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  • The Oxford Handbook of Modern German Historyby Helmut Walser Smith

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 54.99

    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...

  • Chruschtschows Berlin-Krise 1958 bis 1963by Gerhard Wettig

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 56.00

    In der Reihe "Quellen und Darstellungen zur Zeitgeschichte" sind über die Jahrzehnte zahlreiche wegweisende Beiträge der Forschung erschienen, mit denen das Institut seine führende Rolle in der Zeitgeschichtswissenschaft etabliert hat. Bis in die 1970er Jahre standen Publikationen zur NS-Forschung im Vordergrund, beispielsweise "Hitlers... more...

  • Handbuch der Berliner Vereine und Gesellschaften 1786–1815by Uta Motschmann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 293.00

    Das Handbuch bietet erstmalig in Form von Lexikonartikeln eine auf umfangreichem Quellenmaterial basierende Zusammenschau von mehr als 130 gesellig-literarischen, kunstausübenden, naturwissenschaftlichen, medizinisch-pharmazeutischen, freimaurerischen, jüdischen oder national-patriotischen Vereinigungen in Berlin im Zeitraum 1786–1815.... 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...

  • Die Finanzierung der Bundeshauptstadt Bonnby Jens Krüger

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    The "Historische Kommission zu Berlin" (Historical Commssion of Berlin) explores the history of the region as well as the historical geography of Berlin-Brandenburg and Brandenburg-Prussia. The commission carries out this exploration through academic research, lectures, conferences, and publications, and offers its service for researchers... more...

  • The Wallby Christopher Hilton

    The History Press 2011; US$ 7.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • Sozialgeschichte als politische Geschichteby Thomas Etzemüller

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 154.00

    Der Historiker Werner Conze, als Angehöriger der sogenannten Volksgeschichte in der Zwischenkriegszeit sozialhistorisch ausgebildet, verfolgte nach dem Kriege dezidiert das Projekt, die bislang von der Politikgeschichte dominierte Geschichtsschreibung auf Sozialgeschichte umzustellen. Er und einige befreundete Kollegen waren der Meinung,... 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...