H-Transnational German Studies provides a moderated interdisciplinary network for the discussion of topics relevant to the study of the German diaspora and intercultural transfer between German and non-German societies from the 17th century to the present. H-TGS was formerly H-GAGCS (German-American and German-Canadian Studies). Its archives are available here.

Recent Content

Call for Applications: A Research Introduction to Jewish Life and the Holocaust in the Soviet Union

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum invites applications for the international seminar “A Research Introduction to Jewish Life and the Holocaust in the Soviet Union.” This seminar will be held January 8-12, 2018, at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC.

Author: 
Karen A. Roesch
Reviewer: 
Felecia Lucht

Lucht on Roesch, 'Language Maintenance and Language Death: The Decline of Texas Alsatian'


Karen A. Roesch. Language Maintenance and Language Death: The Decline of Texas Alsatian. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2012. 269 pp. $149.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-272-0288-8.

Reviewed by Felecia Lucht (Wayne State University)
Published on H-TGS (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Josh Brown

Texas Alsatian: A Case Study in Language Maintenance and Death

Author: 
Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels
Reviewer: 
John W. McKerley

McKerley on Marx and Engels, 'The Civil War in the United States'


Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels. The Civil War in the United States. Edited by Andrew Zimmerman. New York: International Publishers, 2016. 254 pp. $14.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7178-0753-6.

Reviewed by John W. McKerley (University of Iowa Labor Center)
Published on H-TGS (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Alison C. Efford

Author: 
Jason D. Hansen
Reviewer: 
Robert Nelson

Nelson on Hansen, 'Mapping the Germans: Statistical Science, Cartography, and the Visualization of the German Nation, 1848-1914'


Jason D. Hansen. Mapping the Germans: Statistical Science, Cartography, and the Visualization of the German Nation, 1848-1914. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 232 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-871439-2.

Reviewed by Robert Nelson (Department of History, University of Windsor)
Published on H-TGS (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Benjamin Bryce

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