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  • State and Nobility in Early Modern Germanyby Hillay Zmora

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 46.00

    A new and revisionary account of how the nobility grew and developed in late medieval and early modern Germany. more...

  • Germany in the Modern Worldby Sam A. Mustafa

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 31.99

    With a careful blend of concision and rich detail, Sam A. Mustafa's readable and lively text traces German history from Roman times to the present, placing particular emphasis on the past three centuries. Mustafa provides a judicious mix of narrative history and historiography, tracing the influential individuals and broad social currents, myths... more...

  • Abgehängt, chancenlos, unwillig?by Gunilla Fincke

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 20.98

    Die Studie untersucht die Integration der zweiten Generation MigrantInnen in Deutschland. Dafür wird ein sozialkonstruktivistisches Integrationskonzept entwickelt und es werden US-amerikanische Theorien auf Deutschland übertragen. Der empirische Teil der Studie analysiert u.a. anhand der Daten des Mikrozensus 2005 die Bereiche Sprache, Bildung, Beruf... more...

  • Erfolge und Defizite der Integration türkeistämmiger Einwandererby Martina Sauer; Stiftung Zentrum für Türkeistudien; Dirk Halm

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 13.69

    Zehn Jahre ZfT-Mehrthemenbefragung ? das sind zehn Jahre Forschung auf einem Feld, das für die Integration besonders wichtig ist: die Lebenswirklichkeit türkeistämmiger - wanderinnen und Zuwanderer, der größten Einwanderergruppe nicht nur in Nordrhein- Westfalen, sondern in ganz Deutschland. Ich gratuliere dem Zentrum für Türkeistudien sehr herzlich... more...

  • Tradition und Transfer in spätgermanischer Zeitby Solveig Möllenberg

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 162.87

    Die Arbeit widmet sich verschiedenen Aspekten des Kulturaustauschs am Übergang von der Völkerwanderungszeit zum frühen Mittelalter. Um sich dem Phänomen des Kulturaustauschs zwischen den drei Fundgebieten Süddeutschland, England und Skandinavien zu nähern, werden zunächst die Kulturbegriffe verschiedener Disziplinen wie der frühgeschichtlichen... more...

  • Sydneyby Delia Falconer

    NewSouth 2010; US$ 11.68

    Sydney has always been the sexiest and most gaudy of our cities. In this book, the third in a series in which leading Australian authors write about their hometowns, novelist Delia Falconer conjures up its sandstone, humidity, and jacarandas. But she goes beyond these to find a far more complex city: beautiful, violent, half-wild, and at times deeply... more...

  • Holy Roman Empire and the Ottomans, Theby Mehmet Sinan Birdal

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 11.00

    The Holy Roman Empire and the Ottoman Empire, especially under their charismatic leaders Charles V and Suleyman I, were major empires of the early-modern period. Both exercised global power as, respectively, leaders of the universal ?res publica Christiana? and ?dar-es Islam'. However, both lost supreme power in the course of the 17th and 18th centuries... more...

  • Heligolandby George Drower

    The History Press 2011; US$ 7.99

    In 1956 sea area Heligoland became German Bight. But why did the North Sea island, which for nearly a century had demonstrated its loyalty to Britain, lose its identity? How had this once peaceful haven become, as Admiral Jacky Fisher exclaimed 'a dagger pointed at England's heart'? Behind the renaming of Heliogland lies a catalogue of deceit, political... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 206.31

    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...