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Cultural Studies

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Ethnic Drag

Performing Race, Nation, Sexuality in West Germany

An exploration of the West German attempt to repress and refashion concepts of "race" after the Holocaust

White Rebels in Black

German Appropriation of Black Popular Culture

Investigates the appropriation of black popular culture as a symbol of rebellion in postwar Germany

Cosmopolitanisms and the Jews

The first conceptual history of the development and evolution of the image of Jews and Jewish participation in modern German-speaking cosmopolitanist thought


Three-Way Street

Jews, Germans, and the Transnational

Tracing Germany’s significance as an essential crossroads and incubator for modern Jewish culture

An Emotional State

The Politics of Emotion in Postwar West German Culture

Reveals the extent of Germany’s emotional responses in the postwar period, challenging persistent paradigms

Projecting History

German Nonfiction Cinema, 1967-2000

The intersection between social, historical, and political developments in Germany and the emergence of a nonfiction mode of film production

Socialist Modern

East German Everyday Culture and Politics

Explores the ways in which modernity shaped the relationship between socialist state and society in East Germany

German Pop Culture

How "American" Is It?

An incisive study of the impact of American culture on modern German society

The Challenge of Modernity

German Social and Cultural Studies, 1890-1960

A collection of work in translation by the celebrated, influential German historian Adelheid von Saldern

Exclusionary Violence

Antisemitic Riots in Modern German History

A comprehensive examination of pre-Nazi violence against Jews in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Germany

That Was the Wild East

Film Culture, Unification, and the "New" Germany

An illuminating exploration of the cultural politics of the East-West unification and its subsequent impact upon German filmmaking

Shifting Memories

The Nazi Past in the New Germany

A long look at how contemporary Germany is remembering the Holocaust

The Imperialist Imagination

German Colonialism and Its Legacy

The first anthology of essays to address colonial and postcolonial issues in German history, culture, and literature

West Germany under Construction

Politics, Society, and Culture in the Adenauer Era

Collects important recent essays in a critical reexamination of the Federal Republic's early history

Jews, Germans, Memory

Reconstructions of Jewish Life in Germany

Assesses the past, present, and future of German-Jewish relations in light of recent political charges and the opening up of historical resources