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Meet Me in Munich

by Moses Wolff Skyhorse (September 01, 2013)

Munich’s Oktoberfest, held each year since 1810 from late September through the first weekend in October, is one of the most famous events in Germany. It is a beer drinker’s paradise—over the course of...


Doctor Goebbels

by Roger Manvell & Heinrich Fraenkel Skyhorse (June 09, 2010)

Quite possibly the most dangerous and intelligent member of the Nazi hierarchy, Joseph Goebbels’s flair for propaganda and spectacular organization ensured the fu¨hrer’s rise to power. As founder of the...


Woman's Struggle for Liberty in Germany

by Hugo Munsterberg & Mary Mills Patrick Lm Publishers (October 14, 2019)

This book treats of woman's Struggle for Liberty in Germany, and the development of instruction for the two sexes.

“The girls' schools established by the Government provide well for the study of the modern...


Lives Reclaimed

by Mark Roseman Henry Holt and Co. (August 13, 2019)

From the celebrated historian of Nazi Germany, the story of a remarkable but completely unsung group that risked everything to help the most vulnerable

In the early 1920s amidst the upheaval of Weimar Germany,...


German Division as Shared Experience

by Erica Carter, Jan Palmowski & Katrin Schreiter Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Despite the nearly three decades that have passed since Reunification, we still have little understanding of the ways in which the everyday experiences of Germans overlapped during forty years of political...


Rude Awakenings: An American Historian's Encounter With Nazism, Communism and McCarthyism

by Carol Jr. Sicherman New Academia Publishing (February 21, 2013)

A richly detailed portrait not only of a man struggling to lead an ethical life but of the disturbed times in which he lived.

Drawing on family papers, wide-ranging interviews, FBI files, American and German...


Names and Naming in Early Modern Germany

by Marjorie Elizabeth Plummer & Joel F. Harrington Berghahn Books (May 01, 2019)

Throughout the many political and social upheavals of the early modern era, names were words to conjure by, articulating significant historical trends and helping individuals and societies make sense of often...


Gendering Post-1945 German History

by Karen Hagemann, Donna Harsch & Friederike Brühöfener Berghahn Books (April 01, 2019)

For as much as "entanglement" has become a keyword in recent German history scholarship, entangled studies of the postwar era have largely limited their scope to politics and economics across the two Germanys...


Hitler

by Rupert Matthews Skyhorse (July 03, 2018)

A comprehensive examination of Hitler’s military strategies.

As Führer of the Third Reich, Hitler was responsible for deciding the German war aims in 1939. As head of the Armed Forces from February 4th, 1938,...


The Fall of Hitler's Fortress City

by Isabel Denny & Dennis Showalter Skyhorse (February 21, 2017)

The harrowing, tragic story of a city and a people ravaged by one of the most brutal battles of World War II.

In 1945, in the face of the advancing Red Army, two and a half million people were forced out of Germany’s...


The Canaris Conspiracy

by Roger Manvell & Heinrich Fraenkel Skyhorse (March 26, 2019)

July 20, 1944. Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg carried a time bomb in a briefcase into a conference with Adolf Hitler. After wedging the briefcase directly in front of Hitler under a table, Stauffenberg took...


The Gestapo

by Jacques Delarue & Mervyn Savill Skyhorse (May 17, 2008)

From 1933 to 1945, the Gestapo was Nazi Germany's chief instrument of counter-espionage, political suppression, and terror. Jacques Delarue, a saboteur arrested by the Nazis in occupied France, chronicles how...


The Mafia at War

by Tim Newark Skyhorse (April 01, 2012)

Drawing on a wealth of eyewitness accounts, contemporary reports, and declassified intelligence documents, some never published before, The Mafia at War reconstructs the relationships between the Mafia and Allied...


The Last Ditch

by David Lampe Skyhorse (September 01, 2013)

Novelists, historians, and theorists have often toyed with the question: what would have happened if the Germans had occupied Britain in 1940? Based on years of persistent detective work, The Last Ditch investigates...


