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Gender Studies

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Queer Livability

German Sexual Sciences and Life Writing

Reveals how queer and trans life writers use narrative strategies to create the possibility for a livable queer life

Marking Modern Movement

Dance and Gender in the Visual Imagery of the Weimar Republic

The dynamics between gender and body in Weimar Germany explored through images and case studies

Sex between Body and Mind

Psychoanalysis and Sexology in the German-speaking World, 1890s-1930s

A groundbreaking cross-disciplinary account of how sex became an object of scientific study in modernity

Not Straight from Germany

Sexual Publics and Sexual Citizenship since Magnus Hirschfeld

Investigates the role of sex and sexuality in early 20th-century German culture, and how this past continues to shape the present

Passing Illusions

Jewish Visibility in Weimar Germany

Challenges the notion that Weimar Jews sought to be invisible or indistinguishable from other Germans by “passing” as non-Jews


The New Woman International

Representations in Photography and Film from the 1870s through the 1960s

An international picture of New Woman in film and photography

Growing Up Female in Nazi Germany

The first English-language account of the girls' division of the Hitler Youth

Other Germans

Black Germans and the Politics of Race, Gender, and Memory in the Third Reich

Tells the story, through analysis and oral history, of a nearly forgotten minority under Hitler's regime

State of Virginity

Gender, Religion, and Politics in an Early Modern Catholic State

An important contribution to the historical study of sexuality and the growing feminist literature on the state

Gender in Transition

Discourse and Practice in German-Speaking Europe 1750-1830

The historical influence of gender on German society and change

Character Is Destiny

The Autobiography of Alice Salomon

An autobiography by the famous Alice Salomon--the German Jane Addams

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

Cities, Sin, and Social Reform in Imperial Germany

An important examination of the colorful histories of urbanization and social reform in Imperial Germany

Anna Seghers

The Mythic Dimension

A fascinating study of one of the greatest German woman writers of the twentieth century

Staging Philanthropy

Patriotic Women and the National Imagination in Dynastic Germany, 1813-1916

Patriotic Women and the National Imagination in Dynastic Germany, 1813-1916

Truth to Tell

German Women's Autobiographies and Turn-of-the-Century Culture

What did "woman" mean at the fin-de-siècle?

Triumph of the Fatherland

German Unification and the Marginalization of Women

Tells the story of the women who fought for a voice in the construction of a German state system

Feminine Frequencies

Gender, German Radio, and the Public Sphere 1923-1945

Provides the first sustained historical account of the Frauenfunk, women's radio programming in Weimar and Nazi Germany