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  • 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...

  • The Russian Roots of Nazismby Michael Kellogg

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 40.00

    This book analyses the contributions of 'White émigrés', anti-Bolshevik Russian exiles, to Nazism. more...

  • The Early Germansby Malcolm Todd

    Wiley 2009; US$ 46.95

    For many centuries Germanic peoples occupied much of northern and central Europe. From the fourth century onward migrant groups extended their power and influence over much of western Europe and beyond to North Africa. In so doing, they established enduring states in France, Spain, Italy and Britain. This illustrated book makes use of archaeological... more...

  • German History from the Marginsby Neil Gregor; Nils Roemer; Mark Roseman

    Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 31.95

    German History from the Margins offers new ways of thinking about ethnic and religious minorities and other outsiders in modern German history. Many established paradigms of German history are challenged by the contributors' new and often provocative findings, including evidence of the striking cosmopolitanism... more...

  • Destined to Witnessby Hans Massaquoi

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99

    This is a story of the unexpected.In Destined to Witness , Hans Massaquoi has crafted a beautifully rendered memoir -- an astonishing true tale of how he came of age as a black child in Nazi Germany. The son of a prominent African and a German nurse, Hans remained behind with his mother when Hitler came to power, due to concerns about his fragile... more...

  • A Journey on My Ownby Eric H. Vieler

    Hamilton Books 2009; US$ 28.99

    This book is story of the author, an American raised in Hitler's Germany, where he saw the persecution of Jewish neighbors and experienced the bombing of cities. Vieler tells of his experiences during WWII before repatriating to America and enlisting in the Army during the Korean War. more...

  • Historia archaeologicaby Sebastian Brather; Dieter Geuenich; Christoph Huth

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 307.00

    The 70th birthday of Heiko Steuer, Professor of Pre- and Protohistory at Freiburg University from 1984 to 2005, andfor many years one of the editors of the Reallexikon der Germanischen Altertumskunde, has been the occasion for the presentation of this collection of 35 papers. The six sections cover Steuer?s research fields: 1. Prehistory, 2. Antiquity,... more...

  • German Colonialism and National Identityby Michael Perraudin; Juergen Zimmerer

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 135.00

    This original study applies post-colonial questions and methods to the study of Germany and its culture, combining political and cultural approaches, the study of literature and art, and the examination of both metropolitan and local discourses and memories. more...

  • Tradition und Transfer in spätgermanischer Zeitby Solveig Möllenberg

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00

    This study explores the various aspects of cultural exchange between three find areas (Southern Germany, England and Scandinavia) during the transition from the Migration Period to the Early Middle Ages. The author reflects on the cultural terms used in various disciplines and presents a theory of space which views man as a social-cultural being who... more...

  • Edinburgh German Yearbook 6by Mary Cosgrove; Anna Richards

    Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 75.00

    Each volume of the 'Edinburgh German Yearbook' publishes scholarly contributions on a single topic of current challenge to the field. The focus of volume 6, sadness, is a broad term, an anthropological constant in a general sense, but expressed differently in specific historical epochs. This volume investigates the often subversive function... more...