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FUNDS: Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies Grant Application (March 2019)

The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) seeks grant proposals for projects aimed at promoting an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria (including Habsburg Austria) in the fields of history, politics, economics, law, cultural studies, and public history. Grants may include support for related lectures, seminars, workshops, conferences, exhibits, publications, podcasts, and documentaries. Salary replacement and/or tuition are not eligible. Grants will not exceed $25,000 unless a compelling case is made for a larger grant.

ANN: Graduate Study at the University of Texas at Austin (January 2019)

Das Department of Germanic Studies der University of Texas at Austin bietet zum Herbstsemester 2019 mehrere Promotionsstipendien an. Das Institut genießt einen hervorragenden Ruf in verschiedenen Forschungsgebieten der Germanistik: (1) Deutsche Kulturwissenschaften, (2) Germanistische Sprachwissenschaft und (3) Angewandte Sprachwissenschaft.

TOC: Zeithistorische Forschungen/Studies in Contemporary History 15 (2018), 2

Liebe Leserinnen und Leser,

parallel zur Publikation unserer aktuellen Ausgabe (2/2018, https://zeithistorische-forschungen.de/2-2018) sind jetzt die Beiträge des Hefts 2/2017 als pdf-Dateien im Layout der Druckausgabe auf der Website frei verfügbar (https://zeithistorische-forschungen.de/2-2017).

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Sandrine Kott
Reviewer: 
Ned Richardson-Little

Richardson-Little on Kott, 'Communism Day-to-Day: State Enterprises in East German Society'

Sandrine Kott. Communism Day-to-Day: State Enterprises in East German Society. Trans. Lisa Godin-Roger. Social History, Popular Culture, and Politics in Germany Series. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2014. 368 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-11871-7.

Reviewed by Ned Richardson-Little (University of Exeter) Published on H-German (November, 2017) Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill

Author: 
James C. Enns
Reviewer: 
Benjamin C. Pearson

Pearson on Enns, 'Saving Germany: North American Protestants and Christian Mission to West Germany, 1945 -1974'

James C. Enns. Saving Germany: North American Protestants and Christian Mission to West Germany, 1945 -1974. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2017. 328 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-4913-5.

Reviewed by Benjamin C. Pearson (Excelsior College) Published on H-German (November, 2017) Commissioned by David Harrisville

Author: 
Jan Hansen
Reviewer: 
Claudia Kemper

Kemper on Hansen, 'Abschied vom Kalten Krieg?: Die Sozialdemokraten und der Nachrüstungsstreit (1977–1987)'

Jan Hansen. Abschied vom Kalten Krieg?: Die Sozialdemokraten und der Nachrüstungsstreit (1977–1987). Berlin: de Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2016. viii + 289 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-11-044684-5.

Reviewed by Claudia Kemper (Hamburger Institut für Sozialforschung) Published on H-German (October, 2017) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

Author: 
Jennifer L. Creech
Reviewer: 
Alexandria Ruble

Ruble on Creech, 'Mothers, Comrades, and Outcasts in East German Women's Films'

Jennifer L. Creech. Mothers, Comrades, and Outcasts in East German Women's Films. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016. xix + 280 pp. $38.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-02301-8.

Reviewed by Alexandria Ruble (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) Published on H-German (October, 2017) Commissioned by David Harrisville

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50166

Author: 
David M. Luebke
Reviewer: 
Timothy Wright

Wright on Luebke, 'Hometown Religion: Regimes of Coexistence in Early Modern Westphalia'

David M. Luebke. Hometown Religion: Regimes of Coexistence in Early Modern Westphalia. Studies in Early Modern German History Series. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2016. 328 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-3840-0.

Reviewed by Timothy Wright (University of California, Berkeley) Published on H-German (October, 2017) Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill

Beyond Confessionalism

Author: 
James Hamilton-Paterson
Reviewer: 
Robert Rennie

Rennie on Hamilton-Paterson, 'Marked for Death: The First War in the Air'

James Hamilton-Paterson. Marked for Death: The First War in the Air. New York: Pegasus Books, 2016. 416 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68177-158-8.

Reviewed by Robert Rennie (University of Tennessee, Knoxville) Published on H-German (September, 2017) Commissioned by David Harrisville

A Fresh Perspective on WWI Aviation

Author: 
Beverley Chalmers
Reviewer: 
Michelle Mouton

Mouton on Chalmers, 'Birth, Sex and Abuse: Women's Voices under Nazi Rule'

Beverley Chalmers. Birth, Sex and Abuse: Women's Voices under Nazi Rule. Guildford: Grosvenor House Publishing, 2015. viii + 364 pp. $25.50 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78148-353-4.

Reviewed by Michelle Mouton (University of Wisconsin Oshkosh) Published on H-German (August, 2017) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

Author: 
Nicolas Berg
Reviewer: 
Anna Corsten

Corsten on Berg, 'The Holocaust and the West German Historians: Historical Interpretation and Autobiographical Memory'

Nicolas Berg. The Holocaust and the West German Historians: Historical Interpretation and Autobiographical Memory. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2015. 346 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-299-30084-5.

Reviewed by Anna Corsten (Universität Erfurt) Published on H-German (August, 2017) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

Author: 
Patrick J. Houlihan
Reviewer: 
Markus Raasch

Raasch on Houlihan, 'Catholicism and the Great War: Religion and Everyday Life in Germany and Austria-Hungary, 1914–1922'

Patrick J. Houlihan. Catholicism and the Great War: Religion and Everyday Life in Germany and Austria-Hungary, 1914–1922. Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 287 pp. $102.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-03514-0.

Reviewed by Markus Raasch (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz) Published on H-German (April, 2017) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

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