Reviews

Author: 
Edin Hajdarpasic
Reviewer: 
John Paul Newman

Newman on Bergholz, 'Violence as a Generative Force: Identity, Nationalism, and Memory in a Balkan Community' and Hajdarpasic, 'Whose Bosnia? Nationalism and Political Imagination in the Balkans, 1840-1914'

Max Bergholz. Violence as a Generative Force: Identity, Nationalism, and Memory in a Balkan Community. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. 464 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-0492-5.Edin Hajdarpasic. Whose Bosnia? Nationalism and Political Imagination in the Balkans, 1840-1914. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015. xii + 271 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5371-7.

Author: 
Philippe Sands
Reviewer: 
Kjell Anderson

Anderson on Sands, 'East West Street: On the Origins of "Genocide" and "Crimes Against Humanity"'

Philippe Sands. East West Street: On the Origins of "Genocide" and "Crimes Against Humanity". New York, NY: Vintage, 2017. xx + 425 pages. $19.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-525-43372-9.

Reviewed by Kjell Anderson (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Genocide (June, 2018) Commissioned by Ugur Ümit Üngör (NIOD: Institute for War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies)

Author: 
Bert Ingelaere
Reviewer: 
Thijs B. Bouwknegt

Bouwknegt on Ingelaere, 'Inside Rwanda's Gacaca Courts: Seeking Justice after Genocide'

Bert Ingelaere. Inside Rwanda's Gacaca Courts: Seeking Justice after Genocide. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2018. 252 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-299-30974-9.

Reviewed by Thijs B. Bouwknegt (NIOD Amsterdam) Published on H-Genocide (June, 2018) Commissioned by Ugur Ümit Üngör (NIOD: Institute for War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies)

Author: 
Claire Zalc, Tal Bruttmann, eds.
Reviewer: 
Geraldien von Frijtag

von Frijtag on Zalc and Bruttmann, 'Microhistories of the Holocaust'

Claire Zalc, Tal Bruttmann, eds. Microhistories of the Holocaust. New York: Berghahn Books, 2016. ix + 325 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78533-366-8.

Reviewed by Geraldien von Frijtag (Utrecht University) Published on H-Genocide (February, 2018) Commissioned by Ugur Ümit Üngör

Author: 
Katharina von Kellenbach
Reviewer: 
Marion Hussong

Hussong on Kellenbach, 'The Mark of Cain: Guilt and Denial in the Post-War Lives of Nazi Perpetrators'

Katharina von Kellenbach. The Mark of Cain: Guilt and Denial in the Post-War Lives of Nazi Perpetrators. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. xi + 287 pp. $36.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-993745-5.

Reviewed by Marion Hussong (The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey) Published on H-Genocide (April, 2016) Commissioned by Elisa G. von Joeden-Forgey

Author: 
Yitzhak Reiter
Reviewer: 
Jeffrey Barnes

Barnes on Reiter, 'National Minority, Regional Majority: Palestinian Arabs Versus Jews in Israel'

Yitzhak Reiter. National Minority, Regional Majority: Palestinian Arabs Versus Jews in Israel. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2009. xxx + 403 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8156-3230-6.

Reviewed by Jeffrey Barnes (Department of History, University of Akron) Published on H-Genocide (March, 2016) Commissioned by Elisa G. von Joeden-Forgey

Author: 
Francis R. Nicosia, David Scrase, eds.
Reviewer: 
Hanna Schmidt Holländer

Schmidt Holländer on Nicosia and Scrase, 'Jewish Life in Nazi Germany: Dilemmas and Responses'

Francis R. Nicosia, David Scrase, eds. Jewish Life in Nazi Germany: Dilemmas and Responses. New York: Berghahn Books, 2010. xv + 245 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84545-676-4.

