Reviews

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)

Author: 
Jacob S. Eder
Reviewer: 
Deborah Barton

Barton on Eder, 'Holocaust Angst: The Federal Republic of Germany and American Holocaust Memory since the 1970s'

Jacob S. Eder. Holocaust Angst: The Federal Republic of Germany and American Holocaust Memory since the 1970s. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. 320 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-023782-0.

Reviewed by Deborah Barton (Université de Montréal) Published on H-TGS (April, 2018) Commissioned by Benjamin Bryce (University of Northern British Columbia)

Author: 
Shane Nagle
Reviewer: 
Richard Scully

Scully on Nagle, 'Histories of Nationalism in Ireland and Germany: A Comparative Study from 1800 to 1932'

Shane Nagle. Histories of Nationalism in Ireland and Germany: A Comparative Study from 1800 to 1932. London: Bloomsbury Publisher, 2017. 259 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4742-6374-0.

Reviewed by Richard Scully (University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia) Published on H-TGS (August, 2017) Commissioned by Benjamin Bryce

Histories of Nationalism in Ireland and Germany: A Comparative Study from 1800 to 1932

Author: 
Bradley Naranch, Geoff Eley, eds.
Reviewer: 
Edward Snyder

Snyder on Naranch and Eley, 'German Colonialism in a Global Age'

Bradley Naranch, Geoff Eley, eds. German Colonialism in a Global Age. Durham: Duke University Press, 2014. 419 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5723-0.

Reviewed by Edward Snyder (Chowan University) Published on H-TGS (August, 2017) Commissioned by Benjamin Bryce (University of Northern British Columbia)

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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

Author: 
Daniel J. Walther
Reviewer: 
David Brandon Dennis

Dennis on Walther, 'Sex and Control: Venereal Disease, Colonial Physicians, and Indigenous Agency in German Colonialism, 1884-1914'

Daniel J. Walther. Sex and Control: Venereal Disease, Colonial Physicians, and Indigenous Agency in German Colonialism, 1884-1914. Monographs in German History Series. New York: Berghahn Books, 2015. 183 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78238-591-2.

Reviewed by David Brandon Dennis (Dean College) Published on H-TGS (April, 2017) Commissioned by Benjamin Bryce

Author: 
Heike Bungert
Reviewer: 
Patrick Gaul

Gaul on Bungert, 'Festkultur und Gedächtnis: Die Konstruktion einer deutschamerikanischen Ethnizität 1848–1914'

Heike Bungert. Festkultur und Gedächtnis: Die Konstruktion einer deutschamerikanischen Ethnizität 1848–1914. Paderborn: Schöningh Paderborn, 2016. 652 pp. $62.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-506-78185-7.

Reviewed by Patrick Gaul (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt) Published on H-TGS (April, 2017) Commissioned by Alison C. Efford

Author: 
Stefan Manz
Reviewer: 
Robert Kelz

Kelz on Manz, 'Constructing a German Diaspora: The "Greater German Empire", 1871-1918'

Stefan Manz. Constructing a German Diaspora: The "Greater German Empire", 1871-1918. Oxford: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2013. 360 pp. $145.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-89226-1.

Reviewed by Robert Kelz (University of Memphis, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures) Published on H-TGS (April, 2017) Commissioned by Benjamin Bryce

Author: 
Monique Laney
Reviewer: 
David Jünger

Jünger on Laney, 'German Rocketeers in the Heart of Dixie: Making Sense of the Nazi Past during the Civil Rights Era'

Monique Laney. German Rocketeers in the Heart of Dixie: Making Sense of the Nazi Past during the Civil Rights Era. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. 320 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-19803-4.

Reviewed by David Jünger (Free University of Berlin) Published on H-TGS (February, 2017) Commissioned by Alison C. Efford

Vergangenheitsbewältigung in the American South: Confronting Huntsville’s German Past

Author: 
Mark L. Louden
Reviewer: 
Michael T. Putnam

Putnam on Louden, 'Pennsylvania Dutch: The Story of an American Language'

Mark L. Louden. Pennsylvania Dutch: The Story of an American Language. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016. 504 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-1828-5.

Reviewed by Michael T. Putnam (Pennsylvania State University) Published on H-TGS (November, 2016) Commissioned by Alison C. Efford

Author: 
Kristen Layne Anderson
Reviewer: 
Sarah Panter

Panter on Anderson, 'Abolitionizing Missouri: German Immigrants and Racial Ideology in Nineteenth-Century America'

Kristen Layne Anderson. Abolitionizing Missouri: German Immigrants and Racial Ideology in Nineteenth-Century America. Baton Rouge: Lousiana State University Press, 2016. 272 pp. $48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-6196-8.

Reviewed by Sarah Panter (Leibniz Institute of European History) Published on H-TGS (September, 2016) Commissioned by Alison C. Efford

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

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