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Der Erste Weltkrieg in Farbe
Author: Peter Walther
Publisher:
ISBN: 3836554178
Pages: 383
Year: 2014
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Kleurenfoto's geven een beeld van het leven aan het front in de Eerste Wereldoorlog.
Heartbreak & Triumph
Author: Shawn Michaels
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439121737
Pages: 352
Year: 2010-05-11
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World Wrestling Entertainment fans think they know "The Heartbreak Kid." He's "The Showstopper" who pushes his high-flying abilities to the limit in the squared circle, on ladders, and in steel cages. He's the company's first "Grand Slam" champion. And of course, he's forever the guy who conspired with WWE Chairman Vince McMahon to screw Bret "Hitman" Hart out of the WWE Championship in Montreal at Survivor Series on November 9, 1997. But that's the side "HBK" has allowed you to see...until now. Heartbreak & Triumph: The Shawn Michaels Story introduces us to Michael Shawn Hickenbottom, the youngest of four children whose "really conservative upbringing" made him shy and "afraid that people wouldn't like me if I showed who I really was." But upon discovering Southwest Championship Wrestling (SWCW) on TV one Saturday night, the preteen Hickenbottom realized instantly what he wanted to become, and later would convince his father—a colonel in the U.S. Air Force—to let him pursue his dream. From there, Hickenbottom fully recounts the events that led to "Shawn Michaels's" tutelage under Mexican wrestler Jose Lothario; working matches at Mid-South Wrestling under the guidance of Terry Taylor and the Rock 'n' Roll Express's Robert Gibson & Ricky Morton; flying high with Marty Jannetty as "The Midnight Rockers" in the American Wrestling Association (AWA); and how a barroom confrontation in Buffalo almost prevented the tandem from ever joining the World Wrestling Federation. While reliving the crippling back injury that forced him to retire in his prime, Michaels credits the new loves in his life—his second wife Rebecca, his children, and his newfound faith—with giving him the strength to kick his habit, recover physically, and make a jubilant return to the ring at SummerSlam 2002. Now back on top and doing what he enjoys most, the WWE Superstar regards Heartbreak & Triumph as the perfect means "to review my life, and attempt to figure out how I became the person I am."
Harnessing Peacocks
Author: Mary Wesley
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1480450553
Pages: 288
Year: 2013-11-12
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The captivating and sensual story of a woman who defies convention to make a new life—only to have her past catch up with her Orphaned by the death of her parents in a plane crash, Hebe bridles under the yoke of her strict grandparents. But when she returns from an Italian holiday pregnant—and overhears her family making plans for her abortion—she runs away. At nineteen, making her way alone in the world, all she has are her wits and her unswerving love for her unborn child. Fast forward twelve years. Hebe shuttles between jobs in order to pay for expensive schooling for her son, Silas. She juggles her various lovers . . . until the different parts of her life collide. As her past hurtles into her present, Hebe races toward a final showdown with a man who’s been searching for his lost love.
Milly-Molly-Mandy's Autumn
Author: Joyce Lankester Brisley
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447216113
Pages: 96
Year: 2012-08-02
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Milly-Molly-Mandy has lots of friends, but her favourite companions are Little-Friend-Susan and Billy Blunt. Together they have lots of exciting adventures and even get into trouble sometimes! Read about Milly-Molly-Mandy and her friends as they run races, pay visits, rescue little rabbits and play tricks on one another. These classic tales are as fresh and lively as when they were first written. Young readers will love discovering Milly-Molly-Mandy for the first time in a dainty, accessible format – and they’re sure to want to collect other titles in this charming series.
Playing War
Author: Sabine Frühstück
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520295447
Pages: 280
Year: 2017
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"For over a century throughout Japan and beyond, children and concepts of childhood have been appropriated as tools for decidedly unchildlike purposes: to validate, moralize, humanize, and naturalize war, and to sentimentalize peace. Playing War argues that modern conceptions of war insist on and exploit a specific and static notion of the child: that the child, though the embodiment of vulnerability and innocence, nonetheless possesses an inherent will to war, and that this seemingly contradictory creature demonstrates what it means to be human. In examining the intersection of children/childhood with war/military, Sabine Freuhsteuck identifies the insidious factors perpetuating this alliance, thus rethinking the very foundations of modern militarism. She also interrogates how essentialist notions of both childhood and war have been productively intertwined; how assumptions about childhood and war have converged; and how children and childhood have worked as symbolic constructions and powerful rhetorical tools, particularly in the decades between the nation and empire-building efforts of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries up to the uneven manifestations of globalization at the beginning of the twenty-first."--Provided by publisher.
