Download E-books The German Unemployed: Experiences and Consequences of Mass Unemployment from the Weimar Republic to the Third Reich PDF

Unemployment was once probably the main challenge confronting ecu society on the time within which this e-book was once first released in 1987, and is arguably nonetheless the case at the present time. This number of essays by means of British and German historians contributes to the talk via taking an in depth examine unemployment within the Weimar Republic.

• What teams have been so much seriously affected, and why?
• How did they react? How powerful have been welfare and activity construction schemes?
• Did unemployment gas social instability and political extremism?
• How a long way was once unemployment a explanation for the cave in of the Weimar Republic and the triumph of the 3rd Reich?
• Did the Nazis resolve the unemployment challenge via peaceable Keynsianism or via colossal rearmament?

This ebook is perfect for college students of background, sociology, and economics.

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Download E-books Der Schieber PDF

By Cay Rademacher

Hamburg 1947: Es ist das Jahr der severe. Nach dem bitterkalten Hungerwinter stöhnt die zerbombte Stadt schon im Frühling unter quälender Hitze. Und Oberinspektor Frank Stave wird mit einem neuen Fall konfrontiert. In den Ruinen einer Werft wird die Leiche eines Jungen gefunden. Zusammen mit Lieutenant MacDonald und Doktor Czrisini macht sich Stave auf die Suche nach dem Mörder, und die Ermittlungen führen sie in die Welt der »Wolfskinder« – jener elternlosen Kinder, die aus den besetzten Ostgebieten geflohen sind und sich nun zu Banden vereint als Kohlenklauer, Prostituierte und Schmuggler durchschlagen. Doch nicht nur beruflich sieht Frank Stave sich vor Rätsel gestellt: Mitten in den Untersuchungen steht plötzlich sein Sohn vor der Tür, der aus der russischen Kriegsgefangenschaft zurückgekehrt ist. Ein schmerzhafter Weg der Annäherung liegt vor ihnen, während Stave zugleich um den Erhalt der Beziehung zu seiner Geliebten Anna kämpft. Als zwei weitere Leichen entdeckt werden, gerät Stave zunehmend unter Druck. In einer dramatischen Nacht im Hafen soll sich schließlich entscheiden, ob Stave den Täter zu fassen bekommt ...

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Download E-books Der Zauberberg (German Edition) PDF

By Thomas Mann

Geplant als Novelle, als heiteres Gegenstück zum ›Tod in Venedig‹, entstand mit dem ›Zauberberg‹ einer der großen Romane der klassischen Moderne. Ein kurzer Besuch in einem Davoser health facility wird für den Protagonisten Hans Castorp zu einem siebenjährigen Aufenthalt, der Kurort wird zur Bühne für die europäische Befindlichkeit vor dem Ersten Weltkrieg. Im Juli 1913 begonnen, während des Krieges durch essayistische Arbeiten, vor allem durch die ›Betrachtungen eines Unpolitischen‹, unterbrochen, konnte der Roman 1924 abgeschlossen und veröffentlicht werden.
In der Textfassung der Großen kommentierten Frankfurter Ausgabe (GKFA), mit Daten zu Leben und Werk.

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Download E-books Praxis Ayurveda-Medizin: kaya-cikitsa - Therapiekonzepte für Innere Erkrankungen PDF

By Shive Narain Gupta, Elmar Stapelfeldt

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Praxisorientiertes Handbuch für Ayurveda-Therapeuten in oder nach der Ausbildung! Bewährte Indikationen der westlichen Medizin mit ayurvedischen Therapiekonzepten behandeln? Dieses Praxisbuch macht es möglich ! Schwerpunkte sind die Ätiopathogenese, Diagnose und Therapiemöglichkeiten innerer Erkrankungen. Viele Tabellen und Übersichten fördern ein schnelles Nachschlagen und Erfassen der wesentlichen Informationen. Das ermöglicht eine schnelle Umsetzung der Ayurveda- Therapie. Sehr hilfreich im Praxisalltag sind auch die vielen Praxistipps, das Sanskrit-Wörterbuch, Heilpfl anzenverzeichnis und Verzeichnis der bewährten Kombinationspräparate. Praxisorientiertes Handbuch für Ayurveda-Therapeuten in oder nach der Ausbildung! Ayurveda-Medizin ganz praktisch: Der Brückenschlag zwischen klassischem Ayurveda und westlicher Medizin.

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Download E-books Was Hitler a Riddle?: Western Democracies and National Socialism PDF

By Abraham Ascher

Was Hitler A Riddle? is the 1st comparative learn of the way British, French, and American diplomats serving in Germany assessed Hitler and the Nazi move. those checks supplied the governments in London, Paris, and Washington with abundant information regarding the ruthlessness of the specialists in Germany and in their choice to overcome giant stretches of Europe. Had the British, French, and American leaders acted on this data and brought measures to rein in Hitler, the background of the 20 th century might were some distance much less bloody: the second one international struggle may well good were refrained from, the Soviet Union don't have accelerated into important and jap Europe, and the area may were spared the chilly War.

