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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...

  • 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$ 252.00

    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...

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

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 31.00

    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...

  • A History of Prussiaby 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...

  • Erwünschte Harmonieby Marianne Taatz-Jacobi

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    The founding of the Reform University of Pietism and Enlightenment in Halle is enshrined in legend. In reality, it served the religious policies of the Hohenzollern in the 17th century, who favored reformists over Lutherans. Halle was the scene of complex inter- and intra-denominational conflict between pietists, enlightenment philosophers,... more...

  • Die Juden im mittelalterlichen Reichby Michael Toch

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 28.00

    Michael Toch provides an excellent overview of Jewish life during an epoch marked not least by the development of anti-Semitic stereotypes that ultimately led to pogroms and the expulsion and murder of the Jews. This new edition is enriched by the latest research findings, which include current trends and perspectives, along with an updated... more...

  • The Seven Years War in Europeby Franz A.J. Szabo

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    In this pioneering new work, based on a thorough re-reading of primary sources and new research in the Austrian State Archives, Franz Szabo presents a fascinating reassessment of the continental war. Professor Szabo challenges the well-established myth that the Seven Years War was won through the military skill and tenacity of the King of Prussia,... more...

  • Die Entstehung des Deutschen Reichesby Joachim Ehlers

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 31.00

    Joachim Ehlers deckt in seinem hoch gelobten Lehrbuch die Rede vom "Deutschen Reich des Mittelalters" als Mythos auf. Vielmehr entstand durch die jeweils besondere Geschichte der Franken, Bayern, Sachsen, Alemannen ein jeweils eigenes Staats- und Kulturbewusstsein. Einigendes Band dieser politischen und zivilisatorischen Vielfalt war bis 1806 das Römische... more...