The first 100 days

Wolfgang Brenner

1949 was an exciting, weird and grotesque year. That was only partly due to the big events that were unfolding: the founding of the BRD and the DDR. Other things were happening too: the brutal actions of the Gladow band in Berlin, the first wrestling matches with women, the exposure of a Chinese drug smuggling…

Herder Verlag, Jul 11, 2019 | 63 Rights available


Helmut Altrichter

Stalin was the master of terror, a cynic of power who sent millions to their deaths. These ghosts still haunt his legacy. In this new biography, Helmut Altrichter, one of the leading German experts on the history of the Soviet Union, tells the story of one of the greatest criminals in world history.

C.H.BECK, Apr 19, 2018 | 61 Rights available

History of Yugoslavia

Marie-Janine Calic

In this book, Marie-Janine Calic blazes analytical paths in the fascinating history of Yugoslavia and offers the first overall account in German of the multinational Yugoslavian state since its dissolution.

C.H.BECK, Sep 3, 2018 | 11 Rights available

A Companion to Russian History

Abbott Gleason

Wiley, Mar 22, 2021 | 32 Rights available

Blood and Iron

Christoph Jahr

How the German nation state came into being - the history of the founding of the Reich recounted.

C.H.BECK, Aug 18, 2020 | 67 Rights available


Olaf Jessen

Prussia’s General and his Time Winner of Königgrätz and Sedan, pioneer of the German Reich, consummator of the General Staff, cosmopolitan and national icon, poet and politician, adventurer and "great quiet man" - Helmuth von Moltke (1800-1891) was one of the most influential generals of the century. The Germans worshipped him, even idolized him. In…

C.H.BECK, Jan 29, 2020 | 60 Rights available

Sung's Shop

Karin Kalisa

Berlin’s hipster area discovers its Asian character and its anarchic-creative soul comes alive.

C.H.BECK, Aug 24, 2018 | 12 Rights available

Yesterday’s End

Arne Karsten

The ‘world of yesterday’, as Viennese author Stefan Zweig’s memorably called imperial Austria, disappeared with the First World War. It was a world marked by internal contradictions and external tensions; and yet, in retrospective, appeared a lost paradise. The victors of this history have been much discussed, but what about the losers? And what future…

C.H.BECK, Feb 18, 2019 | 11 Rights available

The last remaining children of East Prussia.

Freya Klier

Seven children - seven destinies. Freya Klier describes the flight and expulsion of seven children from East Prussia. Finally, after decades of silence they are given the opportunity to tell the story of their childhood, from the summer of 1944 to the present day. This moving book reveals new insights into the last months of…

Herder Verlag, Jul 11, 2019 | 63 Rights available