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German Historical Institute London Bulletin
Vol 34 (2012), No. 2


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Artistic Encounters: British Perspectives on Bavaria and Saxony in the Vormärz (Hannelore Putz) 3
‘De-Industrialization’: A Research Project on the Societal History of Economic Change in Britain (1970-90) (Jörg Arnold) 34

Review Article

The Hidden Transcript: The Deformation of the Self in Germany’s Dictatorial Regimes (Bernd Weisbrod) 61

Book Reviews

David Rollason, Conrad Leyser, and Hannah Williams (eds.), England and the Continent in the Tenth Century: Studies in Honour of Wilhelm Levison (1876-1947) (Benjamin Pohl) 73
Craig Koslofsky, Evening’s Empire: A History of the Night in Early Modern Europe (Andreas Bähr) 78
Jerrold Seigel, Modernity and Bourgeois Life: Society, Politics, and Culture in England, France and Germany since 1750 (Andreas Fahrmeir) 84
Frank Lorenz Müller, Our Fritz: Emperor Frederick III and the Political Culture of Imperial Germany (Martin Kohlrausch) 89
Anne Friedrichs, Das Empire als Aufgabe des Historikers. Historiographie in imperialen Nationalstaaten: Großbritannien und Frankreich 1919-1968 (Roger Chickering) 94
J. A. S. Grenville, The Jews and Germans of Hamburg: The Destruction of a Civilization 1790-1945 (Moshe Zimmermann) 97
Ian Kershaw, The End: Hitler’s Germany, 1944-45 (Lothar Kettenacker) 103
Antje Robrecht, ‘Diplomaten in Hemdsärmeln?’ Auslands korrespondenten als Akteure in den deutsch-britischen Beziehungen 1945-1962 (Christian Haase) 107

Conference Reports

Diverging Paths? Conservatism in Britain and West Germany from the 1960s to the 1980s (Janosch Steuwer) 111
Ruptures and Linkages: Biography and History in the South (Heike Liebau, Achim von Oppen, Sophie Roche, and Silke Strickrodt) 118
The War of the Spanish Succession: New Perspectives (Matthias Pohlig and Michael Schaich) 126
Education in Lebanon during the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: A Catalyst for Multiple Modernities? (Julia Hauser, Christine Lindner, and Esther Möller) 134
Poverty in Modern Europe: Micro-Perspectives on the Formation of the Welfare State in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Daniela Heinisch) 140
ZOV Tracksuit Traitors: East German Elite Athletes on the Run (Jutta Braun and René Wiese) 147

Library News

Recent Acquisitions 156