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  • Since the Boom

    Since the Boom

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487507831

    The 1970s are of particular relevance for understanding the socio-economic changes still shaping Western societies today. The collapse of traditional manufacturing industries like coal and steel, shipbuilding, and printing, as well as the rise of th…

  • Sex and the Weimar Republic

    Sex and the Weimar Republic
    av Laurie Marhoefer

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442626577

    Liberated, licentious, or merely liberal, the sexual freedoms of Germany's Weimar Republic have become legendary. The home of the world's first gay rights movement, the republic embodied a progressive, secular vision of sexual liberation. Immortaliz…

  • The German Right, 1860-1920

    The German Right, 1860-1920
    av James Retallack

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802094193

    Before the rise of Hitler and the Nazis, Germany was undergoing convulsive socioeconomic and political change. With unification as a nation state under Bismarck in 1871, Germany experienced the advent of mass politics, based on the principle of one…

  • Marriage and Fatherhood in the Nazi SS

    Marriage and Fatherhood in the Nazi SS
    av Amy Carney

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487502584

    From 1931 to 1945, leaders of the SS, a paramilitary group under the Nazi party, sought to transform their organization into a racially-elite family community that would serve as the Third Reich’s new aristocracy. They utilized the science of…

  • Marriage and Fatherhood in the Nazi SS

    Marriage and Fatherhood in the Nazi SS
    av Amy Carney

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487522049

    From 1931 to 1945, leaders of the SS, a paramilitary group under the Nazi party, sought to transform their organization into a racially-elite family community that would serve as the Third Reich’s new aristocracy. They utilized the science of…

  • Turkish Guest Workers in Germany

    Turkish Guest Workers in Germany
    av Jennifer A. Miller

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487521929

    Turkish Guest Workers in Germany tells the post-war story of Turkish "guest workers," whom West German employers recruited to fill their depleted ranks. Jennifer A. Miller's unique approach starts in the country of departure rather than the country…

  • Turkish Guest Workers in Germany

    Turkish Guest Workers in Germany
    av Jennifer A. Miller

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487502324

    Turkish Guest Workers in Germany tells the post-war story of Turkish "guest workers," whom West German employers recruited to fill their depleted ranks. Jennifer A. Miller's unique approach starts in the country of departure rather than the country…

  • In the Children's Best Interests

    In the Children's Best Interests
    av Lynne Taylor

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487521943

    Among the hundreds of thousands of displaced persons in Germany at the end of World War II, approximately 40,000 were unaccompanied children. These children, of every age and nationality, were without parents or legal guardians and many were without…

  • In the Children's Best Interests

    In the Children's Best Interests
    av Lynne Taylor

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487502355

    Among the hundreds of thousands of displaced persons in Germany at the end of World War II, approximately 40,000 were unaccompanied children. These children, of every age and nationality, were without parents or legal guardians and many were without…

  • The German Forest

    The German Forest
    av Jeffrey K. Wilson

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487521677

    From the late eighteenth century, Germans increasingly identified the fate of their nation with that of their woodlands. A variety of groups soon mobilized the 'German forest' as a national symbol, though often in ways that suited their own social,…

  • Bennewitz, Goethe, 'Faust'

    Bennewitz, Goethe, 'Faust'
    av David G. John

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442643338

    Fritz Bennewitz (1926-1995) was the director-in-chief of East Germany's Weimar National Theatre. Extraordinary in his capacity for cultural and linguistic adjustment, he directed productions in twelve countries, always adapting shows to make them me…

  • Affecting Grace

    Affecting Grace
    av Kenneth S. Calhoon

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442645998

    Affecting Grace examines the importance of Shakespeare's poetry and plays within German literature and thought after 1750 - including its relationship to German classicism, which favoured unreflected ease over theatricality. Kenneth S. Calhoon exami…

  • Affecting Grace

    Affecting Grace
    av Kenneth S. Calhoon

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487529598

    Affecting Grace examines the importance of Shakespeare’s poetry and plays within German literature and thought after 1750 – including its relationship to German classicism, which favoured unreflected ease over theatricality. Kenneth S. C…

  • Race under Reconstruction in German Cinema

    Race under Reconstruction in German Cinema
    av Angelica Fenner

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442640085

    Race Under Reconstruction in German Cinema investigates postwar racial formations via a pivotal West German film by one of the most popular and prolific directors of the era. The release of Robert Stemmle's Toxi (1952) coincided with the enrolment i…

