Download E-books Die Wurzeln der westdeutschen Nachkriegsdemokratie: Der amerikanische Beitrag 1945-1952 (German Edition) PDF

By Hermann-Josef Rupieper

Die Demokratisierung der westdeutschen Gesellschaft gehörte zu den zentralen Zielen der amerikanischen Besatzungspolitik. Der Autor analysiert auf der foundation umfangreicher Archivstudien in den united states die Entwicklung der amerikanischen Politik und die Reaktion der westdeutschen Bevölkerung. Diese Politik endete nicht mit der Ablösung der Militärregierung durch eine Hohe Kommission und die Gründung der Bundesrepublik, sondern erst im Sommer 1952. Am Beispiel des Erziehungswesens, der Gewerkschaften, der Jugend, der Frauen, der Austauschprogramme und anderer Entwicklungen wird die Zusammenarbeit der westdeutschen Reformeliten mit den Besatzungsbehörden dargestellt."(...) stellt das Buch einen außerordentlich instruktiven und weiterführenden Beitrag zur amerikanischen Deutschlandpolitik in der Frühphase der Bundesrepublik dar, der auch aus dem Blickwinkel der politischen Bildung viele neue Aspekte vermittelt."Das Parlament 28/94

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Download E-books Riten, Gesten, Zeremonien: Gesellschaftliche Symbolik in Mittelalter und Früher Neuzeit (Trends in Medieval Philology) (German Edition) PDF

By Bierende, Edgar, Edgar Bierende

Ritualised motion - using gestures and ceremonial methods - have been a critical technique of growing and expressing social order in pre-modern societies particularly. the current quantity is split into the 3 center parts of liturgy, legislations and politics and provides an interdisciplinary view of chosen features of the association and impact of rituals. An introductory part makes use of exemplars to offer primary methodological questions from the views of paintings historical past, theatre background and historiology.

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Download E-books NS-Raubgut, Reichstauschstelle und Preussische Staatsbibliothek: Vorträge des Berliner Symposiums am 3. und 4. Mai 2007 (German Edition) PDF

The publication describes the keep watch over exercised by way of the nationwide Socialist country over educational libraries and analyses their collaboration, particularly within the robbery of books and the identity of 'Enemies of the Reich'. moreover, it offers with elements of the id and restitution of books stolen and confiscated among 1933 and 1945. This account offers the provisional findings of a learn undertaking performed on the grounds that 2006 by means of the Berlin nation Library Prussian Cultural history beginning and the Max Planck ancient Institute/Max Planck Institute for the background of technological know-how and funded through the Fritz Thyssen starting place.

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Download E-books Hans-Dietrich Genschers Außenpolitik (Akteure der Außenpolitik) (German Edition) PDF

Die Außenpolitik von Hans-Dietrich Genscher warfare geprägt von Prinzipien des Liberalismus. Demokratie, Menschenrechte, Pluralismus und Freiheit waren die Ziele, die er mit seiner Politik verfolgte. Der Sammelband untersucht, used to be die Politik Genschers auszeichnete und wodurch seine politische Strategie gekennzeichnet conflict. Eine chronologische Darstellung seiner Amtszeit zeigt auf, wo der „rote Faden“ seiner Amtszeit zu suchen ist und welche Auswirkungen seine Politik für die Bundesrepublik und ihre Stellung in Europa und der Welt hatte.

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Download E-books Hitler's Preemptive War: The Battle for Norway, 1940 PDF

By Henrik O. Lunde

This publication describes the usually missed international conflict II crusade for Norway―a complicated sequence of battles during which Hitler out-gambled Churchill so one can safe an important source lifeline for the 3rd Reich.

After Hitler conquered Poland and was once nonetheless fine-tuning his plans opposed to France, the British started to exert keep an eye on of the beach of impartial Norway, an motion that threatened to chop off Germany’s iron-ore conduit to Sweden and outflank from the beginning its hegemony at the Continent. The Germans replied with a dizzying sequence of attacks, utilizing each instrument of recent conflict built within the earlier new release. Airlifted infantry, mountain troops and paratroopers have been dispatched to the north, seizing Norwegian strongpoints whereas forestalling better yet extra bulky Allied units.

The German army additionally set sail, taking a brutal beating by the hands of Britannia, whereas making sure with its sacrifice that key harbors should be held open for resupply. As dive-bombers soared overhead, small yet elite German devices traversed forbidding terrain to ambush Allied devices attempting to forge inland. At Narvik, a few 6,000 German troops battled 20,000 French and British, till the Allies have been ultimately pressured to withdraw by way of the good catastrophe in France, which had then gotten underway.

Henrik Lunde, a local Norwegian and previous U.S. precise Operations colonel, has written the main goal account up to now of a crusade within which 20th-century army innovation discovered its first fertile taking part in field.


“While it really is nearly most unlikely to discover a brand new e-book a couple of hitherto unexplored WWII-related topic, it is nearly as not likely to find a brand new e-book that seems to be the simplest but written at the subject. . . . Henrik Lunde's new Hitler's Pre-Emptive struggle is definitely now not the 1st publication concerning the 1940 invasion of Norway and the battles round Narvik, however it convinced seems like the best.”
―Stone & Stone moment international battle Books

“Lunde has completely dissected either flooring and naval battles and controlled to make a posh politico-military state of affairs transparent. . . . army collections may want to collect this wonderful attempt . . .”
―Library Journal

“Well written with an impartial eye. . . . each element is roofed, with British, French, German and Norwegian viewpoints, judgements and activities all being taken particularly into consideration. . . . It’s an attractive tale and one i might recommend.”
― army Modeling, 06/2009

“..a distinct, good laid out heritage… crucial analyzing; a must have on your army library and a task rather well performed by means of the author.”
Military version Craft overseas, 07/2009

“…a strong account of the crusade that's either informative and readable, with a spotlight on army operations that come with German, British, French and Norwegian.”
War Books evaluation, 02/16/2011

“This huge e-book will gasoline debate. . . . Exhaustive study and highbrow detachment let the writer to convey objectivity and a clean interpretation to a topic that has been beforehand weighted down with nationwide self-justification. . . . Holds the reader’s curiosity whereas progressing seamlessly from political and strategic judgements to theater operations and strategies of many of the nationwide forces engaged, together with describing and studying strive against on land, at sea, and within the air. . . . This ebook is a gem.”

