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On Violence in History                                                                  Collective and State Violence

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Edited by Philip Dwyer and Mark Stephen Micale                                          The Construction of National Identity in Turkey
                                                                                        and Its Impact in the Region

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Is global violence on the decline? Steven Pinker’s                                      Edited by Stephan H. Astourian and Raymond H. Kévorkian
highly-publicized argument that human violence across
the world has been dramatically abating continues to                                    Collective and State Violence provides a wide range of
influence discourse among academics and the general                                     case studies and historiographical reflections on the

public alike.                                                                           alarming recurrence of violence in Turkish history, as

Philip Dwyer is Professor of History and founding                                       atrocities against citizens of various ethnic-religious
Director of the Centre for the History of Violence at the                               groups from the nineteenth century to today have
                                                                                        propelled the nation’s very sense of itself.

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University of Newcastle, Australia.
Mark S. Micale is Emeritus Professor of History at the                                  Stephan Astourian is the William Saroyan Director
University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, where for                                   of the Armenian Studies Program at the University of

many years he taught Modern European history and the                                    California, Berkeley.

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history of medicine.                                                                    Raymond Kévorkian is a historian who teaches at the
January 2020, 150 pages, bibliog., index                                                Institut Français de Géopolitique, University of Paris VIII
ISBN 978-1-78920-464-3 Hb $95.00/£67.00                                                 Vincennes-Saint-Denis.
ISBN 978-1-78920-465-0 Pb $27.95/£19.00
                                                                                        June 2020, 590 pages, bibliog., index
eISBN 978-1-78920-466-7
                                                                                        ISBN 978-1-78920-450-6 Hardback ca $140.00/£100.00
                                                                                        eISBN 978-1-78920-451-3

Urban Violence in the Middle East                                                       The Domination of Namibia
Changing Cityscapes in the Transition from                                              Power, Labor, and the State in German
Empire to Nation State                                                                  Southwest Africa
Edited by Ulrike Freitag, Nelida Fuccaro, Claudia Ghrawi,                               Jürgen Zimmerer
and Nora Lafi
                                                                                        “Zimmerer’s book will be the point of reference for all historical
“…the spatial approach of the studies in this volume provides                           work dealing with Namibian history in the late nineteenth and
a framework for understanding recent events. For students                               early twentieth centuries.” · Journal of African History
and researchers examining street politics and urban conflict,
in the Middle East or beyond, Urban Violence in the                                     “[Zimmerer] traces the history and origins of racial, labor,
Middle East shows how macro level spatial context can be                                and population regulations throughout the entire history
used to develop deeper and more nuanced understanding                                   of the German occupation, showing that they were not
of micro level violence and political contestation.” · Middle                           peripheral but absolutely central to the entire enterprise …
East Media and Book Reviews Online                                                      The most detailed view to date of the operations and mind
                                                                                        of the German colonial administration.” · The American
This volume explores the phenomenon of urban violence                                   Historical Review
in order to unveil general developments and historical
specificities in a variety of Middle Eastern contexts. The case                         The study of political and cultural history reveals a
studies counter notions of a violent Middle East to foster a                            high degree of institutionalized violence as a result
new understanding of violent behavior in this region.                                   of the intention to establish a colonial “model state”
                                                                                        with regard to the relations between the state
Ulrike Freitag is a historian of the Modern Middle East                                 government and the indigenous population, which is
with a special interest in urban history and the Arabian                                central to German-South-West Africa. The study thus
Peninsula in its global context.                                                        offers new insights into the actual functioning of the
Nelida Fuccaro is Reader in Modern Middle Eastern                                       German colonial rule as well as in the mentality and
History at the School of Oriental and African Studies,                                  understanding of the Wilhelminian officialdom.
University of London.                                                                   Jürgen Zimmerer is Professor of History at the
Claudia Ghrawi holds a Master of Arts degree in history                                 University of Hamburg and President of the International
and political science and studied Arabic in Damascus                                    Network of Genocide Scholars.
and Berlin.                                                                             August 2020, 376 pages, bibliog., index
                                                                                        ISBN 978-1-78920-749-1 Hardback ca $150.00/£107.00
Nora Lafi is researcher at Zentrum Moderner Orient and
                                                                                        eISBN 978-1-78920-750-7
is a historian of the Ottoman Empire with a focus on
Urban Studies.
Volume 14, Space and Place
December 2020, 334 pages, 21 illus., bibliog., index
ISBN 978-1-78920-829-0 Pb $29.95/£24.00
eISBN 978-1-78238-584-4


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NEW IN PAPERBACK                                                                          Crossing Histories and Ethnographies

        What is Work?                                                                              Following Colonial Historicities in Timor-Leste
        Gender at the Crossroads of Home, Family,                                                  Edited by Ricardo Roque and Elizabeth G. Traube

        and Business from the Early Modern Era                                                     Afterword by James J. Fox
        to the Present
                                                                                                   “This is an important book, a valuable book, and in
        Edited by Raffaella Sarti, Anna Bellavitis,
                                                                                                   many ways, a path-setting book that brings together an

        and Manuela Martini
                                                                                                   impressive group of contemporary social analysts – from

                                                                                                   both a historical and anthropological perspective – in a
        Every society has a definition of what work is, and                                        focused consideration of Timor-Leste.” · James J. Fox, The
        isn’t. What Is Work? offers a multi-disciplinary overview                                  Australian National University

        of work as it applies to the highly gendered realm of
        household economies, drawing from scholarship on                                           Brings together different generations of Timor-Leste
        gender history, economic sociology, family history, civil                                  scholars into dialogue to reconsider a diversity of such

        law, and feminist economics.                                                               critical topics as the incorporation of strangers, the
                                                                                                   meanings of colonial documents, the value of sacred

