German History 34 (2016), 1

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German History 34 (2016), 1
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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
Beaumont, Alex

New issue of German History now available
Volume 34 Issue 1, March 2016

Full table of contents available at <>


Table of Contents


Urban Order and Urban Other: Anti-Waldensian Inquisition in Augsburg, 1393
by Eugene Smelyansky

From Unfit Imperialists to Fellow Civilizers: German Colonial Officials as Imperial Experts in the League of Nations, 1919–1933
by Sean Andrew Wempe

The Volksgemeinschaft and the Problems of Permeability: The Persistence of Traditional Attitudes in Württemberg Villages
by Jill Stephenson

The Impact of Hollywood Film Imports in East Germany and the Cultural Surrender of the GDR Film Control in the 1970s and 1980s
by Gerd Horten


Are Things ‘Indifferent’? How Objects Change Our Understanding of Religious History
by Caroline Bynum

Review article:

Why does Music Matter?
by Neil Gregor

Book Reviews:

Affectionate Authorities: Fathers and Fatherly Roles in Late Medieval Basel
Reviewed by Susan Broomhall

Baptism, Brotherhood, and Belief in Reformation Germany
Reviewed by Phillip Haberkern

Konfessionelle Selbst- und Fremdbezeichnungen: Zur Terminologie der Religionsparteien im 16. Jahrhundert
Reviewed by David M. Luebke

Die Welt des Johannes Letzner: Ein lutherischer Landpfarrer und Geschichtsschreiber des 16. Jahrhunderts
Reviewed by Susan C. Karant-Nunn

Kostümierung der Geschlechter: Schauspielkunst als Erfindung der Aufklärung
Reviewed by Iwan-Michelangelo D’Aprile

Fragile Minds and Vulnerable Souls: The Matter of Obscenity in Nineteenth-Century Germany
Reviewed by Heikki Lempa

Die Semantik des Schicksals. Zur Relevanz des Unverfügbaren zwischen Aufklärung und Erstem Weltkrieg
Reviewed by George S. Williamson

Jewish Masculinities: German Jews, Gender and History
Reviewed by Mirjam Zadoff

Assassins and Conspirators: Anarchism, Socialism, and Political Culture in Imperial Germany
Reviewed by Andrew G. Bonnell

Die Erforschung der Kolonien: Expeditionen und koloniale Wissenskultur deutscher Geographen, 1884–1919
Reviewed by Daniel J. Walther

Germany and ‘The West’: The History of a Modern Concept
Reviewed by Tuska Benes

Doctors of Empire: Medical and Cultural Encounters between Imperial Germany and Meiji Japan
Reviewed by Sarah Panzer

Excavating Nations: Archaeology, Museums and the German–Danish Borderlands
Reviewed by Kristin Poling

Machtvolle Verhandlungen: Zur Kulturgeschichte der deutschen Strafjustiz 1879–1924
Reviewed by Kenneth F. Ledford

Der Erste Weltkrieg und das Ende der Habsburgermonarchie 1914–1918
Reviewed by Holger Afflerbach

Heimat/Front: Geschlechtergeschichte/n des Ersten Weltkriegs in Österreich-Ungarn
Reviewed by Ke-chin Hsia

Catholicism and the Great War: Religion and Everyday Life in Germany and Austria-Hungary, 1914–1922
Reviewed by Kevin P. Spicer

The Science of Beauty: Culture and Cosmetics in Modern Germany, 1750–1930
Reviewed by Mary Jo Maynes

Friedrich Hielscher: Nationalrevolutionär, Widerständler, Heidenpriester
Reviewed by Thomas Rohkrämer

Stormtrooper Families: Homosexuality and Community in the Early Nazi Movement
Reviewed by Tiia Sahrakorpi

Wehrmacht Priests: Catholicism and the Nazi War of Annihilation
Militärseelsorge unter dem Hakenkreuz: Die katholische Feldpastoral 1939–1945
Reviewed by Patrick J. Houlihan

Hitler’s Shadow Empire: Nazi Economics and the Spanish Civil War
Reviewed by Wayne H. Bowen

French Colonial Soldiers in German Captivity during World War II
Reviewed by Timothy L. Schroer

The People’s Game: Football, State and Society in East Germany
Reviewed by Noyan Dinçkal

The People’s Own Landscape: Nature, Tourism and Dictatorship in East Germany
Reviewed by Thomas Fleischman

Jewish Histories of the Holocaust: Transnational Approaches
Reviewed by Tom Lawson

Diplomatie mit Gefühl: Vertrauen, Misstrauen und die Außenpolitik der Bundesrepublik Deutschland
Reviewed by Thomas W. Maulucci, Jr.

Küche, Kühlschrank, Kilowatt. Zur Geschichte des privaten Energiekonsums in Deutschland, 1945–1990
Reviewed by Sandra Chaney

West Germany and the Portuguese dictatorship: Between Cold War and Colonialism
Reviewed by Christiane Abele

Völkerfreundschaft nach Bedarf: Ausländische Arbeitskräfte in der Wahrnehmung von Staat und Bevölkerung der DDR
Reviewed by Kim Christian Priemel

Consumption and Violence: Radical Protest in Cold-War West Germany
Reviewed by Benjamin Möckel

Helmut Kohl’s Quest for Normality: His Representation of the German Nation and Himself
Reviewed by Eric Langenbacher

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