Author: 
Paul A. Swift
Reviewer: 
Nicholas Martin

Martin on Swift, 'Becoming Nietzsche: Early Reflections on Democritus, Schopenhauer, and Kant'

Paul A. Swift. Becoming Nietzsche: Early Reflections on Democritus, Schopenhauer, and Kant. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2005. xii + 134 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-0981-6.

Reviewed by Nicholas Martin (Department of German Studies, University of Birmingham) Published on H-German (October, 2006)

Being Friedrich Nietzsche

Author: 
Gerd Korman
Reviewer: 
Kimberly Redding

Redding on Korman, 'Nightmare's Fairy Tale: A Young Refugee's Home Fronts 1938-1948'

Gerd Korman. Nightmare's Fairy Tale: A Young Refugee's Home Fronts 1938-1948. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2005. x + 186 pp. $19.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-21080-9.

Reviewed by Kimberly Redding (Carroll University) Published on H-German (October, 2006)

More Than a Memoir

Author: 
Joshua Hirsch
Reviewer: 
Heike Polster

Polster on Hirsch, 'Afterimage: Film, Trauma, and the Holocaust'

Joshua Hirsch. Afterimage: Film, Trauma, and the Holocaust. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2004. xvi + 213 pp. $66.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59213-208-9.

Reviewed by Heike Polster (Department of Foreign Languages, University of Memphis) Published on H-German (October, 2006)

Film as Vicarious Trauma

Author: 
Mark W. Clark
Reviewer: 
Deborah Vietor-Englaender

Vietor-Englaender on Clark, 'Beyond Catastrophe: German Intellectuals and Cultural Renewal after World War II, 1945-1955'

Mark W. Clark. Beyond Catastrophe: German Intellectuals and Cultural Renewal after World War II, 1945-1955. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2006. 208 pp. $72.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-1231-1; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7391-1506-0.

Reviewed by Deborah Vietor-Englaender (Technische Universität Darmstadt) Published on H-German (October, 2006)

"Alas poor Herbert! I knew him, Horatio."

Author: 
Emily D. Bilski, Emily Braun
Reviewer: 
Jay 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 Geller (Department of History, Vanderbilt University)
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)

Difficult Dichotomies: The Theory and Practice of Gender History

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)

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