        Raffaella Sarti is Associate Professor of Early Modern                                     heirlooms, or the remembering (and forgetting) of
        History and Gender History at the University of Urbino,                                    colonial violence.
        Italy, and is a member of the editorial collective of
        Gender & History.                                                                          Ricardo Roque is a Research Fellow at the Institute of
                                                                                                   Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon and currently
        Anna Bellavitis is Professor of Early Modern History,                                      an Honorary Associate in the Department of History at
        Director of the Groupe de Recherche d’Histoire at                                          the University of Sydney.
        Université de Rouen-Normandie, and senior member of
        the Institut Universitaire de France.                                                      Elizabeth G. Traube is Professor of Anthropology at
                                                                                                   Wesleyan University (USA).
        Manuela Martini is Professor of Modern History at the
        Université Lumière Lyon 2.                                                                 Volume 37, Methodology & History in Anthropology
                                                                                                   June 2019, 372 pages, index
        Volume 30, International Studies in Social History                                         ISBN 978-1-78920-271-7 Hb $130.00/£92.00
        November 2020, 398 pages, 10 illus., bibliog., index                                       eISBN 978-1-78920-272-4
        ISBN 978-1-78920-802-3 Pb $29.95/£24.00
        eISBN 978-1-78533-912-7
                                                                                                    NEW IN PAPERBACK

        Not Even Past                                                                              Nation Branding in Modern History
        How the United States Ends Wars                                                            Edited by Carolin Viktorin, Jessica C. E. Gienow-Hecht,
                                                                                                   Annika Estner, and Marcel K. Will
        Edited by David Fitzgerald, David Ryan,
        and John M. Thompson
                                                                                                   “With a particularly impressive range of case studies
                                                                                                   that include Eastern and non-European case studies, the
        “We have endless books on the origins of America’s wars,
                                                                                                   contributors to this volume bring to light new and hitherto
        but far fewer that examine the crucial question of how the
                                                                                                   unexplored episodes in the history of cultural diplomacy
        conflicts are terminated. Not Even Past is therefore hugely
                                                                                                   and nation branding, all supported by a wealth of empirical
        welcome. Featuring lucid and penetrating essays by a
                                                                                                   detail.” · Eglė Rindzevičiūtė, Kingston University
        stellar roster of scholars, the volume provides deep insights
        into one of the grand puzzles of the age: why the U.S. has                                 Nation Branding in Modern History draws from a variety
        so often failed to exit wars on its terms.” · Fredrik Logevall,                            of international case studies, ranging from Austria and
        Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs,                                     Switzerland to Chile, the US, China, Spain, Suriname,
        Harvard University                                                                         and Poland to investigate the nexus between cultural
                                                                                                   marketing, self-representation and political power by
        This volume brings together international experts on
                                                                                                   looking at current nation branding campaigns as well as
        American history and foreign affairs to assess the
                                                                                                   its historical predecessors.
        cumulative impact of the United States’ efforts to end
        wars. It offers essential perspectives on both the Cold                                    Carolin Viktorin holds a MA in History from the Heinrich
        War and post-9/11 eras and demonstrates just how high                                      Heine University of Düsseldorf.
        the stakes are as the US confronts the possibility of war
                                                                                                   Jessica C. E. Gienow-Hecht is Chair of the Department
        without end.
                                                                                                   of History in the John F. Kennedy Institute for North
        David Fitzgerald is a Lecturer in the School of History,                                   American Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin.
        University College Cork, Ireland.
                                                                                                   Annika Estner received her MA in History, English, and
        David Ryan is Professor of Modern History at University                                    Slavic studies from the University of Cologne.
        College Cork, Ireland.
                                                                                                   Marcel K. Will holds a doctorate in Medieval and
        John M. Thompson is a Senior Researcher at the Center                                      Modern History from the University of Cologne.
        for Security Studies, ETH Zurich.
                                                                                                   Volume 9, Explorations in Culture and International History
        March 2020, 324 pages, bibliog., index                                                     November 2020, 300 pages, 4 illus., bibliog., index
        ISBN 978-1-78920-215-1 Hb $150.00/£107.00                                                  ISBN 978-1-78920-793-4 Pb $29.95/£24.00
        ISBN 978-1-78920-225-0 Pb $24.95/£17.00                                                    eISBN 978-1-78533-924-0
        eISBN 978-1-78920-216-8

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Stefan Berger, Director, Institute for Social Movements, Ruhr
Universität Bochum, Germany                                                             The Mirror of the Medieval
                                                                                        An Anthropology of the Western

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                                                                                        Historical Imagination
                                                                                        K. Patrick Fazioli
The Rhythm of Eternity
The German Youth Movement and the

                                                                                        “In this remarkable book, K. Patrick Fazioli performs an
Experience of the Past, 1900-1933                                                       adroit and long-overdue unmasking.” · Journal of the

Robbert-Jan Adriaansen                                                                  Royal Anthropological Institute (JRAI)
                                                                                        This book gives an eye-opening account of the

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“The book deserves a broad readership that is also                                      ways various political and intellectual projects have
interested in contemporary-historical issues.” ·                                        appropriated the medieval past for their own ends.
Mitteilungen des Archivs der Arbeiterjugendbewegung

                                                                                        K. Patrick Fazioli is an Assistant Professor in the
Traces the conceptions of time and history during the                                   Department of Humanities at Mercy College (NY).

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German youth movement of the early 20th century.
                                                                                        Volume 29, Making Sense of History
Robbert-Jan Adriaansen teaches historiography and                                       September 2020, 208 pages, 4 figures, 2 maps, 2 tables,
the philosophy of history at Erasmus University in                                      bibliog., index
Rotterdam, The Netherlands.                                                             ISBN 978-1-78920-830-6 Pb $29.95/£24.00
                                                                                        eISBN 978-1-78533-545-7
Volume 22, Making Sense of History
July 2020, 228 pages, 4 illus., 1 table, bibliog., index
ISBN 978-1-78920-850-4 Pb $34.95/£28.00                                                 NEW IN PAPERBACK
eISBN 978-1-78238-769-5
                                                                                        Contemplating Historical
                                                                                        Notes from the Field
Viktor Frankl’s Search for Meaning                                                      Edited by Anna Clark and Carla L. Peck
An Emblematic 20th-Century Life
Timothy Pytell                                                                          “Without any doubt, this expansive volume represents
                                                                                        an important contribution to research on historical
“Pytell’s biography is an important contribution to the                                 consciousness.” · Carlos Kölbl, University of Bayreuth
literature on Frankl and the contorted circumstances of
                                                                                        Draws on three decades of applied research to tease out
his life.” · American Historical Review
                                                                                        what has been learned from the field.
Timothy Pytell is Chair of the History department at
                                                                                        Anna Clark is an Australian Research Council Future
California State University, San Bernardino.
                                                                                        Fellow at the Australian Centre for Public History at the
Volume 23, Making Sense of History                                                      University of Technology Sydney.
March 2020, 216 pages, bibliog., index
ISBN 978-1-78920-807-8 Pb $19.95/£15.95                                                 Carla L. Peck is Professor of Social Studies Education at
eISBN 978-1-78238-831-9                                                                 the University of Alberta, Canada.
                                                                                        Volume 36, Making Sense of History
                                                                                        November 2020, 248 pages, 9 illus., bibliog., index
                                                                                        ISBN 978-1-78920-837-5 Pb $29.95/£24.00
Evidence and Meaning                                                                    eISBN 978-1-78533-930-1

