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Anti-Music

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.

Fichte's Addresses to the German Nation Reconsidered

Edited by Daniel Breazeale & Tom Rockmore
Subjects: Philosophy

Essays on one of Fichte's best known and most controversial works.

Desiring Emancipation

Uses historical case studies to illuminate women’s claims to emancipation and to sexual subjectivity during the tumultuous Wilhelmine and Weimar periods in Germany.

The German Invention of Race

Illuminates the emergence of race as a central concept in philosophy and the social sciences.

Become Who You Are

Two texts—one novella and one essay—that exemplify Dohm’s passionate arguments for gender equality.

Other Germanies

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

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.

Encountering the Other(s)

Europe and the United States now confront many of the same unresolved issues of nationalist, religious, racial, and ethnic intolerance. The book addresses the question: How can the humanistic disciplines ...

The Other Nietzsche

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 ...

The Experience of the Foreign

"This book is the first authoritative analysis of the theory of translation in German Romanticism. In a systematic study of Herder, Goethe, Schlegel, Novalis, Humboldt, Schleiermacher, and Hölderlin, ...

German Folk Arts of New York State

An essential introduction to the crafts and folks arts of German settlers in New York state.