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German Historical Institute London Bulletin
Vol 39 (2017), No. 2

 

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CONTENTS

Articles

The History of the Idea of Lehnswesen (Susan Reynolds) 3
National Expectations and Transnational Infrastructure: The Media, Global News Coverage, and International Relations in the Age of High Imperialism (Dominik Geppert) 21

Review Article

Zukunftsweltmusik: Between Krautrock, Kraftwerk, and Sounds of (Other)Worldly ‘Germanness’ (Marlene Schrijnders) 43

Book Reviews

Stefanie Schild, Der Investiturstreit in England (Robert Houghton) 54
Jennifer Bain, Hildegard of Bingen and Musical Reception: The Modern Revival of a Medieval Composer (Stefan Morent) 59
Philip N. Haberkern, Patron Saint and Prophet: Jan Hus in the Bohemian and German Reformations (Armin Kohnle and Eike Thomsen) 63
David Scott Gehring (ed.), Diplomatic Intelligence on the Holy Roman Empire and Denmark during the Reigns of Elizabeth I and James VI: Three Treatises (Hannes Ziegler) 69
Graham Jefcoate, Deutsche Drucker und Buchhändler in London 1680–1811: Strukturen und Bedeutung des deutschen Anteils am englischen Buchhandel (Michael Schaich) 73
Ulrich L. Lehner, The Catholic Enlightenment: The Forgotten History of a Global Movement (Thomas Wallnig) 80
Jan Rüger, Heligoland: Britain, Germany, and the Struggle for the North Sea (Dieter Langewiesche) 84
Bradley W. Hart, George Pitt-Rivers and the Nazis (Bernhard Dietz) 89
Greg Eghigian, The Corrigible and the Incorrigible: Science, Medicine, and the Convict in Twentieth-Century Germany (Anne Gnausch) 94
Cornelius Torp, Gerechtigkeit im Wohlfahrtsstaat: Alter und Alters sicherung in Deutschland und Großbritannien von 1945 bis heute (Bernhard Rieger) 99
Barbara Marshall, Die deutsche Vereinigung in Akademia: West- und Ostdeutsche im Gründungsprozess der Universität Potsdam (Ilko-Sascha Kowalczuk) 104

Conference Reports

Competitors and Companions: Britons and Germans in the World (Tobias Becker) 109
The Divided Nation: German–German History 1945–1990 (Victoria Thum) 113
Moralizing Commerce in a Globalizing World: Multidisciplinary Approaches to a History of Economic Conscience, 1600–1900 (Alexandra Gittermann) 117

Noticeboard

123

Library News

Recent Acquisitions 132