A Theory of Historical Studies
Jörn Rüsen                                                                              Postwar Soldiers
Translated from the German by Diane Kerns                                               Historical Controversies and West German
and Katie Digan
                                                                                        Democratization, 1945-1955
“The English translation of Jörn Rüsen’s Historik is a                                  Jörg Echternkamp
major event in the global community of practitioners of the                             Translated from the German by Noah Harley
philosophy, methodology, logic or, broadly speaking, theory
of history.” · Journal of the Philosophy of History                                     Reviews for the German Edition:

Jörn Rüsen is Professor Emeritus of General History and                                 “Echternkamp successfully applies the concept of collective
Historical Culture at Witten/Herdecke University.                                       representation to the three fields of conflict he has
                                                                                        selected.” · Sehepunkte
Volume 28, Making Sense of History
October 2019, 266 pages, bibliog., index                                                Jörg Echternkamp is Research Director at the Center for
ISBN 978-1-78920-500-8 Pb $34.95/£28.00                                                 Military History and Social Sciences (ZMSBw).
eISBN 978-1-78533-539-6
                                                                                        Volume 39, Making Sense of History
                                                                                        March 2020, 708 pages, bibliog., index
                                                                                        ISBN 978-1-78920-557-2 Hb $179.99/£129.99
                                                                                        eISBN 978-1-78920-558-9


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STUDIES IN LATIN AMERICAN AND SPANISH HISTORY SERIES                                                                         EUROPEAN HISTORY

          Series Editors:                                                                             NEW IN PAPERBACK

          Scott Eastman, Creighton University, USA
          Vicente Sanz Rozalén, Universitat Jaume I, Spain                                           The CSCE and the End of the Cold War
                                                                                                     Diplomacy, Societies and Human Rights,

                                                                                                     Edited by Nicolas Badalassi and Sarah B. Snyder
          Conflict, Domination, and Violence
          Episodes in Mexican Social History

                                                                                                     “The various chapters in this book provide useful additional
          Carlos Illades                                                                             insight on the CSCE and especially the human dimension

          Translated by Philip Daniels                                                               of the process, including some issues that have not really
                                                                                                     been significantly studied to date and new data from

          “Unequivocally, a very timely work that expands the                                        archives on a number of issues.” · H-Net
          understanding of Mexico’s social history…Highly                                            Nicolas Badalassi is Associate Professor of
          recommended.” · Choice                                                                     Contemporary History at the Institut d’Etudes politiques
          This wide-ranging, briskly narrated volume from                                            d’Aix-en-Provence (Sciences Po Aix).
          acclaimed Mexican historian Carlos Illades guides                                          Sarah B. Snyder is Associate Professor at the School of

          the reader through key episodes in Mexican social                                          International Service, American University.
          history, from rebellions under Porfirio Díaz to the
          recent emergence of neo-anarchist movements. Taken                                         July 2020, 380 pages, 1 illus., bibliog., index
                                                                                                     ISBN 978-1-78920-849-8 Pb $29.95/£24.00

          together, they comprise a mosaic history of power and
                                                                                                     eISBN 978-1-78920-027-0
          resistance, with ordinary people confronting the forces
          of domination and transforming Mexican society.
                                                                                                      NEW IN PAPERBACK
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          Carlos Illades is a distinguished professor at the
          Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana in Mexico City.                                         Conceptual History in the European Space
                                                                                                     Edited by Willibald Steinmetz, Michael Freeden, and
          Volume 2, Studies in Latin American and Spanish History
          November 2019, 204 pages, 14 illus., bibliog., index                                       Javier Fernández-Sebastián

          ISBN 978-1-78920-529-9 Pb $29.95/£24.00
          eISBN 978-1-78533-531-0                                                                    “Recommended to all readers interested in current trends and
                                                                                                     developments within historical methodology.” · J@rgonia
                                                                                                     Willibald Steinmetz is Professor of Modern and
          Teaching Modernization

                                                                                                     Contemporary History at Bielefeld University.

          Spanish and Latin American Educational
          Reform in the Cold War                                                                     Michael Freeden is Emeritus Professor of Politics at
                                                                                                     the University of Oxford and Professorial Research

          Edited by Óscar J. Martín García and Lorenzo Delgado
                                                                                                     Associate, SOAS, University of London.

                                                                                                     Javier Fernández-Sebastián is Professor of History of

          “Teaching Modernization fills a gap in Cold War                                            Political Thought at the University of the Basque Country.
          scholarship by examining the impact of US modernization

                                                                                                     Volume 1, European Conceptual History
          theory and developmentalist thinking on educational                                        October 2019, 320 pages, 3 figures, bibliog., index
          reform in Hispanic countries. The coherent contributions to                                ISBN 978-1-78920-494-0 Pb $34.95/£28.00
          this volume, based on thorough research and new archival                                   eISBN 978-1-78533-483-2
          material, give original accounts of the intricacies of US
          intellectual, political and financial support for educational                               NEW IN PAPERBACK
          reform.” · Tobias Rupprecht, University of Exeter
                                                                                                     The Greek Exodus from Egypt
          Amid the Cold War and global student protests,
                                                                                                     Diaspora Politics and Emigration, 1937-1962
          transnational forces significantly shaped the
          modernization of educational systems in Spain and                                          Angelos Dalachanis
          Latin America during the 1960s and 1970s. Each study
          sheds new light on the transnational circulation of                                        “The author has written a well-researched study that
          modernization discourses, practices, and ideology within                                   adds much to our knowledge of modern Egypt and the
          the sphere of education.                                                                   challenges that its minority groups faced during the period
                                                                                                     from the mid-1930s up to the years of Nasserism and pan-
          Óscar J. Martín García is currently a tenure-track                                         Arabism of the 1960s.” · Journal of Levantine Studies
          researcher at the Complutense University of Madrid,
          Spain.                                                                                     This painstakingly researched book explains how Egypt’s
                                                                                                     once-robust Greek population dwindled to virtually
          Lorenzo Delgado Gómez-Escalonilla is currently a                                           nothing, beginning with the abolition of foreigners’
          Senior Scientific Researcher at the Spanish National                                       privileges in 1937 and culminating in the nationalist
          Research Council in Madrid, Spain.                                                         revolution of 1952.
          Volume 6, Studies in Latin American and Spanish History
                                                                                                     Angelos Dalachanis is a fellow of the French School at
          December 2019, 282 pages, bibliog., index
          ISBN 978-1-78920-545-9 Hb $120.00/£85.00
          eISBN 978-1-78920-546-6                                                                    November 2020, 288 pages, 20 tables, bibliog., index
                                                                                                     ISBN 978-1-78920-835-1 Pb $29.59/£21.00
                                                                                                     eISBN 978-1-78533-448-1

