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  • The Red Countby Laird M. Easton

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 34.95

    The life of Count Harry Kessler (1868-1937), the famous Anglo-German art patron, writer, and activist, offers a vivid and engrossing perspective on the tumultuous transformation of art and politics that took place in modern Europe between 1890 and 1930. In the first half of his career Kessler was one of the most ardent and well-known champions of aesthetic... more...

  • The Xenophobe's Guide to the Finnsby Tarja Moles

    Oval Projects 2011; US$ 5.99

    A guide to understanding the Finns that explores their national characteristics with humour and style. more...

  • (Re:)Working the Groundby James Maynard

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    This collection of essays focuses on the remarkable group of texts comprising the late writings of Robert Duncan. Although praised by reviewers, Duncan's last two books of poetry have yet to receive the critical attention they merit. Written by a cast of emerging and established scholars, these essays bring together a diverse set of approaches to... more...

  • Nachtrag § 161by Patrick C. Leyens

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 150.47

    Der Großkommentar zum AktG bietet die umfassendste und vollständigste Darstellung des geltenden Aktienrechts, die in deutscher Sprache erhältlich ist. Sein hohes Ansehen beruht auf wissenschaftlich fundierter und zugleich praxisorientierter Kommentierung, was dadurch gewährleistet wird, dass  hervorragende und namhafte Herausgeber und... more...

  • Adenauer's Germany and the Nazi Pastby Norbert Frei; Joel Golb

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 59.99

    Frei chronicles the denazification process in Adenauer's 1950s Germany. The stopping of punishment for Nazi crimes formed the crux of a policitcs of the past which, to a large degree, revoked the consequences of the previous political expurgation. more...

  • Anwalt - Kommentator - 'Entdecker'by Thomas Henne; Rainer Schröder; Jan Thiessen

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 150.47

    Der vorliegende Band dokumentiert die auf dem Festkolloquium der Juristischen Fakultät der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin aus Anlass des 150. Geburtstages von Hermann Staub im Frühjahr 2006 gehaltenen Vorträge. Tillmann Krach und Thomas Henne berichten über Staubs Leben im Kaiserreich zwischen beruflichen Erfolgen und antisemitischer Diskriminierung.... more...

  • Vom Umgang mit der Vergangenheit / Come affrontare il passato?by Christiane Liermann; Marta Margotti; Bernd Sösemann; Francesco Traniello

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 118.21

    Both Germany and Italy take an intense interest in each other's history between the seizure of power (1922 in Italy, 1933 in Germany) and the end of the Second World War. From a comparative viewpoint there has however been relative neglect of the question of how academe, the state, and society have attempted to come to terms with the heritage... more...

  • Preußen und die revolutionäre Herausforderung seit 1789by Otto Büsch; Monika Neugebauer-Wölk

    De Gruyter 1991; US$ 182.72

    Preußen Und Die Revolutionäre Herausforderung Seit 1789: Ergebnisse Einer Konferenz (Veroffentlichungen Der Historischen Kommission Zu Berlin, Band) more...

  • Wilhelm von Humboldts Rechtsphilosophieby Jens Petersen

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 118.21

    Wilhelm von Humboldt?s legal philosophy is much less familiar than his philosophy of language or even his role as an educational reformer. For this purpose the author examines Humboldt?s ?Ideas on an attempt to determine the limits of the effectiveness of the state?. This early work, which is central for political liberalism, was created in... more...

  • Die verstimmte Demokratieby Stephan Braun; Alexander Geisler

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 20.77

    Entziehen die Menschen in Deutschland der Demokratie das Vertrauen? Dies legen immer neue Schlagzeilen über Politiker- und Parteienverdrossenheit, wachsende Wahlmüdigkeit und eine vitalisierte Prostestkultur nahe. Sie fordern neue Formen demokratischer Entscheidungsfindung ein. Der vor liegende Band sucht Antworten. Kann tatsächlich von einer nachhaltig... more...