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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Pierre Broue
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Benner

Benner on Broue, 'The German Revolution, 1917-1923'

Pierre Broue. The German Revolution, 1917-1923. Leiden: Brill, 2005. xxvii + 991 pp. $169.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-13940-4.

Reviewed by Jennifer Benner (Department of History, University of Washington) Published on H-German (October, 2005)

A Defeated "Socialist Revolution"

Author: 
Thomas Stamm-Kuhlmann, Reinhard Wolf, eds.
Reviewer: 
Richard H. Beyler

Beyler on Stamm-Kuhlmann and Wolf, 'RaketenrÖ¼stung und internationale Sicherheit von 1942 bis heute'

Thomas Stamm-Kuhlmann, Reinhard Wolf, eds. RaketenrÖ¼stung und internationale Sicherheit von 1942 bis heute. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2004. 222 pp. EUR 58.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-515-08282-2.

Reviewed by Richard H. Beyler (History Department, Portland State University) Published on H-German (October, 2005)

From Peenemünde to MAD and Beyond

Author: 
Wlodzimierz Borodziej, Hans Lemberg
Reviewer: 
Catherine Epstein

Epstein on Borodziej and Lemberg, '"Unsere Heimat ist uns ein fremdes Land geworden..." Die Deutschen östlich von Oder und Neiße 1945-1950: Dokumente aus polnischen Archiven, Bd. 3: Wojewodschaft Pommern, Wojewodschaft Stettin'

Wlodzimierz Borodziej, Hans Lemberg. "Unsere Heimat ist uns ein fremdes Land geworden..." Die Deutschen östlich von Oder und Neiße 1945-1950: Dokumente aus polnischen Archiven, Bd. 3: Wojewodschaft Pommern, Wojewodschaft Stettin. Marburg: Herder-Institut Verlag, 2003. . EUR 70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-87969-314-6.

Reviewed by Catherine Epstein (Department of History, Amherst College) Published on H-German (October, 2005)

The View from the Other Side

Author: 
Thomas Urban
Reviewer: 
Annika Frieberg

Frieberg on Urban, 'Der Verlust: Die Vertreibung der Deutschen und Polen im 20. Jahrhundert'

Thomas Urban. Der Verlust: Die Vertreibung der Deutschen und Polen im 20. Jahrhundert. München: C.H. Beck Verlag, 2004. 223 S. EUR 19.90 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-406-52172-0.

Reviewed by Annika Frieberg (Department of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Published on H-German (October, 2005)

Author: 
Paul R. Waibel
Reviewer: 
David M. Whitford

Whitford on Crompton, 'Martin Luther' and Marty, 'Martin Luther: A Penguin Life' and Waibel, 'Martin Luther: A Brief Introduction to his Life and Works'

Samuel Willard Crompton. Martin Luther. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publications, 2004. x + 126 pp. $23.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7910-7863-1.Martin Marty. Martin Luther: A Penguin Life. New York: Viking, 2004. xxii + 197 pp. $19.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-670-03272-3.Paul R. Waibel.

Author: 
Jens Rydstrm
Reviewer: 
Clayton Whisnant

Whisnant on Rydstrm, 'Sinners and Citizens: Bestiality and Homosexuality in Sweden, 1880-1950'

Jens Rydstrm. Sinners and Citizens: Bestiality and Homosexuality in Sweden, 1880-1950. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2003. xiv + 416 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-73256-5; $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-73257-2.

Reviewed by Clayton Whisnant (Department of History, Wofford College) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

Author: 
John P. McCormick, ed.
Reviewer: 
Kees Gispen

Gispen on McCormick, 'Confronting Mass Democracy and Industrial Technology: Political and Social Theory from Nietzsche to Habermas'

John P. McCormick, ed. Confronting Mass Democracy and Industrial Technology: Political and Social Theory from Nietzsche to Habermas. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2002. 368 pp. $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-2778-3.

Reviewed by Kees Gispen (Department of History, University of Mississippi) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

Author: 
Christof Münger
Reviewer: 
Petri Hakkarainen

Hakkarainen on Münger, 'Die Berliner Mauer, Kennedy und die Kubakrise: Die westliche Allianz in der Zerreißprobe 1961-1963'

Christof Münger. Die Berliner Mauer, Kennedy und die Kubakrise: Die westliche Allianz in der Zerreißprobe 1961-1963. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh Verlag, 2003. 404 S. EUR 39.00 (gebunden), ISBN 978-3-506-77531-3.

Reviewed by Petri Hakkarainen (Wolfson College, University of Oxford) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

A Nuclear Solution to the Crisis of the Western Alliance

Author: 
Gtz Aly, Karl Heinz Roth
Reviewer: 
Quinn Slobodian

Slobodian on Aly and Roth, 'The Nazi Census: Identification and Control in the Third Reich'

Gtz Aly, Karl Heinz Roth. The Nazi Census: Identification and Control in the Third Reich. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2004. xii + 178 pp. $20.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-59213-259-1; $63.50 (library), ISBN 978-1-59213-199-0.

Reviewed by Quinn Slobodian (Department of History, Wellesley College) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

Counting as Crime

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