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NEW IN PAPERBACK                                                                          Imperial Culture and Colonial Projects

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The Wars of Yesterday                                                                      The Lusophone World from the Fifteenth to the
The Balkan Wars and the Emergence of Modern                                                Eighteenth Centuries

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Military Conflict, 1912-13                                                                 Diogo Ramada Curto
Edited by Katrin Boeckh and Sabine Rutar                                                   Translated by Alison Aiken

                                                                                           In a series of illuminating case studies, Curto follows the

“This is a well-curated and well-intended collection of
essays.” · Slavic Review                                                                   history and perception of major colonial initiatives while

                                                                                           integrating the complex perspectives of participating
This volume offers a fascinating exploration of the                                        agents to show how the empire’s life and culture were
Balkan Wars’ history, with a central focus on the                                          richly inflected by the operations of imperial expansion.

                                                                                                                                                              P E A N
experiences of both combatants and civilians.
                                                                                           Diogo Ramada Curto is a researcher and an assistant
Katrin Boeckh is a Senior Researcher at the Leibniz                                        professor at the Center for Sociological Studies of the
Institute for East and Southeast European Studies.                                         New University of Lisbon and a coordinator of the
Sabine Rutar is a Senior Researcher at the Leibniz                                         Portuguese Modernity Working Group and Comparative
Institute for East and Southeast European Studies.                                         Historical Sociology.

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                                                                                           August 2020, 642 pages, bibliog., index
December 2020, 446 pages, 4 illus., bibliog., index
                                                                                           ISBN 978-1-78920-706-4 Hb $145.00/£103.00
ISBN 978-1-78920-843-6 Pb $29.59/£24.00
                                                                                           eISBN 978-1-78920-707-1

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Ours Once More                                                                             Communist Parties Revisited
Folklore, Ideology, and the Making                                                         Sociocultural Approaches to Party Rule in the
of Modern Greece                                                                           Soviet Bloc, 1956-1991
Michael Herzfeld                                                                           Edited by Rüdiger Bergien and Jens Gieseke
Epilogue by Sharon Macdonald
                                                                                           “This collection will be a valuable resource for scholars
“This is a useful and worthy addition to the all too meager                                interested in the inner workings and sociocultural
scholarly literature on the subject.” · The American                                       dimensions of the communist parties of the Soviet Union,
Historical Review                                                                          East Germany, Poland, and Czechoslovakia in the post-
                                                                                           Stalinist decades.” · Choice
When this work – one that contributes to both the history and
anthropology fields – first appeared in 1982, it was hailed as                             Rüdiger Bergien is Privatdozent at the Humboldt
a landmark study of the role of folklore in nation-building. In                            University Berlin.
this expanded edition, a new introduction by the author and a
                                                                                           Jens Gieseke is head of the research department
foreword by Sharon Macdonald document its importance for
                                                                                           “Communism and Society” at the Centre for
current debates about Greece’s often contested place in the
                                                                                           Contemporary History in Potsdam, Germany.
complex politics of the European Union.
                                                                                           November 2020, 383 pages, 28 illus., bibliog., index
Michael Herzfeld is Ernest E. Monrad Research                                              ISBN 8920-845-0 Pb $29.95/£21.00
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Anthropology at Harvard University.
June 2020, 254 pages, bibliog., index                                                       NEW IN PAPERBACK
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eISBN 978-1-78920-723-1                                                                    Beyond Borders and Peripheries
                                                                                           Edited by Irene Kacandes and Yuliya Komska
Working in Greece and Turkey
A Comparative Labour History from Empires to                                               “The volume’s big achievement is its ‘unmapped’ thesis…
Nation-States, 1840–1940                                                                   German and East European language/comp lit specialists
Edited by Leda Papastefanaki and M. Erdem Kabadayı                                         and adventurous interdisciplinarians will find a lot that is
                                                                                           useful in Eastern Europe Unmapped, a smart and eclectic
The studies in Working in Greece and Turkey provide an overdue                             analysis of human geographical landscapes.” · Sehepunkte
exploration of labour history on both sides of the Aegean,                                 Irene Kacandes holds The Dartmouth Professorship in
before as well as after the fall of the Ottoman Empire.                                    German Studies and Comparative Literature.
Leda Papastefanaki is an Assistant Professor in Modern                                     Yuliya Komska is Associate Professor of German Studies
Greek History at the University of Ioannina, Greece.                                       at Dartmouth College.
M. Erdem Kabadayı is an Associate Professor at Koç                                         December 2019, 300 pages, 6 illus., 16 maps, bibliog., index
University, Istanbul.                                                                      ISBN 978-1-78920-530-5 Pb $34.95/£28.00
                                                                                           eISBN 978-1-78533-686-7
Volume 33, International Studies in Social History
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                                                                                                       Michael Scott Christofferson, Associate Professor and Chair of
          Austria 1945–2020                                                                            Department of History, Adelphi University
          Second Edition

          Oliver Rathkolb
                                                                                                       The Candle and the Guillotine
          Praise for the first edition:                                                                Revolution and Justice in Lyon, 1789–93
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          insightful, and his concluding chapter looking at future
          trends is particularly interesting.” · Choice                                                Using Lyon as a lens for understanding the politics of
                                                                                                       revolutionary France, this book reveals the widespread
          Written by one of the nation’s leading historians, this

                                                                                                       enthusiasm for judicial change in Lyon at the time of
          account of postwar Austria explores the tensions that                                        the Revolution, as well as the conflicts that ensued
          have defined it for over seven decades.                                                      between elected magistrates in the face of radical
          Oliver Rathkolb is Professor of Contemporary History at                                      democratization.
          the University of Vienna.                                                                    Julie Patricia Johnson is an associate researcher at the
                                                                                                       University of Melbourne.

