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Monthly Archives September 2016

Gandhi’s Charisma

The following is an excerpt from the chapter “A New Kind of Force: Examining Charisma in the Light of Gandhi’s Moral Authority” by Dilip Simeon (Chapter 1 from Charismatic Leadership and Social Movements: The Revolutionary Power of Ordinary Men and Women, edited by Jan Willem Stutje).

Visit Berghahn Booth at GSA 2016 conference

  We are delighted to inform you that we will be attending fortieth annual German Studies Association conference in San Diego, CA on Sept. 29-Oct. 2, 2016. Please stop by our stand to browse our latest selection of books at discounted prices & pick up some free journal samples. We are especially happy to invite […]

Celebrating World Tourism Day

  September 27th is World Tourism Day! #WTD2016 The purpose of this day is to raise awareness on the role of tourism within the international community and to demonstrate how it affects social, cultural, political and economic values worldwide. With this in mind we present below a selection of relevant titles, and a 25% discount […]

The Capitol Building (Under Construction)

By Michael Minkenberg  The Capitol Building is in the midst of a $60 million renovation project, the first time work has been done on the iconic dome in fifty years. The renovation will be completed by January 2017, for the next presidential inauguration, but it is safe to say the inner workings of the building […]

Visit the Berghahn Books Stand at Historikertag 2016

    We are pleased to inform you that we will be attending the 51st Historikertag in Hamburg, Germany from 20th-23rd September, 2016. Please stop by our stand, HOF15,  to browse our latest selection of titles at discounted prices and pick up some free journal samples. If you are unable to attend, we would like to provide […]

At the Threshold of Modernity: Vienna’s pivotal years in the 1870s

by Ulrich E. Bach From the digital perspective of today, visual media reproduced in 19th century publications often appear quaint if not antiquated. To be sure, daguerreotypes and photographs could already capture cityscapes, but due to technological limitations, these reproductions were too static and timeless in order to represent contemporary life in newspapers. The busy everyday […]

Berghahn Journals: New Issues Published in August

The Rowdy Boy & the Deviant Girl: Constructing Youth in Munich, 1942-1973

by Martin Kalb I did not anticipate that I would focus on images or constructs of youth in Munich. My research was originally tied to denazification in Nuremberg, later Bavaria more broadly. That interest took shape as I was working in the Stadtarchiv City Archive in Nuremberg for several months, and while I was helping […]