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Eyewitness Guide Munich & the Bavarian Alps

GER119
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
336
1465440194
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive, illustrated guide is filled with excellent maps, hundreds of photographs and succinct overviews of history, culture and sightseeing.
$25.00

Iceman: Uncovering the Life and Times of a Prehistoric Man Found in an Alpine Glacier

ALP20
Brenda Fowler
University of Chicago Press
2001
313
0226258238
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
The complete story of the discovery of and controversy surrounding the frozen corpse of a prehistoric man found in the Tyrolian Alps.
$28.00

The Germans

GER10
Gordon A. Craig
Meridian Books
1991
361
0452010853
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A gifted historian, Craig explores the paradoxes of German identity in this masterful portrait of German life, past and present, with chapters on religion, money, Jews, women, literature and society, Berlin and language.
$18.00

Southern Germany Map

GER29
ITMB
ITMB
2013
1
1771293098
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed color map of southern Germany from Bavaria to the Rhineland.
$12.95

Munich Map

GER210
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2014
2
3866091419
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A handy, laminated map of Munich at a scale of 1:11,000.
$9.95

Western Austria Tyrol Map

AST05
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
1
3850843478
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful regional map of western Austria, including the Tyrolean region.
$13.95

A Concise History of Germany

GER13
Mary Fulbrook
Cambridge University Press
2004
277
0521540712
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This essential short history of Germany -- a whirlwind survey in less than 300 pages -- explores the relationships between social, political and cultural factors in this land located in the center of Europe.
$35.99

The German Way

GER12
Hyde Flippo
McGraw-Hill
1997
138
0844225134
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This clever A-to-Z guide to quirks, attitudes, behavior and customs is a terrific resource for travelers seeking insight into why the Germans, Austrians and Swiss do what they do.
$18.00

The Habsburgs, Embodying Empire

AST11
Andrew Wheatcroft
Penguin Putnam
1995
384
0140236341
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
With skillful scholarship and engaging style, Wheatcroft reveals the history of this family of eccentric monarchs.
$18.00

Killing Dragons, The Conquest of the Alps

ALP16
Fergus Fleming
Grove Press
2001
398
0802138675
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Fleming spins lively tales of man against nature in this entertaining history of the eccentrics, adventurers and publicity-hounds who sought to conquer the Alps, including Whymper and his first ascent of the Matterhorn 150 years ago.
$14.00

Scrambles Amongst the Alps: In the Years 1860-69

ALP02
Edward Whymper
National Geographic
2002
320
0792269233
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Edward Whymper’s classic account of Victorian-era mountaineering captures the geography, beauty and allure of the Alps.
$16.00

The Cathedral Builders of the Middle Ages

MED07
Alain Erlande-Brandenburg
Thames & Hudson UK
2010
175
0500300526
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This pocket-size encyclopedia of the art, architecture and culture of the Middle Ages features hundreds of drawings, color illustrations and a chronology.
$15.95

The Gothic Enterprise, A Guide to Understanding the Medieval Cathedral

EUR190
Robert A. Scott
University of California Press
2005
294
0520246802
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An enthusiast, Scott delves into the history, design, architecture and wonder of Europe's medieval cathedrals and great Abbey churches.
$26.95

Schlepping Through the Alps, My Search for Austria's Jewish Past with Its Last Wandering Shepherd

AST74
Sam Apple
Ballantine Books
2006
304
0345477731
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A hilarious and touching exploration of history, tradition and sheep. This account of travels in Austria with Hans Breuer, a shepherd who sings Yiddish folk songs to his sheep, is admittedly a comic quest, but it also delves into some of the darker corners of Austria's history in World War II.
$16.00

Homestead

ALP11
Rosini Lippi
Lightning Source
1999
210
0395977711
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set firmly in a small village in the Austrian Alps, these 12 interlinking stories are almost ethnographic in their rich detail of small town life. The stories range from the turn-of-the-century to the present, accurately charting change in the remote village.
$13.95

The Blue Flower

GER21
Penelope Fitzgerald
Mariner Books
2014
320
0395859972
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set in the Age of Goethe, this exquisitely written short novel is a fictional account of the life of the Romantic poet Novalis. It paints a vivid picture of German intellectual and mercantile life in the late 1700s.
$14.95

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Fin-de-Siecle Vienna: Politics and Culture