          June 2020, 320 pages, 9 ills, bibliog., index
          ISBN 978-1-78920-744-6 Hardback ca $130.00/£92.00                                            Volume 17, Berghahn Monographs in French Studies
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          The Vampire
          Origins of a European Myth                                                                   A Human Garden
          Thomas M. Bohn                                                                               French Policy and the Transatlantic Legacies of
          Translated from the German by Francis Ipgrave                                                Eugenic Experimentation
                                                                                                       Paul-André Rosental
          “The author has tackled an important issue of pan-                                           Translated from the French by Carolyn Avery
          European relevance.” · Sehepunkte                                                            Foreword by Theodore M. Porter
          Drawing on a wealth of heretofore neglected sources
          from multiple languages, this book gives a fascinating                                       “Paul-André Rosental has recovered each of the threads
          account of how vampires—whose various incarnations                                           that led to this remarkable experiment … we discover piece
          originally developed within the folk traditions of societies                                 by piece, within the history of Ungemach Gardens, the
          throughout the world—came to be inextricably tied to                                         scientific and moral wellsprings of eugenics.” · Le Monde
          Eastern Europe in the popular imagination.                                                   A Human Garden explains the longevity of the Ungemach
          Thomas M. Bohn is Professor of Russian and Soviet                                            Gardens, an experimental eugenic city that survived on
          History at Justus Liebig University Giessen.                                                 the outskirts of Strasbourg from the 1920s to the 1980s.

          September 2019, 304 pages, 24 illus., bibliog., index                                        Paul-André Rosental is a professor at Sciences Po in Paris.
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          Memory and History in Post-Soviet Estonia
          Meike Wulf                                                                                   At Home in Postwar France
                                                                                                       Modern Mass Housing and the Right to Comfort
          “…a fascinating ride through Estonian post-war intellectual                                  Nicole C. Rudolph
          and cultural history, told through the personal narratives of
          historians of different age cohorts.” · Slavic Review                                        “…an excellent analysis of this exciting period in France’s
          This innovative study traces the interaction of historical                                   housing history.” · French History
          memory and national identity in a sweeping analysis                                          At Home in Postwar France reveals how modernizers saw
          that foregrounds the Estonia’s intellectuals, who until                                      the home as a site for social engineering and nation-
          recently could not openly grapple with their nation’s                                        building, and identifies the emergence of a “right to
          complex, difficult past.                                                                     comfort” that shaped new expectations for well-being.
          Meike Wulf studied at the University of Munster in                                           Nicole C. Rudolph teaches French Studies at Adelphi
          Germany and gained her doctorate from the London                                             University in New York..
          School of Economics.
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          March 2020, 258 pages, 4 illus., 3 tables, bibliog., index                                   April 2020, 272 pages, 20 illus., bibliog., index
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Henry Rousso, Institut d’histoire du temps présent, CNRS, Paris                            Catholic Intellectuals, Journalists, and Media in
                                                                                           Postwar Polish–German Reconciliation

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                                                                                           Annika Elisabet Frieberg

Ambassadors of Realpolitik                                                                 “This book provides a valuable view into the mechanisms
Sweden, the CSCE and the Cold War                                                          of reconciliation in the wake of terrible atrocities. It

                                                                                           also complicates, in a useful and provocative way, the
Aryo Makko

                                                                                           standard narrative of German-Polish relations after the
                                                                                           Second World War.” · Jesse Kauffman, Eastern Michigan
“Succinctly and vigorously written and extensively

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annotated, this book represents a substantial contribution
to the new international history. – Highly Recommended.” ·                                 Annika Frieberg is an Assistant Professor of History at
Choice                                                                                     San Diego State University.
This groundbreaking study looks at the tension between                                     Volume 23, Contemporary European History
realism and idealism in Swedish diplomacy during the                                       July 2019, 254 pages, bibliog., index
                                                                                           ISBN 978-1-78920-024-9 Hb $120.00/£85.00

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Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe
                                                                                           eISBN 978-1-78920-025-6
and 1975 Helsinki Accords. It offers a compelling
counternarrative of this period, showing that Sweden

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strategically ignored human rights violations in Eastern
Europe in its pursuit of national interests.
                                                                                           Petitions Resisting Persecution
                                                                                           Negotiating Self-Determination and Survival of
Aryo Makko is Associate Professor of History at                                            European Jews during the Holocaust
Stockholm University and has been a visiting fellow
                                                                                           Edited by Wolf Gruner and Thomas Pegelow Kaplan
at the Graduate Institute in Geneva, the University of
Oxford and Harvard University.
                                                                                           “The nine chapters of this collection, each by distinguished
Volume 20, Contemporary European History                                                   scholars in the field, bring to the fore the pleas of Jews
December 2019, 300 pages, 4 illus., bibliog., index
                                                                                           suffering persecution in Nazi-occupied Europe. They
ISBN 978-1-78920-517-6 Pb $34.95/£28.00
                                                                                           demonstrate the value of petitions as an underused
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                                                                                           historical source that helps recover these voices.” ·
                                                                                           Greg Burgess, Deakin University
                                                                                           Wolf Gruner is the Shapell-Guerin Chair in Jewish
From Eastern Bloc to European Union                                                        Studies, Professor of History and Founding Director of the
Comparative Processes of Transformation                                                    USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide
                                                                                           Research at the University of Southern California.
since 1990
Edited by Günther Heydemann and Karel Vodička                                              Thomas Pegelow Kaplan is the Leon Levine
Translated from the German                                                                 Distinguished Professor and Director of the Center for
                                                                                           Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies at Appalachian
“The strength of the book lies in its scope. Furthermore, the                              State University.
individual chapters are well-structured, so that a reader                                  Volume 24, Contemporary European History
interested only in specific aspects can find these easily.” ·                              June 2020, 260 pages, 13 ills, bibliog., index
Europe-Asia Studies                                                                        ISBN 978-1-78920-720-0 Hardback ca $120.00/£85.00
                                                                                           eISBN 978-1-78920-721-7
This volume assembles detailed, empirically grounded
studies of eleven former Soviet states and current EU
members. Each chapter analyzes the political, economic,                                    Reconciliation
and social transformation processes that have taken                                        Willy Brandt, Ostpolitik and the Quest for
place in a given nation, identifying structural similarities
                                                                                           European Peace
and assessing outcomes compared to one another as
well as the rest of Europe.                                                                Benedikt Schoenborn

