Author: 
Mark Wahlgren Summers
Reviewer: 
Robert W. Burg

Burg on Summers, 'The Gilded Age: Or, The Hazard of New Functions'

Mark Wahlgren Summers. The Gilded Age: Or, The Hazard of New Functions. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1997. xv + 336 pp. $27.80 (paper), ISBN 978-0-13-576679-8.

Reviewed by Robert W. Burg (Purdue University) Published on H-SHGAPE (January, 1999)

The Age of Energy?

Author: 
Paul Saenger
Reviewer: 
Joseph Feller

Feller on Saenger, 'Space Between Words: The Origins of Silent Reading'

Paul Saenger. Space Between Words: The Origins of Silent Reading. Stanford, Cal.: Stanford University Press, 1997. xviii + 480 pp. $49.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-2653-5.

Reviewed by Joseph Feller (Liberal Arts, Ringling School of Art and Design) Published on H-SAE (January, 1999)

The Silent Word

Author: 
Charles Tilly
Reviewer: 
Karen Armstrong

Armstrong on Tilly, 'Roads from Past to Future'

Charles Tilly. Roads from Past to Future. Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1997. ix + 430 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8476-8410-6; $101.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-8409-0.

Reviewed by Karen Armstrong (University of Helsinki) Published on H-SAE (January, 1999)

Innovation and Historical Continuity

Author: 
Hannes Heer, Klaus Naumann, eds.
Reviewer: 
Joerg Bottger

Bottger on Heer and Naumann, 'Vernichtungskrieg: Verbrechen der Wehrmacht 1941-1944'

Hannes Heer, Klaus Naumann, eds. Vernichtungskrieg: Verbrechen der Wehrmacht 1941-1944. Hamburg: Hamburger Edition, 1995. 685 pp. DM 68.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-930908-04-2.

Reviewed by Joerg Bottger (Independent Scholar) Published on H-German (January, 1999)

The Wehrmacht: A Criminal Organization?

Author: 
Susanne Zantop
Reviewer: 
Kenneth Holston

Holston on Zantop, 'Colonial Fantasies: Conquest, Family, and Nation in Precolonial Germany, 1770-1870'

Susanne Zantop. Colonial Fantasies: Conquest, Family, and Nation in Precolonial Germany, 1770-1870. Durham: Duke University Press, 1997. ix + 292 pp. $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-1968-9; $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-1960-3.

Reviewed by Kenneth Holston (Amherst College) Published on H-German (January, 1999)

Author: 
Ute Daniel
Reviewer: 
Julia E. Sneeringer

Sneeringer on Daniel, 'The War from Within: German Working-Class Women in the First World War'

Ute Daniel. The War from Within: German Working-Class Women in the First World War. Oxford and New York: Berg Publishers, 1997. xii + 343 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-85973-147-5; $109.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-85496-892-3.

Reviewed by Julia E. Sneeringer (History Department, Beloit College) Published on H-German (January, 1999)

Author: 
C.F. Rueter, D.W. de Mildt
Reviewer: 
Frank Buscher

Buscher on Rueter and Mildt, 'Die westdeutschen Strafverfahren wegen nationalsozialistischer TÖ¶tungsverbrechen 1945-1997. Eine systematische Verfahrensbeschreibung mit Karten und Registern'

C.F. Rueter, D.W. de Mildt. Die westdeutschen Strafverfahren wegen nationalsozialistischer TÖ¶tungsverbrechen 1945-1997. Eine systematische Verfahrensbeschreibung mit Karten und Registern. Amsterdam and Maarssen: APA Holland University Press, 1998. xv + 323 pp. ISBN 978-90-6042-056-0.

Reviewed by Frank Buscher (Christian Brothers University) Published on H-German (January, 1999)

Author: 
Alon Confino
Reviewer: 
John Eidson

Eidson on Confino, 'The Nation as a Local Metaphor: WÖ¼rttemberg, Imperial Germany, and National Memory, 1871-1918'

Alon Confino. The Nation as a Local Metaphor: WÖ¼rttemberg, Imperial Germany, and National Memory, 1871-1918. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. xiii + 280. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4665-0; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2359-0.

Reviewed by John Eidson (Universität Leipzig) Published on H-German (January, 1999)

Author: 
John H. Holdridge
Reviewer: 
Daojiong Zha

Zha on Holdridge, 'Crossing the Divide: An Insider's Account of Normalization of U.S.-China Relations'

John H. Holdridge. Crossing the Divide: An Insider's Account of Normalization of U.S.-China Relations. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1997. xv + 307 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8476-8505-9; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-8504-2.

Reviewed by Daojiong Zha (Miyazaki International College) Published on H-USA (January, 1999)

Author: 
Pedro Fraile
Reviewer: 
Joan-Anton Sanchez de Juan

de Juan on Fraile, 'La otra ciudad del Rey: ciencia de policia y organizacion urbana en Espana'

Pedro Fraile. La otra ciudad del Rey: ciencia de policia y organizacion urbana en Espana. Madrid: Celeste Ediciones, 1997. 152 pp. $52.25 (paper), ISBN 978-84-8211-092-9.

Reviewed by Joan-Anton Sanchez de Juan (European University Institute, Florence) Published on H-Urban (January, 1999)

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