Examines how African American jazz music was received in Germany both as a racial and cultural threat and as a partner in promoting the rise of Nazi totalitarian cultural politics.
Surveys how reunification in 1990 impacted historical scholarship in the former East Germany.
Essays on one of Fichte's best known and most controversial works.
Uses historical case studies to illuminate women’s claims to emancipation and to sexual subjectivity during the tumultuous Wilhelmine and Weimar periods in Germany.
Illuminates the emergence of race as a central concept in philosophy and the social sciences.
Explores the unique and volatile relationship of these two nations and cultures over the past two centuries, as expressed in literature, film, and philosophy.
Two texts—one novella and one essay—that exemplify Dohm’s passionate arguments for gender equality.
Assesses the impact of romanticism on the thought of Jewish philosopher Franz Rosenzweig.
This broad-ranging collection, the first of its kind, gathers essays on the representation of women in recent German cinema, as well as recent interviews with German women filmmakers.
Explores notions of personal and cultural identity, and offers an introduction to the work of women in literature, film, dance, and visual art in Germany.
Paracelsus is commonly regarded as one of the great figures of sixteenth-century Europe and of German intellectual history. This book examines the content of his writings in order to clarify it and its historical context.
This volume explores facets of Nietzsche relatively untouched by the majority of the vast literature on him. Stambaugh concentrates on his ideas on art and creativity in general, regarding these realms ...
An essential introduction to the crafts and folks arts of German settlers in New York state.