New Books in German History (2013-2014)

If you would like to announce the publication of your new book, please submit the following information to Laura Hilton (lhilton(at) 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).


Beorn, Waitman Wade. Marching into Darkness: The Wehrmacht and the Holocaust in Belarus. Harvard University Press, 2014.

Calico, Joy H. Arnold Schoenberg's 'A Survivor from Warsaw' in Postwar Europe. University of California Press, March 2014.

Chrastil, Rachel. The Siege of Strasbourg. Harvard University Press, April

Chu, Winson. The German Minority in Interwar Poland. Cambridge University Press, February 2014.

Confino, Alon. A World Without Jews: The Nazi Imagination from Persecution to Genocide. Yale UP, April 2014.

Corpis, Duane J. Crossing the Boundaries of Belief: Geographies of Religious Conversion in Southern Germany, 1648-1800. University of Virginia Press, June 2014.

Correll, Mark R. Shepherds of the Empire: Germany's Conservative Protestant Leadership -- 1888-1919. Fortress Press, March 2014.

Crim, Brian E. Antisemitism in the German Military Community and the Jewish Response, 1914-1938. Lexington Books, April 2014

Demel, Sebastian. Auf dem Weg zur Verantwortungsgesellschaft. Ernst Abbe und die Carl Zeiss-Stiftung. Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, August 2014.

Diefendorf, Jeffry M. and Janet Ward, eds. Transnationalism and the German City. Palgrave Macmillan, April 2014.

Fasolt, Constantin. Past Sense - Studies in Medieval and Early Modern
European History.
BRILL, April 2014.

Geiger, Tim. Matthias Peter and Mechthild Lindemann eds., Editorial Director: Ilse Dorothee Pautsch.  Akten zur Auswaertigen Politik der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1983. Oldenbourg Verlag, Munich, February 2014.

Gemünden, Gerd. Continental Strangers: German Exile Cinema, 1933-1951. Columbia University Press, January 2014.

Gieseke, Jens. The History of the Stasi. East Germany's Secret Police 1945-1990. Translated from the German by David Burnett. Berghahn Publishers, January 2014

Greiner, Florian. Wege nach Europa. Deutungen eines imaginierten Kontinents in deutschen, britischen und amerikanischen Printmedien, 1914-1945. Wallstein Verlag, July 2014.

Griffiths, Fiona J. and Julie Hotchin. Partners in Spirit: Women, Men and
Religious Life in Germany, 1100 - 1500.
Brepols, February 2014.

Grothe, Ewald and Ulrich Sieg, ed. Liberalismus als Feindbild. Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, Juni 2014. ISBN 978-3-8353-1551-8

Gumbert, Heather. Envisioning Socialism: Television and the Cold War in the German Democratic Republic. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, January 2014.

Herwig, Nikola, Thomas Pekar, and Christian W. Spang, eds. Heinz Altschul: As I Record These Memories … Erinnerungen eines deutschen Kaufmanns in Kobe (1926-29, 1934-46). Iudicium, March 2014.

Isenberg, Noah. Edgar G. Ulmer: A Filmmaker at the Margins. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2014.

Kauders, Anthony.  Der Freud-Komplex. Eine Geschichte der Psychoanalyse in Deutschland. Berlin Verlag, March 2014.

Kim, Hoi-eun. Doctors of Empire: Medical and Cultural Encounters between Imperial Germany and Meiji Japan. University of Toronto Press, August 2014.

Landry, Stan M. Ecumenism, Memory, and German Nationalism, 1817-1917. Syracuse University Press, February 2014.

Laqua-O'Donnell, Simone. Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster. Oxford: Oxford University Press, March 2014.

Lybeck, Marti M. Desiring Emancipation: New Women and Homosexuality in Germany, 1890-1933.  SUNY Press, July 2014.

McMillan, Dan. How Could This Happen: Explaining the Holocaust. Basic Books, 2014.

Mommsen, Katharina. Goethe and the Poets of Arabia. Translated by Michael M. Metzger. Rochester (NY): Camden House, August 2014.

Morton, Marsha. Max Klinger and Wilhelmine Culture: On the Threshold of German Modernism. Ashgate Press, August 2014.

Moyd, Michelle. Violent Intermediaries: African Soldiers, Conquest, and Everyday Colonialism in German East Africa. Ohio University Press, July 2014.

Nilsen, Micheline. The Working Man's Green Space: Allotment Gardens in England, France, and Germany, 1870-1919. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, January 2014.

O'Sullivan, Adrian. Nazi Secret Warfare in Occupied Persia (Iran): The Failure of the German Intelligence Services, 1939-45. Palgrave Macmillan, August 2014.

