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Life After Death

Author : Richard Bessel
ISBN : 0521009227
Genre : History
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This book offers a novel approach to the cultural and social history of Europe after the Second World War.

A World At Total War

Author : Roger Chickering
ISBN : 0521834325
Genre : History
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This volume presents the results of a conference on the history of total war.

Visions Of Empire In The Nazi Occupied Netherlands

Author : Jennifer L. Foray
ISBN : 9781107015807
Genre : History
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Visions of Empire in the Nazi-Occupied Netherlands is both a political history of the Nazi-occupied Netherlands and a study of empire, occupation, and decolonization. Focusing on the work of leading anti-Nazi resisters, Jennifer L. Foray explores whether the experiences of domination and oppression led the Dutch to reconsider their historical position as imperial rulers.

Berlin Washington 1800 2000

Author : Andreas Daum
ISBN : 0521841178
Genre : History
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This collection provides a comparative cultural history of the urban spaces of Berlin and Washington.

History Of Political Thought

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ISBN : UCBK:C083941376
Genre : Electronic journals
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ISBN : UOM:39015063386794
Genre : Germany
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Recasting Race After World War Ii

Author : Timothy L. Schroer
ISBN : UOM:39015064952982
Genre : History
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Historian Timothy L. Schroer's Recasting Race after World War II explores the renegotiation of race by Germans and African American GIs in post-World War II Germany. Schroer dissects the ways in which notions of blackness and whiteness became especially problematic in interactions between Germans and American soldiers serving as part of the victorious occupying army at the end of the war. The segregation of U.S. Army forces fed a growing debate in America about whether a Jim Crow army could truly be a democratizing force in postwar Germany. Schroer follows the evolution of that debate and examines the ways in which postwar conditions necessitated reexamination of race relations. He reveals how anxiety about interracial relationships between African American men and German women united white American soldiers and the German populace. He also traces the importation and influence of African American jazz music in Germany, illuminating the subtle ways in which occupied Germany represented a crucible in which to recast the meaning of race in a post-Holocaust world. Recasting Race after World War II will appeal to historians and scholars of American, African American, and German studies.

An Interrupted Past

Author : Hartmut Lehmann
ISBN : 0521558336
Genre : History
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Essays on members of teh German historical profession who fled Nazi Europe.

International Bibliography Of Book Reviews Of Scholarly Literature Chiefly In The Fields Of Arts And Humanities And The Social Sciences

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105122059921
Genre : Books
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Pain And Prosperity

Author : Paul Betts
ISBN : 0804739382
Genre : History
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The turn of the millennium has stimulated much scholarly reflection on the historical significance of the twentieth century as a whole. Explaining the century’s dual legacy of progress and prosperity on one hand, and of world war, genocide, and mass destruction on the other, has become a key task for academics and policymakers alike. Not surprisingly, Germany holds a prominent position in the discussion. What does it mean for a society to be so closely identified with both inflicting and withstanding enormous suffering, as well as with promoting and enjoying unprecedented affluence? What did Germany’s experiences of misery and abundance, fear and security, destruction and reconstruction, trauma and rehabilitation have to do with one another? How has Germany been imagined and experienced as a country uniquely stamped by pain and prosperity? The contributors to this book engage these questions by reconsidering Germany’s recent past according to the themes of pain and prosperity, focusing on such topics as welfare policy, urban history, childbirth, medicine, racism, political ideology, consumerism, and nostalgia.

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