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Honor, Politics, and the Law in Imperial Germany, 1871 - 1914

By Goldberg, Ann

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. Trade Paperback. Very good. Octavo (standard size) Slight wear to edges and corners of cpvers. 215 p. w/ footnotes, index. A study of the pervasionness of Honor in all aspecs of German life, and how it was adapted and incorporated into the state, industry, and politics.

$30.00

Army, Industry, and Labor in Germany 1914 - 1918

By Feldman, Gerland D.

Providence, R. I. : Berg, 1992. Trade Paperback. Very good. Octavo (standard size) Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. 586 p. w/ illus., footnotes, bibliography, index. A study of the internal social and economic role of the German army during WWI, and is longer term effects into the 1920s

$25.00

The Collapse of the Weimar Republic : Political Economy and Crisis

By Abraham, David

Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, more so to dust jacket. W/ errata slip laid in. 366 p. w/ footnotes, tables, bibliography, index. An economic view of the collapse of the Weimar government, focusing on the struggles between industry and agriculture, and capital and labor. A useful perspective increasing the understanding of a complex topic.

$35.00

Ludwig Erhard : a Biography

By Mierzejewski, Alfred C.

Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. xiv (1), 278 p. w/ illus., endnotes, bibliography, short index. The first English language biography of cigar smoking and whisky-loving Erhard (1897-1977), West Germany's first economic minister and second chancellor, considered the father of the German "economic miracle".

$35.00

A Historical Dictionary of Germany's Weimar Republic, 1918 - 1933

By Vincent, C. Paul

Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1997. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket issued. A bit of soiling on p. 552. 635 p. w/ glossary, index, and extensive bibliography. A useful reference work on both big and small personalities of the Weimar era in Germany.

$55.00

Scandal, Sensation, and Social Democracy : the SPD Press and Wilhelmine Germany

By Hall, Alex

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1977. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, more so to dust jacket. Dj faded at spine. ix (1), 267 p. w/ endnotes, bibliography, index. A study of the press of the Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (SPD, Social Democratic Party), noting the law courts and police were directed against free speech, and the role of non-democratic forces in the state. Also examined is other fuel for the SPD press, like the discrinimation vs the working class, political bad practices, and personal failing of major figures.

$55.00

The Other God That Failed : Hans Freyer and the Deradicalization of German Conservatism

By Muller

Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. xvi, 449 p. w/ footnotes, appendix, bibliography, index. A detailed study of German conservative intellectuals from the Weimar years thru the post-war era, discussing why they advocated totalitarian solutions, their disillusionment with the 3rd Reich, and the effects of that in their support of later liberal welfare state capitalist West Germany.

$30.00

The German Colonial Empire

By Smith, Woodruff D.

Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1977. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 274 p. w/ endnotes, bibliography, index. A study if the brief, unsuccessful, but crucial period of German colonialism (1884-1918) and its effect internationally and domestically.

$40.00

Society and Politics in Wilhelmine Germany

By Evans, Richard J. editor

London & New York: Croom Helm / Barnes & Noble Books, 1978. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Sight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 305 p. w/ chapter notes, index. A collection of 11 scholarly essays of the 1880s thru post WWI period in Germany, covering politics, military, and economic/labor issues.

$40.00

Immanuel Kant und die Berliner Aufklärung [ Berlin Enlightenment ]

By Emundts, Dina, editor

Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, 2000. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket issued. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. 229 p. w/ footnotes, chapter notes, index. A study of Kant's cntacts and relations with various aspects of Prussian society and various groups inlcuding his students, as well as events of his time, such as the French Revolution and the Jewish Enlightenment.

$40.00

Alltag der Macht : Berlin Wilhelmstrase [ the Life of Power ]

By Wilderotter, Hans

Berlin: Historischen Kommission, Berlin / Jovis Verlagsbüro, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 348 p. w/ illus., endnotes. An architectural political history of this street of government offices in Berlin, from the empire though the 3rd Reich.

$40.00

German Socialism and Weimar Democracy

By Breitman, Richard

Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. xii, 283 p. w/ endnotes, bibliography, index. First examination in English of the relationship of the German Social Democratic Party to the Weimar Republic and other political parties, esp. moderates and more extreme leftist groups.

$60.00

Macht des Tanzes - Tanz der Mächtigen : Hoffeste und Herrschaftszeremniell 1550 - 1914 [ Power of Dances and the Dance of the Powerful : Court Festivals and Noble Ceremonies 1550 - 1914 ]

By Braun, Rudolf and David Gugerli.

Munich: C. H. Beck, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 378 p. w/ illus., footnotes, bibliography, indexes. Text in German. A study of court festivals and dances and important functions of European international and social politics.

$40.00

Assassins & Conspirators : Anarchsm, Socialism, and Political Culture in Imperial Germany

By Gabriel, Elun T.

Dekalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 2014. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corner of boards and dust jacket. 302 p. w/ notes, bibliography, index. A study of the change in fortune of Democrats in Imperial Germany from the years of abuse and vilification in the 1870s, to their rejection of anarchism and their committment to discourse and peaceful change.

$40.00

The Origins of the Authoritarian Welfare State in Prussia : Conservatives, Bureaucracy, and the Social Question, 1815 - 70

By Beck, Hermann

Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1995. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corner of boards and dust jacket. SIGNED and inscribed in blue marker on flyleaf. 298 p. w/ footnotes, bibliography, index. A detailed study of the domestic side of the Prussian state in the 50 years before the German Unification.

$35.00

Das Preussische Herrenhaus : Adel und Bürgertum in der Ersten Kammer des Landtages 1854 - 1918 [ The Prussian House of Lords : Nobility and Burgeoise in the First House of the Assembly ]

By Spenkuch, Hartwin

Düsseldorf: Droste Verlag, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/good. Thick octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corner of boards, a bit more so to dust jacket. Corners bumped. 651 p. w/ illustrated endpapers, footnotes, bibligraphy, and indexes of people and subjects.

$55.00

Rudolf Hilferding : the Tragedy of a German Social Democrat

By Smaldone, William

Dekalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corner of boards and dust jacket. 271 p. w/ a few illus., endnotes, bibliography, index. An intellectual biography of this Socialist politician who was the Weimar Finance Minister in 1923 and in 1928, and who committed suicide in a Gestapo prison cell.

$30.00

Popular Culture and the Public Sphere In the Rhineland 1800 - 1850

By Brophy, James M.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 365 p. w/ footnotes, bibliography, index. A study of how activities in popular culture (singing, reading, carnivals etc. ) contributed to political communication.

$45.00

German Social Democracy and the Rise of Nazism

By Harsh, Donna

Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 398 p. w/ illus., index, and extensive endnotes and bibliography. A study of the failure of the German Social Democratic Party to stop the rise of their enemies, the Nazi Party.

$45.00

The Sword and the Scepter : the Problems of Militarism in Germany. Volume I : The Prussian Tradition 1740 - 1890

By Ritter, Gerhard

Princeton, NJ : Scholar's Bookshelf, 1988. Reprint of the 3rd edition. Trade Paperback. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Small crease at one corner of cover. Name of former owner on half title page. 338 p. w/endnotes, index. Focuses on Germany under Bismarck and Moltke.

$30.00

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