World War One
Author: Norman Stone
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0786744626
Pages: 240
Year: 2009-04-28
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In 1914, a new kind of war came about, bringing with it a new kind of world. World War One began on horseback, with generals employing bayonet charges to gain ground, and ended with attacks resembling the Nazi blitzkriegs. The scale of devastation was unlike anything the world had seen before: Fourteen million combatants died, a further twenty million were wounded, and four empires were destroyed. Even the victors' empires were fatally damaged. An overwhelming disaster from which the world is still recovering, World War One can seem baffling in its complexity. But now Norman Stone, one of worl.
Gedruckte Fotografie. Abbildung, Objekt und mediales Format
Author: Irene Ziehe, Ulrich Hägele
Publisher: Waxmann Verlag
ISBN: 3830982933
Pages: 284
Year: 2015
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Vom 13. bis 15. November 2014 fand in Berlin die 7. Tagung der Kommission Fotografie der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Volkskunde in Kooperation mit den Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin statt. Wissenschaftler und Wissenschaftlerinnen verschiedener Disziplinen setzten sich mit Fragen, die für die visuelle Kulturanthropologie von Belang sind, auseinander und präsentierten Forschungsergebnisse. Seit den 1880er Jahren war mit dem Rasterverfahren (Autotypie) die Voraussetzung für Fotografien in Zeitungen, Magazinen und Büchern gegeben. Die Jahre vor dem Ersten Weltkrieg und die Zwanziger Jahre gelten als die ersten Blütephasen der gedruckten Fotografie. Die Nachfrage war riesig, ganz neue Berufsfelder entstanden. Parallel entwickelte sich die Ansichtspostkarte zu einem der bis heute beliebtesten Bildmedien. Die Beiträge greifen diese Themen auf: Fotojournalismus und Berichterstattung mittels Bildern, Berichterstattung mit Hilfe von Fotografien zu propagandistischen Zwecken, gedruckte Fotos zu Dokumentationszwecken für verschiedene Wissenschaftsdisziplinen, aber auch für ökonomisch-gesellschaftliche Aktivitäten und Anlässe, als Handbuchdarreichung, Fotos als Illustrationen in oft aufwendig gestalteten und populären Bildbänden und Monografien, und seit kurzem endlich mehr ins auch wissenschaftliche Blickfeld gerückt: die Foto-Postkarte.
Zeitungen von gestern für das Lernen von morgen?
Author: Christian Kuchler, Benjamin Städter
Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
ISBN: 3847005685
Pages: 216
Year: 2016-05-09
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Based on the considerations of a cultural and historical media history, these essays take different perspectives to show how historical learning can succeed with the assistance of historical newspapers. These are suitable source materials for history lessons as they deal with a variety of topics. In addition to the classical political historical perspective, they allow an in-depth work on economic, social, everyday life, cultural or even mentality historical issues. Apart from questions about choice of materials and thematic emphasis the authors discuss specific domain competencies, which can be promoted by the use of newspapers in history lessons.
Ce Salgado. Kuwait
Author: Taschen America, LLC
Publisher:
ISBN: 3836561271
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Year: 2016-11-19
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SS Leibstandarte
Author: Rupert Butler
Publisher: Amber Books Ltd
ISBN: 1782742964
Pages:
Year: 2016-03-03
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‘I swear to thee, Adolf Hitler, as Führer and Chancellor of the German Reich, loyalty and bravery. I vow to thee, and to the superiors whom thou shalt appoint, obedience unto death, so help me God.’ – SS Oath of Loyalty The divisions of the Waffen-SS were the elite of Hitler’s armies in World War II. SS-Leibstandarte is an in-depth examination of the first Waffen-SS unit to be formed, the SS-Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler. The book explores the background of the unit’s formation, including its origins as the Führer’s bodyguard, the men it recruited, the key figures involved in the division, its organization, training, uniforms and insignia. SS-Leibstandarte also provides a full combat record of the division, which fought on both fronts during World War II. The book outlines the unit’s involvement in the fall of France, its service on the Eastern Front, the desperate attempts to throw the Allies out of Normandy after D-Day, and the final, fruitless attempts to relieve Budapest and save Vienna from the Red Army. Illustrated with rare photographs and written by an acknowledged expert, SS- Leibstandarte is a definitive history of one of Nazi Germany’s most effective fighting units of World War II.
