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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Associate or Full Professor - German film & media/DEFA
Job no: 495732
Work type: Faculty Full Time
Location: UMass Amherst
Department: Languages Literat. & Cultures
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CALL FOR PAPERS
The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 17 September 2018 to 24 September 2018. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-German. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.
EUROPEAN HISTORY / STUDIES
The latest issue of Central European History went live online on September 19 and should be shipping to individual and institutional subscribers shortly. Visitors to the GSA in Pittsburgh will have an opportunity to examine a hard copy at the Cambridge UP booth.
Volume 51 / Issue 03, September 2018, pp. i-ii, 335-525. This is a special issue, guest edited by Thomas Kühne (Clark University), on "Masculinities in the Third Reich."
Sarah Thomas. Peter Lorre: Face Maker, Constructing Stardom and Performance in Hollywood and Europe. New York: Berghahn Books, 2012. 213 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-85745-441-6; ISBN 978-0-85745-442-3.
Reviewed by Margaret Setje-Eilers (Vanderbilt University) Published on H-German (October, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
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
From National Art to National Entertainment: Rewriting German Film History
Rebecca Clifford. Commemorating the Holocaust: The Dilemmas of Remembrance in France and Italy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 304 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-967981-2.
Reviewed by Roberta Pergher (Indiana University) Published on H-German (September, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
The Virtues of Victimhood--Contemporary Uses of Holocaust Memory
Wilhelm Brasse, photographer. Wilhelm Brasse: Photographer 3444, Auschwitz, 1940-1945. Compiled by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow, Poland. Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2012. Illustrations. 128 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84519-539-7.
Reviewed by Harriet Scharnberg Published on H-German (September, 2014) Commissioned by Shannon Nagy
Photographing Mass Murderers and Their Victims
Rebecca Ayako Bennette. Fighting for the Soul of Germany: The Catholic Struggle for Inclusion after Unification. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012. x + 368 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-06563-5.
Reviewed by Michael Rowe (King's College London) Published on H-German (September, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Catholics and the Kulturkampf in Germany
Patrick Montague. Chelmno and the Holocaust: A History of Hitler's First Death Camp. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011. 416 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3527-2.
Reviewed by Richards O. Plavnieks (Stetson University) Published on H-German (September, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
An In-depth Inquiry into Hitler’s First Death Camp: Chelmno
David Petts. Pagan and Christian: Religious Change in Early Medieval Europe. Debates in Archaeology Series. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2010. 144 pp. $27.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7156-3754-8.
Reviewed by Melanie Kourbage (University of Massachusetts-Amherst) Published on H-German (September, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Anton Weiss-Wendt, Rory Yeomans. Racial Science in Hitler's New Europe, 1938-1945. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2013. 416 pp. $50.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8032-4507-5.
Reviewed by Michael McConnell (University of Tennessee-Knoxville) Published on H-German (September, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Racial Science on the Frontiers of Hitler's Europe
David Ciarlo. Advertising Empire: Race and Visual Culture in Imperial Germany. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2011. xvi + 419 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-05006-8.Perry Myers. German Visions of India, 1871-1918: Commandeering the Holy Ganges during the Kaiserreich. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 304 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-29971-0.
Astrid Mignon Kirchhof. Das Dienstfräulein auf dem Bahnhof: Frauen im öffentlichen Raum im Blick der Berliner Bahnhofsmission 1894-1939. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2011. 274 pp. $79.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-515-09776-5.
Reviewed by Margaret E. Menninger (Texas State University) Published on H-German (May, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Mission in Berlin