Reviews

Author: 
Lora Wildenthal
Reviewer: 
Karrin Hanshew

Hanshew on Wildenthal, 'The Language of Human Rights in West Germany'


Lora Wildenthal. The Language of Human Rights in West Germany. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012. 277 S. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4448-9.

Reviewed by Karrin Hanshew (Michigan State University)
Published on H-German (May, 2014)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

International Human Rights--A Messy Business

Author: 
Barbara Eichner
Reviewer: 
Rolf J. Goebel

Goebel on Eichner, 'History in Mighty Sounds: Musical Constructions of German National Identity, 1848 -1914'


Barbara Eichner. History in Mighty Sounds: Musical Constructions of German National Identity, 1848 -1914. Suffolk: Boydell Press, 2012. 310 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84383-754-1.

Reviewed by Rolf J. Goebel (University of Alabama in Huntsville)
Published on H-German (May, 2014)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Nineteenth-Century Music, History, and Ideological Critique

Author: 
Martin Lutz
Reviewer: 
Robert Mark Spaulding

Spaulding on Lutz, 'Siemens im Sowjetgeschäft: Eine Institutionengeschichte der deutsch-sowjetischen Beziehungen 1917–1933'


Martin Lutz. Siemens im Sowjetgeschäft: Eine Institutionengeschichte der deutsch-sowjetischen Beziehungen 1917–1933. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2011. 391 pp. $89.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-515-09802-1.

Reviewed by Robert Mark Spaulding (University of North Carolina-Wilmington)
Published on H-German (April, 2014)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Author: 
Andrew Barker
Reviewer: 
Andreas Lixl

Lixl on Barker, 'Fictions from an Orphan State: Literary Reflections of Austria between Habsburg and Hitler'


Andrew Barker. Fictions from an Orphan State: Literary Reflections of Austria between Habsburg and Hitler. Rochester: Camden House, 2012. 205 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-531-5.

Reviewed by Andreas Lixl (University of North Carolina - Greensboro)
Published on H-German (April, 2014)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Beyond Berlin and Weimar: Austrian Literature 1918-1938

Author: 
Jennifer M. Kapczynski, Michael D. Richardson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Olivia Landry

Landry on Kapczynski and Richardson, 'A New History of German Cinema'


Jennifer M. Kapczynski, Michael D. Richardson, eds. A New History of German Cinema. Screen Cultures: German Film and the Visual Series. Rochester: Camden House, 2012. xvi + 673 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-490-5.

Reviewed by Olivia Landry (Indiana University)
Published on H-German (April, 2014)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Eighty-Eight New Histories of German Cinema

Author: 
Florian Mildenberger
Reviewer: 
Michael Hau

Hau on Mildenberger, 'Medikale Subkulturen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und ihre Gegner (1950-1990)'


Florian Mildenberger. Medikale Subkulturen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und ihre Gegner (1950-1990). Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 2011. 188 pp. $54.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-515-10041-0.

Reviewed by Michael Hau (Monash University)
Published on H-German (April, 2014)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Medical Subcultures in the Federal Republic

Author: 
Andrew Demshuk
Reviewer: 
Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius

Liulevicius on Demshuk, 'The Lost German East: Forced Migration and the Politics of Memory, 1945–1970'


Andrew Demshuk. The Lost German East: Forced Migration and the Politics of Memory, 1945–1970. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 324 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-02073-3.

Reviewed by Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius (University of Tennessee)
Published on H-German (April, 2014)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Treasured Landscapes of Loss

Author: 
Florian Mildenberger
Reviewer: 
Kevin Goldberg

Goldberg on Mildenberger, 'Medizinische Belehrung für das Bürgertum: Medikale Kulturen in der Zeitschrift "Die Gartenlaube" (1853-1944)'


Florian Mildenberger. Medizinische Belehrung für das Bürgertum: Medikale Kulturen in der Zeitschrift "Die Gartenlaube" (1853-1944). Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2012. 230 pp. EUR 43.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-515-10232-2.

Reviewed by Kevin Goldberg (Kennesaw State University)
Published on H-German (April, 2014)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

The Medicinal Bürgertum

Author: 
Angelica Fenner
Reviewer: 
Robbie Aitken

Aitken on Fenner, 'Race under Reconstruction in German Cinema: Robert Stemmle's Toxi'


Angelica Fenner. Race under Reconstruction in German Cinema: Robert Stemmle's Toxi. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011. x + 283 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4426-4008-5.

Reviewed by Robbie Aitken (Sheffield Hallam University)
Published on H-German (April, 2014)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Author: 
Peo Hansen, Sandy Brian Hager
Reviewer: 
Kimberly Redding

Redding on Hansen and Hager, 'The Politics of European Citizenship: Deepening Contradictions in Social Rights and Migration Policy'


Peo Hansen, Sandy Brian Hager. The Politics of European Citizenship: Deepening Contradictions in Social Rights and Migration Policy. New York: Berghahn Books, 2010. xii + 238 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84545-733-4; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-85745-621-2.

Reviewed by Kimberly Redding (Carroll University)
Published on H-German (March, 2014)
Commissioned by Shannon Nagy

Author: 
Katja M. Guenther
Reviewer: 
Lyn Marven

Marven on Guenther, 'Making Their Place: Feminism after Socialism in Eastern Germany'


Katja M. Guenther. Making Their Place: Feminism after Socialism in Eastern Germany. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2010. xii + 247 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-7071-2; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-7072-9.

Reviewed by Lyn Marven (University of Liverpool)
Published on H-German (March, 2014)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Author: 
David Ingram
Reviewer: 
David L. Marshall

Marshall on Ingram, 'Habermas: Introduction and Analysis'


David Ingram. Habermas: Introduction and Analysis. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2010. xvii + 360 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4879-9; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-7601-3.

Reviewed by David L. Marshall (Department of Communications, University of Pittsburgh)
Published on H-German (March, 2014)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Author: 
S. N. Broadberry, Kevin H. O'Rourke, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrea Maestrejuan

Maestrejuan on Broadberry and O'Rourke, 'The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Europe: Volume 1, 1700-1870'


S. N. Broadberry, Kevin H. O'Rourke, eds. The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Europe: Volume 1, 1700-1870. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. 344 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-88202-6; $40.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-70838-8.

Reviewed by Andrea Maestrejuan (Metropolitan State University of Denver)
Published on H-German (March, 2014)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Author: 
Martin Brady, Joanne Leal
Reviewer: 
Rob Kohn

Kohn on Brady and Leal, 'Wim Wenders and Peter Handke: Collaboration, Adaptation, Recomposition.'


Martin Brady, Joanne Leal. Wim Wenders and Peter Handke: Collaboration, Adaptation, Recomposition. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011. 314 pp. $85.00 (paper), ISBN 978-90-420-3247-7.

Reviewed by Rob Kohn (Texas Tech University)
Published on H-German (March, 2014)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Author: 
Karrin Hanshew
Reviewer: 
Sarah E. Summers

Summers on Hanshew, 'Terror and Democracy in West Germany'


Karrin Hanshew. Terror and Democracy in West Germany. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 290 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-01737-5.

Reviewed by Sarah E. Summers (Ryerson University)
Published on H-German (February, 2014)
Commissioned by Shannon Nagy

Terrorism, Violence, and the Transformation of West German Political Culture

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