• Humanities & Social Sciences
      August 2018

      Hitler – New Research

      by Elizabeth Harvey, Johannes Hürter

      How should we understand Hitler as a factor in the history of the Third Reich? In recent years scholarly interest in the German dictator has once again intensified, as is evident from debates surrounding the publication of Mein Kampf, and from the publication of numerous new studies on Hitler’s personality, ideology and politics. Edited by Elizabeth Harvey (University of Nottingham) and Johannes Hürter (Institute for Contemporary History Munich – Berlin), the third volume of the German Yearbook of Contemporary History presents the latest in German research on Hitler based on selected articles from the Vierteljahrshefte für Zeitgeschichte. Additionally, it includes new commentaries by renowned experts from the English-speaking world on theories concerning Hitler’s personality and authenticity, the sources of his radical racism, and the relationship between the dictator and German society.

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      October 2018

      Westerweel Group: Non-Conformist Resistance against Nazi-Germany

      A Joint Rescue Effort of Dutch Idealists and Dutch-German Zionists

      by Hans Schippers

      The book about the Westerweel Group tells the fascinating story about the cooperation of some ten non-conformist Dutch socialists and a group of Palestine Pioneers who mostly had arrived in the Netherlands from Germany and Austria the late thirties. With the help of Joop Westerweel, the headmaster of a Rotterdam Montessori School, they found hiding places in the Netherlands. Later on, an escape route to France via Belgium was worked out. Posing as Atlantic Wall workers, the pioneers found their way to the south of France. With the help of the Armée Juive, a French Jewish resistance organization, some 70 pioneers reached Spain at the beginning of 1944. From here they went to Palestine. Finding and maintaining the escape route cost the members of the Westerweel Group dear. With some exceptions, all members of the group were arrested by the Germans. Joop Westerweel was executed in August 1944. Other members, both in the Netherlands and France, were send to German concentration camps, where some perished.

    • Historical fiction
      June 2013

      Across Great Divides

      by Monique Roy

      Across Great Divides is a timeless story of the upheavals of war, the power of family, and the resiliency of human spirit. When Hitler came to power in 1933, one Jewish family refused to be destroyed and defied the Nazis only to come up against another struggle—confronting apartheid in South Africa. The novel chronicles the story of Eva and Inge, two identical twin sisters growing up in Nazi Germany. As Jews, life becomes increasingly difficult for them and their family under the Nazi regime. After witnessing the horrors of Kristallnacht, they realize they must leave their beloved homeland if they hope to survive. They travel to Antwerp, Belgium, and then on to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, chasing the diamond trade in hopes of finding work for their father, a diamond merchant. Finally, they find a home in beautiful South Africa and begin to settle down. But just as things begin to feel safe, their new home becomes caught up in it’s own battles of bigotry and hate under the National Party’s demand for an apartheid South Africa. Eva and Inge wonder if they will ever be allowed to live in peace, though they cling to the hope for a better day when there will be “an understanding of the past, compassion for all humanity, and …hope and courage to move forward across great divides.” Worldwide rights are available for this novel. I would like to sell Across Great Divides in Europe, Africa and Asia. The readership for Across Great Divides are history buffs, both female and male, and all ages, from late teens through adult.

    • Biography & True Stories
      March 2011

      Faithful Through Hard Times

      A WW2 True Story

      by Jean Gill

      WW2 military history, with extracts from a soldier's diary The true story of four years, 3 million bombs, one small island out-facing the might of the German and Italian airforces - and one young Scotsman who didn't want to be there. This is not a WW2 memoir. It is a riveting reconstruction from an eye-witness account written at the time in a secret diary, a diary too dangerous to show anyone and too precious to destroy.Young men died in wars and old men lied about what they'd done in them; George had no intention of doing either.Private George Taylor arrived on Malta in 1940 thinking that shiny buttons would earn him fast promotion; he left four years later, a cynical sergeant and a Master Mason who never said, 'I was there' without a bitter smile.Despite the times he said, 'It's me for the next boat', despite his fears that Nettie had forgotten him, George kept the motto of the Royal Army Medical Corps 'In arduis fidelis', 'faithful through hard times' - in public - and only told his diary the inside story of four long years.Sixty years later, the truth has to be told. Book trailer youtube.com/watch?v=WrOShZg44Ec

    • Fascism & Nazism
      July 2013

      The extreme Right in Western Europe

      Success or failure?

      by Elisabeth Carter

      Parties of the extreme right have experienced a dramatic rise in electoral support in many countries in Western Europe over the last two and a half decades. This phenomenon has been far from uniform, however, and the considerable attention that the more successful right-wing extremist parties have received has sometimes obscured the fact that parties of the extreme right have not recorded high electoral results in all West European democracies. Furthermore, the electoral scores of these parties have also varied over time, with the same party recording low electoral scores in one election but securing high electoral scores in another. This book, available in paperback for the first time, examines the reasons behind the variation in the electoral fortunes of the West European parties of the extreme right in the period since the late 1970s. It proposes a number of different explanations as to why certain parties have performed better than others at the polls and it investigates each of these different explanations systematically and in depth. As well as offering a comprehensive analysis of the reasons behind the uneven electoral success of the West European parties of the extreme right, this book provides up-to-date information on all right-wing extremist parties that have contested elections at national level across Western Europe since the late 1970s. In addition to examining the parties' ideology and organisation, it discusses their relationship with the parties of the mainstream, and it investigates the impact that electoral institutions have on their ability to attract votes. This book is aimed at both scholars and students interested in the extreme right, in party politics and in comparative politics more generally.

