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Death In Hamburg

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Richard J. Evans | Publisher : Penguin Group USA

ISBN 10 : UCSC:32106018583432
ISBN 13 :

The story of the "cholera years" is tragically revealing of the age's social inequalities and governmental incompetence. The death of 10,000 people within six weeks in Hamburg offe..

Art And The German Bourgeoisie

Pub Date : 2002 | Author : Carolyn Helen Kay | Publisher : University of Toronto Press

ISBN 10 : 0802009220
ISBN 13 : 9780802009227

In this new study of art in fin-de-si├Ęcle Hamburg, Carolyn Kay examines the career of the city's art gallery director, Alfred Lichtwark, one of Imperial Germany's most influential..

Epidemics And Ideas

Pub Date : 1995-11-30 | Author : Terence Ranger | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 052155831X
ISBN 13 : 9780521558310

Epidemic diseases have always been a test of the ability of human societies to withstand sudden shocks. How are such large mortalities and the illness of large proportions of the p..

Provincial Modernity

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : Jennifer Jenkins | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 0801440254
ISBN 13 : 9780801440250

"Drawing on a wide range of sources, Jenkins focuses on the city's cultural institutions, particularly the Hamburg Art Museum and its director Alfred Lichtwark, who inspired a city..

The Pursuit Of Power

Pub Date : 2016-09-01 | Author : Richard J. Evans | Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780241295779
ISBN 13 : 0241295777

ECONOMIST BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2016 'A scintillating, encyclopaedic history, rich in detail from the arcane to the familiar... a veritable tour de force' Richard Overy, New Statesman ..

Quarantine

Pub Date : 1999-04-26 | Author : Howard Markel | Publisher : JHU Press

ISBN 10 : 0801861802
ISBN 13 : 9780801861802

" Quarantine! unites the best of the two worlds of social history and clinical history in a narrative style so personal and at times gripping that a reader forgets that the book is..

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