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After the Reich From the Liberation of Vienna To the Berlin Airlift
After the Reich From the Liberation of Vienna To the Berlin Airlift
by Giles Macdonogh
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When Hitler's government collapsed in 1945, Germany was immediately divided up under the control of the Allied Powers and the Soviets. A nation in tatters, in many places literally flattened by bombs, was suddenly subjected to brutal occupation by... (read more)

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A Woman in Berlin: Eight Weeks in the Conquered City: A Diary
A Woman in Berlin: Eight Weeks in the Conquered City: A Diary
by Anonymous
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A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice For eight weeks in 1945, as Berlin fell to the Russian army, a young woman kept a daily record of life in her apartment building and among its residents. With bald honesty and brutal lyricism (Elle), the... (read more)

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To Save a City: The Berlin Airlift, 1948-1949
To Save a City: The Berlin Airlift, 1948-1949
by Roger G Miller
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“The Berlin Airlift was one of the monumental achievements of American ingenuity, morality, and courage of the last century. It has never been fully celebrated. But because we dared it with the help of our allies, the Cold War was won. Roger... (read more)

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Berlin 1961: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Most Dangerous Place on Earth
Berlin 1961: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Most Dangerous Place on Earth
by Frederick Kempe
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In June 1961, Nikita Khrushchev called Berlin "the most dangerous place on earth." He knew what he was talking about. Much has been written about the Cuban Missile Crisis a year later, but the Berlin Crisis of 1961 was more decisive in shaping... (read more)

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The Temptation of Despair: Tales of the 1940s
The Temptation of Despair: Tales of the 1940s
by Werner Sollors
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In Germany, the years immediately following World War II call forward images of obliterated cities, hungry refugees, and ghostly monuments to Nazi crimes. The temptation of despair was hard to resist, and to contemporary observers the road toward... (read more)

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The Heart Beats on the Left
The Heart Beats on the Left
by Oskar Lafontaine
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This is the English-language edition of what has become one of the most controversial books in German politics today. Oskar Lafontaine was the leader of Germany's Social Democratic party and finance minister in Gerhard Schr?der's government until he... (read more)

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Berlin 1961: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Most Dangerous Place on Earth
Berlin 1961: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Most Dangerous Place on Earth
by Frederick Kempe
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In June 1961, Nikita Khrushchev called Berlin "the most dangerous place on earth." He knew what he was talking about. Much has been written about the Cuban Missile Crisis a year later, but the Berlin Crisis of 1961 was more decisive in shaping... (read more)

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Europe and German Unification
Europe and German Unification
by R Fritsch Bournazel
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An assessment of the situation of Europe and German unification at the beginning of the 1990s. The author identifies fundamental issues and documents, with the use of quotations and extracts and the decisions of those directly involved. The book also... (read more)

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From Yalta To Berlin : the Cold War Struggle Over Germany
From Yalta To Berlin : the Cold War Struggle Over Germany
by W. R Smyser
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The question of German unity was the most important and intractable problem to remain unsettled after World War II. W.R. Smyser explores "the German Question" and uses it to illustrate the story of how Germany was divided and then united against a... (read more)

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The Red Army Faction, a Documentary History: Volume 2: Dancing with Imperialism
The Red Army Faction, a Documentary History: Volume 2: Dancing with Imperialism
by J Smith
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The long-awaited second volume of the first-ever English-language study of the Red Army Faction (RAF)—West Germanys most notorious urban guerillas—covers the period immediately following the organizations near total decimation in 1977.... (read more)

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The Hitler Virus: The Insidious Legacy of Adolf Hitler
The Hitler Virus: The Insidious Legacy of Adolf Hitler
by Peter Wyden
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In this text, the German-born author, who escaped the Nazis, documents manifestations of what he calls "the Hitler virus." Wyden's contention is that 55 years after Adolf Hitler's death there are many in Germany, including academics, politicians, and... (read more)

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Daring Young Men: The Heroism and Triumph of the Berlin Airlift, June 1948-May 1949
Daring Young Men: The Heroism and Triumph of the Berlin Airlift, June 1948-May 1949
by Richard Reeves
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In the early hours of June 26, 1948, phones began ringing across America, waking up the airmen of World War II—pilots, navigators, and mechanics—who were finally beginning normal lives with new houses, new jobs, new wives, and new... (read more)

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Another Country: German Intellectuals, Unification, and National Identity
Another Country: German Intellectuals, Unification, and National Identity
by Jan Werner Muller
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This important book not only examines changing notions of nationhood and their complicated relationship to the Nazi past but also charts the wider history of the development of German political thought since World War II, while critically reflecting on... (read more)

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Germany in Transit: Nation and Migration, 1955-2005 (Weimar and Now: German Cultural Criticism)
Germany in Transit: Nation and Migration, 1955-2005 (Weimar and Now: German Cultural Criticism)
by Deniz Gokturk
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How does migration change a nation? Germany in Transit is the first sourcebook to illuminate the country's transition into a multiethnic society—from the arrival of the first guest workers in the mid-1950s to the most recent reforms in immigration... (read more)

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The Candy Bombers: The Untold Story of the Berlin Airlift and America's Finest Hour
The Candy Bombers: The Untold Story of the Berlin Airlift and America's Finest Hour
by Andrei Cherny
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The Candy Bombers is the true tale of the ill- assorted group of castoffs and second-stringers who saved millions of desperate people from a dire threat. By feeding and supplying West Berlin by air for nearly a year, these brave men won the hearts of... (read more)

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Ethics of Citizenship: Immigration & Group Rights in Germany
Ethics of Citizenship: Immigration & Group Rights in Germany
by William A Barbieri
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Who is to be included in a political community and on what terms? William A. Barbieri Jr. seeks answers to these questions in this exploration of the controversial concept of citizenship rights—a concept directly related to the nature of democracy,... (read more)

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Germany 1945: From War to Peace
Germany 1945: From War to Peace
by Richard Bessel
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“Fascinating….Bessel does an excellent job of evoking the blasted landscape of a conquered Germany.” —The New Yorker “A sober yet powerful account.”—New York Times Book Review Authoritative and... (read more)

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Berlin Journal, 1989-1990
Berlin Journal, 1989-1990
by Robert Darnton
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In 1989-1990 the East German people courageously reclaimed authority from a postwar dictatorship of party and state. In an exhilarating eyewitness account of these events, the distinguished historian Robert Darnton goes behind the headlines to bring us... (read more)

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Germany from Partition to Reunification
Germany from Partition to Reunification
by Henry Ashby Turner
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In this book, a prominent historian brings up to date his comprehensive overview of Germany since 1945. Henry Turner, has extended his masterly discussion of the partitioning of Germany after the Second World War and the evolution of East and West... (read more)

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Germany Divided: The 1994 Bundestagswahl and the Evolution of the German Party System (German Studies Series,)
Germany Divided: The 1994 Bundestagswahl and the Evolution of the German Party System (German Studies Series,)
by Russell J Dalton
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This expert analysis -- the sequel to Dalton's The New Germany Votes -- looks at how unification is affecting German electoral politics, and focuses on the 1994 Bundestag elections. The unsettling process of Unification affected voters and parties in... (read more)

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