Social History, Popular Culture, and Politics in Germany

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26. Cover image for 'Consumption and Violence'
Radical Protest in Cold-War West Germany
Alexander Sedlmaier
Reveals the relationship between the rise of political violence in West Germany to the unprecedented growth of consumption
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26. Cover image for 'Consumption and Violence'
Radical Protest in Cold-War West Germany
Alexander Sedlmaier
Reveals the relationship between the rise of political violence in West Germany to the unprecedented growth of consumption
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26. Cover image for 'Consumption and Violence'
Radical Protest in Cold-War West Germany
Alexander Sedlmaier
Reveals the relationship between the rise of political violence in West Germany to the unprecedented growth of consumption
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State Enterprises in East German Society
Sandrine Kott
A thoughtful examination of how communism was instituted, debated, and “lived” in the workplaces and in state enterprises of East Germany
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Television and the Cold War in the German Democratic Republic
Heather L. Gumbert

The first examination in English of East German television during the early Cold War

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Television and the Cold War in the German Democratic Republic
Heather L. Gumbert

The first examination in English of East German television during the early Cold War

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Nature, Tourism, and Dictatorship in East Germany
Scott Moranda

An exploration of East German tourist practices of the 1970s and 1980s provides new insight into the country’s environmental politics

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Nature, Tourism, and Dictatorship in East Germany
Scott Moranda
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Culture and Politics in Göttingen between the World Wars
David Imhoof

Local cultural activities played a key role in altering Germany’s political landscape between the world wars

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Culture and Politics in Göttingen between the World Wars
David Imhoof
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31. Cover image for 'German Literature on the Middle East'
Discourses and Practices, 1000-1989
Nina Berman

An investigation of Germany and the Middle East through literary sources, in the context of social, economic, and political practices

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Discourses and Practices, 1000-1989
Nina Berman

An investigation of Germany and the Middle East through literary sources, in the context of social, economic, and political practices

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33. Cover image for 'Africa in Translation'
A History of Colonial Linguistics in Germany and Beyond, 1814-1945
Sara Pugach
A strong and thoughtful study of Afrikanistik's role in the construction of racialist knowledge in Germany
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A History of Colonial Linguistics in Germany and Beyond, 1814-1945
Sara Pugach
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34. Cover image for 'Dueling Students'
Conflict, Masculinity, and Politics in German Universities, 1890-1914
Lisa Fetheringill Zwicker
Student life and political perspectives at Wilhelmine universities
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35. Cover image for 'Franz Radziwill and the Contradictions of German Art History, 1919-45'
James A. van Dyke
An exploration of the career of Franz Radziwill, investigating the question of art in a Nazi context
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36. Cover image for 'The Golem Returns'
From German Romantic Literature to Global Jewish Culture, 1808-2008
Cathy S. Gelbin

Exploring the role of the golem in the formation of modern Jewish culture

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37. Cover image for 'Weimar through the Lens of Gender'
Prostitution Reform, Woman's Emancipation, and German Democracy, 1919-33
Julia Roos
Exploring the social and political struggles over prostitution reform in the Weimar Republic
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37. Cover image for 'Weimar through the Lens of Gender'
Prostitution Reform, Woman's Emancipation, and German Democracy, 1919-33
Julia Roos
Exploring the social and political struggles over prostitution reform in the Weimar Republic
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Normality, Deviance, and Criminal Violence in Weimar Berlin
Sace Elder

Examining the social effects of criminal investigation in Weimar-era Berlin

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Normality, Deviance, and Criminal Violence in Weimar Berlin
Sace Elder

Examining the social effects of criminal investigation in Weimar-era Berlin

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Society, Culture, and Territory in the Saxon-Bohemian Borderlands, 1870-1946
Caitlin E. Murdock
An intriguing study of a fluid cross-border area over several decades
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Society, Culture, and Territory in the Saxon-Bohemian Borderlands, 1870-1946
Caitlin E. Murdock
An intriguing study of a fluid cross-border area over several decades
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40. Cover image for 'After the Nazi Racial State'
Difference and Democracy in Germany and Europe
Rita Chin, Heide Fehrenbach, Geoff Eley, and Atina Grossmann

An investigation of the concept of "race" in post-Nazi Germany

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Difference and Democracy in Germany and Europe
Rita Chin, Heide Fehrenbach, Geoff Eley, and Atina Grossmann

An investigation of the concept of "race" in post-Nazi Germany

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41. Cover image for 'Work, Race, and the Emergence of Radical Right Corporatism in Imperial Germany'
Dennis Sweeney

An examination of the relationship between labor relations and public life in the Saar river valley that traces the wider political-ideological changes of the era

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41. Cover image for 'Work, Race, and the Emergence of Radical Right Corporatism in Imperial Germany'
Dennis Sweeney

An examination of the relationship between labor relations and public life in the Saar river valley that traces the wider political-ideological changes of the era

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42. Cover image for 'Ethnic Drag'
Performing Race, Nation, Sexuality in West Germany
Katrin Sieg
An exploration of the West German attempt to repress and refashion concepts of "race" after the Holocaust
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43. Cover image for 'The German Patient'
Crisis and Recovery in Postwar Culture
Jennifer M. Kapczynski

A fascinating study of disease as a trope in German debates about the Nazi past

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Crisis and Recovery in Postwar Culture
Jennifer M. Kapczynski

