History / Europe / Germany

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Experimenting at the Boundaries of Life

Experimenting at the Boundaries of Life

Organic Vitality in Germany around 1800

Examines Debates Surrounding the First Articulations of a Science of Life and Experiments on the Processes of Organic Vitality

A New Order of Medicine

A New Order of Medicine

The Rise of Physicians in Reformation Nuremberg

The Construction of Medical Privilege and a New Argument about Medical “Progress”

Colonialism and Modern Architecture in Germany

Colonialism and Modern Architecture in Germany

This book considers the effects of colonialism, travel, and globalization on the development of modern architecture in Germany from the 1850s until the 1930s. Osayimwese argues that the rise of a new modern language of architecture within Germany during this period was shaped by the country’s colonial and neo-colonial entanglements. Since architectural developments in nineteenth-century Germany are typically understood as crucial to the evolution of architecture worldwide in the twentieth century, this book globalizes the history of modern architecture at its founding moment.

Russia in the German Global Imaginary

Russia in the German Global Imaginary

Imperial Visions and Utopian Desires, 1905-1941

This book traces transformations in German views of Russia in the first half of the twentieth century, leading up to the disastrous German invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941. James E. Casteel shows how Russia figured in the imperial visions and utopian desires of a variety of Germans, and illuminates the ambiguous position that Russia occupied in Germans’ global imaginary as both an imperial rival and an object of German power.

Architecture, Politics, and Identity in Divided Berlin

Architecture, Politics, and Identity in Divided Berlin

Emily Pugh provides an original comparative analysis of selected works of architecture and urban planning in East and West Berlin during the “Wall era,” to reveal the importance of these structures to the formation of political, cultural, and social identities.

Fascination and Enmity

Fascination and Enmity

Russia and Germany as Entangled Histories, 1914–1945

An original transnational history of Russia and Germany during the critical era of the world wars. By examining the mutual perceptions and misperceptions within each country, the contributors reveal the psyche of the Russian-German dynamic and its use as a powerful political and cultural tool.

Institutions And The Fate Of Democracy

Institutions And The Fate Of Democracy

Germany And Poland In The Twentieth Century

A detailed investigation of the development of democratic political institutions, this book offers insight into the emerging governments of these two countries.

Weimar Prussia, 1918–1925

Weimar Prussia, 1918–1925

The Unlikely Rock of Democracy

Orlow demonstrates that the success of parliamentary democracy in Prussia during the Weimar Republic found its roots in the strength of national unity developed during the nineteenth century, and the work of Catholics, Social Democrats, and Liberals during the time of Republic.

Not One Man Not One Penny

Not One Man Not One Penny

This book offers an introduction to the origins and development of German social democracy up to the First World War, by drawing upon protocols of the German Social Democratic Party, the party press, correspondence of leading figures, and scholarly research.

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