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Critical analysis of the reconcentración in the Spanish-Cuban War, examining aims and effects of forced relocation as a counterinsurgency strategy
Examines the emergence and development of »Lebensraum« as a spatial concept from the nineteenth century to its adaptation to serve Nazi policies
Awarded the prize Geisteswissenschaften International for complete funding of the German-English translation
Rights sold: Japanese
* Awarded the prize Geisteswissenschaften International for complete funding of the German-English translation
* Fraenkel Prize 2009 from the Wiener Library in London for an outstanding work in twentieth-century history
* Humboldt Prize 2009 from Humboldt University Berlin, honoring excellent studies by young scholars
Examines the culture of violence that emerged in the Ukraine in the early twentieth century and how atamans, marauding military units, warlords, revolutionary militias, and peasant vigilantes utilized and shaped spaces outside the rule of the state
Shows how Nazi plans for a »new racial order« in Poland were transformed, as institutions and actors became caught up in the contradictions of their goals and policies
Learning from the enemy? How do societies that hardly know, much less understand one another, wage war in the context of initial transcultural clashes—and adapt military strategy in the process?
As democracies worldwide relinquish sovereignty, what is the future of the political subject, of individual rights, and of citizenship?
Rights sold: French
Is demographic transition endangering the foundations of modern democracies? A unique fusion of perspectives—constitutional law, the sociology of space and infrastructure, and social policy analysis—offers answers
War cannot be waged without killing. Yet even in antiquity, rules and customs of wartime conduct defined the limits to violence on the battlefield and, more recently, have been codified in international accords. But as legal scholar Gerd Hankel asserts, today’s wars differ fundamentally from those fought when the Hague and Geneva Conventions were negotiated. International accords and humanitarian law fail to deal adequately with the grey zones that have become characteristic of today’s war zones.
This first comprehensive historical account of Soviet special camps in Germany examines how and why more than 150,000 people were interned as purported counter-revolutionaries and how German society has dealt with—and ignored—these sites of Stalinist terror to the present day.
Rights sold: World English