BOOKS RECEIVED: Wolf Gruner and Jorg Osterloh, eds., “The Greater German Reich and the Jews: Nazi Persecution Policies in the Annexed Territories 1935-1945” (Berghahn Books, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Between 1935 and 1940, the Nazis incorporated large portions of Europe into the German Reich. The contributors to this volume analyze the evolving anti-Jewish policies in the annexed territories and their impact on the… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Zuzanna Bogumił and Joanna Wawrzyniak, etc., “The Enemy on Display: the Second World War in Eastern European Museums” (Berghahn Books, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Eastern European museums represent traumatic events of World War II, such as the Siege of Leningrad, the Warsaw Uprisings, and the Bombardment of Dresden, in ways that depict the enemy in particular ways. This… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Taner Akcam and Umit Kurt, “The Spirit of the Laws: The Plunder of Wealth in the Armenian Genocide” (Berghahn Books, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Pertinent to contemporary demands for reparations from Turkey is the relationship between law and property in connection with the Armenian Genocide. This book examines the confiscation of Armenian properties during the genocide and subsequent… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Susanna Schrafstetter and Alan. E. Steinweis, “The Germans and the Holocaust: Popular Responses to the Persecution and Murder of the Jews ” (Berghahn Books, 2016(
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley For decades, historians have debated how and to what extent the Holocaust penetrated the German national consciousness between 1933 and 1945. How much did “ordinary” Germans know about the subjugation and mass murder of… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Jessica Rapson, “Topographies of Suffering: Buchenwald, Babi Yar, Lidice” (Berghahn Books, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Commentary on memorials to the Holocaust has been plagued with a sense of “monument fatigue”, a feeling that landscape settings and national spaces provide little opportunity for meaningful engagement between present visitors and past… Read More
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