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: Owen S. Ireland, “Sentiments of a British-American Woman: Esther DeBerdt Reed and the American Revolution” (Penn State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley At the time of her death in 1780, British-born Esther DeBerdt Reeda name few know todaywas one of the most politically important women in Revolutionary America. Her treatise The Sentiments of an American Woman… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Larry G. Herr, Douglas R. Clark, and Lawrence Geraty, eds., “Madaba Plains Project: The 2000 Season at Tall Al-Umayri and Subsequent Studies” (Eisenbrauns, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley The seventh volume of the Tall al-‘Umayri seasonal publication series covers the important finds of the excavations in 2000. There are copious illustrations, some in color. The volume also includes a report on the… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Kimberly Orcutt, “Power and Posterity: American Art at Philadelphia’s 1876 Centennial Exhibition” (Penn State UP, 2017)
: Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley A milestone in American cultural history, the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia was one of the most broadly shared, heavily attended, and thoroughly documented public experiences of the nineteenth century. Power and Posterity… Read More
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