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  • A Concise History of the Third Reich

    A Concise History of the Third Reich
    av Wolfgang Benz

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520253834

    This well-illustrated, highly accessible book at last gives general readers and students a compact, yet comprehensive and authoritative history of the twelve years of the Third Reich - from political takeover of January 30, 1933 to the German capitu…

  • The Dialectical Imagination

    The Dialectical Imagination
    av Martin Jay

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520204232

    Herbert Marcuse, Erich Fromm, Max Horkheimer, Franz Neumann, Theodor Adorno, Leo Lowenthal--the impact of the Frankfurt School on the sociological, political, and cultural thought of the twentieth century has been profound. The Dialectical Imaginati…

  • Cinema and Experience

    Cinema and Experience
    av Miriam Hansen

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520265608

    Siegfried Kracauer, Walter Benjamin, and Theodor W. Adorno - affiliated through friendship, professional ties, and argument - developed an astute philosophical critique of modernity in which technological media played a key role. This book explores…

  • Profane Illumination

    Profane Illumination
    av Margaret Cohen

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520201507

    Margaret Cohen's encounter with Walter Benjamin, one of the twentieth century's most influential cultural and literary critics, has produced a radically new reading of surrealist thought and practice. Cohen analyzes the links between Breton's surrea…

  • Rosenzweig and Heidegger

    Rosenzweig and Heidegger
    av Peter Eli Gordon

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520246362

    Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1929) is widely regarded today as one of the most original and intellectually challenging figures within the so-called renaissance of German-Jewish thought in the Weimar period. The architect of a unique kind of existential th…

  • The Third Reich Sourcebook

    The Third Reich Sourcebook
    av Anson Rabinbach

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520276833

    No documentation of National Socialism can be undertaken without the explicit recognition that the "German Renaissance" promised by the Nazis culminated in unprecedented horror - World War II and the genocide of European Jewry. With "The Third Reich…

  • The Face of East European Jewry

    The Face of East European Jewry
    av Arnold Zweig

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520215122

    A landmark work in the sphere of modern German-Jewish cultural life, "The Face of East European Jewry" is also a window on a lost world. First published in 1920 and never before translated into English, this work brings together the impassioned writ…

  • The Nietzsche Legacy in Germany

    The Nietzsche Legacy in Germany
    av Steven E. Aschheim

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520085558

    Countless attempts have been made to appropriate the ideas of Friedrich Nietzsche for diverse cultural and political ends, but nowhere have these efforts been more sustained and of greater consequence than in Germany. Aschheim offers a magisterial c…

  • Women in the Metropolis

    Women in the Metropolis
    av Katharina von Ankum

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520204652

    Bringing together the work of scholars in many disciplines, "Women in the Metropolis" provides a comprehensive introduction to women's experience of modernism and urbanization in Weimar Germany. It shows women as active participants in artistic, soc…

  • Beyond the Conceivable

    Beyond the Conceivable
    av Dan Diner

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520213456

    An English-language collection of the major essays of Dan Diner who is widely read and quoted in Germany and Israel. They reflect the author's belief that the Holocaust transcends traditional patterns of historical understanding and requires an epis…

  • The 1972 Munich Olympics and the Making of Modern Germany

    The 1972 Munich Olympics and the Making of Modern Germany
    av Kay Schiller

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520262157

    The 1972 Munich Olympics - remembered almost exclusively for the devastating terrorist attack on the Israeli team - were intended to showcase the New Germany and replace lingering memories of the Third Reich. That hope was all but obliterated in the…

  • Walter Benjamin's Other History

    Walter Benjamin's Other History
    av Beatrice Hanssen

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520226845

    Long considered to be an impenetrable, hermetic treatise, Walter Benjamin's The Origin of German Tragic Drama has rarely received the attention it deserves as a key text, central to a full understanding of his work. In this critically acclaimed stud…

  • Germany in Transit

    Germany in Transit

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520248946

    How does migration change a nation? "Germany in Transit" is the first sourcebook to illuminate the country's transition into a multiethnic society - from the arrival of the first guest workers in the mid-1950s to the most recent reforms in immigrati…

  • The Promise of Cinema

    The Promise of Cinema

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520219083

    Rich in implications for our present era of media change, the Promise of Cinema offers a compelling new vision of film theory. The volume conceives of "theory" not as a fixed body of canonical texts, but as a dynamic set of reflections on the very i…

  • The Red Count

    The Red Count
    av Laird M. Easton

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520248175

    The life of Count Harry Kessler (1868-1937), the famous Anglo-German art patron, writer, and activist, offers a vivid and engrossing perspective on the tumultuous transformation of art and politics that took place in modern Europe between 1890 and 1…

