Prisoners of War and the German High Command: The British by V. Vourkoutiotis

By V. Vourkoutiotis

In response to archival study in Germany, nice Britain, the us and Canada, this research presents the 1st whole exam of the connection among the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (German military excessive Command), and Anglo-American prisoners of warfare. German army coverage is in comparison with studies of virtually 1000 visits by way of pink move and preserving strength inspectors to the camps, permitting the reader to pass judgement on how good the guidelines have been really positioned into perform, and what their effect was once at the lives of the captured squaddies, sailors and airmen.

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Two Boston Brahmins in Goethe's Germany: The Travel Journals by Anna Ticknor

By Anna Ticknor

This quantity comprises the shuttle logs of Anna and George Ticknor from trips to the German Confederation from 1815 to 1817 and from 1835 to 1836. As contributors of an specific social category, the Ticknors loved the privilege of touring and dwelling for a longer interval within the German-speaking global, which conferred much-sought-after cultural and social contrast on them in Boston. A important basic resource for American and German historians alike, those journals provide perception into the development of yank identities, in addition to outdoor views on German society, tradition, and politics within the Age of Goethe. concurrently and independently composed by way of this husband and spouse, those journals are the single recognized case of parallel female and male commute writing, hence affording a different chance to discover gender as an element in shaping their perceptions. A biographical thesaurus and huge explanatory footnotes make this article available to a large viewers.

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The Berlin Republic: German Unification and A Decade of by Winand Gellner, John D. Robertson

By Winand Gellner, John D. Robertson

Considering German unification in October, 1990, arguments have raged to whether the mixing means of the previous East Germany into the western method has been a hit. those essays supply clean perception and views explaining the results of unification on Germany and the european as a complete.

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Die Korrespondenz des Illuminatenordens: Januar 1782-Juni by Reinhard Markner

By Reinhard Markner

The struggle for supremacy in German and eu Freemasonry is likely one of the primary themes of this moment quantity of the Illuminati correspondence variation. one other key aspect is the discord among Adam Weishaupt and his most vital collaborator, Adolph Baron Knigge. the entire letters contained during this quantity are comprehensively annotated and listed; so much of them at the moment are being released for the 1st time.

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Tales of Hoffmann (Penguin Classics) by Ernst Theodor Hoffman, Stella Humphries, Vernon Humphries

By Ernst Theodor Hoffman, Stella Humphries, Vernon Humphries

E.T.A. Hoffman's wildly unique fictions are essentially the most strange examples of German Romanticism's darkish passions, and the tales in "Tales of Hoffman" are chosen and translated from the German with an advent via R.J. Hollingdale in "Penguin Classics". this feature of Hoffmann's most interesting brief tales vividly demonstrates his severe mind's eye and preoccupation with the supernatural, putting him on the leading edge of either surrealism and the fashionable horror style. Suspense dominates stories corresponding to "Mademoiselle de Scudery", within which an apprentice goldsmith and a feminine novelist locate themselves stuck up in a chain of jewel thefts and murders. within the sinister "The Sandman", famously utilized by Sigmund Freud to demonstrate either his suggestion of the unheimlich, or 'uncanny', and of Oedipal guilt, a tender man's sanity is plagued by fears a couple of mysterious chemist; whereas in "The settling on of a Bride" a grasping father preys at the weaknesses of his daughter's suitors. grasp of the unusual, Hoffman creates a sinister and unsettling international combining love and insanity, black humour and bewildering phantasm. This version comprises authoritative translations of Hoffman's top tales. In his advent, R.J. Hollingdale explores the heritage of those works and examines the duality of Hoffman's lifestyles - a legal professional by way of day and writer of an international of fable via evening. E.T.A Hoffmann (1776-1822) studied legislations and entered the Prussian civil carrier, yet his over-riding ambition used to be to develop into a photo artist and painter. He became to fiction in simple terms in his thirties, dwelling a Jekyll-and-Hyde lifestyles as attorney through day, writer by way of evening - and have become probably the most influential authors of his time. in the event you loved "Tales of Hoffman", you may also like Jorge Luis Borges' "Fictions", to be had in "Penguin glossy Classics".

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German Voices: Memories of Life during Hitler's Third Reich by Frederic C. Tubach

By Frederic C. Tubach

What was once it wish to develop up German in the course of Hitler’s 3rd Reich? during this amazing ebook, Frederic C. Tubach returns to the rustic of his roots to interview usual Germans who, like him, got here of age among 1933 and 1945. Tubach units their reminiscences and his personal stories right into a huge old evaluation of Nazism—a regime that formed minds via persuasion (meetings, Nazi celebration rallies, the 1936 Olympics, the hot mass media of radio and picture) and coercion (violence and political suppression). The voices of this long-overlooked population—ordinary those who have been neither sufferers nor perpetrators—reveal the wealthy complexity in their attitudes and feelings. The e-book additionally offers decisions from nearly 80,000 unpublished letters (now archived in Berlin) written in the course of the conflict through civilians and German infantrymen. Tubach powerfully presents new insights into Germany’s such a lot tragic years, providing a nuanced reaction to the abiding query of the way a kingdom made the quantum bounce from anti-Semitism to systematic genocide.

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Frommer's Munich & the Bavarian Alps by Darwin Porter, Danforth Prince

By Darwin Porter, Danforth Prince

Frommer's. the easiest journeys commence right here. adventure a spot the way in which the locals do. benefit from the most sensible it has to provide. * the interior scoop at the most sensible beer halls, jogging excursions, mountain villages, and Bavarian alpine snowboarding and climbing trails. * Outspoken evaluations on what is worthy some time and what is no longer. * distinct costs, so that you can plan the correct journey no matter what your funds. * Off-the-beaten-path stories and undiscovered gem stones, plus new takes on most sensible points of interest. locate nice bargains and ebook your go to vacation at

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The Arms of Krupp: The Rise and Fall of the Industrial by William Manchester

By William Manchester

The Krupp relatives have been the greatest German fingers brands from the center of the nineteenth century till the tip of global conflict II, generating artillery items and submarines that set the normal for effectiveness. This publication relates the heritage of this influential company.

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