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EUROPEAN HISTORY / STUDIES

CFP: Edited Book on Petitions Resisting Genocide: Negotiating Self-Determination and Survival in Societies under Oppression (due May 1)

Call for Papers for an Edited Book on

Petitions Resisting Genocide: Negotiating Self-Determination and Survival in Societies under Oppression

Wolf Gruner (USC) and Thomas Pegelow Kaplan (ASU)

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Franz-Josef Brüggemeier, Mark Cioc, Thomas Zeller
Reviewer: 
John Williams

Williams on Brüggemeier and Cioc and Zeller, 'How Green Were the Nazis?: Nature, Environment, and Nation in the Third Reich'

Franz-Josef Brüggemeier, Mark Cioc, Thomas Zeller. How Green Were the Nazis?: Nature, Environment, and Nation in the Third Reich. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 2006. 283 S. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1646-4; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-1647-1.

Reviewed by John Williams (Department of History, Bradley University) Published on H-German (July, 2006)

As Brown as Ever?

Author: 
Richard L. DiNardo
Reviewer: 
Michael Anklin

Anklin on DiNardo, 'Germany and the Axis Powers: From Coalition to Collapse'

Richard L. DiNardo. Germany and the Axis Powers: From Coalition to Collapse. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2005. 282 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1412-7.

Reviewed by Michael Anklin (Department of History, Indiana University) Published on H-German (July, 2006)

Why the Axis Lost

Author: 
Harold James
Reviewer: 
Mark Spoerer

Spoerer on Herbst and Weihe, 'Die Commerzbank und die Juden 1933-1945' and James, 'The Nazi Dictatorship and the Deutsche Bank'

Ludolf Herbst, Thomas Weihe. Die Commerzbank und die Juden 1933-1945. München: C.H. Beck Verlag, 2004. 444 S. EUR 29.90 (paper), ISBN 978-3-406-51873-7.Harold James. The Nazi Dictatorship and the Deutsche Bank. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. x + 286 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-83874-0.

Author: 
Victoria de Grazia
Reviewer: 
Max Paul Friedman

Friedman on de Grazia, 'Irresistible Empire: America's Advance Through Twentieth-Century Europe,'

Victoria de Grazia. Irresistible Empire: America's Advance Through Twentieth-Century Europe,. Cambridge: Belknap Press, 2005. 586 S. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01672-9.

Reviewed by Max Paul Friedman (Department of History, Florida State University) Published on H-German (June, 2006)

Babbitt vs. Buddenbrooks: A Clash of Civilizations?

Author: 
Edward Timms
Reviewer: 
Richard Ascarate

Ascarate on Timms, 'Karl Kraus, Apocalyptic Satirist: The Post-War Crisis and the Rise of the Swastika'

Edward Timms. Karl Kraus, Apocalyptic Satirist: The Post-War Crisis and the Rise of the Swastika. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2005. xxi + 639 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-10751-7.

Reviewed by Richard Ascarate (Government Accountability Office (GAO)) Published on H-German (June, 2006)

Karl Kraus: Text as Life, Life as Text

Author: 
Christiane Crasemann Collins
Reviewer: 
Clemens Zimmermann

Zimmermann on Crasemann Collins, 'Werner Hegemann and the Search for Universal Urbanism'

Christiane Crasemann Collins. Werner Hegemann and the Search for Universal Urbanism. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2005. 417 S. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-393-73156-9.

Reviewed by Clemens Zimmermann (Historisches Institut, Universität des Saarlandes) Published on H-German (June, 2006)

Walter Hegemann, Mittler zwischen den Kontinenten

Author: 
Paul W. Franks
Reviewer: 
Robert Leventhal

Leventhal on Franks, 'All or Nothing: Systematicity, Transcendental Arguments and Skepticism in German Idealism'

Paul W. Franks. All or Nothing: Systematicity, Transcendental Arguments and Skepticism in German Idealism. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2005. vii + 440 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01888-4.

Reviewed by Robert Leventhal (German Studies, Modern Languages and Literatures, College of William and Mary) Published on H-German (June, 2006)

Author: 
A. W. Bates
Reviewer: 
Kathleen Crowther

Crowther on Bates, 'Emblematic Monsters: Unnatural Conceptions and Deformed Births in Early Modern Europe'

A. W. Bates. Emblematic Monsters: Unnatural Conceptions and Deformed Births in Early Modern Europe. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2005. 334 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-420-1862-4.

Reviewed by Kathleen Crowther (Department of the History of Science, University of Oklahoma) Published on H-German (June, 2006)

Embryology and Eschatology

Author: 
Alan Lessoff, Christof Mauch, eds.
Reviewer: 
Eric Anderson

Anderson on Lessoff and Mauch, 'Adolf Cluss, Architect: From Germany to America'

Alan Lessoff, Christof Mauch, eds. Adolf Cluss, Architect: From Germany to America. New York: Berghahn Books, 2005. 180 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84545-052-6.

Reviewed by Eric Anderson (Department of Art History and Archeology, Columbia University) Published on H-German (June, 2006)

German Ideas and American Buildings

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