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GERMAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION:  CALL FOR SEMINAR PROPOSALS

In response to the success of the last two years’ seminar programs, the 40th GSA Conference in San Diego, California (September 29-October 2, 2016), will continue to host a series of seminars in addition to its regular conference sessions and roundtables.  

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CFP: Thirteenth Workshop on Early Modern German History (due January 2016)

Friday, 6 May 2016
Conference at the German Historical Institute London

Organised by the German Historical Institute London in co-operation with the German Historical Institute Washington and the German History Society, to be held at the GHIL

Conveners: Bridget Heal (University of St. Andrews), David Lederer (NUI Maynooth), Michael Schaich (German Historical Institute London), Jenny Spinks (University of Manchester)

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Author: 
Frank UekÖ¶tter
Reviewer: 
Monika Bergmeier

Bergmeier on UekÖ¶tter, 'Von der Rauchplage zur Ö¶kologischen Revolution: Eine Geschichte der Luftverschmutzung in Deutschland und den USA 1880-1970'

Frank UekÖ¶tter. Von der Rauchplage zur Ö¶kologischen Revolution: Eine Geschichte der Luftverschmutzung in Deutschland und den USA 1880-1970. Essen: Klartext, 2003. 637 pp. EUR 74.90 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-89861-195-4.

Reviewed by Monika Bergmeier (Independent Scholar) Published on H-German (October, 2005)

The Colossal Power of the Law of Inertia

Author: 
Sabine Mecking
Reviewer: 
Frank Domurad

Domurad on Mecking, 'Immer treu!: Kommunalbeamte zwischen Kaiserreich und Bundesrepublik'

Sabine Mecking. Immer treu!: Kommunalbeamte zwischen Kaiserreich und Bundesrepublik. Essen: Klartext Verlag, 2003. 423 S. EUR 29.00 (broschiert), ISBN 978-3-89861-161-9.

Reviewed by Frank Domurad (Independent Scholar) Published on H-German (October, 2005)

Continuity among the Ruins

Author: 
Daniel Beller-McKenna
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Koehler

Koehler on Beller-McKenna, 'Brahms and the German Spirit'

Daniel Beller-McKenna. Brahms and the German Spirit. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 2004. 243 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01318-6.

Reviewed by Jonathan Koehler (Department of History, University of Rochester) Published on H-German (October, 2005)

The Elusive Spirit of Johannes Brahms

Author: 
Gerard Nijsten
Reviewer: 
Len Scales

Scales on Nijsten, 'In the Shadow of Burgundy: The Court of Guelders in the Late Middle Ages'

Gerard Nijsten. In the Shadow of Burgundy: The Court of Guelders in the Late Middle Ages. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. xxii + 470 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-82075-2.

Reviewed by Len Scales (Department of History, Durham University) Published on H-German (October, 2005)

Hardly the Valois Dukes

Author: 
Markus Dreist
Reviewer: 
Sace Elder

Elder on Dreist, 'Die Düsseldorfer Bezirksregierung zwischen Demokratisierung, Nazifizierung und Entnazifizierung: Eine staatliche Mittelbehörde an der Schnittstelle zwischen Verwaltung und Politik'

Markus Dreist. Die Düsseldorfer Bezirksregierung zwischen Demokratisierung, Nazifizierung und Entnazifizierung: Eine staatliche Mittelbehörde an der Schnittstelle zwischen Verwaltung und Politik. Essen: Klartext Verlag, 2003. 158 S. EUR 14.00 (broschiert), ISBN 978-3-89861-205-0.

Reviewed by Sace Elder (Department of History, Eastern Illinois University) Published on H-German (October, 2005)

Coming to Terms with Düsseldorf's Nazi Past

Author: 
SiobhÖ¡n Donovan, Robin Elliott, eds.
Reviewer: 
Estelle Joubert

Joubert on Donovan and Elliott, 'Music and Literature in German Romanticism'

SiobhÖ¡n Donovan, Robin Elliott, eds. Music and Literature in German Romanticism. Rochester: Camden House, 2004. xxix + 233 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-258-1.

Reviewed by Estelle Joubert (Faculty of Music, University of Oxford) Published on H-German (October, 2005)

Capturing the Ineffable: Music, Literature, and the Aesthetics of Romanticism

Author: 
Astrid Wehser
Reviewer: 
Almut Spalding

Spalding on Bechler, 'Schloss Oranienbaum: Architektur und Kunstpolitik der Oranierinnen in der zweiten HÖ¤lfte des 17. Jahrhunderts' and Wehser, 'Anna Wilhelmine von Anhalt und ihr Schloss in Mosigkau: Idee und Gestaltung eines Gesamtkunstwerks'

Katharina Bechler. Schloss Oranienbaum: Architektur und Kunstpolitik der Oranierinnen in der zweiten HÖ¤lfte des 17. Jahrhunderts. Saale: mdv Mitteldeutscher Verlag, 2002. 248 pp. EUR 26.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-89812-097-5.Astrid Wehser. Anna Wilhelmine von Anhalt und ihr Schloss in Mosigkau: Idee und Gestaltung eines Gesamtkunstwerks. Kiel: Ludwig, 2002. 336 pp. EUR 24.90 (paper), ISBN 978-3-933598-45-5.

Author: 
Mona Sue Weissmark
Reviewer: 
Dennis Klein

Klein on Weissmark, 'Justice Matters: Legacies of the Holocaust and World War II'

Mona Sue Weissmark. Justice Matters: Legacies of the Holocaust and World War II. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. viii +191 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-515757-4.

Reviewed by Dennis Klein (Kean University) Published on H-German (October, 2005)

The Here and Now, and the There and Then

Author: 
Ben Shepherd
Reviewer: 
Thomas Laub

Laub on Shepherd, 'War in the Wild East: The German Army and Soviet Partisans'

Ben Shepherd. War in the Wild East: The German Army and Soviet Partisans. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004. vi + 300 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01296-7.

Reviewed by Thomas Laub (Independent Scholar) Published on H-German (October, 2005)

Laws of the Jungle

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