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Merkl, Peter H.

Overview
Works: 63 works in 424 publications in 4 languages and 16,529 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  Case studies  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other
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Most widely held works by Peter H Merkl
The origin of the West German Republic by Peter H Merkl( Book )

45 editions published between 1960 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The making of a stormtrooper by Peter H Merkl( Book )

13 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over het Nazi-weerkorps, de SA
Political violence under the swastika: 581 early Nazis by Peter H Merkl( Book )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and Polish and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Going to the active core of the Nazi revolt, this exciting psychological, sociological, and behavioral study is based on unique autobiographical stones supplied by over 500 pre-1933 rank-and-file Nazis. Peter Merkl's findings form the basis for a richer understanding of the political motivation of all extremist movements. Originally published in 1975. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
Political continuity and change by Peter H Merkl( Book )

25 editions published between 1967 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Germany: yesterday and tomorrow by Peter H Merkl( Book )

13 editions published between 1965 and 1970 in English and Spanish and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German-born political scientist attempts to counter the thesis of the inevitable depravity and collective wartime guilt of the German people
German foreign policies, West & East; on the threshold of a new European era by Peter H Merkl( Book )

22 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Western European party systems : trends and prospects by Peter H Merkl( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and Spanish and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German unification in the European context by Peter H Merkl( Book )

10 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political violence and terror : motifs and motivations( Book )

10 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion and politics in the modern world( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern comparative politics by Peter H Merkl( Book )

25 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When parties fail : emerging alternative organizations by Kay Lawson( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout history parties have faltered and new groups have emerged, but rarely has this process been so accelerated, so widespread, and so conducive to dramatic political change as in our present era. When Parties Fail explores alternative organizations in depth and comparatively. Among the organizations discussed are environmentalist groups, such as the West German and Swedish Greens, the Italian Radicals, and local protest groups in Japan, Switzerland, and the United States. Also considered are new groups seeking attention in unresponsive party systems, such as the Danish Gilstrup party, the British SDP, and American PACs; community parties and movements in Israel, India, Britain, and the American South; and antiauthoritarian movements in Poland (Solidarity), Taiwan, and Ghana. The case of France provides an example of major party survival. Three broadly comparative chapters consider the reasons for major party persistence in some nations and the causes and impact of their decline in others. The contributors to the book are David Apter, Myron J. Aronoff, Liang-shing Fan, Frank B. Feigert, Zvi Gitelman, Ronald J. Herring, Jon Kraus, Kay Lawson, Tom Mackie, Peter H. Merkl, Raffaela Y. Nanetti, Angelo Panebianco, Mogens N. Pedersen, Geoffrey Pridham, Peter Pulzer, Richard Rose, Donald Schoonmaker, Frank Sorauf, Robert C.A. Sorensen, Evert Vedung, Hanes Walton, Jr., and Frank L. Wilson. Originally published in 1988. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
The Federal Republic of Germany at forty( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Federal Republic of Germany at forty-five : union without unity( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book tackles the question of just where the new Federal Republic of Germany currently stands and where it appears to be headed. The central concern of this volume is the nation's evolving united - or disunited - sense of identity. This identity, in a constant state of flux, takes many forms: the striking differences between East and West German views; German pacifism and national pride; the role of Germany in the world; the reemergence of radical right groups; and opinions towards foreigners and the right of political asylum. Of central interest to scholars of German and European history and politics, this book is a thorough assessment of Germany in the post-wall era."--Jacket
A coup attempt in Washington? : a European mirror on the 1998-1999 constitutional crisis by Peter H Merkl( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finally, and again unlike the U.S. media, they thought that this action damaged our reputation abroad and had a major impact on the U.S. constitutional system - and would have destroyed it had the coup succeeded."--Jacket
Developments in West German politics by Gordon Smith( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book gives up-to-date assessments of key trends and issues in the Federal Republic with sufficient background analysis to make the treatment of the various topics accessible to those without detailed prior knowledge of German politics
Encounters with the contemporary radical right by Peter H Merkl( Book )

8 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The revival of right-wing extremism in the nineties by Peter H Merkl( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Revival of Right-Wing Extremism in the Nineties takes a refreshingly original approach to the phenomenon of the radical right. Most studies in this field have tended to concentrate on particular movements in a single country, neglecting to a greater or lesser extent the international dimensions of right-wing extremism. Peter Merkl and Leonard Weinberg, by contrast, adopt a comparative perspective, concentrating on the revival of the right across a variety of countries. The book, for example, contains data from Lauri Karvonen reviewing levels of support for rightist values in all members of the European Union, a chapter by Piero Ignazi discussing the appearance of a 'silent counter-revolution' all over western Europe, and Peter Merkl's exploration of the reasons for the popularity of right-wing parties in Europe at this particular point in the continent's history
The rift between America and old Europe : the distracted eagle by Peter H Merkl( Book )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an effort to explain the recent rift between America and some of her oldest European allies, especially with German, French, and other West European attitudes
 
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German unification in the European context
Alternative Names
Merkl, Peter Hans 1932-

Languages
English (275)

German (18)

Spanish (2)

Polish (1)

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When parties fail : emerging alternative organizationsA coup attempt in Washington? : a European mirror on the 1998-1999 constitutional crisisThe revival of right-wing extremism in the ninetiesThe rift between America and old Europe : the distracted eagle