TOC: Central European History (CEH) 52, no. 2 (June 2019)

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The June 2019 issue of Central European History is now available online and hard copies should be shipping to individual and institutional subscribers shortly. His final issue as Editor, Andrew I. Port offers an overview of the journal's trajectory over the past five years in his last "Letter from the Editor: So Long, and Thanks for Alll the Fish" (

Volume 52 / Issue 02, June 2019, pp. i-iii, 175-379.

The issue can be accessed at

Letter from the Editor: So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish




Wenceslas Looks Out: Monarchy, Locality, and the Symbolism of Power in Fourteenth-Century Bavaria

Len Scales


Demonstrating the Natural Order: The Physiocratic Trials in Baden, 1770–1802

Richard Bowler


“The World Will Have a New Face”: Germans and the Post-World War I Global Economic Order

David Hamlin


The Metaphysics of Race: Revisiting Nazism and Religion

Amit Varshizky


Why Did the Nazis Sterilize the Blind? Genetics and the Shaping of the Nazi Sterilization Law

Amir Teicher


Driven into Suicide by the East German Regime? Reflections on the Persistence of a Misleading Narrative

Udo Grashoff


Featured Reviews


James Retallack, Red Saxony: Election Battles and the Spectre of Democracy in Germany, 1860-1918

Philipp Nielsen


Mary Fulbrook, Reckonings: Legacies of Nazi Persecution and the Quest for Justice

Jeffrey Herf

                     Response by Mary Fulbrook


Book Reviews


Jay Geller, Bestiarium Judaicum: Unnatural Histories of the Jews

Axel Stähler


Tilman Venzl, “Itzt kommen die Soldaten”: Studien zum deutschsprachigen Militärdrama des 18. Jahrhunderts

Peter Paret                                                                                            


Nancy M. Wingfield, The World of Prostitution in Late Imperial Austria

Jill S. Smith


Jan Vermeiren, The First World War and German National Identity: The Dual Alliance at War

Michael J. Geheran


Benjamin Carter Hett, The Death of Democracy: Hitler’s Rise to Power and the Downfall of the Weimar Republic

Jochen Hung


Hartwin Spenkuch, ed., Wissenschaftspolitik in der Weimarer Republik: Dokumente zur Hochschulentwicklung im Freistaat Preußen und zu ausgewählten Professorenberufungen in sechs Disziplinen (1918 bis 1933)

Eli Nathans


Lynne Taylor, In the Children’s Best Interests: Unaccompanied Children in American-Occupied Germany, 1945-1952

Laure Humbert


Rüdiger Bergien and Jens Gieseke, eds., Communist Parties Revisited: Sociocultural Approaches to Party Rule in the Soviet Bloc, 1956-1991

Thomas Goldstein


Quinn Slobodian, Globalists: The End of Empire and the Birth of Neoliberalism

Lars Fredrik Stöcker


Contributors to this issue