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ANN: New Books in German History (May 2015)

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 Kira Thurman (kira.thurman(at)h-german.org): 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).

CFP: Chronopolis: Time & Urban Space - Germanic Languages and Literatures Graduate Student Conference (May 2015)

Chronopolis: Time & Urban Space

2015 Graduate Student Conference

Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Michigan

October 30th-31st

Keynote Speaker: Bettina Stoetzer (MIT)

Presented in Conjunction with the Annual Grilk Lecture: Andreas Huyssen (Columbia)

ANN: Central European History: Volume 48 / Issue 01 , March 2015

A new issue of Central European History has appeared!

Volume 48 / Issue 01, March 2015, pp. 1-147

The entire content of this issue is available FOR FREE for a limited time at journals.cambridge.org/CCC.

Abstracts in English and German will remain available for free.

Letter from the Editor

Articles

ANN: H-Net Announcements April 25 - May 1

ANN: From H-Net, April 24 – May 1  
 
EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM H-NET

This index comprises entries from H-Net's events database of interest
to H-German users.  It has been sorted by type of event, not by
content field.  Users may print, post, or forward all or part of the
index, or click on individual items to view and use the entire entry
from the events site.  H-Net assumes no liability for the accuracy of
subsequent repostings of this material, so please check them carefully.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Christian Müller
Reviewer: 
Eric J. Engstrom

Engstrom on Müller, 'Verbrechensbekämpfung im Anstaltsstaat: Psychiatrie, Kriminologie und Strafrechtsform in Deutschland. 1871-1933'


Christian Müller. Verbrechensbekämpfung im Anstaltsstaat: Psychiatrie, Kriminologie und Strafrechtsform in Deutschland. 1871-1933. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2004. 337 S. EUR 38.90 (paper), ISBN 978-3-525-35141-3.

Reviewed by Eric J. Engstrom (Institut für Geschichtswissenschaften, Humboldt Universität)
Published on H-German (July, 2006)

Author: 
Christopher Boyd Brown
Reviewer: 
Gary Beckman

Beckman on Brown, 'Singing the Gospel: Lutheran Hymns and the Success of the Reformation'


Christopher Boyd Brown. Singing the Gospel: Lutheran Hymns and the Success of the Reformation. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2005. i + 298 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01705-4.

Reviewed by Gary Beckman (Department of Music, University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-German (July, 2006)

Chorales, Print and Song in Reformation Joachimsthal

Author: 
Stephen Broadberry, Mark Harrison, eds.
Reviewer: 
Nathan N. Orgill

Orgill on Broadberry and Harrison, 'The Economics of World War I'


Stephen Broadberry, Mark Harrison, eds. The Economics of World War I. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xvi + 345 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-85212-8.

Reviewed by Nathan N. Orgill (Department of History, Duke University)
Published on H-German (July, 2006)

The Economics of Modern War

Author: 
Céline Kaiser, Marie-Luise Wünsche
Reviewer: 
Paul Lerner

Lerner on Kaiser and Wünsche, 'Die "jüdische Nervosität" und andere Leiden an der Zivilisation: Konstruktionen des Kollektiven und Konzepte individueller Krankheit im psychiatrischen Diskurs um 1900'


Céline Kaiser, Marie-Luise Wünsche. Die "jüdische Nervosität" und andere Leiden an der Zivilisation: Konstruktionen des Kollektiven und Konzepte individueller Krankheit im psychiatrischen Diskurs um 1900. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh Verlag, 2003. 258 S. EUR 37.90 (paper), ISBN 978-3-506-72369-7.

Reviewed by Paul Lerner (Department of History, University of Southern California)
Published on H-German (July, 2006)

On the Use and Abuse of Metaphors

Author: 
Thomas Kaufmann
Reviewer: 
Nathan Rein

Rein on Kaufmann, 'Das Ende der Reformation: Magdeburgs „Herrgotts Kanzlei“ (1548-1551/2)'


Thomas Kaufmann. Das Ende der Reformation: Magdeburgs „Herrgotts Kanzlei“ (1548-1551/2). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2003. 662 S. EUR 110.00 (gebunden), ISBN 978-3-16-148171-0.

Reviewed by Nathan Rein (Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Ursinus College)
Published on H-German (July, 2006)

Author: 
Karsten Rudolph
Reviewer: 
Sibylle Gausing

Gausing on Rudolph, 'Wirtschaftsdiplomatie im Kalten Krieg: Die Ostpolitik der westdeutschen Großindustrie 1945-1991'


Karsten Rudolph. Wirtschaftsdiplomatie im Kalten Krieg: Die Ostpolitik der westdeutschen Großindustrie 1945-1991. Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag, 2004. 455 S. EUR 39.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-593-37494-9.

Reviewed by Sibylle Gausing (Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung Potsdam)
Published on H-German (July, 2006)

Handel für den Wandel?

Author: 
William D. Godsey, Jr.
Reviewer: 
Todd Berryman

Berryman on Godsey, 'Nobles and Nation in Central Europe: Free Imperial Knights in the Age of Revolution, 1750-1850'


William D. Godsey, Jr. Nobles and Nation in Central Europe: Free Imperial Knights in the Age of Revolution, 1750-1850. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. xi + 306 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-83618-0.

Reviewed by Todd Berryman (Department of History, Hendrix College)
Published on H-German (July, 2006)

Nobles into Germans

Author: 
Ursula Rombeck-Jaschinski
Reviewer: 
Alfred C. Mierzejewski

Mierzejewski on Rombeck-Jaschinski, 'Das Londoner Schuldenabkommen: Die Regelung der deutschen Auslandsschulden nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg'


Ursula Rombeck-Jaschinski. Das Londoner Schuldenabkommen: Die Regelung der deutschen Auslandsschulden nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg. München: Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag, 2005. 484 S. EUR 54.80 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-486-57580-4.

Reviewed by Alfred C. Mierzejewski (Department of History, University of North Texas)
Published on H-German (July, 2006)

Walther Rathenau: "Die Wirtschaft ist das Schicksal"

Author: 
Detlef Bald
Reviewer: 
Jay B. Lockenour

Lockenour on Bald, 'Die Bundeswehr: Eine kritische Geschichte 1955-2005'


Detlef Bald. Die Bundeswehr: Eine kritische Geschichte 1955-2005. München: C.H. Beck Verlag, 2005. 232 S. EUR 12.90 (paper), ISBN 978-3-406-52792-0.

Reviewed by Jay B. Lockenour (Department of History, Temple University)
Published on H-German (June, 2006)

Normal or Not?

Author: 
Moritz Föllmer, Rüdiger Graf
Reviewer: 
Ofer Ashkenazi

Ashkenazi on Föllmer and Graf, 'Die "Krise" der Weimarer Republik: Zur Kritik eines Deutungsmusters'


Moritz Föllmer, Rüdiger Graf. Die "Krise" der Weimarer Republik: Zur Kritik eines Deutungsmusters. Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag, 2005. 367 S. EUR 39.90 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-593-37734-6.

Reviewed by Ofer Ashkenazi (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)
Published on H-German (June, 2006)

A Constructive Use of the "Magical Concept": Discourses and Experiences of "Crisis" in the Weimar Republic

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