A fascinating study of disease as a trope in German debates about the Nazi past

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Crisis and Recovery in Postwar Culture
Jennifer M. Kapczynski

A fascinating study of disease as a trope in German debates about the Nazi past

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44. Cover image for 'Neither German nor Pole'
Catholicism and National Indifference in a Central European Borderland
James E. Bjork

A unique study of the importance of religious identification in a multi-national region

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Catholicism and National Indifference in a Central European Borderland

A unique study of the importance of religious identification in a multi-national region

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45. Cover image for 'Topographies of Class'
Modern Architecture and Mass Society in Weimar Berlin
Sabine Hake

The first interdisciplinary exploration of the cultural architecture of Weimar Berlin

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Modern Architecture and Mass Society in Weimar Berlin
Sabine Hake

The first interdisciplinary exploration of the cultural architecture of Weimar Berlin

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Modern Architecture and Mass Society in Weimar Berlin
Sabine Hake

The first interdisciplinary exploration of the cultural architecture of Weimar Berlin

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46. Cover image for 'Socialist Modern'
East German Everyday Culture and Politics
Katherine Pence & Paul Betts, editors
Explores the ways in which modernity shaped the relationship between socialist state and society in East Germany
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Paper 2007 $31.95 Available Add Paper for "Socialist Modern" to Cart
47. Cover image for 'The Politics of Sociability'
Freemasonry and German Civil Society, 1840-1918
Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann
The first cultural and political history of German Freemasonry in the 19th and early 20th centuries
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Freemasonry and German Civil Society, 1840-1918
Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann
The first cultural and political history of German Freemasonry in the 19th and early 20th centuries
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48. Cover image for 'Work and Play'
The Production and Consumption of Toys in Germany, 1870-1914
David D. Hamlin
Explores the history of the German toy industry and the role of toys and play in the evolution of a bourgeois German lifestyle
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49. Cover image for 'The Cosmopolitan Screen (Between the Local and the Global: Revisiting Sites of Postwar German Cinema)'
German Cinema and the Global Imaginary, 1945 to the Present
Stephan K. Schindler and Lutz Koepnick, Editors
Explores German cinema's enthusiasm for and anxiety about the blurring of postwar cultural boundaries
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50. Cover image for 'Germans on Drugs'
The Complications of Modernization in Hamburg
Robert P. Stephens
The first history of German drug culture in the psychedelic age
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Social History, Popular Culture, and Politics in Germany is a showcase for the best work in German Studies across the disciplines, drawing cutting-edge scholarship from the fields of history, cultural and literary studies, visual culture and film. It seeks to address central questions of the history of German-speaking cultures with no restrictions of period, approach, or region/locale. The series is aimed at the points of intersection of history, culture, and political possibility, offering a venue for the best of recent research and discussion.

Social History, Popular Culture, and Politics in Germany

Social History, Popular Culture, and Politics in Germany is a showcase for the best work in German Studies across the disciplines, drawing cutting-edge scholarship from the fields of history, cultural and literary studies, visual culture and film. It seeks to address central questions of the history of German-speaking cultures with no restrictions of period, approach, or region/locale. The series is aimed at the points of intersection of history, culture, and political possibility, offering a venue for the best of recent research and discussion.


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Kathleen Canning, Dept. of History, University of Michigan

Editorial Board
Kerstin Barndt, Dept. of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan

Rita Chin, Dept. of History, University of Michigan

Tracie Matysik, Dept. of History, University of Texas - Austin

Elizabeth Otto, Dept. of Visual Studies, University at Buffalo

Uta Poiger, Dept. of History, Northeastern University

Helmut Puff, Dept. of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan

Mark Roseman, Dept. of History, Indiana University, Bloomington

Eli Rubin, Dept. of History, Western Michigan University

Annemarie H. Sammartino, Dept. of History, Oberlin College

Scott Spector, Dept. of History and Dept. of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan

Tara Zahra, Dept. of History, University of Chicago

Andrew Zimmerman, Dept. of History, George Washington University

Series Editor

Kathleen Canning, Dept. of History, University of Michigan

Editorial Board
Kerstin Barndt, Dept. of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan

Rita Chin, Dept. of History, University of Michigan

Tracie Matysik, Dept. of History, University of Texas - Austin

Elizabeth Otto, Dept. of Visual Studies, University at Buffalo

Uta Poiger, Dept. of History, Northeastern University

Helmut Puff, Dept. of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan

Mark Roseman, Dept. of History, Indiana University, Bloomington

Eli Rubin, Dept. of History, Western Michigan University

Annemarie H. Sammartino, Dept. of History, Oberlin College

Scott Spector, Dept. of History and Dept. of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan

Tara Zahra, Dept. of History, University of Chicago

Andrew Zimmerman, Dept. of History, George Washington University


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Authors interested in submitting their work for possible publication in the series are requested to send materials as email attachments rather than via postal mail. Please send a message plus attachments to the Press editor for the series, Christopher Dreyer, mikage@umich.edu

Kindly include a prospectus, c.v., table of contents, and three sample chapters, preferably the first three chapters of the work.

Submissions

Authors interested in submitting their work for possible publication in the series are requested to send materials as email attachments rather than via postal mail. Please send a message plus attachments to the Press editor for the series, Christopher Dreyer, mikage@umich.edu

Kindly include a prospectus, c.v., table of contents, and three sample chapters, preferably the first three chapters of the work.


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