Books tagged: german history

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Dark Spirit - Ludwig II the 'Mad' King of Bavaria
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,030. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Born into the royal Wittelsbach family of Bavaria, with its legacy of madness, depression and eccentricity, Ludwig II's extravagant and ruinously expensive building projects, coupled with increasingly aberrant behaviour caused the people of his day to wonder. Was Ludwig mad or a genius, or was he a victim of his own government's scheming?
History of Germany
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In this book we will learn about the history of Germany overall, how ancient it is and how it has come along all these years to stand where it is today.
River's Requiem
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,180. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
River's Requiem traces the lives of several families in the fictional German town of Roemershagen from World War I through the end of World War II. Two wars and hard times--even starvation--forever changed the town's families and this novel tells how they adapted--some by holding true to their sense of morality and fair play and others by choosing a course built on dishonesty and greed.
The Stasi File - Opera and Espionage: A Deadly Combination
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 137,750. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » General
An American lawyer and his Italian lover from Berlin student days, now a budding opera diva, are drawn into an assassination plot by a Stasi General, desperate to prevent the collapse of the East German police state after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Irma Grese Angel Of Death At Bergen-Belsen And Oswiecim Concentration Camps
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » Military
Irma Grese was an abominable woman who looked like she might have been a fashion model. Born in 1923 she attended school until she found employment in agriculture for a time. Unable to succeed as a nurse, she was sent to Auschwitz and later to Bergen-Belsen and Oswiecim Concentration Camps. That a woman so young could be so diabolical is truly incredible! I have recounted her crimes in my e-book.
Brigitte Helm
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Brigitte Helm was a mercurial actress. Convicted by a Third Reich court of running over an elderly woman in her auto, Brigitte's career began after her mother sent her photo to the wife of German film director Fritz Lang. Versatile and reclusive she married a German industrialist. Brigitte refused most requests for interviews in her later years. I have researched my e-book using vintage newspapers
Aller Tage Morgen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,930. Language: German. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Nonfiction » History » European
Die römische Armee erobert Germanien. Armin und Finn, Söhne eines mächtigen Fürsten, werden als Geiseln nach Rom verschleppt. Als die Herrschaft Roms immer grausamer wird, muss Armin sich endgültig für eine Seite entscheiden. Aber er kann die Römer nur angreifen, wenn er Varus und seine eigenen Ideale verrät - und gegen seinen eigenen Bruder kämpft.
Will The Real Albert Speer Please Stand Up? The Many Faces of Hitler’s Architect
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the years since the Nuremberg trial, biographers have been fascinated with the life of Albert Speer, Hitler's architect and the man rumoured to replace him. This short book looks at the events leading up to the Nuremberg trial, and the trial itself, to understand the man behind the enigma.
Culture Briefing: Germany - Your guide to German culture and customs
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Culture Briefing: Germany provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the German way of life. You'll discover their culture, customs, family life, arts, history, politics. leisure activities and more. Whether visiting Germany, working on a class paper or doing business with the Germans, Culture Briefing: Germany will be an invaluable resource.
Letters To America From Communist East Germany
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I am publishing some of the texts of letters and cards I received from an East German finance student in the years from 1984-1991. As far as I know "Dana" is now living in Berlin, married since 1989. Her letters show a brightness and curiosity about life and culture. A child of socialism, she was deeply curious about life in capitalist America. Yet she felt a duty to produce a child for the state