Reviews

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

Author: 
Gunther Jikeli
Reviewer: 
David Coury

Coury on Jikeli, 'Antisemitismus und Diskriminierungswahrnehmungen junger Muslime in Europa: Ergebnisse einer Studie unter jungen muslimischen Männern'

Gunther Jikeli. Antisemitismus und Diskriminierungswahrnehmungen junger Muslime in Europa: Ergebnisse einer Studie unter jungen muslimischen Männern. Essen: Klartext-Verlagsges, 2012. 342 pp. EUR 29.90 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8375-0165-0.

Reviewed by David Coury (University of Wisconsin at Green Bay) Published on H-German (February, 2014) Commissioned by Shannon Nagy

Antisemitism among Young Male Muslims in France, England, and Germany

Author: 
Patrick Stevenson, Jenny Carl
Reviewer: 
Marc Pierce

Pierce on Stevenson and Carl, 'Language and Social Change in Central Europe: Discourses on Policy, Identity, and the German Language'

Patrick Stevenson, Jenny Carl. Language and Social Change in Central Europe: Discourses on Policy, Identity, and the German Language. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2010. 256 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7486-3598-6.

Reviewed by Marc Pierce (The University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-German (February, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Author: 
Theo Plesser, Hans-Ulrich Thamer
Reviewer: 
Florian Mildenberger

Mildenberger on Plesser and Thamer, 'Arbeit, Leistung und Ernährung: vom Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Arbeitsphysiologie in Berlin zum Max-Planck-Institut für Molekulare Physiologie und Leibniz-Institut für Arbeitsforschung in Dortmund'

Theo Plesser, Hans-Ulrich Thamer. Arbeit, Leistung und Ernährung: vom Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Arbeitsphysiologie in Berlin zum Max-Planck-Institut für Molekulare Physiologie und Leibniz-Institut für Arbeitsforschung in Dortmund. Stuttgart: Steiner, 2012. 590 pp. ISBN 978-3-515-10200-1.

Reviewed by Florian Mildenberger (Europa Universität Viadrina) Published on H-German (February, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Author: 
Eli Rubin
Reviewer: 
Shannon Nagy

Nagy on Rubin, 'Synthetic Socialism: Plastics and Dictatorship in the German Democratic Republic'

Eli Rubin. Synthetic Socialism: Plastics and Dictatorship in the German Democratic Republic. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. 286 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3238-7.

Reviewed by Shannon Nagy (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-German (January, 2014) Commissioned by Benita Blessing

Socialist Plastics

Author: 
Bernd Schaefer
Reviewer: 
Derek Hastings

Hastings on Schaefer, 'The East German State and the Catholic Church: 1945-1989'

Bernd Schaefer. The East German State and the Catholic Church: 1945-1989. Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2010. 303 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84545-737-2.

Reviewed by Derek Hastings (Oakland University) Published on H-German (January, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

The Catholic Church in the German Democratic Republic

Author: 
Jörg Muth
Reviewer: 
Richard DiNardo

DiNardo on Muth, 'Command Culture: Officer Education in the U.S. Army and the German Armed Forces, 1901-1940, and the Consequences for World War II'

Jörg Muth. Command Culture: Officer Education in the U.S. Army and the German Armed Forces, 1901-1940, and the Consequences for World War II. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2011. 368 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57441-303-8.

Reviewed by Richard DiNardo (Marine Corps University) Published on H-German (December, 2013) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Author: 
Wilhelm Damberg, ed.
Reviewer: 
Lauren N. Faulkner Rossi

Faulkner Rossi on Damberg, 'Soziale Strukturen und Semantiken des Religiösen im Wandel: Transformationen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 1949–1989'

Wilhelm Damberg, ed. Soziale Strukturen und Semantiken des Religiösen im Wandel: Transformationen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 1949–1989. Essen: Klartext Verlag, 2011. 222 pp. EUR 24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8375-0535-1.

Reviewed by Lauren N. Faulkner Rossi (Notre Dame) Published on H-German (December, 2013) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Religious Transformations in the Postwar World

Author: 
Vladimir Tismaneanu, ed.
Reviewer: 
Corina L. Petrescu

Petrescu on Tismaneanu, 'Promises of 1968: Crisis, Illusion, and Utopia'

Vladimir Tismaneanu, ed. Promises of 1968: Crisis, Illusion, and Utopia. Budapest: Central European University Press, 2011. 460 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-615505304-7.

Reviewed by Corina L. Petrescu (University of Mississippi) Published on H-German (December, 2013) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Promises of 1968

Author: 
Pamela E. Swett, Corey Ross, Fabrice d'Almeida, eds.
Reviewer: 
Mark B. Cole

Cole on Swett and Ross and d'Almeida, 'Pleasure and Power in Nazi Germany'

Pamela E. Swett, Corey Ross, Fabrice d'Almeida, eds. Pleasure and Power in Nazi Germany. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. 307 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-230-27168-5.

Reviewed by Mark B. Cole (Edison State College) Published on H-German (December, 2013) Commissioned by Chad Ross

The Politics of Pleasure

Author: 
Friedrich Pollock, Theodor W. Adorno
Reviewer: 
Todd Craver

Craver on Pollock and Adorno, 'Group Experiment and Other Writings: The Frankfurt School on Public Opinion in Postwar Germany'

Friedrich Pollock, Theodor W. Adorno. Group Experiment and Other Writings: The Frankfurt School on Public Opinion in Postwar Germany. Andrew J. Perrin and Jeffrey K. Olick, eds. and trans. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2011. 268 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04846-1.

Reviewed by Todd Craver Published on H-German (November, 2013) Commissioned by Shannon Nagy

Author: 
Stefan Berger, Norman LaPorte
Reviewer: 
Henry Wend

Wend on Berger and LaPorte, 'Friendly Enemies: Britain and the GDR, 1949-1990'

Stefan Berger, Norman LaPorte. Friendly Enemies: Britain and the GDR, 1949-1990. Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2010. 364 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84545-697-9.

Reviewed by Henry Wend (University School of Milwaukee) Published on H-German (October, 2013) Commissioned by Chad Ross

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