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

Author: 
Charles Glass
Reviewer: 
Anne Berg

Berg on Glass, 'Americans in Paris: Life and Death under Nazi Occupation'


Charles Glass. Americans in Paris: Life and Death under Nazi Occupation. New York: Penguin Press, 2010. Illustrations. xvi + 524 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59420-242-1.

Reviewed by Anne Berg (University of Michigan)
Published on H-TGS (August, 2014)
Commissioned by Josh Brown

These American Lives

Author: 
Susan L. Trollinger
Reviewer: 
Caroline Brock

Brock on Trollinger, 'Selling the Amish: The Tourism of Nostalgia'


Susan L. Trollinger. Selling the Amish: The Tourism of Nostalgia. Young Center Books in Anabaptists and Pietist Studies Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012. xxii + 193 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-0419-6.

Reviewed by Caroline Brock (University of Missouri)
Published on H-TGS (June, 2014)
Commissioned by Josh Brown

About this Network

 

H-TGS is H-Net's Network on the study of the German diaspora and intercultural transfer between German and non-German societies from the 17th century to the present.

I. The H-TGS Network: Scope, Content, Purpose

Author: 
Steven Hartman Keiser
Reviewer: 
Joel Stark

Stark on Keiser, 'Pennsylvania German in the American Midwest'


Steven Hartman Keiser. Pennsylvania German in the American Midwest. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012. 197 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-6769-7.

Reviewed by Joel Stark (UW-Madison)
Published on H-TGS (February, 2014)
Commissioned by Josh Brown

"A Language That Has Outgrown Its Name"

Author: 
Christopher Klemek
Reviewer: 
Ulf Zimmermann

Zimmermann on Klemek, 'The Transatlantic Collapse of Urban Renewal: Postwar Urbanism from New York to Berlin'


Christopher Klemek. The Transatlantic Collapse of Urban Renewal: Postwar Urbanism from New York to Berlin. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. x + 315 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-44174-0.

Reviewed by Ulf Zimmermann (Kennesaw State University)
Published on H-TGS (February, 2014)
Commissioned by Josh Brown

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