BOOKS RECEIVED: Mark Cornwall and John Paul Newman, eds., “Sacrifice and Rebirth: The Legacy of the Last Habsburg War” (Berghahn Books, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley When Austria-Hungary broke up at the end of the First World War, the sacrifice of one million men who had died fighting for the Habsburg monarchy now seemed to be in vain. This book… 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: Larson Powell and Robert Shandley, eds., “German Television: Historical and Theoretical Perspectives” (Berghahn Books, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Long overlooked by scholars and critics, the history and aesthetics of German television have only recently begun to attract serious, sustained attention, and then largely within Germany. This ambitious volume, the first in English… 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
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