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The Shortest History of Germany

by James Hawes The Experiment (March 19, 2019)

2,000 years of history in one riveting afternoon

A country both admired and feared, Germany has been the epicenter of world events time and again: the Reformation, both World Wars, the fall of the Berlin Wall....


Engineering Eden

by Jordan Fisher Smith & Jack E. Davis The Experiment (March 19, 2019)

The award-winning story of the century-and-half-long attempt to control nature in the American wilderness, told through the prism of a tragic death at Yellowstone—now in paperback

In the summer of 1972, 25-year-old...


The Indoctrination of the Wehrmacht

by Bryce Sait Berghahn Books (February 01, 2019)

Far from the image of an apolitical, “clean” Wehrmacht that persists in popular memory, German soldiers regularly cooperated with organizations like the SS in the abuse and murder of countless individuals...


The Changing Meanings of the Welfare State

by Nils Edling Berghahn Books (January 01, 2019)

In discussions of economics, governance, and society in the Nordic countries, “the welfare state” is a well-worn analytical concept. However, there has been much less scholarly energy devoted to historicizing...


Views of Violence

by Jörg Echternkamp & Stephan Jaeger Berghahn Books (January 01, 2019)

The twenty-first-century vision of historical violence has been immeasurably influenced by cultural representations of the Second World War. Within Europe, one of the key sites for such representation has been...


The Arkansas Regulators

by Charles Adams & Christoph Irmscher Berghahn Books (January 01, 2019)

The Arkansas Regulators is a rousing tale of frontier adventure, first published in German in 1846, but virtually lost to English readers for well over a century. Written in the tradition of James Fenimore...


Contemplating Historical Consciousness

by Anna Clark & Carla L. Peck Berghahn Books (December 01, 2018)

The last several decades have witnessed an explosion of new empirical research into representations of the past and the conditions of their production, prompting claims that we have entered a new era in which...


Law, History, and Justice

by Annette Weinke Berghahn Books (December 01, 2018)

Since the nineteenth century, the development of international humanitarian law has been marked by complex entanglements of legal theory, historical trauma, criminal prosecution, historiography, and politics....


Germany and the Middle East

by Rolf Steininger Berghahn Books (December 01, 2018)

For over a century, the Middle East has weathered seemingly endless conflicts, ensnaring political players from around the world. And perhaps no nation has displayed a greater range of policies toward, and...


Humanitarianism and Media

by Johannes Paulmann Berghahn Books (December 01, 2018)

For as long as humanitarianism has been understood as a distinct human endeavor, mass media have helped to shape its forms, strategies, and contexts, whether mobilizing public sentiment over suffering in distant...


Dreams of Germany

by Neil Gregor & Thomas Irvine Berghahn Books (December 01, 2018)

For many centuries, Germany has enjoyed a reputation as ‘land of music’. But just how was this reputation established and transformed over time, and to what extent was it produced within or outside of Germany?...


Conceptualizng the World

by Helge Jordheim & Erling Sandmo Berghahn Books (December 01, 2018)

What is—and what was—“the world”? Though often conceived of as interchangeable with the ongoing and inexorable progress of globalization, metaphors of “world,” “globe,” or “earth” instead...


Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail

by Howard R. Driggs & Ezra Meeker Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Oregon Trail--what suggestion the name carries of the heroic toil of pioneers! Yet a few years' ago the route of the trail was only vaguely known. Then public interest was awakened by the report that one...


Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan, Vol 1

by Lafcadio Hearn Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

A Japanese magic-lantern show is essentially dramatic. It is a play of which the dialogue is uttered by invisible personages, the actors and the scenery being only luminous shadows. Wherefore it is peculiarly...


Rethinking Holocaust Justice

by Norman J. W. Goda Berghahn Books (December 29, 2017)

Since the end of World War II, the ongoing efforts aimed at criminal prosecution, restitution, and other forms of justice in the wake of the Holocaust have constituted one of the most significant episodes in...


Cultural Topographies of the New Berlin

by Karin Bauer & Jennifer Ruth Hosek Berghahn Books (November 01, 2017)

Since Unification and the end of the Cold War, Berlin has witnessed a series of uncommonly intense social, political, and cultural transformations. While positioning itself as a creative center populated by...