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Download E-books The Red Army Faction: A Documentary History, Volume 1: Projectiles for the People PDF

By J. Smith, André Moncourt

The 1st in a two-volume sequence, this can be by way of a long way the main in-depth political background of the pink military Faction ever made on hand in English.

Projectiles for the People starts off its tale within the days following international conflict II, exhibiting how American imperialism labored hand in glove with the previous pro-Nazi ruling classification, shaping West Germany into an authoritarian anti-communist bulwark and launching pad for its aggression opposed to 3rd international countries. the quantity additionally recounts the competition that emerged from intellectuals, communists, self sustaining leftists, and then—explosively—the radical pupil circulation and countercultural insurrection of the 1960s.

It was once from this rebel that the crimson military Faction emerged, an underground association dedicated to engaging in armed assaults in the Federal Republic of Germany, within the view of creating a practice of unlawful, guerilla resistance to imperialism and country repression. via its bombs and manifestos the RAF faced the kingdom with competition at a degree many activists at the present time may possibly locate tricky to imagine.

For the 1st time ever in English, this quantity provides the entire manifestos and communiqués issued by way of the RAF among 1970 and 1977, from Andreas Baader’s felony holiday, during the 1972 might Offensive and the 1975 hostage-taking in Stockholm, to the determined, and tragic, occasions of the “German Autumn” of 1977. The RAF’s 3 major manifestos—The city Guerilla Concept, Serve the People, and Black September—are integrated, as are very important interviews with Spiegel and le Monde Diplomatique, and a couple of communiqués and courtroom statements explaining their actions.

Providing the history details that readers would require to appreciate the context within which those occasions happened, separate thematic sections take care of the 1976 homicide of Ulrike Meinhof in legal, the 1977 Stammheim murders, the large use of mental operations and false-flag assaults to discredit the guerilla, the state’s use of sensory deprivation torture and isolation wings, and the prisoners’ resistance to this, during which they encouraged their very own supporters and others at the left to make the leap into innovative action.

Drawing on either mainstream and stream assets, this booklet is meant as a contribution to the comrades of today—and to the comrades of tomorrow—both as testimony to those that struggled ahead of and as an evidence as to how they observed the realm, why they made the alternatives they made, and the cost they have been made to pay for having performed so.

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Download E-books We Men Who Feel Most German: A Cultural Study of the Pan-German League, 1886-1914 PDF

By Roger Chickering

The Pan-German League used to be the main radical of all of the patriotic societies in Imperial Germany, the main ferocious voice of German nationalism. Its software basically expected that of the Nazis in calling for German enlargement at the eu continent and abroad, in branding Jews as participants of an inferior but harmful race, and in advocating a German nationwide neighborhood during which inner antagonisms of no matter what personality might dissolve. This examine offers the 1st systematic research of the cultural assets of this organization's allure and effect in Imperial Germany. It specializes in the symbolic dimensions of the Pan-German League's literature and actions, in an try to clarify the striking allure of the League's competitive ideology to yes pick out social teams. The examine examines, moreover, the connection among the League and different patriotic societies in Imperial Germany; and it analyzes the procedures during which the association succeeded, at the eve of the 1st international struggle, in mobilizing a extensive 'national competition' to the German executive. The research attracts on suggestions from psychology and anthropology, and its documentary starting place contains archival fabric in either East and West Germany

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Download E-books Kürzere Tage PDF

By Anna Katharina Hahn

Mustermütter und Karrierefrauen, Eurythmie und Hysterie, Alleinerziehende und Problemkinder, Wohlstand und Verwahrlosung. was once geschieht, wenn guy das Leben, das guy immer haben wollte, endlich führt? Wenn die Kompromisse in Zwang umschlagen und das Glück sich nicht einstellt? In ihrer literarisch bestechenden Bestandsaufnahme erzählt Anna Katharina Hahn von Frauen, deren Lebensraum zum Käfig geworden ist und von einem Jungen, der ausbricht.

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Download E-books A Brief History of Germany (Brief History Of... (Checkmark Books)) PDF

By Jason Philip Coy

The tale of Germany, a key participant in international diplomatic and fiscal affairs, is essential to our knowing of worldwide historical past and the modern global. masking greater than 2,000 years of background, a short heritage of Germany offers a concise account of the occasions, humans, and specified customs and traditions that experience formed Germany from precedent days to the current. simple evidence, a chronology, a bibliography, and a listing of steered readings around out this insightful and complete source.

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