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- Greenwood Publishing Group 2001; US$ 125.00
This text provides insights into German thought and society in the context of the challenges of modernity in the first half of the 20th century. The author looks at the tensions between a realistic acceptance of disenchantment with the modern world, and an insistence upon re-enchantment. more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2008; US$ 24.95
Small stories of decency are often overlooked in the wake of a larger historic narrative. Yet we need these stories to provide a moral compass, especially in times of political extremism, when fear and hatred strain the bonds of loyalty and neighborly compassion. How, this book asks, do neighbors maintain a modicum of decency in such times? How do... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2008; US$ 9.99
Bavaria is by far the most popular destination in Germany for both international and domestic tourists. This is no real surprise since it includes such a wide range of attractions, from historical sights to natural beauty, high culture, relaxation in world-class spas, and hiking, cycling, mountain climbing, and skiing. Castles, palaces, monasteries,... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 108.56
Dirk Hempel opens his study with an overview of the development of literary societies in Germany, but also in other European countries and in the USA, basing his survey on recent theories from the historical and social sciences on the democratic social phenomenon of the association. In addition, he presents the first typology of the different... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 173.73
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...
- Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 34.95
As a religious and cultural minority in Turkey, the Alevis have suffered a long history of persecution and discrimination. In the late 1980s they started a movement for the recognition of Alevi identity in both Germany and Turkey. Today, they constitute a significant segment of Germany's Turkish immigrant population. In a departure from the current... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 8.99
The author, a travel journalist, was born and lives in Germany. This guide focuses on Berlin, Germanys 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...
- Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 6.99
The author, a travel journalist, was born and lives in Germany. Saxony (Sachsen) is one of the most densely populated states in Germany, but has natural beauty especially in the Saxon Switzerland area south of Dresden. Its two major cities, Dresden and Leipzig, are tourist magnets. Dresden is restoring its pre-1945 Baroque appearance and in addition... more...
- 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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 42.89
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...