The interwar avant-garde transformed the modern understanding of painting, sculpture, architecture, music, and literature, as well as the contours of politics and philosophy.
The Central European History Society (CEHS), as an affiliated society of the American Historical Association (AHA), sponsors a variety of panels at the AHA Annual Meeting. CEHS is able to solo-sponsor some panels that were not placed on the official program by the AHA.
H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-German: 10 May - 17 May
Thank you, Karen, for this touching notice. I am deeply shocked. I knew Katherine only from a distance but deeply respected her and her work. What a tragedy.
Peter Marshall, ed. The Oxford Illustrated History of the Reformation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 320 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-959548-8.
Reviewed by Richard Rawls (Georgia Gwinnett College) Published on H-German (February, 2017) Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill
Capturing the Complexities of the Reformations
Sagi Schaefer. States of Division: Border and Boundary Formation in Cold War Rural Germany. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 288 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-967238-7.
Reviewed by Jason Johnson (Trinity University) Published on H-German (December, 2016) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Stephen Brockmann. The Writers' State: Constructing East German Literature, 1945-1959. Suffolk: Camden House, 2015. 380 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-953-5.
Reviewed by Hunter Bivens (University of California, Santa Cruz) Published on H-German (December, 2016) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Of Broken Spines and Difficult Beginnings
Joy Haslam Calico. Arnold Schoenberg's "A Survivor from Warsaw" in Postwar Europe. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2014. 272 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-28186-8.
Reviewed by Mark Berry (Royal Holloway, University of London) Published on H-German (December, 2016) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Martin Kitchen. Speer: Hitler's Architect. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015. xii + 442 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-19044-1.
Reviewed by Paul B. Jaskot (Depaul University) Published on H-German (November, 2016) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Malte Zierenberg. Berlin's Black Market: 1939-1950. Worlds of Consumption Series. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Illustrations. 292 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-01774-1.
Reviewed by Matthew Berg (John Carroll University) Published on H-German (November, 2016) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Andrew Wackerfuss. Stormtrooper Families: Homosexuality and Community in the Early Nazi Movement. New York: Harrington Park Press, 2015. 352 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-939594-05-1; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-939594-04-4.
Reviewed by Alex Burkhardt (University of St Andrews) Published on H-German (October, 2016) Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill
Bronson Long. No Easy Occupation: French Control of the German Saar, 1944-1957. Rochester: Camden House, 2015. 268 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-915-3.
Reviewed by Julia Wambach (University of California, Berkeley) Published on H-German (October, 2016) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Debarati Sanyal. Memory and Complicity: Migrations of Holocaust Remembrance. New York: Fordham University Press, 2015. viii + 341 pp. $37.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-6548-0; $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-6547-3.
Reviewed by Brenda D. Melendy (Texas A&M University-Kingsville) Published on H-German (September, 2016) Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill
Fields of Resonance: Collapsing Memories of War and Genocide
Jeffry M. Diefendorf, Janet Ward, eds. Transnationalism and the German City. New York: Palgrave Macmillan US, 2014. ix + 277 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-39016-5.
Reviewed by Shelley Rose (Cleveland State University) Published on H-German (September, 2016) Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill
Transnational Meets Local in the German City