Author: 
Emily D. Bilski, Emily Braun
Reviewer: 
Jay Howard Geller

Geller on Bilski and Braun, 'Jewish Women and Their Salons: The Power of Conversation'


Emily D. Bilski, Emily Braun. Jewish Women and Their Salons: The Power of Conversation. New York and New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005. xiii + 266 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-10385-4.

Reviewed by Jay Howard Geller (Department of History, University of Tulsa)
Published on H-German (October, 2006)

Voices or Echoes

Author: 
Marion Kaplan, Beate Meyer
Reviewer: 
Jay Howard Geller

Geller on Kaplan and Meyer, 'Jüdische Welten: Juden in Deutschland vom 18. Jahrhundert bis in die Gegenwart'


Marion Kaplan, Beate Meyer. Jüdische Welten: Juden in Deutschland vom 18. Jahrhundert bis in die Gegenwart. Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2005. 492 S. EUR 38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-89244-888-4.

Reviewed by Jay Howard Geller (Department of History, University of Tulsa)
Published on H-German (October, 2006)

Voices or Echoes

Author: 
Martyn Housden
Reviewer: 
Jeff Rutherford

Rutherford on Housden, 'Hans Frank, Lebensraum and the Holocaust'


Martyn Housden. Hans Frank, Lebensraum and the Holocaust. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. ix + 315 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4039-1579-5.

Reviewed by Jeff Rutherford (Department of History, Wheeling Jesuit University)
Published on H-German (October, 2006)

"The Vanity of Evil": Hans Frank and the Management of Lebensraum

Author: 
Kathleen Canning
Reviewer: 
Ann Allen

Allen on Canning, 'Gender History in Practice: Historical Perspectives on Bodies, Class and Citizenship'


Kathleen Canning. Gender History in Practice: Historical Perspectives on Bodies, Class and Citizenship. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2006. xiii + 284 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4357-2.

Reviewed by Ann Allen (Department of History, University of Louisville)
Published on H-German (October, 2006)

Author: 
Thomas Adam, ed.
Reviewer: 
Angela Schwarz

Schwarz on Adam, 'Philanthropy, Patronage and Civil Society: Experiences from Germany, Great Britain and North America'


Thomas Adam, ed. Philanthropy, Patronage and Civil Society: Experiences from Germany, Great Britain and North America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004. 228 pp. $37.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-34313-0.

Reviewed by Angela Schwarz (Department of History, University of Siegen)
Published on H-German (October, 2006)

Author: 
Mary-Elizabeth O'Brien
Reviewer: 
Adam Brown

Brown on O'Brien, 'Nazi Cinema as Enchantment: The Politics of Entertainment in the Third Reich'


Mary-Elizabeth O'Brien. Nazi Cinema as Enchantment: The Politics of Entertainment in the Third Reich. Rochester and Woodbridge: Camden House, 2004. ii + 294 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57113-334-2.

Reviewed by Adam Brown (Faculty of Arts, Deakin University)
Published on H-German (October, 2006)

Author: 
David Lederer
Reviewer: 
Marc R. Forster

Forster on Lederer, 'Madness, Religion and the State in Early Modern Europe: A Bavarian Beacon'


David Lederer. Madness, Religion and the State in Early Modern Europe: A Bavarian Beacon. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. 361 S. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-85347-7.

Reviewed by Marc R. Forster (Department of History, Connecticut College)
Published on H-German (October, 2006)

The Rise and Fall of Spiritual Physic

Author: 
Steve Plumb
Reviewer: 
Marion Deshmukh

Deshmukh on Plumb, 'Neue Sachlichkeit, 1918-33: Unity and Diversity of an Art Movement'


Steve Plumb. Neue Sachlichkeit, 1918-33: Unity and Diversity of an Art Movement. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2006. 165 pp. $44.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-420-2019-1.

Reviewed by Marion Deshmukh (Department of History, George Mason University)
Published on H-German (October, 2006)

How New and How Objective?

Author: 
Jürgen Schlumbohm, Claudia Wiesemann
Reviewer: 
Patricia Stokes

Stokes on Schlumbohm and Wiesemann, 'Die Entstehung der Geburtsklinik in Deutschland 1751-1850: Göttingen, Kassel, Braunschweig'


Jürgen Schlumbohm, Claudia Wiesemann. Die Entstehung der Geburtsklinik in Deutschland 1751-1850: Göttingen, Kassel, Braunschweig. Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2004. 144 S. (broschiert), ISBN 978-3-89244-711-5.

Reviewed by Patricia Stokes (Women's Studies Program, Ohio University)
Published on H-German (October, 2006)

Power and the History of Childbirth

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