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ANN: Victim Testimony and Understanding Mass Violence: A special issue of Etudes Armeniennes Contemporaines

The 5th issue of Études arméniennes contemporaines is now available online in open access. https://eac.revues.org/

This special issue is dedicated to the theme "Victim Testimony and Understanding Mass Violence".

ANN: H-Net Job Guide, 19-26 October 2015

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 19 October 2015 to 26 October 2015.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-German.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.

EUROPEAN HISTORY / STUDIES

Pacific Lutheran University - Assistant Professor of History - Early Modern European History

ANN: H-Net Job Guide, 12-19 October 2015

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 12 October 2015 to 19 October 2015. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-German.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.

EUROPEAN HISTORY / STUDIES

University of Dayton - Assistant Professor, 20th Century European History (excluding Great Britain and Russia)

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Jeffrey M. Peck
Reviewer: 
Anthony Kauders

Kauders on Peck, 'Being Jewish in the New Germany'

Jeffrey M. Peck. Being Jewish in the New Germany. New Brunswick and London: Rutgers University Press, 2006. xix + 215 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-3723-8.

Reviewed by Anthony Kauders (Department of History, Keele University) Published on H-German (July, 2006)

Bagels into Jews

Author: 
Richard A. Etlin, ed.
Reviewer: 
Gary Stark

Stark on Etlin, 'Art, Culture, and Media under the Third Reich'

Richard A. Etlin, ed. Art, Culture, and Media under the Third Reich. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002. xxiii + 384 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-22087-1.

Reviewed by Gary Stark (Department of History, Grand Valley State University) Published on H-German (July, 2006)

Kultur, Nazi Style

Author: 
Jeffrey R. Fear
Reviewer: 
Sara Ann Sewell

Sewell on Fear, 'Organizing Control: August Thyssen and the Construction of German Corporate Management'

Jeffrey R. Fear. Organizing Control: August Thyssen and the Construction of German Corporate Management. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2005. x + 956 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01492-3.

Reviewed by Sara Ann Sewell (Department of History, Virginia Wesleyan College) Published on H-German (July, 2006)

Thoroughly Modern under a Paternalistic Guise

Author: 
Werner Abelshauser
Reviewer: 
Gerald Feldman

Feldman on Abelshauser, 'The Dynamics of German Industry: Germany's Path toward the New Economy and the American Challenge'

Werner Abelshauser. The Dynamics of German Industry: Germany's Path toward the New Economy and the American Challenge. Making Sense of History: Oxford University Press, 2005. vii + 168 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84545-072-4.

Reviewed by Gerald Feldman (University of California, Berkeley) Published on H-German (July, 2006)

Does "Rhenish Capitalism" Still Make Sense?

Author: 
Elizabeth Otto
Reviewer: 
Marion Deshmukh

Deshmukh on Otto, 'Tempo, Tempo! Bauhaus-Photomontagen von Marianne Brandt'

Elizabeth Otto. Tempo, Tempo! Bauhaus-Photomontagen von Marianne Brandt. Berlin: Jovis Verlag, 2005. 176 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-936314-55-7.

Reviewed by Marion Deshmukh (Department of History and Art History, George Mason University) Published on H-German (July, 2006)

Modern Technology and Modern Women Artists in Weimar

Author: 
Barbara Theriault
Reviewer: 
Robert F. Goeckel

Goeckel on Theriault, '"Conservative Revolutionaries": Protestant and Catholic Churches in Germany after Radical Political Change in the 1990s'

Barbara Theriault. "Conservative Revolutionaries": Protestant and Catholic Churches in Germany after Radical Political Change in the 1990s. New York: Berghahn Books, 2004. vii + 188 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57181-667-2.

Reviewed by Robert F. Goeckel (Department of Political Science and International Relations, State University of New York, Geneseo) Published on H-German (July, 2006)

Author: 
Claire Amnesley
Reviewer: 
Georg Menz

Menz on Amnesley, 'Postindustrial Germany: Services, Technological Transformation and Knowledge in Unified Germany'

Claire Amnesley. Postindustrial Germany: Services, Technological Transformation and Knowledge in Unified Germany. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2004. 131 pp. £35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-6536-1.

Reviewed by Georg Menz (Goldsmiths College, University of London) Published on H-German (July, 2006)

"Updating" the German Model: How

Author: 
Günther Schulz, Markus A. Denzel
Reviewer: 
J. Trygve Has-Ellison

Has-Ellison on Schulz and Denzel, 'Deutscher Adel im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert: Büdinger Forschungen zur Sozialgeschichte 2002 und 2003'

Günther Schulz, Markus A. Denzel. Deutscher Adel im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert: Büdinger Forschungen zur Sozialgeschichte 2002 und 2003. St. Katharinen: Scripta Mercaturae Verlag, 2004. 540 S. EUR 48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-89590-145-4.

Reviewed by J. Trygve Has-Ellison (University of Texas at Dallas) Published on H-German (July, 2006)

It's Still Alive! BÖ¼dinger GesprÖ¤che after Thirty-seven Years

Author: 
Michael Fischer
Reviewer: 
Marc R. Forster

Forster on Fischer, '"Ein Sarg nur und ein Leichenkleid": Sterben und Tod im 19. Jahrhundert. Zur Kultur- und Frömmigkeitsgeschichte des Katholizismus in Südwestdeutschland'

Michael Fischer. "Ein Sarg nur und ein Leichenkleid": Sterben und Tod im 19. Jahrhundert. Zur Kultur- und Frömmigkeitsgeschichte des Katholizismus in Südwestdeutschland. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh Verlag, 2004. 437 S. EUR 49.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-506-71767-2.

Reviewed by Marc R. Forster (Department of History, Connecticut College) Published on H-German (July, 2006)

Death, Dying and the Challenge of the Modern World

Author: 
Gideon Reuveni
Reviewer: 
Pamela Swett

Swett on Reuveni, 'Reading Germany: Literature and Consumer Culture in Germany before 1933'

Gideon Reuveni. Reading Germany: Literature and Consumer Culture in Germany before 1933. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2006. xii + 310 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84545-087-8.

Reviewed by Pamela Swett (Department of History, McMaster University) Published on H-German (July, 2006)

Books and Bourgeoisness in the Weimar Republic

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