Jungles
Author: Frans Lanting
Publisher: Taschen America Llc
ISBN: 3822842451
Pages: 255
Year: 2005
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Noted photographer's collection of images made over a period of 20 years, from the Congo to the cloud forests of the Andes.
The Wonderful World of Albert Kahn
Author: David Okuefuna
Publisher: Ebury Press
ISBN: 1846074584
Pages: 335
Year: 2008
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In 1909 the millionaire French banker and philanthropist Albert Kahn embarked on an ambitious project to create a colour photographic record of, and for, the peoples of the world. This book and the BBC TV series it accompanies are bringing these pictures to a mass audience and putting colour into what we tend to think of as a monochrome age.
The Great War: 1914-1918
Author: Peter Hart
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847654118
Pages: 985
Year: 2013-04-04
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The Great War was the first truly global conflict, and it changed the course of world history In this magnum opus, critically-acclaimed historian Peter Hart examines the conflict in every arena around the world, in a history that combines cutting edge scholarship with vivid and unfamiliar eyewitness accounts, from kings and generals, and ordinary soldiers. He focuses in particular on explaining how technology and tactics developed during the conflict - and determines which battles were crucial to its outcome. Combatants from every corner of Earth joined the fray, but their voices are rarely heard together. This is a major history of the conflict whose centenary is fast approaching. Published in paperback for the anniversary of the conflict, this is a pioneering and comprehensive account of the First World War, comparable to Anthony Beevor or Max Hastings.
Hitler's Beneficiaries
Author: Götz Aly
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 1429923865
Pages: 448
Year: 2008-01-08
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A stunning account of the economic workings of the Third Reich—and the reasons ordinary Germans supported the Nazi state In this groundbreaking book, historian Götz Aly addresses one of modern history's greatest conundrums: How did Hitler win the allegiance of ordinary Germans? The answer is as shocking as it is persuasive: by engaging in a campaign of theft on an almost unimaginable scale—and by channeling the proceeds into generous social programs—Hitler literally "bought" his people's consent. Drawing on secret files and financial records, Aly shows that while Jews and citizens of occupied lands suffered crippling taxation, mass looting, enslavement, and destruction, most Germans enjoyed an improved standard of living. Buoyed by millions of packages soldiers sent from the front, Germans also benefited from the systematic plunder of conquered territory and the transfer of Jewish possessions into their homes and pockets. Any qualms were swept away by waves of government handouts, tax breaks, and preferential legislation. Gripping and important, Hitler's Beneficiaries makes a radically new contribution to our understanding of Nazi aggression, the Holocaust, and the complicity of a people.
The Last Days of Mankind
Author: Karl Kraus
Publisher:
ISBN: 9492027038
Pages: 658
Year: 2016-02-11
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Intended 'for a theatre on Mars', with a cast of nearly 500 and running to over 200 scenes, Karl Kraus's apocalyptic tragedy The Last Days of Mankind is the longest, most elaborate play ever written. It is also a bitingly satirical commentary on the outbreak and subsequent course of World War I. Kraus (1874-1936) ranks as one of the greatest twentieth-century satirists. In 1899 he established his own journal, Die Fackel (The Torch), to 'drain the marsh of empty phrase-making.' His work comprises essays, short stories, poetry and aphorisms, and culminated in the five-act play presented here. First published in 1920, The Last Days employs a collage of modernist techniques to evoke a despairing and darkly comical vision of the Great War from the perspective of the author's hometown, Vienna. At its centre, Kraus places a cabal of war-mongering press barons and self-serving hacks, whose strategies of mass manipulation he holds responsible for the very atrocities they report. With this translation of the play in its entirety, Patrick Healy completes the work begun in 2014 when he published the first ever English-language version of the Prologue and Act I in In These Great Times, a selected anthology of Kraus's work. This edition features an introduction and a glossary of relevant names and terms. About the translator Patrick Healy is a philosopher, writer and senior lecturer at the Technical University Delft. He lives in Amsterdam. His earlier translations include Karl Kraus, In These Great Times: Selected Writings and Carl Einstein's Negro Sculpture. In the spring of 2016 his translation of Max Raphael's early critical writings will appear as The Invention of Expressionism. For more information, visit www.patrick-healy.com