Reviews

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

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

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

Author: 
Konstanze Sylva Domhardt
Reviewer: 
Jan Logemann

Logemann on Domhardt, 'The Heart of the City: Die Stadt in den transatlantischen Debatten der CIAM 1933-1951'

Konstanze Sylva Domhardt. The Heart of the City: Die Stadt in den transatlantischen Debatten der CIAM 1933-1951. Zürich: Gta Verlag, 2012. 421 pp. ISBN 978-3-85676-277-3.

Reviewed by Jan Logemann (German Historical Institute Washington) Published on H-TGS (October, 2012) Commissioned by Corinna R. Unger

Author: 
Volker Langbehn, Mohammad Salama, eds.
Reviewer: 
Eric D. Weitz

Weitz on Langbehn and Salama, 'German Colonialism: Race, the Holocaust, and Postwar Germany'

Volker Langbehn, Mohammad Salama, eds. German Colonialism: Race, the Holocaust, and Postwar Germany. New York: Columbia University Press, 2011. 327 pp. $89.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-14972-3; $29.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-14973-0.

Reviewed by Eric D. Weitz Published on H-TGS (July, 2012) Commissioned by Corinna R. Unger

Author: 
Mischa Honeck
Reviewer: 
John Jentz

Jentz on Honeck, 'We Are the Revolutionists: German-Speaking Immigrants and American Abolitionists After 1848'

Mischa Honeck. We Are the Revolutionists: German-Speaking Immigrants and American Abolitionists After 1848. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2011. 236 S. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-3800-2; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-3823-1.

Reviewed by John Jentz (Raynor Memorial Libraries) Published on H-TGS (July, 2012) Commissioned by Corinna R. Unger

Author: 
Mathias Beer, Dietrich Beyrau, Cornelia Rauh, eds.
Reviewer: 
Pascal Maeder

Maeder on Beer and Beyrau and Rauh, 'Deutschsein als Grenzerfahrung: Minderheitenpolitik in Europa zwischen 1914 und 1950'

Mathias Beer, Dietrich Beyrau, Cornelia Rauh, eds. Deutschsein als Grenzerfahrung: Minderheitenpolitik in Europa zwischen 1914 und 1950. Essen: Klartext, 2009. 353 pp. EUR 32.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8375-0097-4.

Reviewed by Pascal Maeder (Universität Basel, Historisches Seminar) Published on H-TGS (February, 2012) Commissioned by Corinna R. Unger

Author: 
Michael Eckardt
Reviewer: 
Anne Berg

Berg on Eckardt, 'Zwischenspiele der Filmgeschichte: Zur Rezeption des Kinos der Weimarer Republik in Südafrika 1928-1933'

Michael Eckardt. Zwischenspiele der Filmgeschichte: Zur Rezeption des Kinos der Weimarer Republik in Südafrika 1928-1933. Berlin: Trafo Verlag, 2008. 487 pp. EUR 56.80 (paper), ISBN 978-3-89626-766-5.

Reviewed by Anne Berg (University of Michigan) Published on H-TGS (December, 2011) Commissioned by Corinna R. Unger

Close-up of a “Blank Spot”

Author: 
Wiebke Hoffmann
Reviewer: 
Steffen Wiegmann

Wiegmann on Hoffmann, 'Auswandern und Zurückkehren: Kaufmannsfamilien zwischen Bremen und Übersee. Eine Mikrostudie 1860-1930'

Wiebke Hoffmann. Auswandern und Zurückkehren: Kaufmannsfamilien zwischen Bremen und Übersee. Eine Mikrostudie 1860-1930. Münster: Waxmann Verlag, 2009. 556 pp. EUR 39.90 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8309-2102-8.

Reviewed by Steffen Wiegmann Published on H-TGS (November, 2011) Commissioned by Corinna R. Unger

Author: 
Royden Loewen, Gerald Friesen
Reviewer: 
David G. Burley

Burley on Loewen and Friesen, 'Immigrants in Prairie Cities: Ethnic Diversity in Twentieth-Century Canada'

Royden Loewen, Gerald Friesen. Immigrants in Prairie Cities: Ethnic Diversity in Twentieth-Century Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2009. viii + 257 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8020-9908-2; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8020-9609-8.

Reviewed by David G. Burley Published on H-TGS (November, 2011) Commissioned by Alexander Freund

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