New Books in German History and German Studies (June 2018)
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EUROPEAN HISTORY / STUDIES
Sites of Transit in Europe from WW2 to the present.
History, Spaces, Memories
Fondazione Campo Fossoli (Carpi, Modena - Italy)
October 4-5, 2018
The conference aims to analyse the roles and uses of transit camps and sites in the European historical, geographical and cultural context from WW2 to today from a multidisciplinary and comparative perspective. The two-day conference is organized by the Fondazione Campo Fossoli, whose mission is to preserve and transmit the history and memories of this Italian site of transit.
CFP: German Culture Studies, PCA (Washington, DC, 17-20 April 2019)
POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
CfP: From War to Welfare.
The Central European History Society (CEHS, neé Conference Group for Central European History, CGCEH) seeks information on past winners of the group's book prize (before the mid-1980s).
Thomas Trezise. Witnessing Witnessing: On the Reception of Holocaust Survivor Testimony. New York: Fordham University Press, 2013. 336 pp. $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-4448-5.
Reviewed by Lily E. Hirsch (California State University-Bakersfield) Published on H-German (March, 2015) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Trauma and Biography
Thomas Doherty. Hollywood and Hitler, 1933-1939. Film and Culture Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2013. 448 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16392-7; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-16393-4.
Reviewed by Tom Saunders (University of Victoria) Published on H-German (March, 2015) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Business Strategies, Politics and Morality: American Cinema and Nazi Germany
Martin Schaad. Dann geh doch rüber - Über die Mauer in den Osten. Berlin: Ch Links Verlag, 2009. x + 208 pp. EUR 4.95 (paper), ISBN 978-3-86153-516-4.
Reviewed by Christiane Grieb (University College London) Published on H-German (March, 2015) Commissioned by Shannon Nagy
Stasiobjekt “Mauer”: Menschen im Konflikt zwischen Mauer und Souveränität
Leighton S. James. Witnessing the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars in German Central Europe. War, Culture and Society, 1750-1850 Series. London: Palgrave Macmillan. xiii + 281 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-230-24917-2.
Reviewed by Robert D. Billinger, Jr. (Wingate University) Published on H-German (March, 2015) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Contemporary Accounts of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars in German Central Europe
Ronny Loewy, Katharina Rauschenberger. "Der Letzte der Ungerechten": Der "Judenälteste" Benjamin Murmelstein in Filmen 1942-1975. Wissenschaftliche Reihe des Fritz Bauer Instituts Series. Frankfurt: Campus Verlag, 2011. 208 pp. EUR 24.90 (paper), ISBN 978-3-593-39491-6.
Reviewed by Margrit Frolich (University of California San Diego) Published on H-German (February, 2015) Commissioned by Chad Ross
"Der Letzte der Ungerechten"
Lewis H. Siegelbaum, ed. The Socialist Car: Automobility in the Eastern Bloc. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2011. vii + 242 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4991-8; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-7738-6.
Reviewed by Zachary Doleshal (Sam Houston State University) Published on H-German (February, 2015) Commissioned by Shannon Nagy
Ulrike Weckel. Beschämende Bilder: Deutsche Reaktionen auf alliierte Dokumentarfilme über befreite Konzentrationslager. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2012. 672 pp. EUR 76.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-515-10113-4.
Reviewed by Steven R. Cerf (Bowdoin College) Published on H-German (February, 2015) Commissioned by Chad Ross
The Showing of Allied Documentary Atrocity Films in 1945 and 1946 and the Shaming of Three Groups of German Nationals
Adam Kożuchowski. The Afterlife of Austria-Hungary: The Image of the Habsburg Monarchy in Interwar Europe. Russian and East European Studies Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2013. 232 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8229-6265-6.
Reviewed by John Fahey (Purdue University) Published on H-German (February, 2015) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Finding Meaning in Austria-Hungary’s Postmortem
Hartmut Berghoff, Jürgen Kocka, Dieter Ziegler, eds. Business in the Age of Extremes: Essays in Modern German and Austrian Economic History. Publications of the German Historical Institute Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. ix + 249 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-01695-8.
Reviewed by Stephen J. Silvia (American University) Published on H-German (January, 2015) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Pamela E. Swett. Selling under the Swastika: Advertising and Commercial Culture in Nazi Germany. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2013. 361 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-7355-3; $65.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8047-8883-0.
Reviewed by Janet M. C. Walmsley (George Mason University) Published on H-German (November, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
How to Sell in the Hardest of Times