  • Performance Anxiety

    Performance Anxiety
    av Michael Hau

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442630628

    Performance Anxiety analyses the efforts of German elites, from 1890 to 1945, to raise the productivity and psychological performance of workers through the promotion of mass sports. Michael Hau reveals how politicians, sports officials, medical pro…

  • Urban Transformations

    Urban Transformations
    av Parker Daly Everett

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442650534

    Urban Transformations is a theoretical and empirical account of the changing nature of urbanization in Germany. Where city planners and municipal administrations had emphasized free markets, the rule of law, and trade in 1871, by the 1930s they favo…

  • The Pope's Dilemma

    The Pope's Dilemma
    av Jacques Kornberg

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442628281

    Pope Pius XII presided over the Catholic Church during one of the most challenging moments in its history. Elected in early 1939, Pius XII spoke out against war and destruction, but his refusal to condemn Nazi Germany and its allies for mass atrocit…

  • Authenticity and Victimhood after the Second World War

    Authenticity and Victimhood after the Second World War

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487528218

    The Second World War was filled with many terrible crimes, such as genocide, forced migration and labour, human-made famine, forced sterilizations, and dispossession, that occurred on an unprecedented scale. Authenticity and Victimhood after the Sec…

  • States of Liberation

    States of Liberation

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487542108

    States of Liberation traces the paths of gay men in East and West Germany from the violent aftermath of World War II to the thundering nightclubs of present-day Berlin. In this groundbreaking account of male homosexuality in Cold War Germany, Samuel…

  • States of Liberation

    States of Liberation

    Pocket - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487542146

    States of Liberation traces the paths of gay men in East and West Germany from the violent aftermath of World War II to the thundering nightclubs of present-day Berlin. In this groundbreaking account of male homosexuality in Cold War Germany, Samuel…

  • China in the German Enlightenment

    China in the German Enlightenment

    Pocket - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487545550

    Over the course of the eighteenth century, European intellectuals shifted from admiring China as a utopian place of wonder to despising it as a backwards and despotic state. That transformation had little to do with changes in China itself, and ever…

  • China in the German Enlightenment

    China in the German Enlightenment

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442648456

    Over the course of the eighteenth century, European intellectuals shifted from admiring China as a utopian place of wonder to despising it as a backwards and despotic state. That transformation had little to do with changes in China itself, and ever…

  • The Eichmann Trial Reconsidered

    The Eichmann Trial Reconsidered

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487508494

    The Eichmann Trial Reconsidered brings together leading authorities in a transnational, international, and supranational study of Adolf Eichmann, who was captured by the Israelis in Argentina and tried in Jerusalem in 1961. The essays in this import…

  • Excavating Nations

    Excavating Nations
    av J. Laurence Hare

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442648432

    Excavating Nations traces the history of archaeology and museums in the contested German-Danish borderlands from the emergence of antiquarianism in the early nineteenth-century to German-Danish reconciliation after the Second World War. J. Laurence…

  • Fighter, Worker, and Family Man

    Fighter, Worker, and Family Man

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487541248

    When the Nazis came to power, they used various strategies to expel German Jews from social, cultural, and economic life. Fighter, Worker, and Family Man focuses on the gendered experiences and discrimination that German-Jewish men faced between 193…

  • Fighter, Worker, and Family Man

    Fighter, Worker, and Family Man

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487541231

    When the Nazis came to power, they used various strategies to expel German Jews from social, cultural, and economic life. Fighter, Worker, and Family Man focuses on the gendered experiences and discrimination that German-Jewish men faced between 193…

  • Germany's Second Reich

    Germany's Second Reich
    av James Retallack

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442628526

    Despite recent studies of imperial Germany that emphasize the empire's modern and reformist qualities, the question remains: to what extent could democracy have flourished in Germany's stony soil? In Germany's Second Reich, James Retallack continues…

  • The Politics of Humour

    The Politics of Humour

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442642928

    The period between the First World War and the fall of the Berlin Wall is often characterized as the age of extremes-while this era witnessed unprecedented violence and loss of human life, it also saw a surge in humorous entertainment in both democr…

  • Doing Medicine Together

    Doing Medicine Together

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802091710

    Of the many interwar connections between Germany and Russia, one of the most unusual - and least explored - is medicine and public health. Between 1922 and 1932, with high-level political support and government funding, Soviet and German physicians…

