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  • Die Wende als Individualisierungsschub?by Gitta Scheller

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 69.99

    m Zentrum der Studie steht die Frage, ob und inwieweit Ostdeutschland nach der Wiedervereinigung von einem Individualisierungsschub erfasst wurde. Dies wurde auf Grund der schnellen Anpassung der Lebensbedingungen in Ostdeutschland an westdeutsche Verhältnisse von vielen AutorInnen erwartet. Die Ergebnisse dieser Untersuchung widersprechen der Vermutung... more...

  • Berlinby Charles W. Haxthausen; Heidrun Suhr

    University of Minnesota Press 1987; US$ 25.00

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  • Voyage Through the Twentieth Centuryby Klemens von Klemperer

    Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 27.95

    The account of the author's life, spent between Europe and America, is at the same time an account of his generation, one that came of age between the two World Wars. Recalling not only circumstances of his own situation but that of his friends, the author shows how this generation faced a reality that seemed fragmented, and in their shared thirst... more...

  • Shattered Pastby Konrad H. Jarausch; Michael Geyer

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 45.00 US$ 36.00

    Broken glass, twisted beams, piles of debris--these are the early memories of the children who grew up amidst the ruins of the Third Reich. More than five decades later, German youth inhabit manicured suburbs and stroll along prosperous pedestrian malls. Shattered Past is a bold reconsideration of the perplexing pattern of Germany's twentieth-century... more...

  • The Blockade Breakersby Helena P Schrader

    The History Press 2011; US$ 18.94

    On 24 June 1948 the Sovient Union abrubtly closed all land and water access to the Western Sectors of Berlin. Over 2 million civilians, dependent on the surrounding territory and the West for food, fuel, and other basic goods, were suddenly cut off from all necessities of life. The Western Allies had the option of withdrawing their garrisons and allowing... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Modern German Historyby Helmut Walser Smith

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    A comprehensive, multi-author survey of German history, featuring cutting-edge syntheses of major topics by an international team of thirty five leading scholars. more...

  • The Berlin Wall Crisisby John P.S. Gearson; Dr Kori Schake

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 175.00

    This volume highlights the complex intra-alliance politics of what was seen as the likeliest flash point of conflict in the Cold War and demonstrates how strongly determinant were concerns about relationships with allies in the choices made by all the major governments. It recounts the evolution of policy during the 1958 and 1961 Berlin crises from... more...

  • Life among the Ruinsby Jennifer V. Evans

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 115.00

    As home to 1920s excess and Hitler's Final Solution, Berlin's physical and symbolic landscape was an important staging ground for the highs and lows of modernity. In Cold War Berlin, social and political boundaries were porous, and the rubble gave refuge to a re-emerging gay and lesbian scene, youth gangs, prostitutes, hoods, and hustlers. more...

  • Religion and the Rise of Historyby Leonard S. Smith

    James Clarke & Co 2010; US$ 50.50

    This is the first intellectual history to study the ideal-type of model-building methodology of Otto Hintze (1861-1940) to Western historical thought and to suggest that Martin Luther also held to a way that was deeply incarnational, dynamic, and/or 'in-with-and-under'. This dual vision and 'a Lutheran ethos' strongly influenced Leibniz,... more...