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German Historical Institute London Bulletin

 
 
 

Volume 43 (2021), No. 2

November Issue

See below for list of contents and links to individual articles

 
 

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CONTENTS

 

 

 

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An Empire of Shaming: Laughter as Identity Politics in Nazi Germany

– Martina Kessel

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The Realm of Cloacina? Excrement in London’s Eighteenth Century Waste Regime

– Franziska Neumann

30

 

 
Review Article

 

Democracy in Germany: Way of Life, Path to (Auto)Westernization, and Global Political Phenomenon

– Matthew Stibbe

57

Rethinking Locality and Social Change: Contributions to East– West German History

– Frank Kell

72

 

 

Book Reviews

 

Andreas Fahrmeir (ed.), Deutschland: Globalgeschichte einer Nation

– John Breuilly

82

Phyllis G. Jestice, Imperial Ladies of the Ottonian Dynasty: Women and Rule in Tenth-Century Germany

– Knut Görich

88

Peter Hess, Resisting Pluralization and Globalization in German Culture, 1490–1540: Visions of a Nation in Decline

– Thomas Ertl

94

Leigh T. I. Penman, The Lost History of Cosmopolitanism: The Early Modern Origins of the Intellectual Ideal

– Wolfgang E. J. Weber

98

Christoph Ketterer, To Meddle with Matters of State: Political Sermons in England, c.1660–c.1700

– Grant Tapsell

101

Jürgen Overhoff, Johann Bernhard Basedow (1724–1790): Aufklärer, Pädagoge, Menschenfreund. Eine Biografie / Robert B. Louden, Johann Bernhard Basedow and the Transformation of Modern Education: Educational Reform in the German Enlightenment

– Jana Kittelmann

106

Tobias Delfs, Die Dänisch-Englisch-Hallesche Indienmission des späten 18. Jahrhunderts: Alltag, Lebenswelt und Devianz

– Olga Witmer

111

Martin Kämpchen, Indo-German Exchanges in Education: Rabindranath Tagore Meets Paul and Edith Geheeb

– Razak Khan

116

Monica Black, A Demon-Haunted Land: Witches, Wonder Doctors, and the Ghosts of the Past in Post-WWII Germany

– Daniel Cowling

120

Joachim Schlör, Escaping Nazi Germany: One Woman’s Emigration from Heilbronn to England

– Sarah Schwab

125

Dora Osborne, What Remains: The Post-Holocaust Archive in German Memory Culture

– Annika Wellmann

130

 

 

Conference Reports

 

The Politics of Old Age: Old People and Ageing in British and European History (Middle Ages to the Present)

– Christina von Hodenberg

136

 

 

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