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German Historical Institute London Bulletin

Vol 36 (2014), No. 1

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Prussia and the Holy Roman Empire 1700–40 (Peter H. Wilson)3

Review Article

How to Domesticate the History of a King: Reflections on the ‘Friederisiko’ Project (Eckhart Hellmuth)49

Book Reviews

Katrin Beyer, Witz und Ironie in der politischen Kultur Englands im Hochmittelalter: Interaktionen und Imaginationen (Stephen Mossman)61
John R. Davis, Stefan Manz, and Margrit Schulte Beerbühl (eds.), Transnational Networks: German Migrants in the British Empire, 1670–1914 (Angela Schwarz)66
Avi Lifschitz, Language and Enlightenment: The Berlin Debates of the Eighteenth Century (Iwan-Michelangelo d’Aprile)71
Oliver Zimmer, Remaking the Rhythms of Life: German Communities in the Age of the Nation-State (Friedrich Lenger)76
Perry Myers, German Visions of India, 1871–1918: Commandeering the Holy Ganges during the Kaiserreich (Douglas T. McGetchin)82
David S. Bird, Nazi Dreamtime: Australian Enthusiasts for Hitler’s Germany ;
Andrew Francis, ‘To Be Truly British We Must Be Anti-German’: New Zealand, Enemy Aliens and the Great War Experience, 1914–1919 (Daniel Marc Segesser)
Benjamin Ziemann, Contested Commemorations: Republican War Veterans and Weimar Political Culture (Christoph Nübel)95
Moritz Föllmer, Individuality and Modernity in Berlin: Self and Society from Weimar to the Wall (Joseph Ben Prestel)100
Jost Hermand, Culture in Dark Times: Nazi Fascism, Inner Emigration, and Exile (Anselm Heinrich)105
Steve Hochstadt, Exodus to Shanghai: Stories of Escape from the Third Reich ;
Bei Gao, Shanghai Sanctuary: Chinese and Japanese Policy toward European Jewish Refugees during World War II (Thoralf Klein)
Christoph Laucht, Elemental Germans: Klaus Fuchs, Rudolf Peierls and the Making of British Nuclear Culture 1939–59 (Dieter Hoffmann)116
Anne Fuchs, After the Dresden Bombing: Pathways of Memory, 1945 to the Present (Jörg Arnold)120
Mike Dennis and Jonathan Grix, Sport under Communism: Behind the East German ‘Miracle’ (Uta Balbier)125

Conference Reports

Cooperation and Empire (Tamara Braun)131
Magna Carta 1215: History and Myth (Christopher Kast)138
Medieval History Seminar (Matthew Champion and Julia Crispin)142
Swan Songs? Reconsidering the Death of Industrial Britain (ca. 1970–90) (Jörg Arnold)148
The World During the First World War: Perceptions, Experiences, and Consequences (Larissa Schmid)153
Eleventh Workshop on Early Modern Central European History (Martin Christ)160
The Consumer on the Home Front: Second World War Civilian Consumption in Comparative Perspective (Jan Logemann)164



Library News

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