AST04
Carl E. Schorske
Random House
1981
378
0394744780
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A landmark study of turn-of-the century Vienna -- one of the key chapters in modern intellectual history. Among its luminaries were Freud, Klimt, Kokoshka and Schoenberg.
$24.00

The Road into the Open

AST02
Arthur Schnitzler, Roger Byers (Translator), Russell A. Berman (Introduction)
University of California Press
1992
314
0520077741
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set in fin-de-siecle Vienna, this novel, about the death of Austrian liberal society in an atmosphere of nationalism and anti-Semitism, features a handsome composer's encounters with intellectuals and artists.
$31.95

Walking

WLK04
Henry David Thoreau
HarperCollins
1994
92
0062511130
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Slip this pocket edition of Thoreau's meditations on the spiritual benefits of this most civilized form of travel in your daypack for inspiration.
$9.99

Mozart, A Life

AST06
Maynard Solomon
HarperCollins Publishers
2006
640
0060883448
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Solomon's celebrated biography tears down the "eternal child" Mozart myth, bringing to life the psychological depth of the musical genius. The book also illustrates life in 18th-century Salzburg.
$22.95

The Austrians, A Thousand-Year Odyssey

AST10
Gordon Brook-Shepherd
Hachette
2003
512
0786711027
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Detailed, impressively researched and readable, this book is a wide-ranging narrative history of the last 1,000 years of Austria and the Austrian character.
$23.00

Baroque and Rococo Art

EUR53
Germain Bazin
Thames & Hudson
1985
288
0500200181
PAPER
Art & Architecture
1/1/2112 12:00:00 AM
0
0
0
0
An excellent illustrated survey of Baroque and Rococo art and architecture, this volume in the acclaimed "World of Art" series is a good companion to the golden age of Middle Europe.
$21.95

Germany Adventure Map

GER07
National Geographic
National Geographic Maps
2012
2
156695603X
MAP
Reference
1
0
0
0
A double-sided full color map of Germany at a scale of 1:825,000. Printed on waterproof, tear-resistant paper.
$11.95

Hitler's Willing Executioners, Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust

GER06
Daniel Jonah Goldhagen
Vintage Books
1997
624
0679772685
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The controversial study of what ordinary German citizens did -- and did not do -- in reaction to the escalating horrors of WWII.
$18.95

Germany in the High Middle Ages, 1050-1200

GER31
Horst Fuhrmann
Cambridge University Press
1992
209
0521319803
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A masterly survey of German development through the first three crusades and the rise of the kingdom of Germany.
$49.99

All Quiet on the Western Front

GER15
Erich Maria Remarque
Ballantine Books
1996
295
0449911497
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Written by a soldier in the Kaiser's army, this novel has been hailed as the greatest novel of World War I, and was later made into a memorable film.
$16.00

Buddenbrooks, the Decline of a Family

GER22
Thomas Mann
Everyman's Library
1994
784
0679417370
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Lubeck native Mann's masterpiece about the decline of a German family at the end of the 19th century. Originally published in 1901.
$27.00

The Tin Drum

GER33
Gunter Grass
Mariner Books
2010
582
0547339100
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Probably the best German novel written since the end of World War II, this is the surreal story of a mute dwarf named Oskar who lives through Nazi Germany and finds himself in a mental institution.
$16.95

The Burgermeister's Daughter, Scandal in a Sixteenth-Century German Town

GER25
Steven Ozment
HarperCollins
1997
256
0060977213
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Meticulously researched and absorbing, this narrative by a Harvard historian traces the legal battle of the daughter of a well-to-do family who was thrown out of her home and disinherited in 1525.
$15.99

The Kalevala

SCN14
Keith Bosley
Oxford University Press
2009
679
0199538867
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This national epic of Finland, based on ancient heroic poetry, was a rallying flag for national aspirations as Finland struggled to break away from Russia in the 19th century.
$15.95

A Nervous Splendor, Vienna 1888-1889

AST16
Frederic Morton
Viking
1980
340
014005667X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A portrait of Vienna at the end of the 19th century, this book focuses on Crown Prince Rudolph, his devastating suicide and the rich texture of gossip and daily life at the Habsburg Court.
$17.00

The Radetzky March

AST17
Joseph Roth, Joachim Neugroschel (Translator)
Overlook Press
2002
331
1585673269
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Magnificently set against the backdrop of the twilight of the Habsburg Empire, Roth's family saga takes in the sweep of history and empire in Central Europe. The richly textured novel opens at the battle of Solferino, when young Lieutenant Trotta saves the life of the Emperor.
$16.95

