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  • Struggling for Recognitionby Martin Sokefeld

    Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 95.00

    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...

  • The Descent of Darwinby Alfred Kelly

    The University of North Carolina Press 1981; US$ 24.99

    Descent of Darwin: The Popularization of Darwinism in Germany, 1860-1914 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...

  • Constructing a German Diaspora: The "Greater German Empire", 1871-1914by Stefan Manz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book takes on a global perspective to unravel the complex relationship between Imperial Germany and its diaspora. Around 1900, German-speakers living abroad were tied into global power-political aspirations. They were represented as outposts of a "Greater German Empire" whose ethnic links had to be preserved for their own and the fatherland?s... more...

  • Ethnic Minorities in 19th and 20th Century Germanyby Panikos Panayi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    This is the first book to trace the history of all ethnic minorities in Germany during the nineteenth and twentieth-centuries. It argues that all of the different types of states in Germany since 1800 have displayed some level of hostility towards ethnic minorities. While this reached its peak under the Nazis, the book suggests a continuity of intolerance... more...

  • Deutschland kultur - los 2010by Robert Smajgert

    Traugott Bautz 2010; US$ 8.30

    InhaltEin gestörter (Kultur)DialogDie SchaukelstuhlrepublikDie Medien als Totengräber der KulturSinnarmer KulturmarktArrogante Kultur-Eliten ohne BodenhaftungDie Gesellschaft wird sich radikal verändernEine Speerspitze für die VergangenheitDie schleichende AmechinisierungSymptome zivilisatorischer VerfallsmomenteTrügerische HoffnungenInterkultur und... more...

  • Beyond the Swastikaby Peter O'Brien

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Transnational Politicsby Eva Østergaard-Nielsen

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 170.00

    Using the Turkish and Kurdish communities in Germany as a case study, this book offers a unique analysis of trans-state political loyalties and activities of transnational communities and their political ramifications at both national and international levels. more...

  • Kaspar Hauserby Martin Kitchen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 160.00

    On Whit Monday 1828 a strange youth, barely able to speak and hardly able to walk appeared in Nuremberg. This new case of a 'wild man' excited widespread curiosity, and many prominent figures wanted to test their pedagogical and medical theories on such a promising subject. Who was he? Was he, as many claimed, the rightful heir to the Grand Duchy of... more...