Author: Jane Capla
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Keywords: germany, history, oxford, short, nazi
Number of Pages: 344
Published: 2008-07-15
List price: $37.95
ISBN-10: 0199276870
ISBN-13: 9780199276875

The history of National Socialism as a movement and a regime remains one of the most compelling and intensively studied aspects of twentieth-century history, one whose significance extends far beyond Germany or even Europe. Featuring ten chapters by leading international experts, this volume presents an up-to-date and authoritative introduction to the history of Nazi Germany. Opening with an introduction delineating the challenges this period of history has posed to historians since 1945, Nazi Germany continues on with chapters that explain how Nazism emerged as an ideology and a political mov

Author: Jonathan Sperber
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Keywords: germany, history, short, oxford
Number of Pages: 316
Published: 2004-11-11
List price: $40.00
ISBN-10: 0199258384
ISBN-13: 9780199258383

The years 1800-1871 were a crucial formative phase of modern German history. This volume, written by an international team of experts, provides a comprehensive overview of the era. It includes a narrative of the major political events and detailed studies of economy and society, culture and the arts, religion, gender, public life and the nation. An introduction and conclusion weave together the different themes of the book and there is a detailed further reading section.

Author: Gideon Reuveni
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Keywords: germany, culture, consumer, literature, reading
Number of Pages: 328
Published: 2006-01-15
List price: $90.00
ISBN-10: 1845450876
ISBN-13: 9781845450878

By closely examining the interaction between intellectual and material culture in the period before the Nazis came to power in Germany, the author comes to the conclusion that, contrary to widely held assumptions, consumer culture in the Weimar period, far from undermining reading, used reading culture to enhance its goods and values. Reading material was marked as a consumer good, while reading as an activity, raising expectations as it did, influenced consumer culture. Consequently, consumption contributed to the diffusion of reading culture, while at the same time a popular reading culture

Author: William Glenn Gray
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Pre
Keywords: germany, isolate, east, campaign, global, cold, war
Number of Pages: 368
Published: 2003-03-03
List price: $60.00
ISBN-10: 0807827584
ISBN-13: 9780807827581

Using newly available material from both sides of the Iron Curtain, William Glenn Gray explores West Germany’s efforts to prevent international acceptance of East Germany as a legitimate state following World War II. Unwilling to accept the division of their country, West German leaders regarded the German Democratic Republic (GDR) as an illegitimate upstart--a puppet of the occupying Soviet forces. Together with France, Britain, and the United States, West Germany applied political and financial pressure around the globe to ensure that the GDR remain unrecognized by all countries outsid

Author: Y. Michal Bodema
Publisher: University of Michigan Pre
Keywords: germany, social, history, culture, politics, popular, life, germans, memory, reconstructions, jewish, jews
Number of Pages: 300
Published: 1996-06-15
List price: $85.00
ISBN-10: 0472105841
ISBN-13: 9780472105847

How was it possible that a new and sizeable Jewish community developed after the Holocaust in Germany of all places? Jews, Germans, Memory undertakes to assess the past, present, and future of German-Jewish relations in the light of recent political changes and the opening up of historical resources. This welcome new volume investigates how the groundwork was laid for the new Jewish community in the post-war period, with different objectives by Jewish leaders and German politicians. Its contributors touch upon history, literature, the media, ethnicity, politics, and social movements, and attem

Author: Max Kindler
Publisher: Grin Verlag
Keywords: england, germany, plus, rule, learn, lawfulness, effectiveness, club, football, ownership
Number of Pages: 80
Published: 2009-01
List price: $35.90
ISBN-10: 3640239199
ISBN-13: 9783640239191

Author: Pamela Wilso
Publisher: Survival Books, Ltd.
Keywords: living, germany, working, handbook, survival
Number of Pages: 476
Published: 2008-03-25
List price: $24.95
ISBN-10: 190530336X
ISBN-13: 9781905303366

Written in an entertaining style with a touch of humor, Living and Working in Germany is designed to provide newcomers with the practical information necessary for a relatively trouble-free life. Its contents include finding a job, permits & visas, health, accommodation, finance, insurance, education, shopping, post office and telephone services, public transport, motoring, TV and radio, leisure and much, much more. It is packed with vital information and insider tips to help minimize culture shock and reduce the newcomers’ rookie period to a minimum. Living and Working in Germany is ess
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