Recent Discussions

CfP: Jewish Consumer Cultures in 19th and 20th Century Europe and America (May 2015)

Call for Papers

May 7-9, 2015
Conference at the German Historical Institute, Washington, DC
Conveners: Paul Lerner (University of Southern California / Max Kade Institute for Austrian-German-Swiss Studies), Anne C. Schenderlein (GHI), Uwe Spiekermann (GHI)

REV: Powell on Garncarz and Ligensa, 'The Cinema of Germany'

Joseph Garncarz, Annemone Ligensa, eds. The Cinema of Germany. 24 Frames Series. London: Wallflower Press, 2012. xii + 264 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-905674-90-9; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-905674-91-6.

Reviewed by Larson Powell (University of Missouri-Kansas City)
Published on H-German (October, 2014)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

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CfP: The Holocaust in Southeastern Europe, USHMM-Wiesel Institute conference

International Conference: The Holocaust in Southeastern Europe

May 25-26, 2015, Bucharest, Romania

Organizers

Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Elie Wiesel National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania

Call for Papers

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Suzanne Kirkbright
Reviewer: 
Daniel Morat

Morat on Kirkbright, 'Karl Jaspers: A Biography--Navigations in Truth'

Suzanne Kirkbright. Karl Jaspers: A Biography--Navigations in Truth. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2004. xxiii + 360 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-10242-0.

Reviewed by Daniel Morat (Seminar für Mittlere und Neuere Geschichte, Universität Göttingen) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

Gelebte Philosophie

Author: 
Michael Meyen
Reviewer: 
Heather Gumbert

Gumbert on Meyen, 'Denver Clan und Neues Deutschland: Mediennutzung in der DDR'

Michael Meyen. Denver Clan und Neues Deutschland: Mediennutzung in der DDR. Berlin: Christoph Links Verlag, 2003. 232 S. EUR 19.90 (broschiert), ISBN 978-3-86153-310-8.

Reviewed by Heather Gumbert (Department of History, Virginia Tech) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

Author: 
Joachim Eibach, Marcus Sandl
Reviewer: 
Edward Mathieu

Mathieu on Eibach and Sandl, 'Protestantische Identität und Erinnerung: Von der Reformation bis zur Bürgerrechtsbewegung in der DDR'

Joachim Eibach, Marcus Sandl. Protestantische Identität und Erinnerung: Von der Reformation bis zur Bürgerrechtsbewegung in der DDR. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2003. 258 S. EUR 39.90 (gebunden), ISBN 978-3-525-35575-6.

Reviewed by Edward Mathieu (History Department, Beloit College) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

The Interdisciplinarity of Protestant Identity and Memory

Author: 
Philipp Heldmann
Reviewer: 
Scott Moranda

Moranda on Heldmann, 'Herrschaft, Wirtschaft, Anoraks: Konsumpolitik in der DDR der Sechzigerjahre'

Philipp Heldmann. Herrschaft, Wirtschaft, Anoraks: Konsumpolitik in der DDR der Sechzigerjahre. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2004. 336 S. EUR 39.90 (paper), ISBN 978-3-525-35144-4.

Reviewed by Scott Moranda (Department of History, SUNY-Cortland) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

Consent or Contempt?

Author: 
Christoph Moß
Reviewer: 
William Smaldone

Smaldone on Moß, 'Jakob Altmaier: Ein jüdischer Sozialdemokrat in Deutschland (1889-1963)'

Christoph Moß. Jakob Altmaier: Ein jüdischer Sozialdemokrat in Deutschland (1889-1963). Köln: Böhlau Verlag, 2003. 310 S. EUR 29.90 (broschiert), ISBN 978-3-412-02103-0.

Reviewed by William Smaldone (Department of History, Willamette University) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

The Party Soldier

Author: 
Andreas Herbst, Hermann Weber
Reviewer: 
Gary Roth

Roth on Herbst and Weber, 'Deutsche Kommunisten: Biographisches Handbuch 1918 bis 1945'

Andreas Herbst, Hermann Weber. Deutsche Kommunisten: Biographisches Handbuch 1918 bis 1945. Berlin: Karl Dietz Verlag Berlin, 2003. 992 S. EUR 49.90 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-320-02044-6.

Reviewed by Gary Roth (Rutgers University at Newark) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

Stalinists as Victims

Author: 
Tammo Luther
Reviewer: 
Alexa Stiller

Stiller on Luther, 'Volkstumspolitik des Deutschen Reiches 1933-1938: Die Auslanddeutschen im Spannungsfeld zwischen Traditionalisten und Nationalsozialisten'

Tammo Luther. Volkstumspolitik des Deutschen Reiches 1933-1938: Die Auslanddeutschen im Spannungsfeld zwischen Traditionalisten und Nationalsozialisten. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2004. 217 S. EUR 44.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-515-08535-9.

Reviewed by Alexa Stiller (Department of History, University of Hannover) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

Das Scheitern der traditionellen Volkstumsorganisationen im NS-Staat

Author: 
Stefan Berger
Reviewer: 
Andreas Huether

Huether on Berger, 'Germany'

Stefan Berger. Germany. London: Hodder Arnold, 2004. xiv + 274 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-340-70584-1; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-340-70585-8.

Reviewed by Andreas Huether (Department of History, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg, Germany) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

"Historians had better ... work on overcoming myths."[1]

Author: 
Matthias Hambrock
Reviewer: 
Thomas Pegelow Kaplan

Pegelow Kaplan on Hambrock, 'Die Etablierung der AuÖŸenseiter: Der Verband der Nationaldeutschen Juden 1921-1935'

Matthias Hambrock. Die Etablierung der AuÖŸenseiter: Der Verband der Nationaldeutschen Juden 1921-1935. Cologne: BÖ¶hlau Verlag, 2003. ix + 787 pp. EUR 89.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-412-18902-0.

Reviewed by Thomas Pegelow Kaplan (Department of History, Davidson College) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

"The Most Loyal Opposition" to Nazism Reevaluated

Author: 
Hans Erich Nossack
Reviewer: 
Ryan Berry

Berry on Nossack, 'The End: Hamburg 1943'

Hans Erich Nossack. The End: Hamburg 1943. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005. xxi + 87 pp. $20.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-59556-6.

Reviewed by Ryan Berry (Department of History, University of Toronto) Published on H-German (September, 2005)

Writing From the Abyss: Hans Erich Nossack's The End: Hamburg 1943

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