Author: Tina Marie Campt
Publisher: University of Michigan Pre
Keywords: politics, germans, history, popular, culture, germany, social, third, black, race, gender, memory, reich
Number of Pages: 296
Published: 2003-12-11
List price: $29.95
ISBN-10: 0472113607
ISBN-13: 9780472113606

It’s hard to imagine an issue or image more riveting than Black Germans during the Third Reich. Yet accounts of their lives are virtually nonexistent, despite the fact that they lived through a regime dedicated to racial purity. Tina Campt’s Other Germans tells the story of this largely forgotten group of individuals, with important distinctions from other accounts. Most strikingly, Campt centers her arguments on race, rather than anti-semitism. She also provides oral history as background for her study, interviewing two Black Germans for the book.In the end, the author comes face

Author: Philippe Burri
Publisher: New Press, The
Keywords: compromise, collaboration, germans, france
Number of Pages: 512
Published: 1998-08-15
List price: $16.95
ISBN-10: 1565844394
ISBN-13: 9781565844391

How is it that France, the cradle of European liberty and birthplace of the Declaration of Human Rights, fell so swiftly to German domination in World War II? How is it that so many French willingly collaborated with the occupiers, participating in the murder of Jews and other so-called undesirables? Philippe Burrin, professor of history at the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, confronts these troubling questions, looking beyond the usual motivations of "material self-interest" and "ideological convictions or connivance" to paint a complex portrait of French behavior under

Author: David F. Crew
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Keywords: hitler, weimar, welfare, germans
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 1998-04-23
List price: $111.00
ISBN-10: 0195053117
ISBN-13: 9780195053111

The welfare state was one of the pillars of the Weimar Republic. The Weimar experiment in democracy depended to no small degree upon the welfare system’s ability to give German citizens at least a fundamental level of material and mental security in the face of the new risks to which they had been exposed by the effects of the lost war, revolution, and inflation. But the problems of the postwar period meant that, even in its best years, the Weimar welfare state was dangerously overburdened. The onset of the Depression and the growth of mass unemployment after 1929 destroyed republican de

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Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Keywords: contemporary, germany, past, remembering, victims, germans
Number of Pages: 288
Published: 2006-11-14
List price: $38.00
ISBN-10: 1403990433
ISBN-13: 9781403990433

Nearly sixty years after the defeat of Nazism, some in Germany now feel that the Germans were the victims--not least of relentless attempts to remind them of past crimes. This is the first examination of the shift in the culture of memory away from a focus on German perpetration, and towards one on German suffering. Students of German history, politics and culture will find this contextualization of current victim discourse within a wider historical framework invaluable.

Author: Steven Somers
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Keywords: germany, guide, lighthearted, germans, crazy
Number of Pages: 108
Published: 2008-07-14
List price: $15.99
ISBN-10: 1436335205
ISBN-13: 9781436335201

Those Crazy Germans! gives you the inside scoop on the people and the culture so you can get the most out of your trip to Germany. Go beyond the stereotypes and get in touch with the Germans you never knew existed. Filled with practical travel tips and cultural insights, you’ll travel Germany like a pro." * Do you want to learn the history of a town or city without knowing anything more than its name? * Do you want to know the tricks to navigating Germany’s Autobahns and railways so you travel like a native? * Do you want to know Germans’ secrets for relaxation that you can e

Author: Dennis J. Schmidt
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Keywords: life, ethical, tragedy, greeks, germans
Number of Pages: 432
Published: 2001-10-01
List price: $24.95
ISBN-10: 0253214432
ISBN-13: 9780253214430

On Germans and Other GreeksTragedy and Ethical LifeDennis J. SchmidtWhat Greek tragedy and German philosophy reveal about the meaning of art for ethical life."Schmidt’s investigation of tragedy is a highly significant, powerful work, one with far-reaching consequences. It bears on our understanding of the role of the arts and of philosophical thinking in our culture." -- Rodolphe GaschéIn this illuminating work, Dennis J. Schmidt examines tragedy as one of the highest

Author: T.R. Brendle
Publisher: A. M. Kelley
Keywords: medicina, classica, germans, pennsylvania, medicine, folk
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 1970
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 0678037531
ISBN-13: 9780678037539
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