Ludwig II of Bavaria, The Swan King

GER27
Christopher McIntosh
St. Martins
2012
331
1848858477
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This lively biography of King Ludwig II, builder of the wild castles of Bavaria, chronicles in fascinating detail Ludwig's rise to the throne at age 18, his devotion to music and architecture and his death under questionable circumstances at the age of 41.
$29.50

Michelin Map Germany: Mideast 544

GER28
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2013
2067186132
PAPER
0
0
0
0
A detailed map of the Eastern part of Germany, from Berlin to the Czech Republic, at a scale of 1:300,000.
$11.95

Schubert's Vienna

AST18
Raymond Erickson (Editor)
Yale University Press
1997
304
0300070802
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly view of Vienna at the end of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th with essays by a variety of contributors on Viennese politics, social issues, culture, and, of course, music. With 160 well integrated illustrations.
$45.00

My German Question: Growing Up in Nazi Berlin

GER38
Peter Gay
Yale University Press
1999
208
0300080700
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Looking back at his youth, the historian and author attempts to explain what it was like to be a German and a Jew as the Nazis came to power in 1930s Berlin.
$20.00

The Innocent

GER43
Ian McEwan
Doubleday
1998
256
0385494335
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A reluctant British spy, an everyman caught up in espionage, a startling affair -- and murder, all set in circa 1950s Berlin.
$16.00

Michelin Germany Southeast Map

GER48
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2013
2
2067186159
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
In this regional color map, Michelin covers Bavaria with Frankfurt, Munich and Nurnberg, plus surrounding portions of Austria (Salzburg and the Tyrolean Alps) at a scale of 1:375,000.
$11.95

Schindler's List

GER51
Thomas Keneally
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1993
400
0671880314
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A landmark in literature about the Holocaust, this is the compelling story of the transformation of a Nazi tycoon and his rescue of 1,300 Jews from the concentration camps near Plaszow.
$16.00

Beethoven and the Construction of Genius: Musical Politics in Vienna, 1792-1803

AST25
Tia DeNora
University of California Press
1997
232
0520211588
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Both a probing biographical account of Beethoven's life and an insightful sociological study of "artistic genius," this engaging book also examines the musical world of 18th-century Vienna.
$31.95

Cadogan Guide Bavaria

GER52
Rod Bolt
Cadogan Books
2010
244
1566568129
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact travel guide to Bavaria, Franconia and the Romantic Road. It offers a good overview of the culture and history of the region and detailed travel information on sites and attractions.
$21.95

Austria Map

AST28
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2012
2
3850843491
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
The home-grown map of Austria, published by the fine Vienna-based Freytag & Berndt. Depicts all of the country's borders and southern Germany as far as Munich and Augsberg. Scale 1:300,000.
$14.95

Bauhaus

GER55
Frank Whitford
Thames & Hudson
1984
216
0500201935
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A survey of the highly influential Bauhaus school of design. Whitford follows the movement from its early 20th century history in Germany up through the mark it has left on today's society.
$19.95

Egon Schiele

GER57
Frank Whitford
Thames & Hudson
1987
207
0500201838
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
The life and work of an intriguing artist, who died at the young age of 27. The author delves into Schiele's troubled personal life and the surrounding atmosphere of his home in Vienna, creating a unique portrait of a man.
$14.95

Solo Faces

ALP14
James Salter
North Point Press
1998
218
0865473218
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The story of an American climber who, dissatisfied with his everyday life, travels to the Alps of southern France to tackle mountain peaks. The prose is glorious and the mountain-climbing scenes are as vivid as they get. Much of the action takes place in and around Chamonix.
$15.00

The Third Man and The Fallen Idol

AST30
Graham Greene
Penguin
1992
157
014018533X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A haunting tale and penetrating portrait of Vienna after World War II, "The Third Man" is the result of Greene's collaboration with Carol Reed on the classic movie. "The Fallen Idol" is a separate tale of intrigue set in Britain.
$15.00

The Riddle of the Sands

GER60
Erskine Childers
Penguin
2011
288
0143106325
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Memorably set on the German coast of the North Sea and Baltic, Childer's influential classic, a forerunner of the modern spy novel, unveils Germany's secret plans to invade Britain. Originally publsihed in 1903.
$17.00