  • The Dark Mirror

    The Dark Mirror
    av Lutz Koepnick

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520233119

    Lutz Koepnick analyzes the complicated relationship between two cinemas--Hollywood's and Nazi Germany's--in this theoretically and politically incisive study. The Dark Mirror examines the split course of German popular film from the early 1930s unti…

  • Weimar Surfaces

    Weimar Surfaces
    av Janet Ward

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520222991

    Germany of the 1920s offers a stunning moment in modernity, a time when surface values first became determinants of taste, activity, and occupation: modernity was still modern, spectacle was still spectacular. Janet Ward's luminous study revisits We…

  • Prague Territories

    Prague Territories
    av Scott Spector

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520236929

    Scott Spector's adventurous cultural history maps for the first time the 'territories' carved out by German-Jewish intellectuals living in Prague at the dawn of the twentieth century. Spector explores the social, cultural, and ideological contexts i…

  • Berlin Alexanderplatz

    Berlin Alexanderplatz
    av Peter Jelavich

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520259973

    This fascinating exploration of a work that was the epitome of German literary modernism illuminates in chilling detail the death of the Weimar Republic's left-leaning culture of innovation and experimentation. Peter Jelavich examines Alfred Doblin'…

  • Cool Conduct

    Cool Conduct
    av Helmut Lethen

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520201095

    "Cool Conduct" is an elegant interpretation of attitudes and mentalities that informed the Weimar Republic by a scholar well known for his profound knowledge of this period. Helmut Lethen writes of "cool conduct" as a cultivated antidote to the heat…

  • In the Shadow of Catastrophe

    In the Shadow of Catastrophe
    av Anson Rabinbach

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520226906

    These essays by eminent European intellectual and cultural historian Anson Rabinbach address the writings of key figures in twentieth-century German philosophy. Rabinbach explores their ideas in relation to the two world wars and the horrors facing…

  • A Dubious Past

    A Dubious Past
    av Elliot Y. Neaman

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520216280

    "A Dubious Past" examines from a new perspective the legacy of Ernst Junger (1895-1998), one of the most fascinating figures in twentieth-century German intellectual life. From the time he burst onto the literary scene with "The Storms of Steel" in…

  • The Weimar Republic Sourcebook

    The Weimar Republic Sourcebook
    av Anton Kaes

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520067752

    A laboratory for competing visions of modernity, the Weimar Republic (1918-1933) continues to haunt the imagination of the twentieth century. Its political and cultural lessons retain uncanny relevance for all who seek to understand the tensions and…

  • In a Cold Crater

    In a Cold Crater
    av Wolfgang Schivelbusch

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520301214

    Although the three conspicuous cultures of Berlin in the twentieth century-Weimar, Nazi, and Cold War-are well documented, little is known about the years between the fall of the Third Reich and the beginning of the Cold War. In a Cold Crater is the…

  • Berlin Electropolis

    Berlin Electropolis
    av Andreas Killen

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520243620

    Berlin Electropolis ties the German discourse on nervousness in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries to Berlin's transformation into a capital of the second industrial revolution. Focusing on three key groups--railway personnel, soldier…

  • Exiled in Paradise

    Exiled in Paradise
    av Anthony Heilbut

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520301184

    A brilliant look at the writers, artists, scientists, movie directors, and scholars-ranging from Bertolt Brecht to Albert Einstein, Hannah Arendt, Thomas Mann, and Fritz Lang-who fled Hitler's Germany and how they changed the very fabric of American…

  • Culture and Inflation in Weimar Germany

    Culture and Inflation in Weimar Germany
    av Bernd Widdig

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520222908

    For many Germans the hyperinflation of 1922 to 1923 was one of the most decisive experiences of the twentieth century. In his original and authoritative study, Bernd Widdig investigates the effects of that inflation on German culture during the Weim…

  • Siegfried Kracauer's American Writings

    Siegfried Kracauer's American Writings
    av Siegfried Kracauer

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520271838

    Siegfried Kracauer (1889-1966), friend and colleague of Walter Benjamin and Theodor Adorno, was one of the most influential film critics of the mid-twentieth century. In this book, Johannes von Moltke and Kristy Rawson have, for the first time assem…

  • The Authority of Everyday Objects

    The Authority of Everyday Objects
    av Paul Betts

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520253841

    From the Werkbund to the Bauhaus to Braun, from furniture to automobiles to consumer appliances, twentieth-century industrial design is closely associated with Germany. In this pathbreaking study, Paul Betts brings to light the crucial role that des…

  • Weimar on the Pacific

    Weimar on the Pacific
    av Ehrhard Bahr

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520257955

    In the 1930s and 40s, Los Angeles became an unlikely cultural sanctuary for a distinguished group of German artists and intellectuals - including Thomas Mann, Theodore W. Adorno, Bertolt Brecht, Fritz Lang, and Arnold Schoenberg - who had fled Nazi…