Reviews

Author: 
Black Central European Studies Network (BCESN)
Reviewer: 
Samuel Ludwig

Ludwig on Black Central European Studies Network (BCESN), 'Black Central Europe'

Black Central European Studies Network (BCESN). Black Central Europe. blackcentraleurope.com: Black Central European Studies Network (BCESN), 2014. A website combining teaching and research resources, the work of Black artists, and facilitation of conversations among stakeholders on Black people in Central European history.

Reviewed by Samuel Ludwig (Universite de Haute-Alsace) Published on H-TGS (December, 2020) Commissioned by Jeremy Best (Iowa State University)

Author: 
Robert Vincent Kelz
Reviewer: 
Patricia Simpson

Simpson on Kelz, 'Competing Germanies: Nazi, Antifascist, and Jewish Theater in German Argentina, 1933-1965'

Robert Vincent Kelz. Competing Germanies: Nazi, Antifascist, and Jewish Theater in German Argentina, 1933-1965. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2020. xiv + 355 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-3985-9.

Reviewed by Patricia Simpson (University of Nebraska, Lincoln) Published on H-TGS (November, 2020) Commissioned by Benjamin Bryce (University of Northern British Columbia)

Author: 
Kathleen M. Fernandez
Reviewer: 
Robert W. Frizzell

Frizzell on Fernandez, 'Zoar: The Story of an Intentional Community'

Kathleen M. Fernandez. Zoar: The Story of an Intentional Community. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2019. 313 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-63101-156-6.

Reviewed by Robert W. Frizzell (Independent Scholar) Published on H-TGS (October, 2020) Commissioned by Alison C. Efford (Marquette University)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55431

Author: 
Melissa D. Burrage
Reviewer: 
Petra DeWitt

DeWitt on Burrage, 'The Karl Muck Scandal: Classical Music and Xenophobia in World War I America'

Melissa D. Burrage. The Karl Muck Scandal: Classical Music and Xenophobia in World War I America. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2019. 445 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58046-950-0.

Reviewed by Petra DeWitt (Missouri University of Science and Technology) Published on H-TGS (September, 2020) Commissioned by Alison C. Efford (Marquette University)

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)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54123

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)

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