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CFP (Conference): Media and cultural life in German-occupied Western Europe (1940-1945), 7-8 November 202,2 Belgium (Deadline 1 July 2022)

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Call for Papers
Date: 
November 7, 2022 to November 8, 2022

CFA: Hans Rosenberg Book Prize of the Central European History Society (Deadline 31 July 2022)

The Central European History Society (CEHS) is pleased to solicit nominations for the Hans Rosenberg Book Prize. This annual prize honors the best monograph in Central European history published in English by a permanent resident of North America. This year’s award is restricted to books with an imprint of 2021. Central European history is understood to include all German-speaking countries as well as areas previously included within the Habsburg monarchy.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Janosch Steuwer
Reviewer: 
Kathryn Sederberg

Sederberg on Steuwer, '"Ein Drittes Reich, wie ich es auffasse": Politik, Gesellschaft und privates Leben in Tagebüchern 1933-1939'

Janosch Steuwer. "Ein Drittes Reich, wie ich es auffasse": Politik, Gesellschaft und privates Leben in Tagebüchern 1933-1939. Göttingen: Wallstein, 2017. 611 pp. EUR 49.90 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-8353-3003-0.

Reviewed by Kathryn Sederberg (Kalamazoo College) Published on H-German (January, 2018) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50185

Author: 
John C. Swanson
Reviewer: 
H. Glenn Penny

Penny on Swanson, 'Tangible Belonging: Negotiating Germanness in Twentieth-Century Hungary'

John C. Swanson. Tangible Belonging: Negotiating Germanness in Twentieth-Century Hungary. Pitt Russian East European Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017. 464 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8229-6429-2.

Reviewed by H. Glenn Penny (University of Iowa) Published on H-German (January, 2018) Commissioned by David Harrisville

Author: 
Sandrine Kott
Reviewer: 
Ned Richardson-Little

Richardson-Little on Kott, 'Communism Day-to-Day: State Enterprises in East German Society'

Sandrine Kott. Communism Day-to-Day: State Enterprises in East German Society. Trans. Lisa Godin-Roger. Social History, Popular Culture, and Politics in Germany Series. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2014. 368 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-11871-7.

Reviewed by Ned Richardson-Little (University of Exeter) Published on H-German (November, 2017) Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill

Author: 
James C. Enns
Reviewer: 
Benjamin C. Pearson

Pearson on Enns, 'Saving Germany: North American Protestants and Christian Mission to West Germany, 1945 -1974'

James C. Enns. Saving Germany: North American Protestants and Christian Mission to West Germany, 1945 -1974. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2017. 328 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-4913-5.

Reviewed by Benjamin C. Pearson (Excelsior College) Published on H-German (November, 2017) Commissioned by David Harrisville

Author: 
Jan Hansen
Reviewer: 
Claudia Kemper

Kemper on Hansen, 'Abschied vom Kalten Krieg?: Die Sozialdemokraten und der Nachrüstungsstreit (1977–1987)'

Jan Hansen. Abschied vom Kalten Krieg?: Die Sozialdemokraten und der Nachrüstungsstreit (1977–1987). Berlin: de Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2016. viii + 289 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-11-044684-5.

Reviewed by Claudia Kemper (Hamburger Institut für Sozialforschung) Published on H-German (October, 2017) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

Author: 
Jennifer L. Creech
Reviewer: 
Alexandria Ruble

Ruble on Creech, 'Mothers, Comrades, and Outcasts in East German Women's Films'

Jennifer L. Creech. Mothers, Comrades, and Outcasts in East German Women's Films. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016. xix + 280 pp. $38.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-02301-8.

Reviewed by Alexandria Ruble (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) Published on H-German (October, 2017) Commissioned by David Harrisville

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50166

Author: 
David M. Luebke
Reviewer: 
Timothy Wright

Wright on Luebke, 'Hometown Religion: Regimes of Coexistence in Early Modern Westphalia'

David M. Luebke. Hometown Religion: Regimes of Coexistence in Early Modern Westphalia. Studies in Early Modern German History Series. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2016. 328 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-3840-0.

Reviewed by Timothy Wright (University of California, Berkeley) Published on H-German (October, 2017) Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill

Beyond Confessionalism

Author: 
James Hamilton-Paterson
Reviewer: 
Robert Rennie

Rennie on Hamilton-Paterson, 'Marked for Death: The First War in the Air'

James Hamilton-Paterson. Marked for Death: The First War in the Air. New York: Pegasus Books, 2016. 416 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68177-158-8.

Reviewed by Robert Rennie (University of Tennessee, Knoxville) Published on H-German (September, 2017) Commissioned by David Harrisville

A Fresh Perspective on WWI Aviation

Author: 
Beverley Chalmers
Reviewer: 
Michelle Mouton

Mouton on Chalmers, 'Birth, Sex and Abuse: Women's Voices under Nazi Rule'

Beverley Chalmers. Birth, Sex and Abuse: Women's Voices under Nazi Rule. Guildford: Grosvenor House Publishing, 2015. viii + 364 pp. $25.50 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78148-353-4.

Reviewed by Michelle Mouton (University of Wisconsin Oshkosh) Published on H-German (August, 2017) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

Author: 
Nicolas Berg
Reviewer: 
Anna Corsten

Corsten on Berg, 'The Holocaust and the West German Historians: Historical Interpretation and Autobiographical Memory'

Nicolas Berg. The Holocaust and the West German Historians: Historical Interpretation and Autobiographical Memory. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2015. 346 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-299-30084-5.

Reviewed by Anna Corsten (Universität Erfurt) Published on H-German (August, 2017) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

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