    • Fascism & Nazism
      July 2013

      The extreme Right in Western Europe

      Success or failure?

      by Elisabeth Carter

      Parties of the extreme right have experienced a dramatic rise in electoral support in many countries in Western Europe over the last two and a half decades. This phenomenon has been far from uniform, however, and the considerable attention that the more successful right-wing extremist parties have received has sometimes obscured the fact that parties of the extreme right have not recorded high electoral results in all West European democracies. Furthermore, the electoral scores of these parties have also varied over time, with the same party recording low electoral scores in one election but securing high electoral scores in another. This book, available in paperback for the first time, examines the reasons behind the variation in the electoral fortunes of the West European parties of the extreme right in the period since the late 1970s. It proposes a number of different explanations as to why certain parties have performed better than others at the polls and it investigates each of these different explanations systematically and in depth. As well as offering a comprehensive analysis of the reasons behind the uneven electoral success of the West European parties of the extreme right, this book provides up-to-date information on all right-wing extremist parties that have contested elections at national level across Western Europe since the late 1970s. In addition to examining the parties' ideology and organisation, it discusses their relationship with the parties of the mainstream, and it investigates the impact that electoral institutions have on their ability to attract votes. This book is aimed at both scholars and students interested in the extreme right, in party politics and in comparative politics more generally.

    • Fascism & Nazism
      July 2012

      The extreme Right in Western Europe

      Success or failure?

      by Elisabeth Carter

      Parties of the extreme Right have experienced a dramatic rise in electoral support in many countries in Western Europe over the last two and a half decades. This phenomenon has been far from uniform, however, and the considerable attention that the more successful Right-wing extremist parties have received has sometimes obscured the fact that these parties have not recorded high electoral results in all West European democracies. Furthermore, their electoral scores have also varied over time, with the same party recording low electoral scores in one election but securing high electoral scores in another. This book examines the reasons behind the variation in the electoral fortunes of the West European parties of the extreme Right in the period since the late 1970s. It proposes a number of different explanations as to why certain parties of the extreme Right have performed better than others at the polls and it investigates each of these different explanations systematically and in depth.

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      July 2005

      The extreme Right in Western Europe

      Success or failure?

      by Elisabeth Carter

      Parties of the extreme Right have experienced a dramatic rise in electoral support in many countries in Western Europe over the last two and a half decades. This phenomenon has been far from uniform, however, and the considerable attention that the more successful Right-wing extremist parties have received has sometimes obscured the fact that these parties have not recorded high electoral results in all West European democracies. Furthermore, their electoral scores have also varied over time, with the same party recording low electoral scores in one election but securing high electoral scores in another. This book examines the reasons behind the variation in the electoral fortunes of the West European parties of the extreme Right in the period since the late 1970s. It proposes a number of different explanations as to why certain parties of the extreme Right have performed better than others at the polls and it investigates each of these different explanations systematically and in depth. ;

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      December 2007

      Geographisches Register und Personenregister

      by Angela Hermann

      Im Geographischen Register und Personenregister sind weit über 9.000 erwähnte Personen und geographische Begriffe aufgenommen worden. Das zweibändige Sachregister kombiniert ein Stichwort- mit einem Schlagwortverzeichnis und ist hierarchisch in mehrere Ebenen gegliedert. Somit wird dem Benutzer die Suche nach Begriffen, die zum selben Themengebiet gehören, erleichtert. Zudem unterstützen zahlreiche Verweise auf andere Suchbegriffe die Recherche. Dem Sachregister ist eine einleitende Vorbemerkung zur Edition vorangestellt, die Wert und Authentizität der Quelle darlegt und die durch Bildmaterial und eine Auswahlbibliographie zu Joseph Goebbels ergänzt wird.

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      December 1991

      Juli 1926 - Juli 1927

      by Bärbel Dusik

    • Psychology: emotions

      EVA

      by Jan Prins

      This book outlines the lives of the Jewish woman Eva in time for World War II, fleeing for the Nazi `s, from Germany to the Red Light District in Amsterdam, and it ends up on the fringes of society, in the Life ended. A dramatic encounter with a namesake a result both shall live. Continue with a terrible secret their whole life continues in the spirit of this secret and the cause of suffering the consequences. From different points of this drama comes to life in this novel, and has a surprisingly end ---------------- In dit boek wordt het leven geschetst van de Joodse vrouw Eva die in de tijd voor de Tweede Wereldoorlog, op de vlucht voor de Nazi`s, vanuit Duitsland op de Wallen in Amsterdam terecht komt en daar aan de zelfkant van de maatschappij, in Het Leven, beland. Een dramatische ontmoeting met een naamgenoot heeft tot gevolg dat beiden met een verschrikkelijk geheim verder moeten leven. Hun hele verdere leven blijft in het teken staan van dit geheim en ook de oorzaak daarvan ervaart de gevolgen. Vanuit verschillende invalshoeken komt dit drama in deze roman tot leven en kent een verrassend slot.

    • Children's & young adult fiction & true stories

      The Piano Tuner's Daughter

      My Best Friend

      by Ingrid Silvian

      At a time when many of the suvivors of Nazi Germany are no longer with us, this story provides a valuable link to a new generation of children, who want to learn and read about how their grandparents grew up and survived this chilling chapter of history. Though this book is primarily for children, the readership could be extended to young aduly and older readers.

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      November 2008

      1938

      by Friedrich Hartmannsgruber

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      December 1991

      Die Wiedergründung der NSDAP Februar 1925 - Juni 1926

      by Clemens Vollnhals

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      April 1996

      April 1932 - September 1932

      by Klaus A. Lankheit

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      August 1998

      Oktober 1932 - Januar 1933

      by Klaus A. Lankheit, Christian Hartmann

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      September 1996

      Juli 1931 - Dezember 1931

      by Christian Hartmann

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      July 1997

      Januar bis März 1932

      by Christian Hartmann

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