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Requiem For A German Past

Author : Jurgen Herbst
ISBN : 9780299164133
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Jurgen Herbst s account of growing up in Nazi Germany from 1928 to 1948 is a boy s experience of anti-Semitism and militarism from the inside. Herbst was a middle-class boy in a Lutheran family that saw value in Prussian military ideals and a mythic German past. His memoir is a compelling, understated tale of moral awakening.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Brahms A German Requiem

Author : Michael Musgrave
ISBN : 0521409950
Genre : Music
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A detailed study examining The German Requiem, Brahms's controversial, and his largest, masterpiece.
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A German Requiem

Author : Philip Kerr
ISBN : 9781101640166
Genre : Fiction
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Post-World War 2, Bernie Gunther investigates the murder of an American Nazi-hunter amongst the ruins of the Third Reich in this riveting thriller in Philip Kerr's bestselling historical mystery series. Vienna, 1947. Bernie Gunther had his first brush with evil as a policeman in 1930s Berlin and came to know it intimately as a private eye under the Nazis, when each case drew him deeper into the enormities of the regime. Now the war is over and Bernie is in Vienna, trying to clear an old friend and ex-Kripo colleague of the murder of an American officer. Amid decaying imperial splendor Bernie traces concentric circles of evil that lead him to a former head of the Gestapo and to a legacy that makes the atrocities of the war seem lily-white in comparison...
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Education In Nazi Germany

Author : Lisa Pine
ISBN : 9781847887641
Genre : History
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Shaping the minds of the future generation was pivotal to the Nazi regime in order to ensure the continuing success of the Third Reich. Through the curriculum, the elite schools and youth groups, the Third Reich waged a war for the minds of the young. Hitler understood the importance of education in creating self-identity, inculcating national pride, promoting 'racial purity' and building loyalty. The author examines how Nazism took shape in the classroom via school textbook policy, physical education and lessons on Nationalist Socialist heroes and anti-Semitism. Offering a compelling new analysis of Nazi educational policy, this book brings to the forefront an often-overlooked aspect of the Third Reich.
Category: History

German Requiem

Author : Ted Hirschfield
ISBN : 1877770876
Genre : Poetry
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German Requiem recounts the haunting experience of war as seen through a child's eyes, the most vulnerable and impressionable witness to man's inhumanity to man. Each poem is the crystallized image of a particular experience cast into narrative poetic form and impelled by powerful emotion. The poems describe a psychic journey from loss and suffering, through the healing catharsis of art, which transmutes all grief into beauty.
Category: Poetry

A Requiem For Hitler

Author : Klaus Scholder
ISBN : UOM:39015014942679
Genre : Religion
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Professor Scholder's book is a major contribution to our understanding of Christianity under the Nazi regime, in some ways going beyond his definitive history of the German churches under the Third Reich.The volume paints a vivid picture of the problems of living under any kind of totalitarian regime, with a wealth of detailed evidence and insightful judgments.A few illustrations from the book:• After the news of Adolf Hitler's death, Cardinal Bertram of Breslau, the senior German prelate, drafted an order for a requiem mass to be said for Hitler throughout his churches.• Under the Hitler regime any resistance in both Protestant and Catholic churches came largely from individuals; officially the churches were interested above all in maintaining their status quo.• When Germany entered the Spanish Civil War, Hitler offered the churches support if they would join his battle against Bolshevism.Students, historians, and the general reader will be captivated by Scholder's perceptive and challenging interpretations of the churches in Western Europe prior to and during the Second World War which still have relevance for us today.
Category: Religion

A German Requiem Op 45

Author : Johannes Brahms
ISBN : 9781457481130
Genre : Music
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English Edition. This choral score is taken from a previous Belwin Mills publication. It provides the choir and soloist parts along with a piano reduction of the orchestral parts, with notations, instrument cues, and vocal text in English language. This was to be Brahms' longest work, in 7 movements, and was based on sacred biblical text, originally written in the German language, and therefore did not follow the traditional Latin requiem text. Titles: * Blessed are they that mourn * Behold, all flesh is as the grass * Lord, make me to know the measure of my days on earth * How lovely is thy dwelling place * Ye are now sorrowful * Here on earth we have no continuing place * Blessed are the dead
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German Requiem In Full Score

Author : Johannes Brahms
ISBN : 9780486314433
Genre : Music
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Brahms' greatest, most ambitious vocal work is a masterpiece of choral music that is now one of the most performed and recorded works in the repertoire of religious music.
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Leaders In The Historical Study Of American Education

Author : Wayne J. Urban
ISBN : 9789460917554
Genre : Education
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This volume consists of twenty six autobiographical essays by leading historians of American education which document the enormous variety of paths taken to get into this field. A companion to earlier volumes on philosophy of education and curriculum studies, the historians in this volume reflect a wide variety of interests that underlay accomplishment in this scholarly field. They come from diverse backgrounds that have animated their scholarly careers in compelling ways. Readers in any variety of educational or historical study should learn from this volume how unplanned careers can still result in highly successful sets of accomplishments. That realization is a tribute both to the individual contributors and to the great attractiveness of educational history to committed scholars of various backgrounds and orientations.
Category: Education