BOOKS RECEIVED: Shirley Ardener, Fiona Armitage-Woodward and Lidia Dina Sciama, eds., “War and Women across Continents: Autobiographical and Biographical Experiences” (Berghahn Books, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Drawing on family materials, historical records, and eyewitness accounts, this book shows the impact of war on individual women caught up in diverse and often treacherous situations. It relates stories of partisans in Holland,… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Manuel Braganca and Peter Tame, eds., “The Long Aftermath: Cultural Legacies of Europe at War, 1936-2016” (Berghahn Books, 2016)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley In its totality, the “Long Second World War”-extending from the beginning of the Spanish Civil War to the end of hostilities in 1945-has exerted enormous influence over European culture. Bringing together leading historians, sociologists,… Read More
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
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