ANN: New Books in German History and German Studies (August 2020)

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New Books in German History and German Studies (August 2020)

Editor's note: At the beginning of the month, as a service to our members, H-German publishes a list of newly released books on German History and German Studies that members have submitted to H-German.  If you would like to announce the publication of your new book, please submit the following information to Chris Fojtik: the author's name, the title of the book, the press, the month it appeared in print, and a link to the publisher/book's site (optional).

​If you would like your book to be reviewed by H-German, please ask your publisher to send a copy to H-Net.  The link for your publisher is Although there are no guarantees that that the book will be reviewed, we are always looking for new material to bring to our readers.

Thank you very much,


- The H-German Team


John P. R. Eicher, Exiled Among Nations: German and Mennonite Mythologies in a Transnational Age (Cambridge University Press, UK market, January 2020; US market, February, 2020).


Sarah Eyerly, Moravian Soundscapes: A Sonic History of the Moravian Missions in Early Pennsylvania (Indiana University Press, June 2020).


Robert Gellately, Hitler’s True Believers. How Ordinary People Became Nazis (Oxford University Press: New York, July 2020).


Marion Kaplan, Hitler's Jewish Refugees: Hope and Anxiety in Portugal (Yale, January 2020),


Sonja Levsen, Autorität und Demokratie. Eine Kulturgeschichte des Erziehungswandels in Westdeutschland und Frankreich, 1945-1975 (Wallstein, November 2019), 


Annegret Oehme, "He should have listened to his wife!" The Construction of Women’s Roles in German and Yiddish Pre-modern 'Wigalois' Adaptations (De Gruyter, January 2020).


Marc Volovici, German as a Jewish Problem: The Language Politics of Jewish Nationalism (Stanford University Press, July 2020).

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