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  • Eichmann before Jerusalem: the unexamined life of a mass murdererby Bettina Stangneth; Ruth Martin

    Scribe Publications 2014;

    A total re-assessment of the life of Adolf Eichmann that reveals his activities and notoriety amongst a global network of national socialists following the collapse of the third reich, and that permanently undermines Hannah Arendt?s often-cited notion of the ?banality of evil?. Smuggled out of Europe after the collapse of Germany, Eichmann managed... more...

  • The Devils' Allianceby Roger Moorhouse

    Basic Books 2014; US$ 29.99

    History remembers the Soviets and the Nazis as bitter enemies and ideological rivals, the two mammoth and opposing totalitarian regimes of World War II whose conflict would be the defining and deciding clash of the war. Yet for nearly a third of the conflict?s entire timespan, Hitler and Stalin stood side by side as allies. In The Devils? Alliance... more...

  • The Collapseby Mary Elise Sarotte

    Basic Books 2014; US$ 27.99

    The Berlin Wall was erected in 1961 to end all traffic between the city?s two halves: the democratic west and the communist east. The iconic symbol of a divided Europe, the Wall became a focus of western political pressure on East Germany; as Ronald Reagan?s famously said in a 1987 speech in Berlin, “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!? But as award-winning... more...

  • History of Prussia, aby H. W. Koch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    In little more than two centuries Prussia rose from medieval obscurity and the devastation of the Thirty Years War to become the dominant power of continental Europe. Her rulers rose from Electors to Kings, and from Kings to Emperors. It is a dramatic story, and H. W. Koch fills a major gap in English-language literature with this comprehensive account.... more...

  • Atlas of Nazi Germanyby Michael Freeman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    Originally published in hardback only in 1987, Michael Freeman's valuable guide to the history of Nazi Germany now returns to print in a substantially revised Second Edition. Dealing with all aspects of the Nazi regime, it is far more than just an atlas: the integration of the maps themselves with charts and other visually-displayed data, and an extensive... more...

  • Germany from Defeat to Partition, 1945-1963by D. G. Williamson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.99

    This book covers the years, 1945-63 which witnessed th total defeat of the Third Reich, the occupation a nd evolution of the German Federal Republic and German Democratic Republic. The impact of the occupation is analysed, as are the events leading to the division of Germany.  Politics, economic history and social and cultural change in both Germanys... more...

  • Eine demographische Reise durch Deutschlandby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2014; US$ 4.20

    Wie sieht das Leben der Menschen in den deutschen Städten und Gemeinden heute (schon) aus? Zu den demographischen Entwicklungen in Deutschland liegt bereits umfangreiches Datenmaterial vor. Doch was bedeuten diese Daten und Fakten konkret? Das E-Book "Eine demographische Reise durch Deutschland" macht den demographischen Wandel anhand von... more...

  • Familie de Maizièreby Andreas Schumann

    Orell Füssli Verlag 2014; US$ 21.04

    Die Geschichte der Deutschen ist auch die ihrer Familiendynastien. Zu ihnen zählen nicht nur die Dönhoffs und von Weizsäckers, die Quandts und Krupps. Auch die de Maizières sind in besonderer Weise mit den Geschicken des Landes verknüpft. Dies ist die erste große Darstellung der de Maizières und ihrer besonderen Rolle in Geschichte und Politik Deutschlands.... more...

  • Erfahrungsbruch und Generationsbehauptungby Benjamin Möckel

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 33.67

    Die »Kriegsjugendgeneration« in der BRD und der DDR: »skeptische Generation« versus »Aufbaugeneration«. Ob Günter Grass, Martin Walser oder Jürgen Habermas: Die Jugendjahrgänge des Zweiten Weltkriegs bilden bis heute eine der politisch wirkmächtigsten Generationen der deutschen Nachkriegsgeschichte. Folgt man der gängigen Interpretation, so war es... more...

  • Generation und Raumby Söhnke Grothusen; Vânia Morais; Hagen Stöckmann

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 25.25

    Die Kategorie des Raums und ihr Einfluss auf generationelle Dynamiken. Die Bezüge zwischen Räumen, Orten und Grenzen als ein fester Bestandteil generationeller Vergemeinschaftung sind vielfältig: Einen intuitiven Eindruck davon geben so unterschiedliche Beispiele wie der »Mythos von Langemarck« als Schnittstelle beider Weltkriege oder das mediale... more...