Children of Nazis

by Tania Crasnianski & Molly Grogan Arcade (February 06, 2018)

In 1940, the German sons and daughters of great Nazi dignitaries Himmler, Göring, Hess, Frank, Bormann, Speer, and Mengele were children of privilege at four, five, or ten years old, surrounded by affectionate,...


Dunkirk

by Julian Thompson Arcade (October 11, 2011)

A gripping account, Dunkirk reveals the British Expeditionary Force’s (BEF) brave stand against the German army and the dramatic rescue of 338,000 British troops from the beaches of Dunkirk in the midst of...


Long Way Back to the River Kwai

by Loet Velmans Arcade (September 01, 2011)

Loet Velmans was seventeen when the Germans invaded Holland. He and his family fled to London on the Dutch Coast Guard cutter Seaman’s Hope and then sailed to the Dutch East Indies—now Indonesia—where he...


Germany The Perfect Beginner's Traveling Guide For The Best And Most Amazing Things To Explore In Germany !

by Fllc Travel Guides & Mindy Maddison FLLC Travel Guides (November 01, 2018)

Here's What You Will Learn Inside This Marvelous E-book! The Best Foods Available in Germany,Shopping Experiences that You Won’t Want To Miss,Cultural Sites in Germany,Backpacking in Germany,Festivals You...


The Gestapo

by Frank McDonough Skyhorse (March 07, 2017)

A new, comprehensive exploration of the Gestapo from a renowned historian of the Third Reich.

Drawing on a detailed examination of previously unpublished Gestapo case files this book relates the fascinating,...


Wilhelm Furtwängler

by Roger Allen Boydell Press (June 08, 2018)

Wilhelm Furtwängler (1886-1954) has entered the historical memory as a renowned interpreter of the canon of Austro-German musical masterworks. His extensive legacy of recorded performances of Beethoven, Brahms,...


Beyond the Border

by Tobias Haimin Wung-Sung Berghahn Books (March 01, 2019)

In the nineteenth century, the hotly disputed border region between Denmark and Germany was the focus of an intricate conflict that complicates questions of ethnic and national identity even today. Beyond the...


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...


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?...


From Weimar to Hitler

by Hermann Beck & Larry Eugene Jones Berghahn Books (November 01, 2018)

Though often depicted as a rapid political transformation, the Nazi seizure of power was in fact a slow process, beginning with the appointment of the Papen cabinet in the early summer of 1932 and extending...


German Histories and Pacific Histories

by Hartmut Berghoff, Frank Biess & Ulrike Strasser Berghahn Books (November 01, 2018)

Traditionally, Germany has been considered a minor player in Pacific history before World War II: its trade there was more limited than that of other nations, and whereas its European rivals established themselves...


A Jewish Journey

by Sheldon Cohen eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

Before World War II in Germany, two young boys–-one Jewish one Christian–-play football on the same team, little knowing that their paths will cross again on a war-torn battlefield.

Max Tepper–-the son...


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...


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...


Total Germany

by David Wragg Skyhorse (November 01, 2016)

Covers the Second World War Operations of the Royal Navy in One Concise Volume

On the declaration of war in 1939, the British Admiralty signaled all warships and naval bases: “Total Germany, Total Germany.”...


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...


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...


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...


Archaeologies of Confession

by Carina L. Johnson, David M. Luebke, Marjorie Elizabeth 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....


The Jutland Scandal

by John Harper & Reginald Bacon Skyhorse (July 12, 2016)

Two high-ranking officers defied the British Admiralty to tell the tale of World War I’s first naval battle against Germany.

The Royal Navy had ruled the sea unchallenged for one hundred years since Nelson...


A Gushing Fountain

by Martin Walser & David Dollenmayer Arcade (April 07, 2015)

Appearing for the first time in English, this masterful novel by one of the foremost figures of postwar German literature is an indelible portrait of Nazism slowly overtaking and poisoning a small town. Semi-autobiographical,...


A Hangman's Diary

by Franz Schmidt Skyhorse (February 03, 2015)

From 1573 to 1617, Master Franz Schmidt was the executioner for the towns of Bamberg and Nuremberg. During that span, he personally executed more than 350 people while keeping a journal throughout his career....