Reviews

Author: 
Zachary Stuart Garrison
Reviewer: 
Aaron Astor

Astor on Garrison, 'German Americans on the Middle Border: From Antislavery to Reconciliation, 1830-1877'

Zachary Stuart Garrison. German Americans on the Middle Border: From Antislavery to Reconciliation, 1830-1877. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2019. 232 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8093-3755-2

Reviewed by Aaron Astor (Maryville College) Published on H-TGS (June, 2020) Commissioned by Alison C. Efford (Marquette University)

Author: 
Heidi Tworek
Reviewer: 
Christian Heinrich-Franke

Heinrich-Franke on Tworek, 'News from Germany: The Competition to Control World Communications, 1900-1945'

Heidi Tworek. News from Germany: The Competition to Control World Communications, 1900-1945. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2019. 344 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98840-8.

Reviewed by Christian Heinrich-Franke (Universität Siegen) Published on H-TGS (April, 2020) Commissioned by Benjamin Bryce (University of Northern British Columbia)

Author: 
Dagmar Herzog
Reviewer: 
Kirsten Leng

Leng on Herzog, 'Unlearning Eugenics: Sexuality, Reproduction, and Disability in Post-Nazi Europe'

Dagmar Herzog. Unlearning Eugenics: Sexuality, Reproduction, and Disability in Post-Nazi Europe. George L. Mosse Series in Modern European Cultural and Intellectual History. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2018. Illustrations. 176 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-31920-5.

Author: 
Bethany Wiggin
Reviewer: 
Michael T. Putnam

Putnam on Wiggin, 'Babel of the Atlantic'

Bethany Wiggin. Babel of the Atlantic. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2019. 336 pp. $96.65 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-08323-0.

Reviewed by Michael T. Putnam (Pennsylvania State University) Published on H-TGS (January, 2020) Commissioned by Alison C. Efford (Marquette University)

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Author: 
Julia Sneeringer
Reviewer: 
Andrea Orzoff

Orzoff on Sneeringer, 'A Social History of Early Rock 'n' Roll in Germany: Hamburg from Burlesque to The Beatles, 1956-69'

Julia Sneeringer. A Social History of Early Rock 'n' Roll in Germany: Hamburg from Burlesque to The Beatles, 1956-69. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. 304 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-03438-9.

Reviewed by Andrea Orzoff (History Department, New Mexico State University) Published on H-TGS (January, 2020) Commissioned by Benjamin Bryce (University of Northern British Columbia)

Author: 
Miranda E. Wilkerson, Heather Richmond
Reviewer: 
Zachary Garrison

Garrison on Wilkerson and Richmond, 'Germans in Illinois'

Miranda E. Wilkerson, Heather Richmond. Germans in Illinois. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2019. 234 pp. $24.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8093-3721-7.

Reviewed by Zachary Garrison (Chaminade College Preparatory School) Published on H-TGS (November, 2019) Commissioned by Alison C. Efford (Marquette University)

Author: 
Benjamin Bryce
Reviewer: 
Gene Cassidy

Cassidy on Bryce, 'To Belong in Buenos Aires: Germans, Argentines, and the Rise of a Pluralist Society'

Benjamin Bryce. To Belong in Buenos Aires: Germans, Argentines, and the Rise of a Pluralist Society. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018. 248 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0153-6.

Reviewed by Gene Cassidy (Miss Porter's School) Published on H-TGS (September, 2019) Commissioned by Alison C. Efford (Marquette University)

Author: 
Mark Hewitson
Reviewer: 
Gavin Wiens

Wiens on Hewitson, 'Germany and the Modern World, 1880-1914'

Mark Hewitson. Germany and the Modern World, 1880-1914. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 528 pp. $36.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-61199-3.

Reviewed by Gavin Wiens (University of Toronto) Published on H-TGS (July, 2019) Commissioned by Benjamin Bryce (University of Northern British Columbia)

Author: 
Chunjie Zhang
Reviewer: 
Matthew Erlin

Erlin on Zhang, 'Transculturality and German Discourse in the Age of European Colonialism'

Chunjie Zhang. Transculturality and German Discourse in the Age of European Colonialism. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2017. 272 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8101-3477-5.

Reviewed by Matthew Erlin (Washington University in St. Louis) Published on H-TGS (March, 2019) Commissioned by Benjamin Bryce (University of Northern British Columbia)

Author: 
Charlotte A. Lerg, Heléna Tóth, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kirsten Belgum

Belgum on Lerg and Tóth, 'Transatlantic Revolutionary Cultures, 1789-1861'

Charlotte A. Lerg, Heléna Tóth, eds. Transatlantic Revolutionary Cultures, 1789-1861. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2017. 292 pp. $134.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-34953-7.

Reviewed by Kirsten Belgum (University of Texas) Published on H-TGS (December, 2018) Commissioned by Alison C. Efford (Marquette University)

Author: 
David Jünger
Reviewer: 
Lori G. Bihler

Bihler on Jünger, 'Jahre der Ungewissheit: Emigrationspläne deutscher Juden, 1933-1938'

David Jünger. Jahre der Ungewissheit: Emigrationspläne deutscher Juden, 1933-1938. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2016. 440 pp. $88.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-525-37039-1.

Reviewed by Lori G. Bihler (Framingham State University) Published on H-TGS (December, 2018) Commissioned by Alison C. Efford (Marquette University)

Author: 
Simon J. Bronner, Joshua R. Brown, eds.
Reviewer: 
Birte B. Pfleger

Pfleger on Bronner and Brown, 'Pennsylvania Germans: An Interpretive Encyclopedia'

Simon J. Bronner, Joshua R. Brown, eds. Pennsylvania Germans: An Interpretive Encyclopedia. Young Center Books in Anabaptist and Pietist Studies Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. Illustrations. 592 pp. $80.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4214-2139-1; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2138-4.

Reviewed by Birte B. Pfleger (California State University, Los Angeles) Published on H-TGS (August, 2018) Commissioned by Alison C. Efford (Marquette University)

Author: 
Lori Gemeiner Bihler
Reviewer: 
Hasia R. Diner

Diner on Bihler, 'Cities of Refuge: German Jews in London and New York, 1935-1945'

Lori Gemeiner Bihler. Cities of Refuge: German Jews in London and New York, 1935-1945. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2018. Illustrations. 232 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-6887-7.

Reviewed by Hasia R. Diner (New York University) Published on H-TGS (August, 2018) Commissioned by Alison C. Efford (Marquette University)

Author: 
Myron Echenberg
Reviewer: 
Ernesto Capello

Capello on Echenberg, 'Humboldt's Mexico: In the Footsteps of the Illustrious German Scientific Traveller'

Myron Echenberg. Humboldt's Mexico: In the Footsteps of the Illustrious German Scientific Traveller. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2017. 288 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-4940-1.

Reviewed by Ernesto Capello (Macalester College) Published on H-TGS (June, 2018) Commissioned by Benjamin Bryce (University of Northern British Columbia)

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