Martin Luther, The Christian Between God and Death

GER63
Richard Marius
Belknap Press
2000
576
067400387X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A provocative biography of the German religious reformer focusing on the contradictions, passions and personality of the man and his ideas (including his preoccupation with death and authority).
$29.00

Rough Guide Germany

GER65
Rough Guide
Rough Guides
2015
912
1409369102
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide to Germany in the literate, infomative Rough Guide style.
$24.99

Vienna Map

AST31
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2012
2
3866095430
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A handy laminated map of the city center.
$9.95

Salzburg City Map

AST32
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2014
2
3850841189
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This detailed map of Salzburg and surroundings includes maps of Salzkammergut, a regional overview, a more detailed map of the inner city and fortress, and a map of the city's bus routes.
$12.95

Birds of Europe

FG47
Lars Svensson
Princeton University Press
2010
416
0691143927
PAPER
Field Guide
0
1
0
0
Featuring 3,500 glorious paintings by Killian Mullarney and Dan Zetterstrom, the second edition of this exquisite guide features updated text and maps.
$29.95

A Tramp Abroad

EUR78
Mark Twain, David Eggers (Introduction), Kerry Driscoll (Introduction)
Random House
2003
400
0812970039
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Written 11 years after Innocents Abroad, this is Twain's second foray into European travel. Filled with his characteristic wit and humorous observations, it documents his journeys through Germany, Switzerland, France and Italy. Now with an introduction by Dave Eggers.
$17.00

Oberammergau, The Troubling Story of the World's Most Famous Passion Play

GER67
James Shapiro
Vintage Books
2001
240
0375708529
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A cultural history of Oberammergau and the monumental influence its Passion Play has had on its development.
$13.00

The Reader

GER68
Bernhard Schlink, Carol Brown Janeway (Translator)
Vintage Books
1999
218
0375707972
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The story of a man who discovers a terrible secret about his past lover who he finds as a defendant at a trial about Germany's Nazi past.
$15.99

Slaughterhouse-Five: or The Children's Crusade

GER70
Kurt Vonnegut
Dell
1991
215
0440180295
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Kurt Vonnegut's popular novel, set during the bombing of Dresden, in the United States and on the distant planet of Tralfamadore. Ranges from satiric absurdity to an extremely powerful account of the destruction of Dresden.
$7.99

Elizabeth and Her German Garden

GER72
Elizabeth Von Arnim
Trafalgar Square
2001
208
1844083497
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The gently satirical, light-hearted first book by English novelist Von Arnim tells of daily life on a Pomeranian estate. Originally published in 1898, it's an intimate, semi-autobiographical account in the form of a diary.
$15.95

Art and Society in the Middle Ages

EUR85
Georges Duby
John Wiley & Sons Inc.
2000
128
0745621740
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A study of the relationship between the production of art and the nature of Medieval society.
$30.55

Germany from Partition to Reunification

GER79
Henry Ashby Turner, David Young
Yale University Press
1992
269
0300053479
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An introduction to the political history of post-World War II Germany.
$27.00

Lola Montez, A Life

EUR89
Bruce Seymour
Yale University Press
1998
480
0300074395
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The life of the King Ludwig I's powerful paramour, whose influence may have led to the 1848 revolution in Bavaria.
$45.00

Mozart

AST43
Peter Gay
Penguin Putnam
2006
177
0670882380
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This concise, entertaining portrait delves into Mozart's complex relationship with his father, his daunting role as a child prodigy and his exploration of new musical territory.
$15.00

Salome, In Full Score

GER80
Richard Strauss
Dover Publications
1995
352
0486242080
PAPER
Music
0
0
0
0
A reprint of the original, and complete, score of "Salome."
$29.95

Medieval Art

EUR91
Marilyn Stokstad
Perseus
2004
446
0813341140
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive survey of medieval art throughout Europe.
$80.00

The Kaiser and His Times

GER83
Michael Balfour
W. W. Norton & Company
1972
531
0393006611
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An eminently readable biography of William II, with a moderately pro-English bias.
$25.00

Bismarck, the Man and the Statesman

GER85
Alan John Percivale Taylor
Vintage Books
1975
288
0394703871
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This classic biography, first published in 1955, casts the Prussian prime minister and Germany's first chancellor as more of an opportunist than a planner.
$15.00