Günther Heydemann is the Chair for Modern and                                              Based on extensive research in Brandt’s personal
Contemporary History at the University of Leipzig and                                      archives, additional studies in international archives
Director of the Hannah Arendt Institute for Research on                                    and interviews with contemporary witnesses, this book
Totalitarianism at the Technical University of Dresden.                                    traces Brandt’s almost lifelong efforts towards the full
Karel Vodička is a Researcher at the Hannah Arendt                                         reintegration of a united Germany into the community of
Institute for Research on Totalitarianism at the Technical                                 European countries.
University of Dresden.                                                                     Benedikt Schoenborn is a Senior Research Fellow at the
Volume 22, Contemporary European History                                                   University of Tampere in Finland.
May 2020, 416 pages, 56 figures, bibliog., index
                                                                                           Volume 25, Contemporary European History
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          Howard Louthan
          Published in Association with the Center for Austrian Studies,                               The Monumental Nation
          University of Minnesota                                                                      Magyar Nationalism and Symbolic Politics in

                                                                                                       Fin-de-siècle Hungary
          Empty Signs, Historical Imaginaries                                                          Bálint Varga
          The Entangled Nationalization of Names and

                                                                                                       WINNER OF THE 2018 RICHARD G. PLASCHKA PRIZE
          Naming in a Late Habsburg Borderland                                                         FROM THE AUSTRIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

          Ágoston Berecz
                                                                                                       “…an excellent introduction to the social and cultural
                                                                                                       history of Hungary’s provincial urban centers and will be a

          “An impressive and stunningly original study that makes a
                                                                                                       valuable resource for historians of the Austro-Hungarian
          significant contribution to the field, using hitherto entirely
                                                                                                       Empire.” · Austrian History Yearbook
          unexplored source material.” · Monika Baár, Leiden
          University                                                                                   Bálint Varga has been a research fellow at the Institute of
                                                                                                       History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences since 2013.
          Set in a multiethnic region of the nineteenth-century
          Habsburg Empire, this thoroughly interdisciplinary study                                     Volume 20, Austrian and Habsburg Studies

          maps out how the competing Romanian, Hungarian                                               November 2019, 300 pages, 19 illus., 11 tables, 1 map, bibliog., index
          and German nationalizing projects reinterpreted various                                      ISBN 978-1-78920-519-0 Pb $34.95/£28.00
          types of proper names as symbols of their national                                           eISBN 978-1-78533-314-9

          histories, how the related mass constituencies resonated
          with the new meanings and how names were utilized,
          manipulated and changed in the process.
                                                                                                       Revisiting Austria
                                                                                                       Tourism, Space, and National Identity,
          Ágoston Berecz is a Junior Research Fellow at Pasts,
                                                                                                       1945 to the Present
          Inc., Center for Historical Studies, Budapest.
                                                                                                       Gundolf Graml
          Volume 27, Austrian and Habsburg Studies
          March 2020, 390 pages, 14 illus., bibliog., index
                                                                                                       “Revisiting Austria is one of the best works that I have
          ISBN 978-1-78920-634-0 Hb $149.99/£109.99
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                                                                                                       read on the issue of coming to terms with the Nazi
                                                                                                       past—in this case, Austria’s difficulty in confronting it.
                                                                                                       The author’s suggestions that this legacy is less repressed
          Nationalism Revisited                                                                        than disruptive is a significant contribution.” · Shelley
                                                                                                       Baranowski, University of Akron
          Austrian Social Closure from Romanticism to
          the Digital Age                                                                              Gundolf Graml is Professor of German and Assistant
          Christian Karner                                                                             Dean for Global Learning at Agnes Scott College,
                                                                                                       Decatur, Georgia.
          “This fascinating book takes a refreshingly direct approach                                  Volume 28, Austrian and Habsburg Studies
          to sociological concepts that past studies have too                                          April 2020, 342 pages, 18 illus., bibliog., index
          frequently obfuscated. It combines a clear and innovative                                    ISBN 978-1-78920-448-3 Hb $149.99/£104.99
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          conclusions.” · Jan Jakub Surman, Poletayev Institute for
          Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities
                                                                                                       Men Under Fire
          Focused on the German-speaking parts of the former                                           Motivation, Morale, and Masculinity among
          Habsburg Empire, this book offers a series of analyses of
                                                                                                       Czech Soldiers in the Great War, 1914–1918
          the interplay of nationalism’s discursive and institutional
          facets. Christian Karner develops a distinctive, longue                                      Jiří Hutečka
          durée perspective on Austrian nationalism, which traces                                      Translated from the Czech
          nationalist politics from the late eighteenth century to
          today’s digital age.                                                                         “Based on a rich source base, this superbly innovative study
                                                                                                       forces us to rethink how men experienced and endured
          After years of teaching and conducting research at the                                       the violence of the First World War. It takes us deep
          University of Nottingham, Christian Karner is taking on                                      into that world of male powerlessness, where a soldier’s
          the role of Professor of Sociology at the University of                                      sense of their personal masculinity was constantly being
          Lincoln (UK) in January 2020.                                                                challenged and deformed.” · Mark Cornwall, University of
          Volume 25, Austrian and Habsburg Studies                                                     Southampton
          December 2019, 308 pages, bibliog., index
                                                                                                       Jiří Hutečka is Associate Professor and Director of the
          ISBN 978-1-78920-452-0 Hb $130.00/£92.00
          eISBN 978-1-78920-453-7
                                                                                                       Institute of History at the University of Hradec Králové,
                                                                                                       Czech Republic.
                                                                                                       Volume 26, Austrian and Habsburg Studies
                                                                                                       December 2019, 300 pages, 10 illus., bibliog., index
                                                                                                       ISBN 978-1-78920-541-1 Hb $140.00/£100.00
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Paul Betts (Executive Editor), St. Antony’s College, University
of Oxford                                                                                  A New Perspective on Modern European
                                                                                           History and the Contemporary World

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                                                                                           Willibald Steinmetz

Poverty and Welfare in Modern                                                              “By studying practices of comparison both in
German History                                                                             historical reality and in the study of history, this book

                                                                                           offers fresh and surprising insights into a much-

Edited by Lutz Raphael                                                                     discussed subject.” · Jürgen Kocka, WZB Berlin
                                                                                           Social Science Center
“This is a wonderful collection; the essays are uniformly

                                                                                                                                                              P E A N
well written and thought provoking and, taken together,                                    Drawing on a range of multidisciplinary perspectives,
they present a provocative and sophisticated introduction                                  this volume investigates the concepts and practices of
to a crucial yet underexplored topic.” · German History                                    comparison from the early modern period to the present.

