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  • Royal Kinship. Anglo-German Family Networks 1815-1918by Clarissa Campbell Orr; John Davis; Andreas Gestrich; Jonathan Petropolous; Torsten Riotte; John Röhl; Daniel Schönpflug; Matthew Seligmann; Monika Wienfort; Karina Urbach

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 142.85

    Whenever the British Press wants to attack the Royal Family, they make a jibe about ?their foreign roots?. The Royals? as they say? are simply a posh version of German invaders. But did German relatives really influence decisions made by any British monarchs or are they just an ?imagined community?, invented by journalists and historians?... more...

  • Die Finanzierung der Bundeshauptstadt Bonnby Jens Krüger

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 175.83

    The self-image of the Federal Republic of Germany was always reflected in the treatment of its capital, Bonn. To start with, Bonn's architecture remained as visibly provisional as the Federal Republic was intended to be. Later, as the power blocs became more firmly entrenched, Bonn was provided first with more representative government buildings,... more...

  • Reactionary Modernismby Herf

    Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    In a unique application of critical theory to the study of the role of ideology in politics, Jeffrey Herf explores the paradox inherent in the German fascists' rejection of the rationalism of the Enlightenment while fully embracing modern technology. He documents evidence of a cultural tradition he calls 'reactionary modernism' found in the writings... more...

  • Contemplating Carl Niekerk

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 59.00

    This volume illuminates the vexed treatment of violence in the German cultural tradition between two crucial, and radically different, violent outbreaks: the French Revolution, and the Holocaust and Second World War. The contributions undermine the notion of violence as an intermittent or random visitor in the imagination and critical theory of modern... more...

  • Berlin, Potsdam, Oranienburg & Beyondby Henrik Bekker

    Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 8.99

    The author, a travel journalist, was born and lives in Germany. This guide focuses on Berlin, Germany’s capital, its largest city, and perhaps its most interesting destination. It has more than 170 museums, three opera houses, an enormous cultural variety, and gripping modern history. An interesting daytrip is to royal residences in nearby Potsdam.... more...

  • Heidelberg, the Black Forest, Baden-Baden & Beyondby Henrik Bekker

    Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 8.99

    The author, a travel journalist, was born and lives in Germany. This guides zeroes in on the Black Forest, Heidelberg, Baden-Baden and the rest of Baden-Wurttemberg - with the kind of inside detail that only a resident can provide. Baden-Württemberg is a favored holiday destination. Heidelberg with its majestic castle ruin is a must-see for most... more...

  • Segregation und Eingliederungby Andreas Farwick

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 43.41

    Seit mehr als zwei Jahrzehnten zählt die Problematik der individuellen und gesellschaftlichen Folgen der Zuwanderung nach Deutschland zu einem der zentralen Themenfelder der öffentlichen, politischen und sozialwissenschaftlichen Debatte. Dabei spielt die Frage der Eingliederung in die funktionalen gesellschaftlichen Systeme eine entscheidende Rolle.... more...

  • Jugendhilfe und Schuleby Angelika Henschel; Rolf Krüger; Christof Schmitt; Waldemar Stange

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 43.41

    Schwere Fälle von gewalttätigen Ausschreitungen an Schulen haben eine neue Debatte um Jugendgewalt, Integration und Perspektivlosigkeit ausgelöst. Vor dem Hintergrund des schlechten Abschneidens des deutschen Schulsystems, wie es die PISA-Studien offen gelegt haben, sind aktuell mehr Bildung und mehr Förderung und vor allem mehr Kooperation von Schule... more...

  • Handbuch zur deutschen Außenpolitikby Siegmar Schmidt; Werner Link; Reinhard Wolf

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 21.24

    Mit dem Zusammenbruch des Kommunismus hat sich die weltpolitische Lage grundlegend verändert und ist auch für die Außenpolitik der Bundesrepublik Deutschland eine vollkommen veränderte Situation entstanden. In diesem Handbuch wird erstmals wieder eine Gesamtschau der deutschen Außenpolitik vorgelegt. Dabei werden die Kontinuitäten und Brüche seit... more...

  • The Red Countby Laird M. Easton

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    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...