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New Books in German History and German Studies (October 2018)
Job announcement: Associate or Full Professor of German Film & media/DEFA Film Library Academic Director
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Location: UMass Amherst
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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
Bruce Gordon. Calvin. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009. Illustrations. xiii + 398 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-12076-9.Wilhelm H. Neuser. Johann Calvin: Leben und Werk in seiner Frühzeit 1509-1541. Reformed Historical Theology Series. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2009. 352 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-525-56915-3.Volker Reinhardt.
Laura Heins. Nazi Film Melodrama. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2013. 256 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07935-1.
Reviewed by Anjeana Hans (Wellesley College) Published on H-German (October, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Women in Nazi Film: Transgressing Morality as an Ideological Tool
Willy Cohn, Norbert Conrads, ed. No Justice in Germany: The Breslau Diaries, 1933-1941. Trans. Kenneth Kronenberg. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012. 440 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-7324-9.
Reviewed by Teresa Walch (University of California San Diego) Published on H-German (October, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Willy Cohn’s Diaries: An Account of Jewish Life in Breslau, 1933-1941
Franz Neumann, Herbert Marcuse, Otto Kirchheimer. Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort. Edited by Raffaele Laudani. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2013. 704 pp. $45.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4008-4646-7; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-13413-0.
Reviewed by Anne Berg (University of Michigan) Published on H-German (October, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Jens Lachmund. Greening Berlin: The Co-Production of Science, Politics, and Urban Nature. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2012. Illustrations. 336 pp. $42.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-262-01859-3; $28.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-262-31241-7.
Reviewed by Kristin Poling (University of Rochester) Published on H-German (October, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
How Ecologists Found Nature in the City
Ari Joskowicz. The Modernity of Others: Jewish Anti-Catholicism in Germany and France. Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2013. 392 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8702-4.
Reviewed by Robert E. Alvis (Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology) Published on H-German (October, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Modern Jewish Identity and the Catholic Other