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  • Die Dessau-Wörlitzer Reformbewegung im Zeitalter der Aufklärungby Erhard Hirsch

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 213.36

    Erhard Hirsch's study examines the social, political, and artistic preconditions and impacts of a comprehensive modernization process in the central German territory of Anhalt-Dessau in the age of reformer prince Leopold Friedrich Franz. The Wörlitz Garden Kingdom (inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List since 2001) and the 'Philanthropin'... more...

  • Comparative and Transnational Historyby Heinz-Gerhard Haupt; Jurgen Kocka

    Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 34.95

    Since the 1970s West German historiography has been one of the main arenas of international comparative history. It has produced important empirical studies particularly in social history as well as methodological and theoretical reflections on comparative history. During the last twenty years however, this approach has felt pressure from two sources:... more...

  • Faszination Wolfsburg 1938-2012by Ulfert Herlyn; Wulf Tessin; Annette Harth; Gitta Scheller

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 21.70

    Anhand von vier Studien, die einen Zeitraum von nahezu 50 Jahren umfassen, werden Geschichte und Probleme der Volkswagenstadt Wolfsburg anschaulich dargestellt. Auf der Basis einmaligen empirischen Materials wird ein Überblick über die städtebaulichen und sozialen Probleme einer Stadtneugründung gegeben. Von besonderem Interesse ist hierbei die monostrukturelle... more...

  • Ghost Dance in Berlinby Peter Wortsman

    Travelers' Tales 2013; US$ 16.99

    Every great city is a restless work in progress, but nowhere is the urban impulse more in flux than in Berlin, that sprawling metropolis located on the fault line of history. A short-lived fever-dream of modernity in the Roaring Twenties, redubbed Germania and primped up into the megalomaniac fantasy of a Thousand-Year Reichstadt in the Thirties,... more...

  • 101 Amazing Facts About Germanyby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 2.99

    In this amazing eBook you can find more than one hundred facts about the country of Germany. Separated into sections such as its geography, its people, famous German figures from history and many more you will find some fascinating information inside! Whether you are planning on visiting Germany, working on a geography project or just want to know... more...

  • Berlin, Alexanderplatzby Gisa Weszkalnys

    Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 29.95

    A benchmark study in the changing field of urban anthropology, Berlin, Alexanderplatz is an ethnographic examination of the rapid transformation of the unified Berlin. Through a captivating account of the controversy around this symbolic public square in East Berlin, the book raises acute questions about expertise, citizenship, government and belonging.... more...

  • Memoria an der Zeitenwende. Die Stiftungen Jakob Fuggers des Reichen vor und während der Reformation (ca. 1505-1555)by Benjamin Scheller

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 89.80

    In seinem Buch untersucht B. Scheller die Geschichte der Stiftungen Jakob Fuggers des Reichen vom Beginn des Stiftungsprozesse, ca. 1505, bis zum Jahr 1555. Es handelt sich dabei um drei Stiftungen:die berühmte Kleinhaussiedlung, die seit 1531 als "Fuggerei" bekannt ist;die Grabkapelle der Fugger in der Klosterkirche der Augsburger Karmeliter;eine... more...

  • Der Schwäbische Reichskreis, unter besonderer Berücksichtigung Bayerisch-Schwabensby Wolfgang Wüst

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 112.27

    Der Band veranschaulicht und interpretiert mit Beispielen aus über zwanzig Territorien eines in der zentralen Gesetzgebung sehr aktiven Reichskreises typische und bisweilen auch untypische Kennzeichen frühmoderner "Ordnungspolitik" und eröffnet erstmals mit edierten Quellen einen systematischen Blick, wie die Reichsgesetzgebung auf die Statuten territorialer... more...

  • Germany and the Black Diasporaby Mischa Honeck; Martin Klimke; Anne Kuhlmann

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 34.95

    The rich history of encounters prior to World War I between people from German-speaking parts of Europe and people of African descent has gone largely unnoticed in the historical literature-not least because Germany became a nation and engaged in colonization much later than other European nations. This volume presents intersections of Black and German... more...

  • The Nazi Impact on a German Villageby Walter Rinderle; Bernard Norling

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    Many scholars have tried to assess Adolf Hitler's influence on the German people, usually focusing on university towns and industrial communities, most of them predominately Protestant or religiously mixed. This work by Walter Rinderle and Bernard Norling, however, deals with the impact of the Nazis on Oberschopfheim, a small, rural, overwhelmingly... more...