German History 28 (2010), 4

Titel der Ausgabe 
German History 28 (2010), 4
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National narrative and public memory




German History. The Journal of the German History Society (GH)
United Kingdom
Bridget Heal E-Mail: <> Jim Bjork Secretary of the German History Society History Department King’s College London Strand Building London WC2R 2LS United Kingdom
Maiken Umbach and Neil Gregor

German History has just published its December issue, which has a special focus on national narrative and public memory. View the full table of contents and abstracts here:




The Written Word in Carolingian-Style Fiscal Administration under King Henry I, 919 – 936
David S. Bachrach 399

‘Wo sind wir? ’ Orientalism, Gender and War in the German Encounter with Romania
David D. Hamlin 424

The European Discourse in Germany, 1939 – 1950: Three Case Studies
Christian Bailey 453

The Black Market in History and Memory: German Perceptions of Victimhood from 1945 to 1948
Laura Hilton 479


Beyond the National Narrative: Implications of Reunification for Recent German History
Konrad H. Jarausch 498


Asia, Germany and the Transnational Turn
Bradley Naranch, Jennifer L. Jenkins, Kris Manjapra, Hoi-eun Kim, Young-Sun Hong and Corinna R. Unger 515


The Rule of Law on Trial
Jonathan Sperber 537

Review Article

Weimar was Weimar: Politics, Culture and the Emplotment of the German Republic
Benjamin Ziemann 542

Book Reviews

Music Scholasticism and Reform: Salian Germany, 1024–1125.
By T.J.H. McCarthy. (William Flynn) 572

Der Oberrheinische Revolutionär: Das buchli der hundert capiteln mit XXXX statuten. Edited by Klaus H. Lauterbach.
(Tom Scott). 574

Ein ‘Medium zum Frieden’. Die Normaljahrsregel und die Beendigung des Dreißigjährigen Krieges. By Ralf-Peter Fuchs.
(Peter Schröder) 575

Ideas and Cultural Margins in Early Modern Germany: Essays in Honor of H.C. Erik Midelfort. Edited by Marjorie Elizabeth Plummer and Robin Barnes.
(Patrick Hayden-Roy) 577

Krieg und Umbruch in Mitteleuropa um 1800: Erfahrungsgeschichte(n) auf dem Weg in eine neue Zeit. Edited by Ute Planert.
(Michael Rowe) 579

The Bee and the Eagle: Napoleonic France and the End of the Holy Roman Empire, 1806. Edited by Alan Forrest and Peter H. Wilson.
(Katherine B. Aaslestad) 581

Die Märzministerien. Regierungen der Revolution von 1848/49 in den Staaten des Deutschen Bundes. By Eva Maria Werner.
(Frank Lorenz Müller) 583

The Making of a German Constitution: A Slow Revolution. By Margaret Barber Crosby.
(Kenneth F. Ledford) 585

Liberal Imperialism in Germany: Expansionism and Nationalism, 1848–1884. By Matthew P. Fitzpatrick.
(Christian S. Davis) 587

Modern Nature: The Rise of the Biological Perspective in Germany. By Lynn K. Nyhart.
(Pascal Eitler) 588

Der veränderbare Körper. Jüdische Turner, Männlichkeit und das Wiedergewinnen von Geschichte in Deutschland um 1900. By Daniel Wildmann.
(Chad Ross) 589

Crossing Hitler: The Man Who Put the Nazis on the Witness Stand. By Benjamin Carter Hett.
(Jochen Hung) 590

Kristallnacht 1938. By Alan E. Steinweis.
(Christian Goeschel) 592

Jews in Nazi Berlin: From Kristallnacht to Liberation. Edited by Beate Meyer , Hermann Simon and Chana Schütz.
(Christoph Kreutzmüller) 593

The Nazi Ancestral Proof: Genealogy, Racial Science, and the Final Solution. By Eric Ehrenreich.
(Michael Hau) 594

Arbeit und Gewalt. Das Au ß enlagersystem des KZ Neuengamme. By Marc Buggeln.
(Nikolaus Wachsmann) 595

Refugees from Nazi Germany and the Liberal European States. Edited by Frank Caestecker and Bob Moore.
(Marjorie Lamberti) 597

The Fruits of Exile: Central European Intellectual Immigration to America in the Age of Fascism. Edited by Richard Bodek and Simon Lewis.
(Rüdiger Graf) 598

Beyond Totalitarianism: Stalinism and Nazism Compared. Edited by Michael Geyer and Sheila Fitzpatrick.
(Catherine Epstein) 600

Bringing Culture to the Masses: Control, Compromise and Participation in the GDR. By Esther von Richthofen.
(April A. Eisman) 602

Angestellt im VEB. Loyalitäten, Machtressourcen und soziale Lagen der Industrieangestellten in der DDR. By Renate Hürtgen.
(Christiane Reinecke) 603

Power and Society in the GDR 1961–1979: The ‘Normalisation of Rule’? Edited by Mary Fulbrook.
(Annemarie Sammartino) 604

Behind the Berlin Wall: East Germany and the Frontiers of Power. By Patrick Major.
(Diethelm Prowe) 605

Learning Democracy: Education Reform in West Germany, 1945–1965. By Brian Puaca.
(Benita Blessing) 606

Ulrike Meinhof and West German Terrorism: Language, Violence, and Identity. By Sarah Colvin.
(Joachim C. Häberlen) 608

The German Myth of the East: 1800 to the Present. By Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius.
(James E. Bjork) 610

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