Lutz Raphael is Professor of Contemporary History at                                       Willibald Steinmetz is Professor of Modern and
the University of Trier.                                                                   Contemporary History at Bielefeld University.

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Volume 7, New German Historical Perspectives                                               Volume 11, New German Historical Perspectives
December 2019, 264 pages, 7 figures, bibliog., index                                       September 2019, 354 pages, 14 illus., bibliog., index
ISBN 978-1-78920-515-2 Pb $34.95/£28.00                                                    ISBN 978-1-78920-335-6 Hb $130.00/£92.00

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Space and Spatiality in Modern                                                              NEW IN PAPERBACK

German-Jewish History                                                                      Coming of Age
Edited by Simone Lässig and Miriam Rürup                                                   Constructing and Controlling Youth in Munich,
“The volume advances the discussion of space and                                           Martin Kalb
spatiality in German-Jewish history considerably, and in
the best instances individual contributions successfully                                   “Employing a ‘top-down’ approach and utilizing an
break down the barriers between German and non-                                            impressive array of archival sources, contemporary
German historiography, just as the editors hoped they                                      periodicals, and oral histories, Kalb’s work does a
would.” · German History                                                                   remarkable job of balancing the views of authority figures
Simone Lässig is Director of the German Historical                                         and young people… Highly recommended.” · Choice
Institute, Washington, DC, and Professor of Modern                                         Martin Kalb is an Assistant Professor of History at
History at Braunschweig University.                                                        Bridgewater College in Virginia.
Miriam Rürup is the Director of the Institute for the                                      July 2020, 286 pages, 14 illus., bibliog., index
History of the German Jews in Hamburg.                                                     ISBN 978-1-78920-819-1 Pb $19.95/£15.95
                                                                                           eISBN 978-1-78533-154-1
Volume 8, New German Historical Perspectives
August 2019, 340 pages, 7 illus., bibliog., index
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                                                                                           Memorializing the GDR
 NEW IN PAPERBACK                                                                          Monuments and Memory after 1989
                                                                                           Anna Saunders
Humanitarianism & Media
1900 to the Present                                                                        “All in all, Saunders makes a firm contribution to the field
Edited by Johannes Paulmann                                                                by showing how monuments can be important sites for
                                                                                           democratic engagement around which multiple narratives
Humanitarianism & Media brings together scholars from                                      can converge.” · H-Soz-Kult
a variety of backgrounds to offer an unprecedented
                                                                                           Since unification, eastern Germany has witnessed a
exploration of the history behind humanitarian efforts
                                                                                           rapidly changing memorial landscape. Memorializing the
and the media, spanning from the late nineteenth
                                                                                           GDR provides the first in-depth study of this key topic.
century to the present day.
                                                                                           Anna Saunders is a Senior Lecturer in German at the
Johannes Paulmann is Director of the Leibniz Institute of
                                                                                           School of Modern Languages, Bangor University, Wales.
European History at Mainz (Germany).
                                                                                           July 2020, 382 pages, 24 illus., bibliog., index
Volume 9, New German Historical Perspectives                                               ISBN 978-1-78920-801-6 Pb $29.95/£24.00
January 2020, 316 pages, 34 illus., bibliog., index                                        eISBN 978-1-78533-681-2
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        Simone Lässig, Director of the German Historical Institute,
        Washington D.C., with the assistance of Patricia C. Sutcliffe,                               From Weimar to Hitler
        Editor, German Historical Institute.                                                         Studies in the Dissolution of the Weimar

        Published in Association with the German Historical Institute,
                                                                                                     Republic and the Establishment of the Third
        Washington D.C.
                                                                                                     Reich, 1932-1934
        NEW IN PAPERBACK                                                                             Edited by Hermann Beck and Larry Eugene Jones

        The Respectable Career of Fritz K.

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        The Making and Remaking of a Provincial                                                      to scholars and informed readers looking to gain new
        Nazi Leader                                                                                  insight into the topic of Hitler’s seizure and consolidation of

        Hartmut Berghoff and Cornelia Rauh                                                           power.” · Barry Jackisch, University of Saint Francis
        Translated from the German by Casey Butterfield                                              Hermann Beck is Professor of History at the University
                                                                                                     of Miami.

