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Kierkegaard's Attack Upon "Christendom" 1854-1855
Princeton University Press
Benevolence and Betrayal: Five Italian Jewish Families Under Fascism
A profoundly moving history of Italy’s Jews under the shadow of the Holocaust, told through the lives of five Jewish Italian families: the Ovazzas of Turin, who prospered under Mussolini and whose patriarch became a prominent fascist; the Foas of Turin, whose children included both an antifascist activist and a Fascist Party member; the Di Verolis of Rome, who struggled for survival in the ghetto; the Teglios of Genoa, one of whom worked with ...
Chattering Courtesans and Other Sardonic Sketches
A Greek-educated Syrian, Lucian wrote witty pieces that demonstrate a profound skepticism for religion and philosophy and encourage honest living and good sense. “Chattering Courtesans” is a series of short dialogues in which the amusing gossip of “kept women” gives rise to a discussion of more serious subjects such as love, sex, and marriage. Other comic dialogues in this volume show Lucian making fun of fanaticism and mocking ...
Boy Soldier: A German Teenager at the Nazi Twilight
Gerhardt B. Thamm
McFarland & Company
"As a 15-year-old boy I fought briefly in a war. My fight was neither noble nor heroic. I saw the horrors that no 15-year-old boy should ever see. I came into war purely by happenstance, and survived it purely by luck." Gerhardt B. Thamm grew up on his grandfather’s farm in Lower Silesia, the hinterlands of Germany. In early 1945 this land, near the Czechoslovakian and Polish borders, became a battleground. The Soviets captured Lower ...
University Of Chicago Press
On Tyranny is Leo Strauss's classic reading of Xenophon's dialogue, Hiero or Tyrannicus, in which the tyrant Hiero and the poet Simonides discuss the advantages and disadvantages of exercising tyranny. This edition includes a translation of the dialogue, a critique of the commentary by the French philosopher Alexandre Kojève, Strauss's restatement of his position in light of Kojève's comments, and finally, the complete Strauss-Kojève ...
Women in Revolutionary Paris, 1789-1795
University of Illinois Press
200 years ago, the women of revolutionary Paris were demanding legal equality in marriage; educational opportunities for girls, including vocational training; public instruction, licensing, and support for midwives; guarantees for women's rights to employment; and an end to the exclusion of women from certain professions. The editors have uncovered, translated, and annotated sixty documents which shed light on these and other socioeconomic ...
When is a city born? When does it mature? When does it acquire an identity? There is just one answer to all three questions: when it looks death in the eye. This is a land of myths and traditions, where people do not die but, rather, are transformed into legends and live on with their curses and blessings, continuing to put their stamp on their environment, to inspire future generations and to draw up the maps of the country’s culture. ...
Mothers in the Fatherland: Women, the Family and Nazi Politics
St. Martin's Griffin
National Book Award Nominee American Library Association Notable Book An Outstanding Book in Women's History at the Berkshire Conference of Women Historians From the collapse of the Kaiser's regime to the destruction of Hitler in his bunker, Germany has been studied, explicated, and psychoanalyzed time and again. Yet there have been few detailed investigations into the historical and cultural roles played by German women in modern times. ...
Beginning Greek With Homer
This is a course for those who wish to read Homer in the original tongue but know no Greek, or are only just beginning to work through a course in Classical Greek and wish to read Homer from a very early stage. It assumes no previous knowledge of Greek. The first six sections of the book deal with the fundamental elements of grammar that are a necessary preliminary to study. From the seventh section onwards the course proceeds through the ...
MANHATTAN: Seeds of the Big Apple
Gloria Waldron Hukle
Book Review: MANHATTAN SEEDS OF THE BIG APPLE -I just wanted to tell you how much I enjoyed your book, "Manhattan Seeds of the Big Apple" book. My 9th Great Grandfather was Abraham Pietersen Van Deusen b.Nov. 6, 1602, who came to New Amsterdam and was a Miller for the Dutch West India Co. He was involved in several businesses including Cattle and in l648 he was one of l2 tavern keepers in New Amsterdam. In l655 after a suprise attack by Indians ...
On the Road to the Wolf's Lair: German Resistance to Hitler
Theodore S. Hamerow
In the beginning, they rallied behind Hitler in the national interest of Germany; in the end, they sacrificed their lives to assassinate him. A history of German resistance to Hitler in high places, this book offers a glimpse into one of the most intractable mysteries. Why did high-ranking army officers, civil servants, and religious leaders support Hitler? Why did they ultimately turn against him? What transformed these unlikely men, most of ...
Patria/ Fatherland (Best Seller) (Spanish Edition)
Random House Mondad
En ese momento, aparece flotando en un lago de Berlín el cadáver desnudo de un anciano. Se trata de un alto cargo del Partido, el siguiente de una lista secreta que condena a muerte a todos los que figuran en ella. Y han ido cayendo uno tras otro, en una conspiración que no ha hecho más que comenzar...
Emigrant Nation: The Making of Italy Abroad
Mark I. Choate
Harvard University Press
Between 1880 and 1915, thirteen million Italians left their homeland, launching the largest emigration from any country in recorded world history. As the young Italian state struggled to adapt to the exodus, it pioneered the establishment of a “global nation”—an Italy abroad cemented by ties of culture, religion, ethnicity, and economics. In this wide-ranging work, Mark Choate examines the relationship between the Italian emigrants, ...
Fallen Soldiers: Reshaping the Memory of the World Wars
George L. Mosse
Oxford University Press, USA
At the outbreak of the First World War, an entire generation of young men charged into battle for what they believed was a glorious cause. Over the next four years, that cause claimed the lives of some 13 million soldiers--more than twice the number killed in all the major wars from 1790 to 1914. But despite this devastating toll, the memory of the war was not, predominantly, of the grim reality of its trench warfare and battlefield carnage. ...
Bolshevism From Moses to Lenin
Dr. William L. Pierce
The following material has been translated from a pamphlet found in the NSDAP Hauptarchiv. Its German title was Der Bolschewismus von Moses bis Lenin: Zwiegespräch zwischen Adolf Hitler und mir, and it was originally published in Munich in March 1924 from unfinished notes on which Dietrich Eckart had been working in the autumn of 1923.
Islam in Transition: Muslim Perspectives
Oxford University Press, USA
This sourcebook of fifty-seven modern Islamic writings shows the tensions inherent in the struggle of Muslims to maintain their religious identity in the modern world. Here Muslims speak for themselves, revealing the diversity of Islamic thought.
Paradoxes of Utopia: Anarchist Culture and Politics in Buenos Aires, 1890-1910
An engaging historical look at fin de siécle Buenos Aires that brings to life the vibrant culture behind one of the world’s largest anarchist movements: the radical schools, newspapers, theaters, and social clubs that made revolution a way of life. Cultural history in the best sense, Paradoxes of Utopia explores how a revolutionary ideology was woven into the ordinary lives of tens of thousands of people, creating a complex tapestry of ...
Alice Stone Blackwell
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our ...
The Meeting at Telgte
A group of leading intellectuals from all parts of Germany gather in 1647 for the purpose of strengthening the last remaining bond within a divided nation-its language and literature-as the Thirty Years' War comes to an end. Afterword by Leonard Forster. Translated by Ralph Manheim. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book
For Fuhrer and Fatherland: Military Awards of the Third Reich
John R. Angolia
R. James Bender Publishing
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