“…an first-class activity of compiling study fabric, which are relatively hard a result of bias of what’s out there…tough to place down…well written and punctiliously researched.”
Internet Modeler, 08/2009

“Thoroughly researched, goal and thoughtfully written… a hugely advised addition to the historiography of global warfare II, and sheds new mild in this misunderstood campaign.”
Carlo D’Este, global battle II journal, 11/2009

“A very targeted examine what used to be the 1st “joint” operation of the second one international struggle, the hugely dicy and amazingly winning German invasion of Normandy in April 1940…a complete account of what used to be the most advanced campaigns of the war…”
The NYMAS evaluation, Fall-Winter 2009

“..will certainly develop into well-known as a milestone one of the books approximately Norway in 1940.”
MILITÄR HISTORIA 3/2009 (Norway)

“…a good documented, severe and difficult hitting research of the battle in Norway.”

“…a strong account of the crusade that's either informative and readable, with a spotlight on army operations that come with German, British, French and Norwegian.”
War Books assessment, 02/16/2011

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Download E-books German Images of the Self and the Other: Nationalist, Colonialist and Anti-Semitic Discourse 1871-1918 PDF

This publication offers a close linguistic research of the nationalist discourses of the German moment Reich, which so much successfully exhibit the contrasting photographs of the German Self and its a number of Others, corresponding to Jews, local Africans, gypsies and the enemy different throughout the First international warfare.

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Download E-books Die Welt der Götterbilder (Beihefte Zur Zeitschrift Fur die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft) (German Edition) PDF

Götterbilder schaffen eine eigene Welt theologischer Reflexion und religiöser Praxis. Bildliche Darstellungen müssen Komplexität reduzieren, schaffen dabei aber zugleich ihre eigene Komplexität. Der vorliegende Band untersucht dieses Phänomen in Beiträgen grundsätzlicher artwork und in materialen Präsentationen aus dem Bereich des Alten Orients, Griechenlands und der Welt des Hellenismus. Beiträge aus dem Kontakt zwischen Christentum und Islam zum Thema Bildverehrung machen deutlich, welche Kompensationsstrategien entwickelt werden, wo bildliche Repräsentationen dem theologischen Verdikt unterliegen. Der Band enthält achtzehn Beiträge von foreign bekannten Forschern in deutscher und englischer Sprache.

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Download E-books In Final Defense of the Reich: The Destruction of the 6th SS Mountain Division "Nord" PDF

By Stephen M. Rusiecki

In April 1945 the yankee 71st Infantry department exacted the ultimate vestiges of existence from the Reich's sixth SS Mountain department in important Germany. On Easter weekend, the bypassed German department fought to the very finish as they have been first surrounded after which destroyed as a scuffling with strength. Rusiecki argues that the conflict demonstrates that the Wehrmacht’s final gasp at the Western entrance was once whatever yet a whimper as a few historians cost. as a substitute, lots of Germany’s ultimate strive against formations fought to the very finish opposed to a chaotic tableau of distress, destruction, and ache to distinct each final little bit of soreness upon their soon-to-be conquerors.

In recounting this ultimate, determined act of Germany’s as soon as nice Wehrmacht, In the ultimate safety of the Reich follows the histories of either the German sixth SS Mountain department and the yankee 71st Infantry department from their inceptions till their final and fateful war of words in Germany within the wake of Patton’s advancing 3rd Army.

The heritage of this undiscovered and ignored conflict isn't easily an archival chronicle of the motion, yet a testomony to the human adventure in battle – either from the viewpoint of the warriors concerned and the civilians who needs to endure the brunt of the combating. The conflict not just info certainly one of Nazi Germany’s ultimate army campaigns but in addition serves as a undying and cautionary story of the horrors of warfare and the associated fee mankind can pay for such demonstrations of nationwide power.

This booklet is released in cooperation with the organization of the U.S. Army.

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Download E-books Reactionary Modernism: Technology, Culture, and Politics in Weimar and the Third Reich PDF

In a special program of serious conception to the examine of the position of ideology in politics, Jeffrey Herf explores the ambiguity inherent within the German fascists' rejection of the rationalism of the Enlightenment whereas totally embracing glossy expertise. He records proof of a cultural culture he calls 'reactionary modernism' present in the writings of German engineers and of the key intellectuals of the. Weimar correct: Ernst Juenger, Oswald Spengler, Werner Sombart, Hans Freyer, Carl Schmitt, and Martin Heidegger. The e-book indicates how German nationalism and later nationwide Socialism created what Joseph Goebbels, Hitler's propaganda minister, known as the 'steel-like romanticism of the 20th century'. by means of associating expertise with the Germans, instead of the Jews, with appealing shape instead of the formlessness of the industry, and with a powerful nation instead of a predominance of monetary values and associations, those right-wing intellectuals reconciled Germany's power with its romantic soul and nationwide id.

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