German and Scandinavian Studies
NEW BOOKS at Du Bois Library
- A Nazi past : recasting German identity in postwar Europe by David A. Messenger & Katrin PaehlerCall Number: FC JSTOR E-Book DD243 .A44 2015ebISBN: 9780813160566Publication Date: 2015
- Germany, Russia and the rise of geo-economics by Steven F. SzaboCall Number: UM W.E.B. Du Bois DD120.R8 S93 2015ISBN: 9781472596321Publication Date: 2015
- New objectivity : modern German art in the Weimar Republic, 1919-1933 by Stephanie Barron & Sabine EckmannCall Number: UM W.E.B. Du Bois N582.L7 A8 2015ISBN: 9783791354316Publication Date: 2015
- Reform capacity and macroeconomic performance in the Nordic countries by Torben M. Andersen, U. Michael Bergman, and Svend E. Hougaard JensensCall Number: UM W.E.B. Du Bois HC345 .R44 2015ISBN: 9780198717102Publication Date: 2015
- The beginning of western philosophy: interpretation of Anaximander and Parmenides by Martin Heidegger ; translated by Richard RojcewiczCall Number: B208.Z7 H4413 2015ISBN: 9780253015532Publication Date: 2015E-book
- The burnout society by Byung-Chul Han; translated from German by Erik ButlerCall Number: UM W.E.B. Du Bois BF482 .H35513 2015ISBN: 9780804795098Publication Date: 2015
- The Holocaust and the West German historians : historical interpretation and autobiographical memory by Nicolas BergCall Number: UM W.E.B. Du Bois DD86 .B4713 2015ISBN: 9780299300845Publication Date: 2015
- The outsider : my life in intrigue by Frederick ForsythCall Number: UM W.E.B. Du Bois PR6056.O699 Z46 2015ISBN: 9780399176074Publication Date: 2015
- The shape of spectatorship : art, science, and early cinema in Germany by Scott CurtisCall Number: UM W.E.B. Du Bois PN1993.5.G3 C88 2015ISBN: 9780231134026Publication Date: 2015
- The Viking diaspora by Judith JeschCall Number: UM W.E.B. Du Bois DL65 .J468 2015ISBN: 978113802076Publication Date: 2015
A good starting point: articles from key journals in many scholarly disciplines, with some trade journals and magazines, 1975-present.
Indexes academic journals covering world history (excluding U.S. and Canada) 1450 to the present.
An index to journal articles and other scholarly literature on literature, literary theory and criticism, and linguistics. Coverage from 1920’s-present.
DEFA Film Library
Click above to access the DEFA Film Library. It was founded in the early 1990s by Barton Byg, professor of film and German Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. It was Byg’s idea was to make films from the East German DEFA Studios more available and widely known in North America and to broaden popular and scholarly understanding of filmmaking in the GDR by critically exploring its aesthetic, political and ideological bases. -from the website of the DEFA Film Library.
SELECTED INTERNET RESOURCES
Access detailed credits of tens of thousands of German feature films ranging from 1895 till today. As of now, 7,000 titles are covered in-depth, featuring synopses, reviews, photos or posters. Lists 155,500 names relevant for German film and has over 3000 biographies.
Voice of the Shuttle: German is a portal to numerous internet sites pertaining to German literature.
Designed to provide access to scholarly resources in German Studies, including all German-speaking countries.
H-German is a daily Internet discussion forum focused on scholarly topics in German history.
- UMass Interlibrary LoanObtain a loan of books from libraries outside of the Five Colleges or request copies of articles and materials from any library.
- BBC LanguagesTeach yourself German!
- Deutsche Welle, Learn GermanFree German courses.
- Swedish InstituteA free online course in Swedish for beginners.
- Icelandic OnlineFree courses in Icelandic from the University of Iceland.
- Norwegian on the WebAn online entry-level course that is free and open to all from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
ONLINE REFERENCE SOURCES
- Europa World This link opens in a new windowEncyclopedia and directory of the world's countries. Substantive coverage of government, demographics, history, and much more. Current.Available on campus to all, or off-campus to UMass Amherst students, staff and faculty with an UMass Amherst IT NetID (user name) and password.
- Literature Resource Center This link opens in a new windowA large collection of literature reference material, including criticism and author biographies.Available on campus to all, or off-campus to UMass Amherst students, staff and faculty with an UMass Amherst IT NetID (user name) and password.
Selected Music CDs from Du Bois Library
- Der Ring des Nibelungen; Seattle Opera Ring by Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883, composerCall Number: 14537Publication Date: 2014
- Der Sturm [sound recording] by Martin, Frank, 1890-1974Call Number: UM Music Media CD / 13211Publication Date: 2011CD
- Elektra [sound recording] by Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949Call Number: UM Music Media CD / 13504Publication Date: 2012CD
- Verkündigung / Braunfels by Braunfels, Walter, 1882-1954, composerCall Number: UM Music Media CD / 14538Publication Date: 2014
Revised by Kristin Lavoie (Fall 2015)
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