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  • 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$ 22.84

    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...

  • Time of Transitionsby Jü Habermas; rgen

    Wiley 2014; US$ 22.95

    We live in a time of turbulent change when many of the frameworks that have characterized our societies over the last few centuries – such as the international order of sovereign nation-states – are being called into question. In this new volume of essays and interviews, Habermas focuses his attention on these processes of change and provides... more...

  • Beaten But Not Defeatedby Merilyn Moos

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Siegi Moos, an anti-Nazi and active member of the German Communist Party, escaped Germany in 1933 and, exiled in Britain, sought another route to the transformation of capitalism. This biography charts Siegi?s life, starting in Germany when he witnessed the Bavarian uprisings of 1918/19 and moving to the later rise of the extreme right. We follow... more...

  • Binding Up the Woundsby Leon C. Standifer

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 18.95

    In his highly acclaimed Not in Vain , Leon C. Standifer recounted his experiences as a small-town Mississippi boy who at age nineteen found himself fighting as a combat infantryman in World War II France and Germany. Binding up the Wounds carries the story beyond V-E Day to describe what the author saw, heard, felt, and learned as a member of the... more...

  • Auslese für die Siedlergesellschaftby Maria Fiebrandt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 77.83

    Als am 1. September 1939 die deutschen Truppen in Polen einfielen, war das der Auftakt für die Eroberung von »Lebensraum im Osten«. Eroberung war gleichbedeutend mit der Versklavung und Vernichtung der einheimischen Bevölkerung, die der NS-Rassenideologie nach als »fremdvölkisch« und daher »minderwertig« galten. An ihren Platz sollten sogenannte »Volksdeutsche«... more...

  • Befehl und Ungehorsamby Katharina Rogge-Balke

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 37.35

    Die Darstellung des wilhelminischen Militärs in der satirischen Zeitschrift Simplicissimus ist von tiefer Ambivalenz geprägt. Die illustrierte Wochenzeitschrift aus der Zeit Kaiser Wilhelms II. stellt das Militär einerseits sehr kritisch, andererseits voller Bewunderung dar. Katharina Rogge-Balke untersucht die zeichnerisch-literarische Militärbetrachtung... more...

  • Eichmann before Jerusalem: the unexamined life of a mass murdererby Bettina Stangneth; Ruth Martin

    Scribe Publications 2014;

    A total re-assessment of the life of Adolf Eichmann that reveals his activities and notoriety amongst a global network of national socialists following the collapse of the third reich, and that permanently undermines Hannah Arendt?s often-cited notion of the ?banality of evil?. Smuggled out of Europe after the collapse of Germany, Eichmann managed... more...

  • State, Society and Memories of the Uprising of 17 June 1953 in the GDRby Richard Millington

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Condemned as a fascist putsch in the East and praised as a 'people's uprising' in the West, the uprising of 17 June 1953 shook East Germany. Drawing on interviews and archive research, this book examines East German citizens' memories of the unrest and reflects on the nature of state power in the GDR. more...

  • The Devils' Allianceby Roger Moorhouse

    Basic Books 2014; US$ 29.99

    History remembers the Soviets and the Nazis as bitter enemies and ideological rivals, the two mammoth and opposing totalitarian regimes of World War II whose conflict would be the defining and deciding clash of the war. Yet for nearly a third of the conflict?s entire timespan, Hitler and Stalin stood side by side as allies. In The Devils? Alliance... more...