Pugh, Emily. Architecture, Politics, and Identity in Divided Berlin. University of Pittsburgh Press, March 2014.

Rose, Sven-Erik. Jewish Philosophical Politics in Germany, 1789–1848. Brandeis University Press, August 2014.

Rutherford, Jeff. Combat and Genocide on the Eastern Front: The German Infantry's War, 1941-1944. Cambridge University Press, July 2014.

Schaefer, Sagi. States of Division: Border and Boundary Formation in Cold War Rural Germany. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Schmieding, Leonard. "Das ist unsere Party": HipHop in der DDR. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, May 2014.

Shen, Qinna, and Martin Rosenstock, eds. Beyond Alterity: German Encounters with Modern East Asia. New York: Berghahn Books, July 2014.

Spreizer, Christa (ed.). Discovering Women's History: German-Speaking Journalists (1900-1950). Oxford: Lang UK, 2014.

Staudenmaier, Peter. Between Occultism and Nazism: Anthroposophy and the Politics of Race in the Fascist Era. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2014.

Steber, Martina and Bernhard Gotto, eds. Visions of Community in Nazi Germany: Social Engineering and Private Lives. Oxford University Press, May 2014.

Steininger, Rolf. Deutschland und die USA. Vom Zweiten Weltkrieg bis zur Gegenwart. Olzog-Edition im Lau Verlag, April 2014.

Thériault, Barbara. The Cop and the Sociologist: Investigating Diversity in German Police Forces. transcript, January 2014.

Théofilakis, Fabien. Prisonniers de guerre allemands, France 1944-1949. Une captivité de guerre en temps de paix. Paris, Fayard, April 2014.

Uhl, Karsten. Humane Rationalisierung? Die Raumordnung der Fabrik im fordistischen Jahrhundert. transcript, June 2014.

Vick, Brian E. The Congress of Vienna: Power and Politics after Napoleon. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, September 2014., Eric, ed. Werner Herzog: Interviews. University Press of Mississippi, April 2014.

Wagner, Gottfried and Abraham J. Peck. Unwanted Legacies: Sharing the Burden of Post-Genocide Generations. Texas Tech University Press, March 2014.

Weir, Todd H. Secularism and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Germany: The Rise of the Fourth Confession. Cambridge University Press, New York, July 2014.


Abel, Marco. The Counter-Cinema of the Berlin School. Camden House, November 2013.

Barnstone, Deborah Ascher and Thomas O. Haakenson. Representations of German Identity. Peter Lang, December 2013.

Barrett, Michael B. Prelude to Blitzkrieg. The 1916 Austro-German Campaign in Romania. Indiana University Press, October 2013.

Buerkle, Darcy. Nothing Happened: Charlotte Salomon and an Archive of Suicide. University of Michigan Press, December 2013.

Campbell, Isabel. Unlikely Diplomats. The Canadian Brigade in Germany 1951 to 1964. University of British Columbia Press, December 2013.

Finkelstein, Gabriel. Emil du Bois-Reymond: Neuroscience, Self, and Society in Nineteenth-Century Germany. The MIT Press, November 2013.

Fulbrook, Mary and Andrew I. Port, eds. Becoming East German: Socialist Structures and Sensibilities after Hitler. Berghahn, October 2013.

Heisler, Barbara Schmitter. From German Prisoner of War to American Citizen: A Social History with 35 Interviews. McFarland & Company, August 2013.

Levine, Emily J. Dreamland of Humanists: Warburg, Cassirer, Panofsky, and the Hamburg School. University of Chicago Press, December 2013.

Mallett, Derek R. Hitler's Generals in America: Nazi POWs and Allied Military Intelligence. University Press of Kentucky, December 2013.

Penny, Glenn. Kindred by Choice: Germans and American Indians since 1800. University of North Carolina Press, August 2013.

Smaldone, William.  European Socialism: A Concise History with Documents. Rowman & Littlefield, August 2013.

Spang, Christian W. Karl. Haushofer und Japan. Die Rezeption seiner geopolitischen Theorien in der deutschen und japanischen Politik. Iudicium, June 2013.

Steinert, Dieter. Deportation und Zwangsarbeit. Polnische und sowjetische Kinder im nationalsozialitischen Deutschland und im besetzten Osteuropa 1939-1945, Essen: Klartext Verlag 2013.

Swett, Pamela. Selling under the Swastika: Advertising and Commercial Culture in Nazi Germany. Stanford University Press. December 2013.

Würgler, Andreas. Die Tagsatzung der Eidgenossen. Politik, Kommunikation und Symbolik einer repräsentativen Institution im europäischen Kontext (1470-1798). bibliotheca academica Verlag, November 2013.