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  • Preußenby Konrad Theiss

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 30.09

    Glanz, Gloria und GehorsamDie 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...

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

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 462.00

    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$ 462.00

    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...

  • Schlesisches Pfarrerbuchby Verein für Schlesische Kirchengeschichte; Dietmar Neß

    Evangelische Verlagsanstalt 2014; US$ 85.30

    Dem ersten Band des Schlesischen Pfarrerbuches mit den Kirchengemeinden der Provinzialhauptstadt und ihren Pastoren folgen mit den Bänden II, III und IV die 16 weiteren Kirchenkreise des Regierungsbezirks Breslau, der mittlere Teil der Kirchenprovinz Schlesien von Groß Wartenberg im Norden bis zur Grafschaft Glatz im Süden. Kurze Hinweise zu den Kirchengemeinden... more...

  • 101 deutsche Orte, die man gesehen haben mussby Bernd Imgrund; Manuel Andrack

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 25.57

    Die großen Sehenswürdigkeiten wie Neuschwanstein oder das Brandenburger Tor, die jeder kennt, die weniger schönen, wie das ehemalige Stasi-Gefängnis Bautzen II, und die weniger bekannten, wie das Deutsche Museum für Karikatur und Zeichenkunst ? sie alle machen Deutschland aus. Ob beeindruckende Architektur oder Landschaft, geschichtliche Ereignisse... more...

  • Erwünschte Harmonieby Marianne Taatz-Jacobi

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    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, orthodox... more...

  • Die Juden im mittelalterlichen Reichby Michael Toch

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 419.00

    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 bibliography. more...