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The Last Revolutionaries: German Communists and Their Century
"The Last Revolutionaries" tells a story of unwavering political devotion: it follows the lives of German communists across the tumultuous 20th century. Before 1945, German communists were politicalExpand
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German Historians at the Back of the Pack: Hiring Patterns in Modern European History, 1945–2010
  • C. Epstein
  • History
  • Central European History
  • 1 September 2013
Some years ago, I realized that I was the first historian of Germany hired in a tenure-track position at Amherst College. I got my job in 2000. Steeped in German history, I was surprised that aExpand
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East Germany and Its History since 1989*
  • C. Epstein
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Modern History
  • 1 September 2003
In the wake of German reunification, the novelist Stefan Heym feared that East Germany would become a “mere footnote to world history.”1 It seems that he need not have worried. Since the fall of theExpand
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Model Nazi: Arthur Greiser and the Occupation of Western Poland
Introduction 1. 'Child of the East': Posen Province, World War I, Danzig 2. 'Little Maria': Striving for Strength and Power in Danzig 3. 'The Nicest Time of My Life': Senate President 4. The 'ModelExpand
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A Past Renewed: A Catalog of German-Speaking Refugee Historians in the United States after 1933
A Past Renewed portrays the generation of German-speaking refugee historians who settled in the United States after fleeing Hitler's Europe. Bio-bibliographical entries on eighty-eight refugeeExpand
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The East German Leadership 1946–1973: Conflict and Crisis . By Peter Grieder. Manchester: Manchester University Press. 1999. Pp. v + 243. $80.00. ISBN 0-7190-5498-2.
  • C. Epstein
  • Political Science
  • Central European History
  • 1 June 2001
active expellee agency and expellees enjoyed special consideration with respect to farms and lodging. But this came to an abrupt end in 1948—1949, when the expellee problem was declared officiallyExpand
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Circles of Resistance: Jewish, Leftist, and Youth Dissidence in Nazi Germany (review)
Circles of Resistance: Jewish, Leftist, and Youth Dissidence in Nazi Germany, by John M. Cox. New York: Peter Lang 2009. 200 pp. $72.95. On 18 May 1942, Nazi Berlin saw a rare act of violentExpand
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A Past Renewed: Introduction
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The Second Generation: Historians of Modern Germany in Postwar America
The second generation: what a heterogeneous crowd! Some became historians of modern Germany, some did not. Some hated Germany, some did not. Some identifi ed as Jews, some did not. Some were on theExpand
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