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  • 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...

  • Deutsche Kulturpolitik in Italienby Bernd Roeck; Charlotte Schuckert; Stephanie Hanke; Christiane Liermann

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 154.00

    Das bilaterale Kulturzentrum Villa Vigoni am Comer See widmet sich u.a. mit zahlreichen Fachtagungen der Vertiefung und Erforschung der deutsch-italienischen Beziehungen in Literatur, Wissenschaft, Kultur und Politik. In der Schriftenreihe der Villa Vigoni werden herausragende Ergebnisse dieser Tagungen der an den biliteralen Beziehungen... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 196.00

    In addition to the greetings of Federal Minister of Justice Brigitte Zypries and Staub's grandson Hans-Hermann Neustadt, this volume documents the lectures held at the colloquium in March 2006 mainly in extended form. In addition to unpublished photographs, this volume also includes facsimile prints of Staub's works, an obituary by Staub's... more...

  • Die verstimmte Demokratieby Stephan Braun; Alexander Geisler

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 22.54

    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...

  • Willy Brandt: a Political Biographyby Barbara Marshall

    Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 176.00

    Willy Brandt, the first Social Democratic Chancellor of West Germany (1969-1974) was perhaps the most charismatic German leader since Hitler. His life reflects German 20th-century history from the Weimar Republic to the new Germany as a result of unification with the GDR. He was mayor of Berlin when the Wall was built (1961) and as Chancellor he initiated... more...

  • East German Dissidents and the Revolution of 1989by Christian Joppke

    Palgrave Macmillan 1994; US$ 186.00

    In contrast to the dissident movements of Eastern Europe, the East German movement remained committed to the 'revisionist' reform of the communist regime. This book tries to explain why. It is argued that the peculiarities of German history and culture prevented the possibility of a 'national' opposition to communism. As a result, East German dissidents... more...

  • The Spear of Destinyby Trevor Ravenscroft

    Red Wheel Weiser 1982; US$ 29.99

    An account of the legendary spear which pierced the side of Christ which has been invested with occult powers. It tells the story of the chain of men who possessed the spear, from Herod to Adolf Hitler, and how they sought to change the face of history by wielding its good and evil powers. more...

  • Treitschke: His Life and Worksby Heinrich von Treitschke; Adolf Hausrath

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    First published in English in 1914, this Routledge Revival  is a reissue of Adolf Hausrath's edited collection: Treitschke: His Life and Works . Treitschke remains one of the most important German historians of the nineteenth century. He is also famous for his nationalist sentiments and political career, rising to prominence during the period of... more...

  • Walled-Inby J. Elke Ertle

    Mentobe Press 2013; US$ 5.99

    In her memoir Walled-In, J. Elke Ertle recounts growing up in West Berlin, Germany, during the aftermath of World War II when mounting East-West tension lead to the Berlin Blockade, the Berlin Airlift, and the construction of the Berlin Wall. But the brick-and-mortar-monstrosity is not the only insurmountable barrier Elke comes to know intimately.... more...

  • Das Gewerbe im Umherziehen nach der Bundes- und preußischen Landes-Gesetzgebungby Karl Oskar Meves

    De Gruyter 1872; US$ 154.00

    Das Gewerbe im Umherziehen nach der Bundes- und preußischen Landes-Gesetzgebung more...