Subjects, Citizens, and Others

by Benno Gammerl Berghahn Books (November 01, 2017)

Bosnian Muslims, East African Masai, Czech-speaking Austrians, North American indigenous peoples, and Jewish immigrants from across Europe-the nineteenth-century British and Habsburg Empires were characterized...


The Persistence of Race

by Lara Day & Oliver Haag Berghahn Books (October 01, 2017)

Race in 20th-century German history is an inescapable topic, one that has been defined overwhelmingly by the narratives of degeneracy that prefigured the Nuremberg Laws and death camps of the Third Reich. As...


Money in the German-speaking Lands

by Mary Lindemann & Jared Poley Berghahn Books (August 01, 2017)

Money is more than just a medium of financial exchange: across time and place, it has performed all sorts of cultural, political, and social functions. This volume traces money in German-speaking Europe from...


Ruptures in the Everyday

by Andrew Stuart Bergerson, Leonard Schmieding & Atg26 Berghahn Books (July 01, 2017)

During the twentieth century, Germans experienced a long series of major and often violent disruptions in their everyday lives. Such chronic instability and precipitous change made it difficult for them to...


Poland Daily

by Ewa Mazierska Berghahn Books (June 01, 2017)

Like many Eastern European countries, Poland has seen a succession of divergent economic and political regimes over the last century, from prewar "embedded capitalism," through the state socialism of the Soviet...


The Absent Jews

by Cordelia Hess Berghahn Books (May 01, 2017)

For nearly a century, it has been a commonplace of Central European history that there were no Jews in medieval Prussia-the result, supposedly, of the ruling Teutonic Order's attempts to create a purely Christian...


Daily Life in the Abyss

by Vahé Tachjian Berghahn Books (May 01, 2017)

Historical research into the Armenian Genocide has grown tremendously in recent years, but much of it has focused on large-scale questions related to Ottoman policy or the scope of the killing. Consequently,...


Labour, Unions and Politics under the North Star

by Mary Hilson, Silke Neunsinger & Iben Vyff Berghahn Books (May 01, 2017)

"This welcome book provides very interesting and well-argued views on a rich variety of topics in recent and current Nordic labour history research, and on the current state of art in Nordic labour relations...


Archaeologies of Confession

by Carina L. Johnson, David M. Luebke, Marjorie E. Plummer & Jesse Spohnholz Berghahn Books (May 01, 2017)

Modern religious identities are rooted in collective memories that are constantly made and remade across generations. How do these mutations of memory distort our picture of historical change and the ways that...


Reluctant Skeptic

by Harry T. Craver Berghahn Books (February 01, 2017)

The journalist and critic Siegfried Kracauer is best remembered today for his investigations of film and other popular media, and for his seminal influence on Frankfurt School thinkers like Theodor Adorno....


Metaphors of Spain

by Javier Moreno-Luzón & Xosé M. Núñez Seixas Berghahn Books (February 01, 2017)

The history of twentieth-century Spanish nationalism is a complex one, placing a set of famously distinctive regional identities against a backdrop of religious conflict, separatist violence, and the autocratic...


Microhistories of the Holocaust

by Claire Zalc & Tal Bruttmann Berghahn Books (December 01, 2016)

How does scale affect our understanding of the Holocaust? In the vastness of its implementation and the sheer amount of death and suffering it produced, the genocide of Europe's Jews presents special challenges...


Venturing into No Man's Land

by John Ramsland Brolga Publishing (January 01, 2013)

A flash blinds me... We are lost in a chaos of flying mud... Smoke, filth, confusion, racket! I spit and splutter and swear... Oh Christ! I think I'm flamin' well dead.' This is the compelling story of Lieutenant...


Black and White Sands: A Bohemian Life in the Colonial Caribbean

by Elma Napier Papillote Press (January 09, 2012)

Elma Napier's love affair with Dominica, then a British colony, began in 1932 when she turned her back on London's high society to build a home in a remote coastal village on that most mysterious and seductive...


50 Hikes in the Tillamook and Clatsop State Forests

by Riley Pittenger, Lori LaBissoniere, Chris Smith & Robert Kentta Ooligan Press

  • There's already an established major platform to market and sell this book that guarantees sales through the Sierra Club and their extensive network of members.
  • The book includes fifty well-researched hikes...