Reviews

Author: 
Anton Weiss-Wendt, Rory Yeomans
Reviewer: 
Michael McConnell

McConnell on Weiss-Wendt and Yeomans, 'Racial Science in Hitler's New Europe, 1938-1945'

Anton Weiss-Wendt, Rory Yeomans. Racial Science in Hitler's New Europe, 1938-1945. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2013. 416 pp. $50.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8032-4507-5.

Reviewed by Michael McConnell (University of Tennessee-Knoxville) Published on H-German (September, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Racial Science on the Frontiers of Hitler's Europe

Author: 
Perry Myers
Reviewer: 
H. Glenn Penny

Penny on Ciarlo, 'Advertising Empire: Race and Visual Culture in Imperial Germany' and Myers, 'German Visions of India, 1871-1918: Commandeering the Holy Ganges during the Kaiserreich'

David Ciarlo. Advertising Empire: Race and Visual Culture in Imperial Germany. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2011. xvi + 419 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-05006-8.Perry Myers. German Visions of India, 1871-1918: Commandeering the Holy Ganges during the Kaiserreich. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 304 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-29971-0.

Author: 
Astrid Mignon Kirchhof
Reviewer: 
Margaret E. Menninger

Menninger on Kirchhof, 'Das Dienstfräulein auf dem Bahnhof: Frauen im öffentlichen Raum im Blick der Berliner Bahnhofsmission 1894-1939'

Astrid Mignon Kirchhof. Das Dienstfräulein auf dem Bahnhof: Frauen im öffentlichen Raum im Blick der Berliner Bahnhofsmission 1894-1939. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2011. 274 pp. $79.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-515-09776-5.

Reviewed by Margaret E. Menninger (Texas State University) Published on H-German (May, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Mission in Berlin

Author: 
Andrew Zimmerman
Reviewer: 
Sarah Steinbock-Pratt

Steinbock-Pratt on Zimmerman, 'Alabama in Africa: Booker T. Washington, the German Empire, and the Globalization of the New South'

Andrew Zimmerman. Alabama in Africa: Booker T. Washington, the German Empire, and the Globalization of the New South. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010. 416 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-12362-2.

Reviewed by Sarah Steinbock-Pratt (University of Texas) Published on H-German (May, 2014) Commissioned by Shannon Nagy

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

Race and the National Imaginary in Postwar West Germany

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

A Place for Women in the former GDR

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