekte in einigen Ländern intensiv gepflegt. So fährt man in Kuba mit dem Simson-Moped zum "DDR-Strand", trifft man sich in Namibia im "Ossi-Klub",... more...

  • Das Schicksal der DDR-Verlageby Christoph Links

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 19.08

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Buchlandschaft in Ostdeutschland hat sich seit 1990 radikal verändert. Von den ehemals 78 staatlich lizenzierten Verlagen der DDR existiert in eigenständiger Form kaum noch ein Dutzend. Die Mitarbeiterzahl ist unter ein Zehntel gefallen. In dieser Region wird heute weniger als ein Prozent des deutschen Buchumsatzes erzeugt.... more...

  • Dritte Generation Ostby Michael Hacker; Stephanie Maiwald; Johannes Staemmler; Judith Enders; Adriana Lettrari; Hagen Pietzcker; Henrik Schober; Mandy Schulze

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 9.53

    Hauptbeschreibung Über 2,4 Millionen Ostdeutsche erlebten die Wende von 1989 als Kinder und Jugendliche. In der DDR geboren, aber in der vereinten Bundesrepublik erwachsen geworden, haben sie einzigartige Umbruchserfahrungen gemacht. Sie sind dadurch zu doppelten Vermittlern geworden - zwischen den Generationen und zwischen Ost und West. Eine Rolle,... more...

  • The Pity of It Allby Amos Elon

    Henry Holt and Co. 2013; US$ 18.99

    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...