  • Heavenly Fatherland

    Heavenly Fatherland
    av Jeremy Best

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487505639

    Motivated by a theology that declared missionary work was independent of secular colonial pursuits, Protestant missionaries from Germany operated in ways that contradict current and prevailing interpretations of nineteenth-century missionary work. A…

  • The Necessity of Music

    The Necessity of Music
    av Celia Applegate

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487500689

    In The Necessity of Music, Celia Applegate explores the many ways that Germans thought about and made music from the eighteenth- to twentieth-centuries. Rather than focus on familiar stories of composers and their work Applegate illuminates the myri…

  • The Necessity of Music

    The Necessity of Music
    av Celia Applegate

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487520489

    In The Necessity of Music, Celia Applegate explores the many ways that Germans thought about and made music from the eighteenth- to twentieth-centuries. Rather than focus on familiar stories of composers and their work Applegate illuminates the myri…

  • Disruptive Power

    Disruptive Power
    av Michael O'Sullivan

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487503437

    Disruptive Power examines a surprising revival of faith in Catholic miracles in Germany from the 1920s to the 1960s. The book follows the dramatic stigmata of Therese Neumann of Konnersreuth and her powerful circle of followers that included theolog…

  • The Long Century's Long Shadow

    The Long Century's Long Shadow

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487526955

    The Long Century’s Long Shadow approaches German Romanticism and Weimar cinema as continuous developments, enlisting both in a narrative of reciprocal illumination. The author investigates different moments and media as connected phenomena, si…

  • Nietzsche, Freud, Benn, and the Azure Spell of Liguria

    Nietzsche, Freud, Benn, and the Azure Spell of Liguria
    av Martina Kolb

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442643291

    The Mediterranean region of Liguria, where the Maritime Alps sweep down to the coasts of northwest Italy and southeast France, the Riviera, marks the intersection of two of Europe's major cultural landscapes. Remote, liminal, compact, and steep, the…

  • Localism, Landscape, and the Ambiguities of Place

    Localism, Landscape, and the Ambiguities of Place

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442628656

    What makes a person call a particular place 'home'? Does it follow simply from being born there? Is it the result of a language shared with neighbours or attachment to a familiar landscape? Perhaps it is a piece of music, or a painting, or even a tr…

  • The Seduction of Youth

    The Seduction of Youth
    av Javier Samper Vendrell

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487507343

    A simple man from the provinces, Friedrich Radszuweit merged popular culture, consumerism, and politics as the leader of the League for Human Rights, Germany’s first mass homosexual organization. The Seduction of Youth is the first study to fo…

  • The Seduction of Youth

    The Seduction of Youth
    av Javier Samper Vendrell

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487525033

    A simple man from the provinces, Friedrich Radszuweit merged popular culture, consumerism, and politics as the leader of the League for Human Rights, Germany’s first mass homosexual organization. The Seduction of Youth is the first study to fo…

  • Theatre of Estrangement

    Theatre of Estrangement
    av Silvija Jestrovic

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802090683

    In a world flooded with information, images, and sounds - where the distinction between real and simulated becomes increasingly blurred - one of the most pressing concerns of the theatre is how to subvert the stock responses of an audience and make…

  • The Trial That Never Ends

    The Trial That Never Ends

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487501464

    The fiftieth anniversary of the Adolf Eichmann trial may have come and gone but in many countries around the world there is a renewed focus on the trial, Eichmann himself, and the nature of his crimes. This increased attention also stimulates scruti…

  • Max Weber's 'Objectivity' Reconsidered

    Max Weber's 'Objectivity' Reconsidered
    av Laurence McFalls

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802092243

    The German sociologist Max Weber (1864-1920) is without question one of the founders of modern social science. In his methodological writings, notably his essay "The 'Objectivity' of Knowledge in Science and Policy" (1904), Weber sought reflexively…

  • To Forget It All and Begin Anew

    To Forget It All and Begin Anew
    av Steven M. Schroeder

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442613997

    Germany's transition from Nazism to peaceful, if at times reluctant, integration into the western and Soviet spheres during the decade immediately following the Second World War is one of the most remarkable events of the twentieth century. Shattere…

  • To Forget It All and Begin Anew

    To Forget It All and Begin Anew
    av Steven M. Schroeder

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442645752

    Germany's transition from Nazism to peaceful, if at times reluctant, integration into the western and Soviet spheres during the decade immediately following the Second World War is one of the most remarkable events of the twentieth century. Shattere…

