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  • In the Children's Best Interests

    In the Children's Best Interests
    av Lynne Taylor

    Häftad - 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…

  • Sex and the Weimar Republic

    Sex and the Weimar Republic
    av Laurie Marhoefer

    Häftad - 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…

  • 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 eugeni…

  • Marriage and Fatherhood in the Nazi SS

    Marriage and Fatherhood in the Nazi SS
    av Amy Carney

    Häftad - 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 eugeni…

  • Turkish Guest Workers in Germany

    Turkish Guest Workers in Germany
    av Jennifer A. Miller

    Häftad - 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…

  • The German Forest

    The German Forest
    av Jeffrey K. Wilson

    Häftad - 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,…

  • 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,…

  • Bennewitz, Goethe, 'Faust'

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

    Inbunden - 2011 - 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…

  • 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…

  • The Pope's Dilemma

    The Pope's Dilemma
    av Jacques Kornberg

    Häftad - 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…

  • 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…

  • Germany's Second Reich

    Germany's Second Reich
    av James Retallack

    Häftad - 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 - 2011 - 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…

  • 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

    Häftad - 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…

  • 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

    Häftad - 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…

  • 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…

  • Wall Flower

    Wall Flower
    av Rita Kuczynski

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442648180

    In August 1961, seventeen-year-old Rita Kuczynski was living with her grandmother and studying piano at a conservatory in West Berlin. Caught in East Berlin by the rise of the Berlin Wall while on a summer visit to her parents, she found herself tra…

  • Max Weber's 'Objectivity' Reconsidered

    Max Weber's 'Objectivity' Reconsidered

    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

    Häftad - 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

    Häftad - 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 Nazi…

  • Doctors of Empire

    Doctors of Empire
    av Hoi-Eun Kim

    Häftad - 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…

  • 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…

  • 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

    Häftad - 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…

  • 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 German Right, 1860-1920

    The German Right, 1860-1920
    av James Retallack

    Häftad - 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…

  • Sun, Sex and Socialism

    Sun, Sex and Socialism
    av Jennifer Ruth Hosek

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442641389

    Although North Americans may not recognize it, Cuba has long shaped the German imaginary. Sun, Sex, and Socialism picks up this story from the early 1960s, detailing how the newly upstart island in the U.S. backyard inspired citizens on both sides o…