        “By outlining Fritz Kiehn’s career both in a rational-
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        succeeded in creating an unusually insightful and astute                                     History at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York.
        book on what was ‘normal’ in Germany in the twentieth                                        December 2020, 508 pages, bibliog., index
        century.” · Die Zeit                                                                         ISBN 978-1-78920-848-1 Pb $29.95/£24.00
                                                                                                     eISBN 978-1-78533-918-9
        Hartmut Berghoff is Director of the German Historical
        Institute in Washington, D.C. and Professor of Economic
        History at the University of Göttingen in Germany.                                            NEW IN PAPERBACK
        Cornelia Rauh holds the Contemporary History Chair at
                                                                                                     Cultural Topographies of the New Berlin
        the University of Hanover.
                                                                                                     Edited by Karin Bauer and Jennifer Ruth Hosek
        Volume 18, Studies in German History
        December 2020, 376 pages, 44 illus., 5 tables, bibliog., index
                                                                                                     “…an indispensable resource for any scholar who works on
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                                                                                                     Berlin, and any person who is interested in the changing
                                                                                                     dynamics of urban space.” · German Studies Review
        NEW IN PAPERBACK                                                                             Karin Bauer is Professor of German Studies at McGill
                                                                                                     University and former editor of Seminar: A Journal of
        The Ethics of Seeing                                                                         Germanic Studies.
        Photography and Twentieth-Century
                                                                                                     Jennifer Ruth Hosek is Associate Professor of German
        German History
                                                                                                     at Queen›s University, affiliated with Film, Gender, and
        Edited by Jennifer Evans, Paul Betts,                                                        Cultural Studies.
        and Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann
                                                                                                     July 2019, 420 pages, 17 illus., 1 table, bibliog., index
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        “…traditionally, photographs have been treated as a kind of
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        secondary or tertiary source with which apprentice historians
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        important’ meat and potatoes of the historical profession:                                   Don’t Need No Thought Control
        the traditional archival document.…The contributors to The
        Ethics of Seeing do a tremendous service by challenging this
                                                                                                     East Germany, Western Culture, and the Fall of
        orthodoxy.” · The German Quarterly                                                           the Berlin Wall
                                                                                                     Gerd Horten
        Jennifer Evans is Professor of Modern European History
        at Carleton University in Ottawa Canada.
                                                                                                     “In this book Gerd Horten brilliantly analyses the
        Paul Betts is Professor of Modern European History at St                                     problematic impact of Western consumer culture on the
        Antony’s College, Oxford.                                                                    GDR in the 1970s and 1980s. No other study has so clearly
                                                                                                     highlighted the connection between consumer culture and
        Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann is Associate Professor for
                                                                                                     the collapse of the regime.” · Christoph Classen, Leibniz
        Late Modern Europe in the History Department of the
                                                                                                     Centre for Contemporary History
        University of California, Berkeley.
        Volume 21, Studies in German History
                                                                                                     Gerd Horten is Professor of History at Concordia
        July 2019, 306 pages, 78 illus., bibliog., index                                             University in Portland, Oregon.
        ISBN 978-1-78920-518-3 Pb $34.95/£28.00                                                      June 2020, 288 pages, 20 ills, bibliog., index
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Friendship without Borders                                                                 The complexities and peculiarities of German history present

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                                                                                           challenges on various levels, not least on that of historiography.
Women’s Stories of Power, Politics, and                                                    This series offers a platform for historians who, in response
Everyday Life across East and West Germany                                                 to those challenges, produce important and stimulating

                                                                                                                                                                 S T O
Phil Leask                                                                                 contributions to the various debates that take place within the

Drawing on a set of interviews and a thousand
letters written over fifty years, Friendship without                                        NEW IN PAPERBACK

Borders considers how a group of women, self-defined
                                                                                           From Craftsmen to Capitalists

as non-political, experienced, accepted, rejected, or
countered the exercise of power across twentieth-                                          German Artisans from the Third Reich to the
century regimes in Germany.                                                                Federal Republic, 1939-1953

                                                                                                                                                                 A N
Phil Leask is an honorary research associate in the                                        Frederick L. McKitrick
School of European Languages, Culture and Society at

University College London.                                                                 “…a well-researched, carefully argued, and convincing
                                                                                           study of the modernization of German Handwerk during

                                                                                                                                                                 G E R
March 2020, 418 pages, 21 illus., bibliog., index
                                                                                           the Nazi and early postwar periods.” · Journal of Modern
ISBN 978-1-78920-655-5 Hb $149.99/£109.99
eISBN 978-1-78920-656-2                                                                    History
                                                                                           As Hitler consolidated power, German artisans emerged
                                                                                           as an important Nazi constituency, drawn by the party’s
Modern Desires                                                                             rejection of both capitalism and Bolshevism. Yet, after
Ernest Borneman: Jazz Critic, Filmmaker,                                                   1945, they became one of the pillars of postwar stability.
Sexologist                                                                                 This volume gives the first account of this astonishing
Detlef Siegfried                                                                           transformation, exploring how tradesmen helped to
Translated from the German by Noah Harley and                                              realize German democratization and recovery.
Jennifer Neuheiser                                                                         Frederick L. McKitrick received his doctorate from
                                                                                           Columbia University.
“Detlef Siegfried, in his informative, well-written, and
                                                                                           Volume 37, Monographs in German History
reader-friendly biography of Borneman, separates
                                                                                           December 2019, 308 pages, 11 tables, 2 figures, bibliog., index
Borneman’s “biographical illusion” … from the undeniable                                   ISBN 978-1-78920-531-2 Pb $34.95/£24.00
practical heroism of this paradoxical figure.” · Frankfurter                               eISBN 978-1-78533-249-4
Allgemeine Zeitung
Detlef Siegfried is Professor in the Department                                             NEW IN PAPERBACK
of English, Germanic and Romance Studies at the
University of Copenhagen.                                                                  Sisters in Arms
July 2020, 468 pages, 20 ills, bibliog., index                                             Militant Feminisms in the Federal Republic of
ISBN 978-1-78920-288-5 Hardback $150.00/£107.00                                            Germany since 1968
eISBN 978-1-78920-289-2
                                                                                           Katharina Karcher

                                                                                           “Karcher’s study of militant feminism encourages scholars
Comrades in Arms
                                                                                           to re-think the history of feminism, and reflect on how
Military Masculinities in East German Culture                                              changes to feminist politics and practice have shaped what
Tom Smith                                                                                  is considered feminist, and the writing of feminism, more
                                                                                           broadly.” · English Historical Review
Without question, the East German National People’s
                                                                                           Drawing on a wealth of new source material, Sisters in
Army sought to exemplify traditional masculine ideals of
                                                                                           Arms gives a bracing account of how radical feminism
stoicism, sacrifice, and physical courage. Yet depictions
                                                                                           was enacted by key German leftist organizations,
of the military in East German film and literature
                                                                                           such as the infamous Red Army Faction and June 2
were far more nuanced and ambivalent. Comrades in
                                                                                           Movement. These groups often diverged ideologically
Arms shows how cultural works have portrayed violence,
                                                                                           and tactically, but all demonstrated the potency of
vulnerability, military theatricality, and a range of
                                                                                           militant feminism within postwar protest movements.
                                                                                           Katharina Karcher is Lecturer in German in the
Tom Smith is a Lecturer in the School of Modern
                                                                                           Department of Modern Languages at the University of
Languages at the University of St Andrews.
February 2020, 316 pages, 10 illus., bibliog., index
                                                                                           Volume 38, Monographs in German History
ISBN 978-1-78920-555-8 Hb $130.00/£92.00
                                                                                           November 2019, 178 pages, 8 illus., bibliog., index
eISBN 978-1-78920-556-5
                                                                                           ISBN 978-1-78920-508-4 Pb $27.95/£19.00
                                                                                           eISBN 978-1-78533-535-8


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