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  • booksreddit.com:Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland

    Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland

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    The shocking account of how a unit of average middle-aged Germans became the cold-blooded murderers of tens of thousands of Jews.


  • booksreddit.com:Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland

    Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland

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    The shocking account of how a unit of average middle-aged Germans became the cold-blooded murderers of tens of thousands of Jews.


  • booksreddit.com:Language of the Third Reich: LTI: Lingua Tertii Imperii

    Language of the Third Reich: LTI: Lingua Tertii Imperii

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    What happened to the children of the Hitler Youth? How did the Nazi influence on their childhood affect them post-1945 and how have they responded to the Holocaust and the Nazis in adulthood?
    Victor Klemperer (18811960) was Professor of French Literature at Dresden University. As a Jew, he was removed from his university post in 1935, only surviving thanks to his marriage to an Aryan. First published in 1957, The Language of the Third Reich arose from Klemperer’s conviction that the language of the Third Reich helped to create its culture. As Klemperer writes: ‘It isn’t only Nazi actions that have to vanish, but also the Nazi cast of mind, the typical Nazi way of thinking, and it… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:Language of the Third Reich: LTI: Lingua Tertii Imperii

    Language of the Third Reich: LTI: Lingua Tertii Imperii

    1303

    Victor Klemperer (18811960) was Professor of French Literature at Dresden University. As a Jew, he was removed from his university post in 1935, only surviving thanks to his marriage to an Aryan. First published in 1957, The Language of the Third Reich arose from Klemperer’s conviction that the language of the Third Reich helped to create its culture. As Klemperer writes: ‘It isn’t only Nazi actions that have to vanish, but also the Nazi cast of mind, the typical Nazi way of thinking, and it…


  • booksreddit.com:Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland

    Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland

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    The shocking account of how a unit of average middle-aged Germans became the cold-blooded murderers of tens of thousands of Jews. more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:Mein Kampf: - Deutsch Sprache - Dies ist ungekürzte fassung (German Edition)

    Mein Kampf: – Deutsch Sprache – Dies ist ungekürzte fassung (German Edition)

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    Dies ist ungekürzte Fassung Mein Kampf ist eine politisch-ideologische Programmschrift Adolf Hitlers. Sie erschien in zwei Teilen. Hitler stellte darin seinen Werdegang zum Politiker und seine Weltanschauung dar. Das Buch ist weder eine Autobiografie noch ein neues Parteiprogramm, sondern eine zweckgerichtete Kampf- und Propagandaschrift, die zum Neuaufbau der NSDAP als zentral gelenkter Partei unter Hitlers Führung dienen sollte. Der erste Band entstand in Hitlers Haftzeit 1924 und wurde ers…


  • booksreddit.com:The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History 1300-1850

    The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History 1300-1850

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    It’s gonna be negative -30 (factoring windchill) in Boston the next couple of days…how did our ancestors survive this?
    The Little Ice Age tells the story of the turbulent, unpredictable, and often very cold years of modern European history, how this altered climate affected historical events, and what it means for today’s global warming. Building on research that has only recently confirmed that the world endured a 500year cold snap, renowned archaeologist Brian Fagan shows how the increasing cold influenced familiar events from Norse exploration to the settlement of North America to the Industrial Revolution… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History 1300-1850

    The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History 1300-1850

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    The Little Ice Age tells the story of the turbulent, unpredictable, and often very cold years of modern European history, how this altered climate affected historical events, and what it means for today’s global warming. Building on research that has only recently confirmed that the world endured a 500year cold snap, renowned archaeologist Brian Fagan shows how the increasing cold influenced familiar events from Norse exploration to the settlement of North America to the Industrial Revolution…


  • booksreddit.com:The Thirty Years War: Europe's Tragedy

    The Thirty Years War: Europe’s Tragedy

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    A deadly continental struggle, the Thirty Years War devastated seventeenth-century Europe, killing nearly a quarter of all Germans and laying waste to towns and countryside alike. Peter Wilson offers the first new history in a generation of a horrifying conflict that transformed the map of the modern world.When defiant Bohemians tossed the Habsburg emperor’s envoys from the castle windows in Prague in 1618, the Holy Roman Empire struck back with a vengeance. Bohemia was ravaged by mercenary t…


  • booksreddit.com:Islamic Science and the Making of the European Renaissance (Transformations: Studies in the Histo...

    Islamic Science and the Making of the European Renaissance (Transformations: Studies in the Histo…

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    The Islamic scientific tradition has been described many times in accounts of Islamic civilization and general histories of science, with most authors tracing its beginnings to the appropriation of ideas from other ancient civilizations — the Greeks in particular. In this thought-provoking and original book, George Saliba argues that, contrary to the generally accepted view, the foundations of Islamic scientific thought were laid well before Greek sources were formally translated into Arabic…


  • booksreddit.com:The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany

    The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany

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    Hailed as “one of the most important works of history of our time” (The New York Times), this definitive chronicle of Hitler’s rise to power is back in hardcover with a new introductory essay by Ron Rosenbaum (Explaining Hitler and How the End Begins) commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of its National Book Award win.The fiftieth anniversary edition of the National Book Award–winning bestseller that is the definitive study of Adolf Hitler, the rise of Nazi Germany, the Holocaust, and World…


  • booksreddit.com:Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland

    Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland

    521

    The shocking account of how a unit of average middle-aged Germans became the cold-blooded murderers of tens of thousands of Jews.


