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Apostles of the AlpsMountaineering and Nation Building in Germany and Austria, 1860-1939

Apostles of the Alps: Mountaineering and Nation Building in Germany and Austria, 1860-1939

Tait Keller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625034
eISBN:
9781469625058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625034.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the paradox that Europe’s seemingly peaceful “playgrounds” were battlegrounds where competing visions of Germany and Austria clashed. Using newly available archival materials from ... More

Christmas in GermanyA Cultural History

Christmas in Germany: A Cultural History

Joe Perry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833643
eISBN:
9781469604947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899410_perry
Subject:
History, European Modern History

For poets, priests, and politicians—and especially ordinary Germans—in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the image of the loving nuclear family gathered around the Christmas tree symbolized the ... More

Confronting AmericaThe Cold War between the United States and the Communists in France and Italy

Confronting America: The Cold War between the United States and the Communists in France and Italy

Alessandro Brogi

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834732
eISBN:
9781469602950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877746_brogi
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Throughout the Cold War, the United States encountered unexpected challenges from Italy and France, two countries with the strongest, and determinedly most anti-American, Communist Parties in Western ... More

Kindred by ChoiceGermans and American Indians since 1800

Kindred by Choice: Germans and American Indians since 1800

H. Glenn Penny

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607641
eISBN:
9781469612645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469607658_Penny
Subject:
History, European Modern History

How do we explain the persistent preoccupation with American Indians in Germany and the staggering numbers of Germans one encounters as visitors to Indian country? As this book demonstrates, that ... More

Soviet Soft Power in PolandCulture and the Making of Stalin's New Empire, 1943-1957

Soviet Soft Power in Poland: Culture and the Making of Stalin's New Empire, 1943-1957

Patryk Babiracki

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620893
eISBN:
9781469623085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620893.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Concentrating on the formative years of the Cold War from 1943 to 1957, this book reveals little-known Soviet efforts to build a postwar East European empire through culture. The text argues that the ... More

The Spanish Civil WarRevolution and Counterrevolution

The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Burnett Bolloten

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book offers a history and analysis of Republican political life during the Spanish Civil War. Completed in 1987 and first published in English in 1991, this text is the culmination of fifty ... More

The Stigma of SurrenderGerman Prisoners, British Captors, and Manhood in the Great War and Beyond

The Stigma of Surrender: German Prisoners, British Captors, and Manhood in the Great War and Beyond

Brian K. Feltman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619934
eISBN:
9781469623160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619934.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Approximately nine million soldiers fell into enemy hands from 1914 to 1918, but historians have only recently begun to recognize the prisoner of war's significance to the history of the Great War. ... More

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