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- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 14.79
Das römisch-deutsche Reich war eine Wahlmonarchie mit erbrechtlichen Elementen, gestützt auf das Gottesgnadentum. Der König verfügte über keinen klar definierten Herrschaftsraum. Die Schwerpunkte seiner Macht im Reich verschoben sich im Laufe des Mittelalters vielfach. Insgesamt ist die Königsherrschaft im Reich wie auch die Königserhebung ein fragiles... more...
- Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2013; US$ 23.11
Er regierte Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach 25 Jahre lang, doch vielen Zeitgenossen galt Carl Friedrich (1783-1853) als sprunghaft und kindlich. Kein thüringischer Landesherr ist so der Vergessenheit anheimgefallen wie er - zu Unrecht: Detlef Jena entwirft auf der Grundlage des Nachlasses Carl Friedrichs fesselnd und unterhaltsam das Portrait einer bodenständigen... more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 134.00
A study of the intellectual Huguenot Refuge (ca. 1680-1780), discussing its philosophical, theological, historical and literary aspects in European context. It introduces the centre of the Refuge in Germany, examines different fields of knowledge, and then focuses on the topic of dissemination. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 75.00
Four locations frame The New Berlin: the Topography of Terror, the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, the Jewish Museum, and Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial and Museum. Through field notes, interviews, archival texts, personal narratives, public art, maps, images, and other sources, Karen Till describes how these places and spaces exemplify... more...
- De Gruyter 2000; US$ 56.00
The book presents the reader interested in history and literature with a history of the Berlin salons, starting with the first salons around 1780 until the end of the First World War in 1914. The author shows how the artistic and political salons were formative influences in the 'intellectual Berlin' of their times, and demonstrates how they... more...
- 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...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 183.00
This collection of letters from German refugee historians to their teacher Friedrich Meinecke sheds light on questions of emigration and German-Jewish and German-American identity. It also reflects the deep impact that emigrant historians had on American teaching and research in European history, as well as on the rebuilding of German historiography... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 28.99
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...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 18.94
For almost three decades, the Cold War was focused on Berlin, where the two (nuclear-armed) sides were kept apart by a twelve-foot wall, which had appeared almost overnight in August 1961. For a generation, until its fall in November 1989, it not only divided the city of Berlin, but also symbolised the confrontation between capitalist West and socialist... more...