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  • Das Dorfby Gerhard Henkel

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 42.68

    Zwischen Landflucht und LandlustAuch im 21. Jahrhundert, in einer Zeit der Großstädte und Metropolen, lebt die Hälfte der Deutschen auf dem Land. In ihren Dörfern stecken viel Dynamik, Leben und Zukunft. Die ländliche Gemeinschaft ist vielfältiger geworden. Bauern arbeiten mit Sensortechnik und GPS statt mit Pflug und Ochsen. Neue Gewerbe siedeln... more...

  • »Nie wieder Auschwitz!«by Imke Hansen

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 30.82

    Die Auseinandersetzungen um die Gedenkstätte Auschwitz-Birkenau in der unmittelbaren Nachkriegszeit. »Auschwitz« ist mittlerweile international zum Synonym für Völkermord und Holocaust geworden. In der unmittelbaren Nachkriegszeit war dieser Weg jedoch keineswegs vorgezeichnet. Der Umgang mit dem ehemaligen Vernichtungslager war in der polnischen... more...

  • The Weimar Centuryby Udi Greenberg

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    The Weimar Century reveals the origins of two dramatic events: Germany?s post?World War II transformation from a racist dictatorship to a liberal democracy, and the ideological genesis of the Cold War. Blending intellectual, political, and international histories, Udi Greenberg shows that the foundations of Germany?s reconstruction lay in the country?s... more...

  • Mephisto in the Third Reichby Emanuela Barasch Rubinstein

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    The association of Nazism with the symbol of ultimate evil ? the devil ? can be found in the works of Klaus and Thomas Mann, Else Lasker-Schüler, and Rolf Hochhuth. He appears either as Satan of the Judeo-Christian tradition, or as Goethe?s Mephisto. Barasch-Rubinstein looks into this phenomenon and analyzes the premise that the image... more...

  • Frederick the Great and the Seven Years' War, 1756-1763by Herbert J. Redman

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 49.95

    The Seven Years' War (1756-1763), known as the French and Indian War in North America, was perhaps the first war that could properly be called a world war. It involved the major European countries, North and Central America, the coast of West Africa, the Philippines, and India. A major player in the war was Frederick the Great (1712-1786), the... more...

  • Nazi Germanyby Catherine A. Epstein

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95

    Nazi Germany: Confronting the Myths provides a concise and compelling introduction to the Third Reich.  At the same time, it challenges and demystifies the many stereotypes surrounding Hitler and Nazi Germany. Creates a succinct, argument-driven overview for students by using common myths and stereotypes to encourage critical engagement with... more...

  • Finanzierung des Kulturstaats in Preußen seit 1800by Reinhold Zilch

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 237.00

    Prussia?s remarkable rise as a cultural state in the 19 th and early 20 th century was financed by funds from the state budget, from individual communes, and cooperatives, by its citizens through taxes, fees, and individual contributions, and by foundations. Detailed ongoing statistics and documents spanning multiple decades reveal the... more...

  • Hitler's Warriorby Danny S. Parker

    Da Capo Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    From a leading expert, a definitive biography of the fearsome and controversial German SS tank commander of “Hitler?s Own? Panzer Division more...

  • Georg Elserby Ulrich Renz

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 20.53

    Georg Elser ist mittlerweile das Gesicht des deutschen Widerstandes gegen das "Dritte Reich". Der Band zeigt die Geschichte Georg Elsers, seinen Attentatsversuch im November 1939 im Münchener "Bürgerbräukeller" und das Nachleben und -wirken seiner Tat in der Erinnerungs- und Geschichtskultur der BRD auf. Als Einzeltäter passte Elser... more...

  • Lebenswelt und Kultur des Bürgertums im 19. und 20. Jahrhundertby Andreas Schulz

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 462.00

    Scholars have pointed to the decline of the middle class since the end of the 19 th century. Andreas Schulz views middle class life as being a model of stability that still retains its power of identification, and offers support to those who regard themselves as members of the middle class. The addendum in the second edition covers more... more...