  • booksreddit.com:The Anatomy of Fascism

    The Anatomy of Fascism

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    What is fascism? By focusing on the concrete: what the fascists did, rather than what they said, the esteemed historian Robert O. Paxton answers this question for the first time. From the first violent uniformed bands beating up “enemies of the state,” through Mussolini’s rise to power, to Germany’s fascist radicalization in World War II, Paxton shows clearly why fascists came to power in some countries and not others, and explores whether fascism could exist outside the early-twentieth…


  • booksreddit.com:Women in the Viking Age

    Women in the Viking Age

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    This is the first book-length study in English to investigate what women did in the Viking age, both at home in Scandinavia and in the Viking colonies from Greenland to Russia. Evidence for their lives is fragmentary, but Judith Jesch assembles the clues provided by archaeology, runic inscriptions, place names and personal names, foreign historical records and Old Norse literature and mythology. These sources illuminate different aspects of women’s lives in the Viking age, on the farms and in…


  • booksreddit.com:The Greatest Battle: Stalin

    The Greatest Battle: Stalin, Hitler, and the Desperate Struggle for Moscow That Changed the Cours…

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    The battle for Moscow was the biggest battle of World War II — the biggest battle of all time. And yet it is far less known than Stalingrad, which involved about half the number of troops. From the time Hitler launched his assault on Moscow on September 30, 1941, to April 20, 1942, seven million troops were engaged in this titanic struggle. The combined losses of both sides — those killed, taken prisoner or severely wounded — were 2.5 million, of which nearly 2 million were on the Soviet s…


  • booksreddit.com:Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne

    Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland

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    On a summer day in 1941 in Nazi-occupied Poland, half of the town of Jedwabne brutally murdered the other half: 1,600 men, women, and children-all but seven of the town’s Jews. In this shocking and compelling study, historian Jan Gross pieces together eyewitness accounts as well as physical evidence into a comprehensive reconstruction of the horrific July day remembered well by locals but hidden to history. Revealing wider truths about Jewish-Polish relations, the Holocaust, and human respons…


  • booksreddit.com:The Swiss

    The Swiss, The Gold And The Dead: How Swiss Bankers Helped Finance the Nazi War Machine

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    Recent startling revelations that Switzerland helped to bankroll Nazi Germany’s war effort, and Swiss intransigence in the face of redress claims by Holocaust survivors, have shaken Switerland’s international reputation. In this uncompromising account, leading Swiss sociologist Jean Ziegler closely examines the shady relationship between Swiss bankers and Nazi Germany. Based on the records of the German Armaments Ministry and other official documents, The Swiss, the Gold, and the Dead shows h…


  • booksreddit.com:Hitler and the Power of Aesthetics

    Hitler and the Power of Aesthetics

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    “A fascinating contribution to our understanding of Hitler’s complex, chaotic, and catastrophic personality, and a compelling study of Hitler’s artistic policies in the Third Reich.”-Foreign Affairs Featuring a new introduction by the author. A starling reassessment of Hitler’s aims and motivations, Frederic Spotts’ Hitler and the Power of Aesthetics is an adroitly argued and highly original work that provides a key to fuller understanding of the Third Reich. Spotts convincingly demonstrates…


  • booksreddit.com:A Heart for Europe - The Lives of Emperor Charles and Empress Zita of Austria-Hungary

    A Heart for Europe – The Lives of Emperor Charles and Empress Zita of Austria-Hungary

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    A Heart For Europe – The Lives of Emperor Charles And Empress Zita Of Austria-HungaryJames and Joana Bogle Emperor Charles was the last Hapsburg ruler of the Austrio-Hungarian Empire, now declared Blessed by Pope John Paul II in 2004. The Pope was himself formerly bishop in the once Habsburg-ruled city of Cracow and his baptismal name Karol (meaning Charles) was given in memory of the late Emperor under whom his father had served as an officer in the Imperial army. Married to Princess Zita of…


  • booksreddit.com:In Place: Spatial and Social Order in a Faeroe Islands Community

    In Place: Spatial and Social Order in a Faeroe Islands Community

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    As one of the Scandinavian nations, the Faeroe Islands can prove instructive to the study of regionalism and multi-ethnicity in European culture areas. In this first published ethnography about the people of the Faeroe Islands, Gaffin focuses on ecology and “place.” Having settled in for a year of fieldwork in 1983, he and his wife became part of the friendly and public lives of this remote setting, with its natural beauty and its honorable and egalitarian social traditions. In repeat visits …