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The Berlin Wall Is Built

On August 13, 1961, Berlin woke up to a shock: the East German Army had begun construction on the infamous Berlin Wall. The Wall was initially constructed in the middle of Berlin, and expanded over the following months. It entirely cut off West Berlin from the surrounding East Germany, prohibiting East Germans to pass into West […]

Has Germany’s turn away from nuclear power been a mistake?

By Dolores L. Augustine, author of Taking on Technocracy: Nuclear Power in Germany, 1945 to the Present.   Energy policy has recently gained a good deal of public attention. “Germany, as far as I’m concerned, is captive to Russia because it’s getting so much of its energy from Russia,” President Trump argued at the NATO […]

Berghahn Books is attending the GSA 2017 conference

We are delighted to inform you that we will be attending the annual German Studies Association conference in Atlanta, Georgia, on October 5th-8th, 2017. Please stop by our stand to browse our latest selection of books at discounted prices & pick up some free journal samples. We are happy to invite you to join Berghahn […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Fall of the Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall was both the physical division between West Berlin and East Germany from 1961 to 1989 and the symbolic boundary between democracy and Communism during the Cold War. The Berlin Wall was erected in the dead of night and for 28 years kept East Germans from fleeing to the West. The fall of the […]

Hot Off the Presses – New Journal Issues Published in September & October

Anthropology in Action: Journal for Applied Anthropology in Policy and Practice Volume 22, Number 2 This issue features articles focusing on issues related to the Research Excellence Framework, the impact agenda, and debates surrounding open access. On December 18 2014, the results of the U.K.’s Research Excellence Framework (REF) evaluation exercise were released. This was […]

Berghahn Books at the GSA 2015 Conference!

We are delighted to inform you that we will be attending the annual German Studies Association conference in Washington D.C., on October 1-4, 2015. Please stop by our stand to browse our latest selection of books at discounted prices & pick up some free journal samples. If you are unable to attend, we would like […]

Simulated Shelves: Browse June 2015 New Books

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Genocide Studies, History, Medical Anthropology, Museum Studies, Social Anthropology, Sociology, and Urban Studies, along with a selection of our New in Paperback titles.   We are especially excited to announce the publication of New Imaginaries, edited and translated […]

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day, established by the United Nations General Assembly, is an international memorial day on 27 January commemorating the victims of the Holocaust. It commemorates the genocide that resulted in the death of an estimated 6 million Jews, 1 million Gypsies, 250,000 mentally and physically disabled people, and 9,000 homosexual men by the Nazi […]