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  • Die Sachsenby Matthias Springer

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2004; US$ 18.50

    Der Name Sachsen ist seit mehr als anderthalb Jahrtausenden lebendig, wenn er seinerzeit auch für andere Gebiete gegolten hat als den heutigen Freistaat. Das alte Sachsen entsprach annähernd dem nördlichen Deutschland zwischen dem Rhein und der Elbe. Die vorliegende Darstellung verfolgt die Geschichte der Träger des Sachsennamens von seinem frühesten... more...

  • Kunstdenkmäler in Bayernby Pablo de la Riestra

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 23.13

    Bayern ist seit jeher ein beliebtes Reiseziel für Kunstliebhaber und historisch Interessierte. Als klassische Kulturlandschaft ist die Region überreich an Baudenkmälern und Kunstwerken ersten Ranges. Die Wieskirche, Schloss Linderhof oder Kloster Ettal sind nur einige Beispiele. Dieser kompakte Band stellt die bedeutendsten Bauten und Stadtensembles... more...

  • Germany Travel Complete Profileby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 26.40

    Whether planning your own trip to Germany, or planning someone else’s, you’ll be equipped with the all-inclusive travel report—both of our “Travel” and “Points of Interest” reports rolled into one. more...

  • Struggling For Recognitionby Martin SA¶kefeld

    Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 34.95

    As a religious and cultural minority in Turkey, the Alevis have suffered a long history of persecution and discrimination. In the late 1980s they started a movement for the recognition of Alevi identity in both Germany and Turkey. Today, they constitute a significant segment of Germany?s Turkish immigrant population. In a departure from the current... more...

  • Germaniaby Simon Winder

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 20.99

    A UNIQUE EXPLORATION OF GERMAN CULTURE, FROM SAUSAGE ADVERTISEMENTS TO WAGNER Sitting on a bench at a communal table in a restaurant in Regensburg, his plate loaded with disturbing amounts of bratwurst and sauerkraut made golden by candlelight shining through a massive glass of beer, Simon Winder was happily swinging his legs when a couple... more...

  • Germanyby Greg Nees

    Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2011; US$ 18.94

    Germany is a valuable tool for students, teachers, business people and others wishing to understand the dynamics of cross-cultural interaction between Germans and Americans. Greg Nees offers an insider's perspective on what it means to be a German in this thoughtful examination of German culture. He covers everything from modern German history to... more...

  • The Descent of Darwinby Alfred Kelly

    The University of North Carolina Press 1981; US$ 35.00

    In Germany, more than anywhere else, Darwinism was a sensational success. Setting his analysis against the background of popular science, Kelly follows popular Darwinism as it permeated education, religion, politics, and social thought in Germany. He explains how the popularizers changed Darwin's thought in subtle ways and how these changes colored... more...

  • Stiftung und städtische Gesellschaftby Ralf Lusiardi

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 91.00

    Stiftungen spielten im Mittelalter eine außerordentliche Rolle bei der Förderung von Kirche und Religion, von Bildung und sozialer Fürsorge. Sie wirkten - gerade in der städtischen Gesellschaft - auf alle Bereiche des menschlichen Lebens ein. Und sie sollten ungeachtet ihrer sonstigen Zwecke immer auch dem Seelenheil der Stifter dienen. Ausgehend von... more...

  • Beyond the Swastikaby Peter O'Brien

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    O'Brien argues convincingly that fears of a resurgent German nationalism are exaggerated. He highlights the `technocratic liberalism' of the elite which, paradoxically, hinders full rights of political participation for minorities. more...

  • Transnational Politicsby Eva Østergaard-Nielsen

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 170.00

    Examining the Turkish and Kurdish communities in Germany, this book analyzes trans-state political loyalties and activities of transnational communities and their national and international political ramifications. more...