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ANN: New Books in German History and German Studies (March 2016)

New Books in German History and German Studies (March 2016)

Editor's note: At the beginning of the month, as a service to our members, H-German publishes a list of newly released books on German History and German Studies that members have submitted to H-German.  If you would like to announce the publication of your new book, please submit the following information to Laura Hilton (lhilton(at)muskingum.edu): the author's name, the title of the book, the press, the month it appeared in print, and a link to the publisher/book's site (optional).

TOC: German History - Volume 34 No. 1 - Now available online

New issue of German History now available
Volume 34 Issue 1, March 2016

Full table of contents at http://bit.ly/1pbvsMD

Articles:

Urban Order and Urban Other: Anti-Waldensian Inquisition in Augsburg, 1393
by Eugene Smelyansky

From Unfit Imperialists to Fellow Civilizers: German Colonial Officials as Imperial Experts in the League of Nations, 1919–1933
by Sean Andrew Wempe

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Boris Barth
Reviewer: 
Harold Marcuse

Marcuse on Barth, 'Dolchstoßlegenden und politische Desintegration: Das Trauma der deutschen Niederlage im ersten Weltkrieg 1914-1933'

Boris Barth. Dolchstoßlegenden und politische Desintegration: Das Trauma der deutschen Niederlage im ersten Weltkrieg 1914-1933. Düsseldorf: Droste Verlag, 2003. 624 S. EUR 49.80 (gebunden), ISBN 978-3-7700-1615-0.

Reviewed by Harold Marcuse (Department of History, University of California, Santa Barbara) Published on H-German (December, 2006)

Author: 
Randolph L. Braham, Brewster S. Chamberlain, eds.
Reviewer: 
Gabor Szegedi

Szegedi on Braham and Chamberlain, 'The Holocaust in Hungary: Sixty Years Later'

Randolph L. Braham, Brewster S. Chamberlain, eds. The Holocaust in Hungary: Sixty Years Later. Shapiro. New York City: Columbia University Press, 2006. xix + 390 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88033-576-8.

Reviewed by Gabor Szegedi (Independent Scholar [Budapest]) Published on H-German (December, 2006)

Rediscovering the Holocaust in Hungary

Author: 
John Gillingham
Reviewer: 
Jost Dülffer

Dülffer on Gillingham, 'Design for a New Europe'

John Gillingham. Design for a New Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. 287 pp. $19.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-68664-8.

Reviewed by Jost Dülffer (Historisches Seminar, Universität zu Köln) Published on H-German (November, 2006)

The European Union--Any Chance for a Revival after Death?

Author: 
Jay Winter
Reviewer: 
Bryan Ganaway

Ganaway on Winter, 'Remembering War: The Great War between Memory and History in the Twentieth Century'

Jay Winter. Remembering War: The Great War between Memory and History in the Twentieth Century. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006. viii + 240 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-11068-5.

Reviewed by Bryan Ganaway (Department of History, College of Charleston) Published on H-German (November, 2006)

Origins of Remembrance

Author: 
Wolf Lepenies
Reviewer: 
Todd Weir

Weir on Lepenies, 'The Seduction of Culture in German History'

Wolf Lepenies. The Seduction of Culture in German History. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006. 270 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-12131-4.

Reviewed by Todd Weir (Comparative History of Ideas Program, University of Washington) Published on H-German (November, 2006)

The End of the Cultural Sonderweg?

Author: 
Gregor Dallas
Reviewer: 
Timothy Schroer

Schroer on Dallas, '1945: The War That Never Ended'

Gregor Dallas. 1945: The War That Never Ended. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005. xx + 739 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-10980-1.

Reviewed by Timothy Schroer (Department of History, University of West Georgia) Published on H-German (November, 2006)

Stalin against the World

Author: 
Sandra Lustig, Ian Leveson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jay Howard Geller

Geller on Lustig and Leveson, 'Turning the Kaleidoscope: Perspectives on European Jewry'

Sandra Lustig, Ian Leveson, eds. Turning the Kaleidoscope: Perspectives on European Jewry. New York: Berghahn Books, 2006. x + 239 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84545-076-2.

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

Towards a "New European" Jewish Identity

Author: 
Michael Gehler
Reviewer: 
Jost Dülffer

Dülffer on Gehler, 'Ö--sterreichs AuÖŸenpolitik der Zweiten Republik: Von der alliierten Besatzung bis zum Europa des 21. Jahrhunderts'

Michael Gehler. Ö--sterreichs AuÖŸenpolitik der Zweiten Republik: Von der alliierten Besatzung bis zum Europa des 21. Jahrhunderts. Innsbruck: StudienVerlag, 2005. 1292 pp. EUR 144.90 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-7065-1414-9.

Reviewed by Jost Dülffer (Historisches Seminar, Universität zu Köln) Published on H-German (November, 2006)

Author: 
Irmin Schneider
Reviewer: 
Niall Williams

Williams on Schneider, 'Die deutsche Rußlandpolitik 1890-1900'

Irmin Schneider. Die deutsche Rußlandpolitik 1890-1900. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh Verlag, 2003. 344 S. (broschiert), ISBN 978-3-506-78073-7.

Reviewed by Niall Williams (National University of Ireland, Galway) Published on H-German (November, 2006)

The Failure of German Diplomacy after Bismarck

Author: 
Karlheinz Schneider
Reviewer: 
Stefan Vogt

Vogt on Schneider, 'Judentum und Modernisierung: Ein deutsch-amerikanischer Vergleich 1870-1920'

Karlheinz Schneider. Judentum und Modernisierung: Ein deutsch-amerikanischer Vergleich 1870-1920. Frankfurt: Campus, 2005. 585 pp. EUR 49.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-593-37386-7.

Reviewed by Stefan Vogt (Center for German Studies, Ben-Gurion-University of the Negev) Published on H-German (November, 2006)

Jewish Paths into Modernity

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