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Monthly Archives May 2013

Viennese Modernism from an Interdisciplinary Perspective

The Viennese Café and Fin-de-Siècle Culture was published in January 2013 by Berghahn Books. In the statement below, the editors explain the rationale for the collection. 

New Perspectives on World War II and Central Europe

Territorial Revisionism and the Allies of Germany in the Second World War: Goals, Expectations, Practices is a collection of essays edited by Marina Cattaruzza, Stefan Dyroff, and Dieter  Langewiesche, and published by Berghahn Books in December 2012. In this blog post, the editors explain how the collection sheds new light on our understanding of Germany’s European allies […]

Three Case Studies from the Award-Winning Nature of the Miracle Years

Nature of the Miracle Years: Conservation in West Germany, 1945-1975 by Sandra Chaney, appeared in paperback in August 2012. In the post below, the author discusses the three case studies that form the backbone of the book. Berghahn Books is proud to draw attention once more to Nature of the Miracle Years, which won the  Choice Award […]

Will “the real Vienna” please stand up?

Anne Marie Scholz’s From Fidelity to History: Film Adaptations as Cultural Events was published by Berghahn Books in April 2013. In what follows, Scholz discusses the experience of touring Vienna and seeing parts of the city made famous by The Third Man.  _____________________________ The still on the cover of my book—from the 1949 British/U.S. co-production The Third […]

Hot Off the Presses – New Journal Releases for April/May

Historical Reflections Volume 39, Number 1, Spring 2013 Featuring writing on the ideas of Claude Langlois, specifically his work concentrated on women, religion, and the French Revolution. Transfers Volume 3, Number 1, Spring 2013 Special section on Media and Mobility, featuring articles on interactions between physical movement and communicational media. Projections Volume 7, Number 1, […]