Big Swords, Jesuits, and Bondelswarts

Wilhelmine Imperialism, Overseas Resistance, and German Political Catholicism, 1897–1906

John S. Lowry, Eastern Kentucky University

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€139,00
$180.00
ISBN13: 
9789004233843
E-ISBN: 
9789004306875
Publication Date: 
November 2015
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xiv, 384 pp.; incl. 6 maps
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ISSN: 
1547-1217
Volume: 
62

Arthur D. Brenner, Siena College

This biography chronicles the life of professor Emil J. Gumbel (1891-1966) one of Weimar Germany’s foremost left-wing intellectuals. A pacifist, socialist, and human rights activist, Gumbel is best remembered for his exposés on political violence and politicized justice in Nazi Germany. A “one...
Series: 
Volume: 
22
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780391041011
Publication date: 
February 2002
€127,00
$153.00

Peter C. Caldwell, Rice University and William E. Scheuerman, University of Pittsburgh

This book reexamines the crucial debates on law and politics, which rose during the Weimar Republic. The authors show the continued relevance of these debates for the constitutional culture of the Federal Republic, and indeed for liberal democracy in general.
Series: 
Volume: 
21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780391040984
Publication date: 
December 2000
€127,00
$153.00

Sigrun Haude, University of Cincinnati

The author studies reactions to the Anabaptist reign in Münster (1534-1535) and uses these as prisms through which one can assess vital concerns of contemporary 16th-century society and reevaluate some of the leading issues in Reformation scholarship.
Series: 
Volume: 
20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780391041004
Publication date: 
December 2000
€127,00
$153.00

Joseph F. Patrouch, Florida International University

This local study of the Counter-Reformation in rural Austria uses a variety of previously unexamined, archival sources to detail the politics and processes of social and religious changes and how they affected men and women in the decades around 1600.
Series: 
Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780391040991
Publication date: 
December 2000
€127,00
$153.00

Lawrence Sondhaus, University of Indianapolis

This first modern biography offers an explanation of how and why the Austro-Hungarian chief of the general staff earned a reputation for brilliance in the first place, and a reevaluation of why he failed so miserably during the First World War.
Series: 
Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780391040977
Publication date: 
December 2000
€127,00
$153.00

Otto Büsch. Translated by John G. Gagliardo

This is the first publication in English of Otto Büsch’s important and original study of the origins of militarism in Prussia. First published in German in 1962, it remains unsurpassed in its highly original approach to the origins and development of the unique military system by which Prussia...
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Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780391039841
Publication date: 
June 1997
€127,00
$153.00

Raymond Chien Sun, Washington State University

The following study exacmines the social, cultural and political history of Catholic workers in the city of Cologne and its environs from 1885 to 1912.
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Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780391040960
Publication date: 
June 1999
€127,00
$153.00

William David Bowman, Gettysburg College

Priest and Parish in Vienna, 1780 to 1880 details the social, cultural, and political transformation of the Austrian Catholic priesthood in nineteenth-century Vienna. It shows how priests, a very important and influential group in Austria, were changed from servants of the state into political...
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Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780391040946
Publication date: 
December 1999
€127,00
$153.00

Ernest Benz, Smith College, Northampton Massachusetts

The book analyses the earliest manifestation of family limitation among Germans, and links that innovation to local patterns of economic and political independence.
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Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780391040939
Publication date: 
December 1999
€127,00
$153.00

Alison Deborah Anderson

Twice in the first decades of the seventeenth century the Jülich-Kleve succession crises placed Europe on the verge of war. The triumph of diplomacy in the face of international enmities, suspicions, and mistrust lies at the heart of the Jülich-Kleve story.
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780391040922
Publication date: 
June 1999
€127,00
$153.00

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