Effi Briest

GER87
Theodor Fontane, Peter Demetz (Editor)
Penguin
2001
228
0140447660
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The sad tale of Effit Briest and her fall from Brandenburg society.
$16.00

I Will Bear Witness: A Diary of the Nazi Years, 1933-1941, Vol. 1

GER88
Victor Klemperer
Modern Library
1999
519
0375753788
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The diaries of a Jewish professor of Romance languages in Dresden who lost his position under the Nazis but managed to survive the war. The second volume in the two-volume series is also available (GER89).
$18.00

Three Comrades

GER90
Erich Maria Remarque
Ballantine Books
1998
480
0449912426
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This novel of three World War I veterans is an excellent portrait of Berlin in 1928, written by the author of "All Quiet on the Western Front."
$25.00

Lonely Planet Europe

EUR94
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
1248
1743214693
PAPER
Guidebook
1
0
0
0
Perfect for planning multi-week itineraries, Lonely Planet's coverage of Europe includes every nation. The full-color guide goes beyond simple highlights and provides reviews, cultural insights, insider tips and over 200 maps.
$29.99

Germany, Benelux, Austria, Czech Republic Map

EUR100
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2012
1
2067170910
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This handy map shows road and river routes from Amsterdam and Berlin to Prague, Vienna, Munich and Salzburg at a scale of 1:1,000,000.
$12.95

This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen

GER95
Tadeusz Borowski, Barbara Vedder (Translator), Jan Kott (Introduction)
Penguin
1992
180
0140186247
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A series of uninflected, austere stories, published in Polish after WWII -- and drawn from the author's experiences in Auschwitz and Dachau from 1943 to 1945.
$16.00

Marsden Hartley, The Biography of an American Artist

USE185
Townsend Ludington
Cornell University Press
1998
325
0801485800
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A biography of the troubled American modernist painter.
$39.50

Hitler and the Holocaust

EUR114
Robert S. Wistrich
Modern Library
2003
295
0812968638
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A short history of the cultural and political circumstances surrounding the genocide of the Jews. Wistrich looks closely at anti-Semitism in Germany, Europe and abroad in an attempt to understand the evil unleashed during World War II.
$17.00

Prost! The Story of German Beer

GER99
Horst D. Dornbusch
National Book Network
1997
160
0937381551
PAPER
Food
0
1
0
0
The Munich-based aficionado weaves history and culture with the marvels and mysteries of German beer in this brief, authoritative guide.
$14.95

The Story of the Trapp Family Singers

AST47
Maria von Trapp
HarperCollins
2001
312
0060005777
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
1
0
The true story of the von Trapp family singers, as remembered by Maria von Trapp herself. Maria was indeed a novice nun, but there ends her resemblance to the Julie Andrews character in The Sound of Music.
$15.99

Heidi

SWZ32
Johanna Spyri
Sterling Publishing Company
2006
263
0517189674
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The beloved tale of a little girl who is sent to live with her curmudgeonly grandfather in a remote Alpine village. This handsome hardback edition retains the quaint prose and buoyant disposition of Johanna Spyri's 1880 original.
$9.95

Flashman and the Tiger

WAF58
George MacDonald Fraser
Doubleday
2001
368
0385721080
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This 11th installment in The Flashman Papers (purportedly retrieved and not written by George Macdonald Fraser, a nice conceit), consists of three short adventures, which find our hero cavorting with Bismarck and Emperor Franz-Josef and the future Edward VI.
$16.00

Lonely Planet Germany

GER102
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
816
174321023X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide in the Lonely Planet style featuring maps, background detail on the country and culture -- and practical information for the traveler.
$27.99

Beneath the Wheel

GER105
Hermann Hesse
Picador USA
1989
187
031242230X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A short novel, set in a village in the Black Forest not unlike where Hesse was born.
$17.00

Nuremberg Map

GER107
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2012
1
3707912213
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A folded, laminated map of the city center of Nuremberg.
$12.95

Citizen Soldiers

WAR19
Stephen Ambrose
Touchstone
1998
528
0684848015
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Ambrose's account of the battles fought in the year between D-Day and the German surrender, from the U.S. Army's perspective.
$18.00

A Bridge Too Far

WAR21
Cornelius Ryan
Touchstone
1995
670
0684803305
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
War historian Cornelius Ryan chronicles in detailed, readable prose the battle of Arnhem, one of the most important -- and bloodiest -- campaigns in World War II.
$19.99

