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Dániel Margócsy, “Commercial Visions: Science, Trade, and Visual Culture in the Dutch Golden Age” NEW
New Books in European Studies 1 Week, 2 Days, 4 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
[Cross-posted from New Books in Science, Technology, and Society] Dániel Margócsy’s beautiful new book opens with a trip to Amsterdam by Baron Zacharias Conrad von Uffenbach, and closes with a shopping spree by Peter the...
John Lloyd and Cristina Marconi, “Reporting the EU: News, Media and the European Institutions “ NEW
New Books in European Studies 1 Week, 6 Days, 4 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
How those within the Brussels Beltway in the EU institutions must pine for the simple days of the past. Not only was the European project in itself far less contested, but the nature of the journalism surrounding the EU was also far more accommodatin...
Rachel Mesch, “Having It All in the Belle Epoque: How French Women’s Magazines Invented the Modern Woman” NEW
New Books in European Studies 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
[Cross-posted from New Books in French Studies] Rachel Mesch‘s new book, Having It All in the Belle Epoque: How French Women’s Magazines Invented the Modern Woman (Stanford University Press, 2013), is a fascinating study of...
Todd H. Weir, “Secularism and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Germany: The Rise of the Fourth Confession” NEW
New Books in European Studies 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 2 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
[Cross-posted from New Books in History]  If you look up the word “secular” in just about about any English-language dictionary, you’ll find that the word denotes, among other things, something that is not religious. This...
Matthew Carr, “Fortress Europe: Dispatches from a Gated Continent” NEW
New Books in European Studies 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
From London to Rome, Paris to Stockholm, there is no other contemporary issue that can move the general public’s political needle quite so quickly as immigration. In the seas between Libya and Malta, Tunisia and Italy, hundreds risk the crossin...
Mark Corner, “The European Union: An Introduction” NEW
New Books in European Studies 2 Months, 2 Days, 9 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Some say it should be a loose collection of sovereign nation states; others say it should aspire to be a kind of super-nation state itself. Or is it, in truth, a messy but workable mixture of a number of extremes, ideals and concepts? These are the t...
Daniel Lee, “Pétain’s Jewish Children: French Jewish Youth and the Vichy Regime, 1940-1942″ NEW
New Books in European Studies 2 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
[Cross-posted from New Books in French Studies] Daniel Lee‘s new book, Pétain’s Jewish Children: French Jewish Youth and the Vichy Regime, 1940-1942 (Oxford University Press, 2014) is highly compelling in its breadth...
Thomas Kohut, “A German Generation: An Experiential History of the Twentieth Century” NEW
New Books in European Studies 2 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 9 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
[Cross-posted from New Books in Psychoanalysis] Germans belonging to the generation born at the turn of the twentieth century endured staggering losses, many of which became difficult to mourn or even acknowledge: their parents in World War I, f...
Rebecca Rogers, “A Frenchwoman’s Imperial Story: Madame Luce in Nineteenth-Century Algeria” NEW
New Books in European Studies 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 10 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
[Cross-posted from New Books in Biography] In the early 1830s, the French school teacher Eugénie Luce migrated to Algeria. A decade later, she was a major force in the debates around educational practices there, insisting that n...
Anson Rabinbach and Sander Gilman, eds., “The Third Reich Sourcebook” NEW
New Books in European Studies 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
[Cross-posted from New Books in Intellectual History] Primary source readers represent an unusual historical genre. Unlike editions, their aim is not to enable the reader to hear, as clearly as possible, the voice of a single historical personage or...
Jonathan Swarts, “Constructing Neoliberalism: Economic Transformation in Anglo-American Democracies” NEW
New Books in European Studies 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
[Cross-posted from New Books in Journalism]  The new book, Constructing Neoliberalism: Economic Transformation in Anglo-American Democracies (University of Toronto Press, 2013) shows how political elites in Britain, New Zeala...
Michael Osborne, “The Emergence of Tropical Medicine in France” NEW
New Books in European Studies 3 Months, 6 Days, 17 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
[Cross-posted from New Books in Science, Technology and Society] In The Emergence of Tropical Medicine in France (University of Chicago Press, 2014), Michael Osborne offers a new way to think about and practice the history of...
John Tresch, “The Romantic Machine: Utopian Science and Technology after Napoleon” NEW
New Books in European Studies 3 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
[Cross-posted from New Books in Science, Technology, and Society] John Tresch’s beautiful new book charts a series of transformations that collectively ushered in a new cosmology in the Paris of the early-mid nineteenth century. ...
Daryn Lehoux, “What Did the Romans Know?: An Inquiry into Science and Worldmaking” NEW
New Books in European Studies 4 Months, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
[Cross-posted from New Books in Science, Technology, and Society] Daryn Lehoux’s new book will forever change the way you think about garlic and magnets. What Did the Romans Know?: An Inquiry into Science and Worldmaking (Univers...
Helene Snee, “A Cosmopolitan Journey?: Difference, Distinction and Identity Work in Gap Year Travel” NEW
New Books in European Studies 4 Months, 6 Days, 10 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
[Cross-posted from New Books in Critical Theory] Helene Snee, a researcher at the University of Manchester, has written an excellent new book that should be essential reading for anyone interested in the modern world. The book uses the exam...
Melanie C. Hawthorne, “Finding the Woman Who Didn’t Exist: The Curious Life of Gisèle d’Estoc” NEW
New Books in European Studies 4 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
[Cross-posted from New Books in Biography] “Why write the biography of a nobody?” That is the question with which Melanie C. Hawthorne begins Finding the Woman Who Didn’t Exist: The Curious Life of Gisèle...
David B. Dennis, “Inhumanities: Nazi Interpretations of Western Culture” NEW
New Books in European Studies 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 10 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
[Cross-posted from New Books in History] I occasionally teach Western Civilization and you may have taken it in college. We all know the drill: Greeks-Romans-Dark Ages-Middle Ages-Renaissance-Reformation-Scientific Revolution-Enlightenment-Romanticis...
David N. Livingstone, “Dealing with Darwin: Place, Politics, and Rhetoric in Religious Engagements with Evolution” NEW
New Books in European Studies 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 7 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
[Cross-posted from New Books in Science, Technology, and Society] David N. Livingstone’s new book traces the processes by which communities of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries that shared the same Scottish C...
John L. Campbell and Ove K. Pedersen, “The National Origins of Policy Ideas: Knowledge Regimes in the United States, France, Germany, and Denmark” NEW
New Books in European Studies 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 12 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
[Cross-posted from New Books in Political Science] John L. Campbell and Ove K. Pedersen are the authors of The National Origins of Policy Ideas: Knowledge Regimes in the United States, France, Germany, and Denmark (...
Joe Moran, “Armchair Nation: An Intimate History of Britain in Front of the TV” NEW
New Books in European Studies 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
The social and cultural historian Joe Moran, Professor of English and Cultural History at Liverpool John Moores University, UK is interested in the everyday moments between great events. In his books Queuing for Beginners: The Story of Daily Lif...