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Nazi Germany and the Humanities: How German Academics Embraced Nazism

by Anson Rabinbach & Wolfgang Bialas

In 1933, Jews, and to a lesser extent, political opponents of the Nazis, suffered an unprecedented loss of positions and livelihood at Germany's universities. With few exceptions, the academic elite welcomed...


1989: The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe

by Mary Elise Sarotte

1989 explores the momentous events following the fall of the Berlin Wall and the effects they have had on our world ever since. Based on documents, interviews, and television broadcasts from Washington, London,...


Stormtroopers (RLE Nazi Germany & Holocaust): A Social, Economic and Ideological Analysis 1929-35

by Conan Fischer

This examination of Hitler's stormtroopers provides vital insights into the collapse of the Weimar Republic and the establishment of the Nazi state. Drawing on a wide range of archival sources and extensive...


Nazi Propaganda (RLE Nazi Germany & Holocaust): The Power and the Limitations

by David Welch

Based on a detailed examination of specific aspects of Nazi propaganda, this book (originally published in 1983) enhances the understanding of National Socialism by revealing both its power and its limitations....


Hitler's Followers (RLE Nazi Germany & Holocaust): Studies in the Sociology of the Nazi Movement

by Detlef Muhlberger

When originally published in 1991, this book was the first systematic, detailed evaluation of the social structure of the Nazi Party in several regions of Germany during its so-called Kampfzeit phase.

Based...


The Federal Republic of Germany since 1949: Politics, Society and Economy before and after Unification

by Klaus Larres & Panikos Panayi

Today the problems of reunification seem to feature more often in the international spotlight than the benefits. This timely volume offers a reassessment of Germany's postwar development from its inception through...


Jewish Philosophical Politics in Germany, 1789-1848

by Sven-Erik Rose

A provocative look at how Jewish intellectuals thought about Jewish religion and existence within a German philosophical tradition


The Wandering Jews

by Joseph Roth & Michael Hofmann

The classic portrait of a vanished people. Every few decades a book is published that shapes Jewish consciousness. One thinks of Wiesel's Night or Levi's Survival in Auschwitz. But in 1927, years before these...


The Fall of the GDR

by David Childs

The book charts the dramatic months leading to one of the most profound changes of the 20th century, the opening of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the restoration of German unity in 1990. The author analyses the...


The Stasi: Myth and Reality

by Mike Dennia & Norman Laporte

The East German Ministry of State Security, popularly known as the Stasi, was one of the largest and most intrusive secret police systems in world history. So extensive was the system of surveillance and control...


Weimar: From Enlightenment to the Present

by Michael H. Kater

Historian Michael H. Kater chronicles the rise and fall of one of Germany's most iconic cities in this fascinating and surprisingly provocative history of Weimar. Weimar was a center of the arts during the Enlightenment...


Fascism and the Right in Europe 1919-1945

by Martin Blinkhorn

This new text places interwar European fascism squarely in its historical context and analyses its relationship with other right wing, authoritarian movements and regimes. Beginning with the ideological roots...


A History of the Habsburg Empire 1273-1700

by Jean Bérenger

The first part of a two-volume history of the Habsburg Empire from its medieval origins to its dismemberment in the First World War.

This important volume (which is self-contained) meets a long-felt need for...


The Evolution of the Medieval World: Society, Government & Thought in Europe 312-1500

by David M Nicholas

This ambitious and wide-ranging study of the European Middle Ages respects the complexity and richness of its subject; always accessible, it is never merely superficial or over-simplistic. Stressing the long-term...


Imperial Germany 1890 - 1918

by Ian Porter & Ian D. Armour

The Wilhelmine period is a crucial period of German history and the focus of great historical controversy; greater understanding of this period is also vital to explain the rise of the Third Reich. The authors...


Victory in Europe?: Britain and Germany since 1945

by Sabine Lee

With the debate about Europe constantly in the headlines, this examination of the important and tricky post-war relationship between German and Britain compares their different roles, outlook and development....


The 1848 Revolutions in German-Speaking Europe

by H.J. Hahn

 In 1848 the continent of Europe was rocked by revolutions: only Great Britain and Russia remained relatively immune to the upheaval. Most spectacularly, the Revolutions swept across the German-speaking lands...


The Hitler State

by Martin Broszat

Interpretative study of the Hitler state now available in English. An important contribution to the study of totalitarian states.


The Wars of German Unification 1864 - 1871

by William Carr & Harry Hearder

In his last book, the late William Carr provides a masterly account of the origins and impact of the three major wars fought by Prussia in creating the Bismarckian Reich of 1871. He begins with a study of the...


Eisenhower and Adenauer: Alliance Maintenance under Pressure, 1953-1960

by Steven J. Brady

This book addresses the US-West German alliance in the 1950s, during which time Dwight Eisenhower was in the White House and Konrad Adenauer in the Federal Chancery. This is a unique multi-lateral, multi-archival...