A Dark and Bloody Ground, The Hurtgen Forest and the Roer River Dams, 1944-1945

WAR26
Edward G. Miller
Texas A&M University Press
2003
250
0890966265
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The well-documented story of battles in the Hurtgen Forest.
$22.95

Children of the Holocaust

GER110
Arnold Lustig
Northwestern
1995
516
0810112795
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Lustig's faith in the power of the individual is at the center of these two story collections and the novel, Darkness Casts No Shadow, intended by the Czech writer as one work,
$24.00

All Along the Rhine

GER111
Kay Shaw Nelson
Hippocrene Books
2003
211
0781810000
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
Subtitled "Recipes, Wine and Lore from Germany, France, Switzerland, Austria, Liechtenstein and Holland" this tribute to the Rhine Valley complements its history and culture with 130 recipes.
$14.95

Hildegard of Bingen, 1098-1179: A Visionary Life

GER115
Sabina Flanagan
Routledge
1998
256
0415185513
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The standard biography of Hildegard of Bingen.
$40.95

Chronicles

EUR128
Jean Froissart, Geoffrey Brereton (Translator)
Penguin
1978
0140442006
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The classic account Europe at the eve of the Dark Ages.
$17.00

Konrad Adenauer, The Father of the New Germany

GER117
Charles Williams
John Wiley & Son
2001
624
0471407372
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A biography of Konrad Adenauer, comprehensive and multifaceted.
$63.99

A History of Fascism, 1914-1945

EUR132
Stanley G. Payne
University of Wisconsin Press
1996
628
0299148742
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly, comprehensive history with a focus on Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany.
$35.00

The World Must Know, The History of the Holocaust As Told in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

EUR133
Michael Berenbaum
Little Brown and Company
2005
250
080188358X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A powerfully illustrated history from the U.S. Holocaust Museum.
$29.95

The Complete Operas of Mozart, A Critical Guide

MUS12
Charles Osborne
Da Capo Press
1983
366
0306801906
PAPER
Music
0
0
0
0
This detailed study covers both the great masterpieces and the lesser-known works, incorporating biographical background, accounts of first performances and close analysis of both the music and the librettos.
$17.95

New Poems (Bilingual Edition)

GER121
Rainer Maria Rilke, Edward Snow (Translator)
Northwestern
2001
320
0865476128
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Poems written from 1907-1098, representing a stylistic shift for Rilke.
$16.00

The Book of Images

GER122
Rainer Maria Rilke, Edward Snow (Translator)
North Point Press
1994
280
086547477X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Poems and lyrics from Rilke during his most emotional and impressionistic period (1902-1906), ably translated by Edward Snow and presented in bilingual format on facing pages.
$17.00

The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge

GER123
Michael Hulse, Rainer Maria Rilke
Penguin Putnam
2009
208
0141182210
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A poetic and loosely structured series of meditations on the difficulties of living abroad.
$15.00

Night Games, and other Stories and Novellas

AST52
Arthur Schnitzler, Margaret A. Schaefer (Translator)
Ivan Dee
2003
288
1566633869
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Nine stories and novellas from the Viennese modernist.
$28.50

Arthur Schnitzler, Four Major Plays

AST53
Arthur Schnitzler, Carl R. Mueller (Translator)
Aa Balkema
1999
224
1575251809
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A collection of four full-length plays from the Austrian writer.
$19.95

Rick Steves' German Phrase Book & Dictionary

GER125
Rick Steves
Avalon Travel Publishing
2013
438
1612382037
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
An extensive phrase book with phrases and key words helpful for the traveler in just about every situation. Includes both a German-English dictionary and an English-German dictionary as well as helpful travel information.
$12.99

Yanks, The Epic Story of the American Army in World War I

WAR78
Joanne Thompson Eisenhower, John S.D. Eisenhower
Touchstone
2002
368
0743223853
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Eisenhower reconsiders the role of American involvement in WWI, arguing that General Pershing and the men of the AEF were responsible for turning the tide of war towards victory.
$23.95

America's Great War, World War I and the American Experience

WAR82
Robert H. Zieger
Rowman & Littlefield
2001
275
0847696456
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A study of how America's future was profoundly shaped by its involvement in WWI.
$37.00

Richard Strauss and His World

MUS20
Bryan Gilliam
Princeton University Press
1992
444
0691027625
PAPER
Music
0
0
0
0
A collection of scholarly essays compiled for a festival at Bard College, analyzing the composer's music and legacy.
$69.95

