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Author: Von Benda-Beckmann, Bas
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: german, bombings, allied, historians, catastrophe
Number of Pages: 391
Published: 2010-09-01
ISBN-10: 9056296531
ISBN-13: 9789056296537

As one of the major symbols of German suffering, the Allied bombing war left a strong imprint on German society. To a much wider extent than is often claimed, the Allied bombings became part of German debates on the Second World War. In both the GDR as well as the Federal Republic before and after 1990 the air war became a topic of public and political interest as well as the subject of many historical accounts. Bas von Benda-Beckmann analyzes the German historiography of the Allied bombings since 1945. He explores how German historical accounts reflected debates on post-war German identity, a
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Author: Thomas Elsaesser
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: first, decades, cinema, german, life, second
Number of Pages: 353
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 9053561722
ISBN-13: 9789053561720

German cinema is best known for its art cinema and its long line of outstanding individual directors. The double spotlight on these two subject has only deepened the obscurity surrounding the popular cinema. German Cinema performs a kind of archaeology on a period largely overlooked: the first two decades of German cinema. This collection of essays by established authors refocuses the terms of a debate that will develop in the years to come concerning the historical and cultural significance of popular cinema in Wilhelmine Germany.
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Author: Linda Rauenhorst
Publisher: Teach Me Tapes
Keywords: traditions, german, songs, learning, weihnachten, frhliche
Number of Pages: 38
Published: 2007-09
ISBN-10: 1599720639
ISBN-13: 9781599720630

Share the music, culture and holiday traditions of Germany. Sing along and learn the German language while you experience the customs of Christmas as celebrated in Germany. This beautifully illustrated, dual language book comes with an audio CD, including the narration in German and 15 songs to sing along and enjoy.
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: control, initiatives, cost, new, health, reforms, german
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788101994
ISBN-13: 9780788101991

Examines recent German health care reform initiatives and reports on: reasons for the German reforms, nature of the reforms, initial reaction and expected effects of the reforms, and potential implications for U.S. reforms. Charts and tables.
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Author: Judy Mahoney
Publisher: Teach Me Tapes
Keywords: german, teach
Number of Pages: 24
Published: 2000-06-19
ISBN-10: 0934633061
ISBN-13: 9780934633062

Uses music from popular children's songs and narration to teach the German language.
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Author: Sheila Faith Weiss
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: wilhelm, schallmayer, eugenics, efficiency, hygiene, national, race
Number of Pages: 260
Published: 1987
ISBN-10: 0520058232
ISBN-13: 9780520058231

Schallmayer's writing give us the opportunity to examine German race hygiene in the context of the social, political, and intellectual history of the Empire, and provide a valuable insight into the origins of race hygiene. An investigation of the works of Schallmayer also reveal their similarity to other non-German eugenics writings, especially to those of leading figures in Britain, and helps to undermine the assumption that German race hygiene was unique among eugenics movements.
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Author: Alfred Toppe
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: combat, night
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 1998-06
ISBN-10: 0788170805
ISBN-13: 9780788170805

Written by a group of former German generals and general staff officers from a German point of view. Discusses the principles of night combat (orientation, reconnaissance, security, movements, attack, pursuit, defense, position warfare, exercise of command, physical and psychological factors), Russian night combat methods (offensive and defensive operations, retrograde movements, partisan warfare), German night combat methods (movements, reconnaissance, offensive and defensive movements, retrograde movements), and training (individual, weapons, and unit). Contains maps and detailed training sc
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