  • Justice behind the Iron Curtain

    Justice behind the Iron Curtain
    av Gabriel Finder

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487522681

    In Justice behind the Iron Curtain, Gabriel N. Finder and Alexander V. Prusin examine Poland’s role in prosecuting Nazi German criminals during the first decade and a half of the postwar era. Finder and Prusin contend that the Polish trials of…

  • Doctors of Empire

    Doctors of Empire
    av Hoi-Eun Kim

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487521455

    The history of German medicine has undergone intense scrutiny because of its indelible connection to Nazi crimes. What is less well known is that Meiji Japan adopted German medicine as its official model in 1869. In Doctors of Empire, Hoi-eun Kim re…

  • (Re)Visualizing National History

    (Re)Visualizing National History
    av Robin Ostow

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442627024

    Ideas regarding the role of the museum have become increasingly contentious. In the last fifteen years, scholars have pointed to ways in which states (especially imperialist states) use museums to showcase looted artefacts, to document their geograp…

  • Transforming Kafka

    Transforming Kafka
    av Patrick O'Neill

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442650428

    Lyrical, mysterious, and laden with symbolism, Franz Kafka's novels and stories have been translated into more than forty languages ranging from Icelandic to Japanese. In Transforming Kafka, Patrick O'Neill approaches these texts through the method…

  • The Convergence of Civilizations

    The Convergence of Civilizations

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802038043

    Recent efforts by the United States and its allies to promote democracy, security, and stability in the Middle East owe much to the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (EMP) - also known as the Barcelona Process - an important region-building plan in the…

  • The Convergence of Civilizations

    The Convergence of Civilizations

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802038647

    Recent efforts by the United States and its allies to promote democracy, security, and stability in the Middle East owe much to the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (EMP) - also known as the Barcelona Process - an important region-building plan in the…

  • Dance on the Razor's Edge

    Dance on the Razor's Edge
    av Svenja Bethke

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487504922

    Historians have mainly seen the ghettos established by the Nazis in German-occupied Eastern Europe as spaces marked by brutality, tyranny, and the systematic murder of the Jewish population. Drawing on examples from the Warsaw, Lodz, and Vilna ghett…

  • Dance on the Razor's Edge

    Dance on the Razor's Edge
    av Svenja Bethke

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487523541

    Historians have mainly seen the ghettos established by the Nazis in German-occupied Eastern Europe as spaces marked by brutality, tyranny, and the systematic murder of the Jewish population. Drawing on examples from the Warsaw, Lodz, and Vilna ghett…

  • Herder

    Herder
    av John K. Noyes

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442650381

    Among his generation of intellectuals, the eighteenth-century German philosopher Johann Gottfried Herder is recognized both for his innovative philosophy of language and history and for his passionate criticism of racism, colonialism, and imperialis…

  • The Rebirth of Revelation

    The Rebirth of Revelation

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487543075

    Despite being a pillar of belief in the Judeo-Christian tradition, the idea of revelation was deeply discredited over the course of the Enlightenment. The post-Enlightenment restoration of revelation among German religious thinkers is a fascinating…

  • Writing Travel

    Writing Travel
    av John Zilcosky

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802098061

    Interest in travel writing has grown rapidly within the disciplines of postcolonial and cultural studies; however, recent scholarship has failed to place travel writing within the larger literary tradition. Writing Travel assembles a superb collecti…

  • Women Doctors in Weimar and Nazi Germany

    Women Doctors in Weimar and Nazi Germany
    av Melissa Kravetz

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442629646

    Examining how German women physicians gained a foothold in the medical profession during the Weimar and Nazi periods, Women Doctors in Weimar and Nazi Germany reveals the continuity in rhetoric, strategy, and tactics of female doctors who worked und…

  • Theatre of Anger

    Theatre of Anger
    av Olivia Landry

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487507695

    In Theatre of Anger, Olivia Landry offers a provocative new vision of anger as more than just hate and violence. Studying the work of a new generation of transnational theatre practitioners in Berlin, she illuminates how anger can be an affirmative…

  • The German Forest

    The German Forest
    av Jeffrey K. Wilson

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442640993

    From the late eighteenth century, Germans increasingly identified the fate of their nation with that of their woodlands. A variety of groups soon mobilized the 'German forest' as a national symbol, though often in ways that suited their own social,…