Michelin Map Germany: Southwest 545

GER129
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2008
2067134043
PAPER
0
0
0
0
A traveler's map of southwestern Germany, covering the western part of Bavaria, at a scale of 1:300,000.
$12.95

The Rhine: An Eco-Biography, 1815-2000

GER130
Mark Cioc, William Cronon (Introduction)
University of Washington Press
2002
263
0295985003
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly, well-researched environmental history of the Rhine, particularly its role in European economic and German national history over the past 200 years.
$24.95

Eyewitness Guide Austria

AST59
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
380
1465439609
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This superb guide to all of Austria features color photography, dozens of excellent local maps and a region-by-region synopsis of the country's attractions.
$25.00

Land Salzburg, Salzkammergut Map

AST60
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
1
3850843467
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A folded, regional map of Salzkammergut and Salzburg at a scale of 1:200,000.
$13.95

In a German Pension

GER134
Katherine Mansfield
Trafalgar Square
2003
116
1843910411
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Mansfield's first published work, which pierces the bourgeoisie at a Bavarian spa town in 13 interconnected stories. Frau Fischer, the narrator, is wonderful -- and entertaining.
$13.95

The Improbable Voyage

EUR156
Tristan Jones
Sheridan House
1998
332
1574090623
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Jones, an inveterate Welsh sailor, adventurer and storyteller, channels Eastern Europe circa 1985 in his tale of a tough voyage along the Rhine and Danube to the Black Sea.
$16.50

The Danube Cycleway, Donaueschingen to Budapest

CEU20
John Higginson
Cicerone
2015
224
1852843454
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, practical guide to the popular biking route along the Danube from Donaueschingen in Bavaria though Austria to Budapest.
$24.95

When in Germany, Do as the Germans Do

GER149
Hyde Flippo
McGraw-Hill
2002
176
0844225533
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A humorous and helpful guide to getting along in Germany, informing travelers on everything from proper restaurant etiquette to how to behave in social situations and how best to appear like a local.
$15.95

Lonely Planet Munich, Bavaria & the Black Forest

GER150
Andrea Schulte-Peevers
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
320
1743211058
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide to Bavaria and the Romantic Road includes maps, an overview of culture and history, and a good deal of nuts-and-bolts information on getting around and sightseeing.
$21.99

Lonely Planet Austria

AST69
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2014
400
1742200478
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, practical guide to Vienna, the Danube and Austria in the popular series.
$24.99

Rough Guide Austria

AST70
Rough Guide
Rough Guides
2008
615
1858280591
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical, comprehensive guide in the excellent British series.
$24.99

German English Bilingual Visual Dictionary

GER162
DK Publishing
DK Publishing
2005
360
0756612950
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
With thousands of neatly arranged color photographs, this compact book is impressively comprehensive, covering everything from the basics of die Schule (school) to the vocabulary of der Augenoptiker (optometrist).
$14.95

Here Is Where We Meet

EUR189
John Berger
Vintage Books
2006
256
1400079330
PAPER
Literature
8/9/2005
0
0
0
0
This reflective novel weaves a portrait of several European countries through encounters with the dead -- from the narrator's mother, whom he discovers on a park bench in Lisbon, to a childhood friend wandering a market in Krakow.
$16.00

Wine Country Europe, Touring, Tasting, And Buying At European Regional Wineries

EUR191
Ornella D'Alessio, Marco Santini
Rizzoli International
2005
324
0847827704
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
Part how-to, part guidebook, part picture book, this charming coffee table treat covers sprawling French vineyards as well as lesser-known hidden treasures in Austria and Hungary.
$35.00

Clara's Grand Tour, Travels With a Rhinoceros in Eighteenth-century Europe

FRN536
Glynis Ridley
Grove Press
2006
240
0802142338
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The entertaining history of an Indian rhinoceros named Clara, who was brought to Europe in 1741 by a Dutch sea captain and toured for seventeen years, to the delight of several heads of state.
$12.00

For Kids

The Juniper Tree and Other Tales from Grimm

GER144
Lore Segal (Translator), Maurice Sendak (Illustrator)
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2003
368
0374339716
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
A new edition of a revered classic (hard-bound with dust jacket and built-in bookmark), distinguished by the choice of tales, sharp translation and, of course, Sendak's haunting illustrations.
$28.00