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  • Land und Landeshistoriographieby Klaus Neitmann; Hans-Christof Kraus; Uwe Schaper

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    Until 1990, research on state historiography about the historical Middle German and East German territories was shaped by Germany?s post-war partitioning. Since reunification, Klaus Neitmann has contributed extensively to research on the development and work of state historical institutions and has published important studies about the... more...

  • Life in a Cold Climate: Nancy Mitford The Biographyby Laura Thompson

    Head of Zeus 2015; Not Available

    A much-praised biography of the most brilliant of the Mitford sisters, who dazzled and scandalized interwar high society with their wit and sometimes controversial lifestyles Nancy Mitford was, in the words of her sister Lady Diana Mosley, "very, very complex." Her biographies and novels, her journalism, and the vast body of letters to her family,... more...

  • Savignyana / Savigny International?by Thomas Duve; Joachim Rückert

    Vittorio Klostermann 2015; US$ 254.79

    Leben Totgesagte länger? Manche sicher, aber immer nur selektiv ? Friedrich Carl von Savigny, dieser unser deutscher Starjurist vom Ursprung unserer juristischen Moderne, so global geworden wie kaum ein anderer, war gewiss so ein Fall von immer neuen Selektionen. Nur, so ist die Frage, wie selektiv, wann und wo? In diesem Band wird untersucht, welche... more...

  • Preußenby Michael Epkenhans; Gerhard P. Groß; Burkhard Köster

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 30.52

    Glanz, Gloria und Gehorsam Die Geschichte Preußens ist eine Geschichte voller Widersprüche. Militarismus und preußische Tugenden stehen im Gegensatz zu kulturellen Hochleistungen, dem Liberalismus und dem Fortschrittsstreben Preußens. Die Autoren, Koryphäen der Preußenforschung, liefern einen sehr gut lesbaren Überblick über die preußische Geschichte... more...

  • Frederick the Great and the Seven Years' War, 1756-1763by Herbert J. Redman

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 49.95

    The Seven Years' War (1756-1763), known as the French and Indian War in North America, was perhaps the first war that could properly be called a world war. It involved the major European countries, North and Central America, the coast of West Africa, the Philippines, and India. A major player in the war was Frederick the Great (1712-1786), the... more...

  • Finanzierung des Kulturstaats in Preußen seit 1800by Reinhold Zilch

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 237.00

    Prussia?s remarkable rise as a cultural state in the 19 th and early 20 th century was financed by funds from the state budget, from individual communes, and cooperatives, by its citizens through taxes, fees, and individual contributions, and by foundations. Detailed ongoing statistics and documents spanning multiple decades reveal the... more...

  • Oppenheim-Vorlesungen zur Geschichte Preußensby Wolfgang Neugebauer

    Duncker & Humblot 2014; US$ 85.93

    Der Band präsentiert 14 Beiträge, die im Rahmen einer Veranstaltung der Alfred Freiherr von Oppenheim-Professur für die Geschichte Preußens an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin und der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften entstanden sind. Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler unterschiedlicher Disziplinen und geschichtswissenschaftlicher... more...

  • Lebenswelt und Kultur des Bürgertums im 19. und 20. Jahrhundertby Andreas Schulz

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 420.00

    Scholars have pointed to the decline of the middle class since the end of the 19 th century. Andreas Schulz views middle class life as being a model of stability that still retains its power of identification, and offers support to those who regard themselves as members of the middle class. The addendum in the second edition covers more... more...

  • Kommunikation, Handel, Geld und Banken in der Frühen Neuzeitby Michael North

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 31.00

    Michael North examines the common structural elements among the only seemingly heterogeneous areas of communication, trade, money, and banks. He demonstrates their specifically pan-European quality, as global influence was never more evident in any sector of the ?German? economy than in these four areas. The latest research findings and... more...

  • History of Prussia, aby H. W. Koch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    In little more than two centuries Prussia rose from medieval obscurity and the devastation of the Thirty Years War to become the dominant power of continental Europe. Her rulers rose from Electors to Kings, and from Kings to Emperors. It is a dramatic story, and H. W. Koch fills a major gap in English-language literature with this comprehensive account.... more...