Author: 
Edward Timms
Reviewer: 
Richard Ascarate

Ascarate on Timms, 'Karl Kraus, Apocalyptic Satirist: The Post-War Crisis and the Rise of the Swastika'


Edward Timms. Karl Kraus, Apocalyptic Satirist: The Post-War Crisis and the Rise of the Swastika. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2005. xxi + 639 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-10751-7.

Reviewed by Richard Ascarate (Government Accountability Office (GAO))
Published on H-German (June, 2006)

Karl Kraus: Text as Life, Life as Text

Author: 
A. W. Bates
Reviewer: 
Kathleen Crowther

Crowther on Bates, 'Emblematic Monsters: Unnatural Conceptions and Deformed Births in Early Modern Europe'


A. W. Bates. Emblematic Monsters: Unnatural Conceptions and Deformed Births in Early Modern Europe. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2005. 334 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-420-1862-4.

Reviewed by Kathleen Crowther (Department of the History of Science, University of Oklahoma)
Published on H-German (June, 2006)

Embryology and Eschatology

Author: 
Dagmar Unverhau, ed.
Reviewer: 
Nathanael Robinson

Robinson on Unverhau, 'Geschichtsdeutung auf alten Karten: ArchÖ¤ologie und Geschichte'


Dagmar Unverhau, ed. Geschichtsdeutung auf alten Karten: ArchÖ¤ologie und Geschichte. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2003. 495 pp. EUR 124.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-447-04813-2.

Reviewed by Nathanael Robinson (Brandeis University)
Published on H-German (June, 2006)

The Latitudes of Historical Maps

Author: 
Bryan Gilliam, ed.
Reviewer: 
Anselm C. Heinrich

Heinrich on Gilliam, 'Music and Performance during the Weimar Republic'


Bryan Gilliam, ed. Music and Performance during the Weimar Republic. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xiv + 220 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-02256-9.

Reviewed by Anselm C. Heinrich (Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, University of Glasgow)
Published on H-German (June, 2006)

Unaltered Reprint of an Interesting Collection

Author: 
Moritz Föllmer, Rüdiger Graf
Reviewer: 
Ofer Ashkenazi

Ashkenazi on Föllmer and Graf, 'Die "Krise" der Weimarer Republik: Zur Kritik eines Deutungsmusters'


Moritz Föllmer, Rüdiger Graf. Die "Krise" der Weimarer Republik: Zur Kritik eines Deutungsmusters. Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag, 2005. 367 S. EUR 39.90 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-593-37734-6.

Reviewed by Ofer Ashkenazi (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)
Published on H-German (June, 2006)

A Constructive Use of the "Magical Concept": Discourses and Experiences of "Crisis" in the Weimar Republic

Author: 
Michael S. Bryant
Reviewer: 
Frank Buscher

Buscher on Bryant, 'Confronting the "Good Death": Nazi Euthanasia on Trial, 1945-1953'


Michael S. Bryant. Confronting the "Good Death": Nazi Euthanasia on Trial, 1945-1953. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2005. x + 269 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87081-809-7.

Reviewed by Frank Buscher (Department of History, Rhodes College)
Published on H-German (June, 2006)

The Doctors and Their Judges

Author: 
Fern Overbey-Hilton
Reviewer: 
Caroline Sharples

Sharples on Overbey-Hilton, 'The Dachau Defendants: Life Stories from Testimony and Documents of the War Crimes Prosecutions'


Fern Overbey-Hilton. The Dachau Defendants: Life Stories from Testimony and Documents of the War Crimes Prosecutions. Jefferson: McFarland and Company Inc., 2004. vii + 208 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-1768-1.

Reviewed by Caroline Sharples (Department of History, University of Southampton)
Published on H-German (June, 2006)

Personalizing the Perpetrators

Author: 
Barnet Hartston
Reviewer: 
Richard S. Levy

Levy on Hartston, 'Sensationalizing the Jewish Question: Anti-Semitic Trials and the Press in the Early German Empire'


Barnet Hartston. Sensationalizing the Jewish Question: Anti-Semitic Trials and the Press in the Early German Empire. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2005. xiii + 335 pp. $213.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-14654-9.

Reviewed by Richard S. Levy (Department of History, University of Illinois at Chicago)
Published on H-German (June, 2006)

Their Day in Court

Author: 
Daniel Beller-McKenna
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Koehler

Koehler on Beller-McKenna, 'Brahms and the German Spirit'


Daniel Beller-McKenna. Brahms and the German Spirit. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 2004. 243 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01318-6.

Reviewed by Jonathan Koehler (Department of History, North Park University)
Published on H-German (June, 2006)

Assimilation at Any Price

Author: 
Richard Breitman, Norman J. W. Goda, Timothy Naftali, Robert Wolfe
Reviewer: 
Devin O. Pendas

Pendas on Breitman and Goda and Naftali and Wolfe, 'U.S. Intelligence and the Nazis'


Richard Breitman, Norman J. W. Goda, Timothy Naftali, Robert Wolfe. U.S. Intelligence and the Nazis. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. 495 pp. $79.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-85268-5; $27.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-61794-9.

Reviewed by Devin O. Pendas (Department of History, Boston College)
Published on H-German (June, 2006)

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