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Das Manifest Zur Brechung Der Zinsknechtschaft Des Geldes By Gottfried Feder Originally published in 1919, this new English translation of one of the most important historical economic manuscripts proposes some revolutionary changes to the German economy that are also applicable to any nation today. Gottfried Feder was a key founder of the German Nazi Party and the economic mentor of Adolf Hitler. In his Manifesto, Gottfried Feder goes after Mammonism and interest-­slavery while proposing new ideas and solutions to common economic woes, especially problems affecting Germany at the time. How sound were Feder's ideas in real-­world application? Well, Within two years of Adolf Hitler being elected, the unemployment problem had been solved and the country was back on its feet. It had a solid, stable currency, no debt, and no inflation, at a time when millions of people in the United States and other Western countries were still out of work and living on welfare. Germany even managed to . . .

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Als Englands letzte Stuart-­Königin 1714 kinderlos starb, erbten die Kurfürsten von Hannover die englische Krone und regierten das Inselreich 123 Jahre lang. Die Personalunion endete erst 1837 mit der Thronbesteigung der jungen Queen Victoria. Alle Könige aus dem Hause Hannover heirateten deutsche Prinzessinnen, deren Leben durch die Hochzeit völlig auf den Kopf gestellt wurde: Aus der beschaulichen Provinz mussten sie in die englische Hauptstadt ziehen, mit Land und Leuten vertraut werden, eine fremde Sprache lernen, das politische System des Weltreichs begreifen - und möglichst viele Kinder zur Welt bringen. Diese Herausforderungen meisterten sie - je nach Temperament und Begabung - auf höchst unterschiedliche Weise … Aus dem Inhalt: Sophie Dorothea von Celle (1666-­1726) oo 1695 Georg I. Caroline von Ansbach (1683-­1737) oo Georg II. Charlotte von Mecklenburg-­Strelitz (1744-­1818) oo Georg III. Caroline von Braunschweig (1768-­1821) oo Georg IV. Adelheid von Sachsen-­Meiningen . . .

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There is no story in twentieth-­century history more important to understand than Hitler’s rise to power and the collapse of civilization in Nazi Germany. With, Richard Evans, one of the world’s most distinguished historians, has written the definitive account for our time. A masterful synthesis of a vast body of scholarly work integrated with important new research and interpretations, Evans’s history restores drama and contingency to the rise to power of Hitler and the Nazis, even as it shows how ready Germany was by the early 1930s for such a takeover to occur. is a masterwork of the historian’s art and the book by which all others on the subject will be judged.

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In 1989, the Berlin Wall fell; shortly afterwards the two Germanies reunited, and East Germany ceased to exist. In a country where the headquarters of the secret police can become a museum literally overnight and in which one in fifty East Germans were informing on their fellow citizens, there are thousands of captivating stories. Anna Funder tells extraordinary tales from the underbelly of the former East Germany. She meets Miriam, who as a sixteen-­year-­old might have started World War III; she visits the man who painted the line that became the Berlin Wall; and she gets drunk with the legendary “ Mik Jegger” of the East, once declared by the authorities to his face to “ no longer exist.­” Each enthralling story depicts what it’ s like to live in Berlin as the city knits itself back together— or fails to. This is a history full of emotion, attitude and complexity.

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On March 30, 1978, the trial began in the district court of Aschaffenburg Germany, of Josef and Anna Michel and Father Arnold Renz and Father Ernst Alt. The four were charged with negligent homicide in the death of Anneliese Michel. The courtroom sitting area was occupied primarily by media persons from Germany and abroad. Anneliese, her family, a few close friends, and the two priests involved and their Bishop, all believed that Anneliese suffered from possession. At the time, it was the first official and public case of exorcism in Germany in approximately fifty years, and the only known case to have been recorded on audio tapes. After sixty-­seven exorcism sessions, Anneliese died on July 1, 1976 of what appeared to be starvation.

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“In this intelligent novel Hammesfahr has etched with precision the thoughts of a woman on the edge of madness.­”—Der SpiegelCora Bender killed a man. But why? What could have caused this quiet, lovable young mother to stab a stranger in the throat, again and again, until she was pulled off his body? For the local police it was an open-­and-­shut case. Cora confessed; there was no shortage of proof or witnesses. But Police Commissioner Rudolf Grovian refused to close the file and began his own maverick investigation. So begins the slow unraveling of Cora’s past, a harrowing descent into a woman’s private hell.­Hailed as Germany’s Patricia Highsmith, Petra Hammesfahr has written a dark, spellbinding novel. At the top of the bestseller list, The Sinner has been reprinted sixteen times and sold over 760,­000 copies at home. Translated into eleven languages, this is the first Hammesfahr title published in English. Petra Hammesfahr, born in 1951, left school at thirteen, became pregnant by . . .

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