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Mark Corner, “The European Union: An Introduction” NEW
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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 Weeks, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 2 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
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[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 Weeks, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 54 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 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 15 Hours, 35 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 1 Month, 6 Hours, 55 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 1 Month, 1 Week, 4 Days, 13 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 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 13 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 2 Months, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 41 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 2 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 16 Hours, 54 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 2 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 15 Hours, 10 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 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 17 Hours, 6 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 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 13 Hours, 24 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 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 24 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 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 19 Hours, 35 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...
Alice Conklin, “In the Museum of Man: Race, Anthropology, and Empire in France, 1850-1950″ NEW
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[Cross-posted with permission from Jonathan Judaken's Counterpoint on WKNO in Memphis]. Host Jonathan Judaken and author Alice Conklin discuss the thorny relationship between science, society, and empire at the high water mark of Frenc...
Andrew Demshuk, “The Lost German East: Forced Migration and the Politics of Memory, 1945-1970″ NEW
New Books in European Studies 3 Months, 10 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
[Cross-posted from New Books in History] At the close of the Second World War, the Allies expelled several million Germans from the eastern portion of the former Reich. Thanks to the work of many historians, we know quite a bit about Allied...
Michael Bryant, “Eyewitness to Genocide: The Operation Reinhard Death Camp Trials, 1955-1966″ NEW
New Books in European Studies 3 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
[Cross-posted from New Books in Genocide Studies]  My marginal comment, recorded at the end of the chapter on the Belzec trial in Michael Bryant‘s fine new book Eyewitness to Genocide: The Operation Reinhard Death Camp Trial...
Ari Joskowicz, “The Modernity of Others: Jewish Anti-Catholicism in Germany and France” NEW
New Books in European Studies 3 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
[Cross-posted from New Books in Intellectual History] In 1873, the German scientist Rudolf Virchow declared in Parliament that liberals were locked in a Kulturkampf, a “culture war” with the forces of Catholicism, which he...
Dr. Craig Martin, “Subverting Aristotle: Religion, History, and Philosophy in Early Modern Science” NEW
New Books in European Studies 3 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
[Cross-posted from New Books in Science, Technology, and Society] Craig Martin’s new book carefully traces religious arguments for and against Aristotelianism from the eleventh through the eighteenth centuries. Based on a close readin...