Reviewed by Hanna Schmidt Holländer (University of Hamburg/Clark University) Published on H-Genocide (March, 2015) Commissioned by Elisa G. von Joeden-Forgey

Author: 
Ruth Amir
Reviewer: 
Jeffrey Barnes

Barnes on Amir, 'Who Is Afraid of Historical Redress? The Israeli Victim-Perpetrator Dichotomy'

Ruth Amir. Who Is Afraid of Historical Redress? The Israeli Victim-Perpetrator Dichotomy. Brighton: Academic Studies Press, 2011. 325 pp. $59.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-934843-85-7.

Reviewed by Jeffrey Barnes (Department of History, University of Akron) Published on H-Genocide (January, 2015) Commissioned by Elisa G. von Joeden-Forgey

Author: 
Madoka Futamura
Reviewer: 
William Pruitt

Pruitt on Futamura, 'War Crimes Tribunals and Transitional Justice: The Tokyo Trial and the Nuremburg Legacy'

Madoka Futamura. War Crimes Tribunals and Transitional Justice: The Tokyo Trial and the Nuremburg Legacy. Contemporary Security Studies Series. London: Routledge, 2008. xii + 213 pp. $150.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-42673-2.

Reviewed by William Pruitt (Elmira College) Published on H-Genocide (January, 2015) Commissioned by Elisa G. von Joeden-Forgey

Author: 
Alexander Etkind, Rory Finnin, Uilleam Blacker, Julie Fedor, Simon Lewis, Maria Mälksoo, Matilda Mroz
Reviewer: 
Joshua First

First on Etkind and Finnin and Blacker and Fedor and Lewis and Mälksoo and Mroz, 'Remembering Katyn'

Alexander Etkind, Rory Finnin, Uilleam Blacker, Julie Fedor, Simon Lewis, Maria Mälksoo, Matilda Mroz. Remembering Katyn. Cambridge: Polity, 2012. xxviii + 185 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7456-5577-2.

Reviewed by Joshua First (The University of Mississippi) Published on H-Genocide (September, 2014) Commissioned by Elisa G. von Joeden-Forgey

The Katyn Massacre and Post-Communist Historical Memory

Author: 
Judith Armatta
Reviewer: 
William Pruitt

Pruitt on Armatta, 'Twilight of Impunity: The War Crimes Trial of Slobodan Milosevic'

Judith Armatta. Twilight of Impunity: The War Crimes Trial of Slobodan Milosevic. Durham: Duke University Press, 2010. 560 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-4746-0.

Reviewed by William Pruitt (Elmira College) Published on H-Genocide (August, 2014) Commissioned by Elisa G. von Joeden-Forgey

Dawn of Accountability

Author: 
Jan Tomasz Gross, with Irena Grudzińska Gross
Reviewer: 
Stefanie Rauch

Rauch on Gross and with Irena Grudzińska Gross, 'Golden Harvest: Events at the Periphery of the Holocaust'

Jan Tomasz Gross, with Irena Grudzińska Gross. Golden Harvest: Events at the Periphery of the Holocaust. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. xv + 135 pp. $16.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-973167-1.

Reviewed by Stefanie Rauch (University of Leicester) Published on H-Genocide (July, 2014) Commissioned by Elisa G. von Joeden-Forgey

A Photograph and Its Implications

Author: 
Elora Halim Chowdhury
Reviewer: 
Tonia St Germain

St Germain on Chowdhury, 'Transnationalism Reversed: Women Organizing against Gendered Violence in Bangladesh'

Elora Halim Chowdhury. Transnationalism Reversed: Women Organizing against Gendered Violence in Bangladesh. Praxis: Theory in Action Series. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2011. xix + 222 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4384-3752-1; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-3751-4.

Reviewed by Tonia St Germain Published on H-Genocide (June, 2014) Commissioned by Elisa G. von Joeden-Forgey

Author: 
Peter Longerich
Reviewer: 
Dan McMillan

McMillan on Longerich, 'Heinrich Himmler: A Life'

Peter Longerich. Heinrich Himmler: A Life. Trans. Jeremy Noakes and Leslie Sharpe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. xviii + 1,031 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-959232-6.

Reviewed by Dan McMillan Published on H-Genocide (December, 2013) Commissioned by Elisa G. von Joeden-Forgey

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