Beauty and Business in Germany: An International History

Germany: Cold War and Beyond (under contract with Blackwell-Wiley)


Jazz, Rock, and Rebels: Cold War Politics and American Culture in a Divided Germany. Series:  Lynn Hunt and Victoria Bonnell, eds.”Studies on the History of Society and Culture 35.” Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000.

Edited Volumes

Editor with Modern Girl Around the World Research Group (Alys Eve Weinbaum, Lynn M. Thomas, Priti Ramamurthy, Uta G. Poiger, Madeleine Yue Dong, Tani E. Barlow), The Modern Girl Around the World: Modernity, Consumption, Globalization. Series: Inderpal Grewal, Karen Kaplan, and Robyn Wiegman, eds. “Next Wave: New Directions in Women’s Studies.” Durham: Duke University Press, 2008.

Editor, with Heide Fehrenbach. Transactions, Transgressions, Transformations:  American Culture in Western Europe and Japan. New York: Berghahn Books, 2000.

Editor, with Volker Berghahn, Documents in German History. Volume 8, 1945-1961. For German Historical Institute Washington; web-based in German and English, includes over 200 documents, numerous images, and introduction: The entire project is the winner of the American Historical Association’s 2010 James Harvey Robinson Award for the best educational resource in any media in any field of History.

Selected Journal Articles and Book Chapters

“Americanization and Multidirectional Citation in the Cold War: The German Case,” in Amerikaog det gode liv: Amerikanisering af den materielle kultur i Skandinavien, 1950erne og 1960erne [America and the Good Life: Americanization of Material Culture in Scandinavia, 1950s and 1960s], ed. Dorthe Gert Simonsen and Iben Vyff. Odense: Syddansk Universitetsforlag, 2011, 19-45, in press.

“Generations: The ‘Revolutions’ of the 1960s, ” in Helmut Walser Smith, ed. The Oxford Handbook of Modern German History. New York: Oxford University Press, in press.

“Das Schöne und das Häßliche: Kosmetik, Feminismus und Punk,” In Detlef Siegfried and Sven Reichardt, eds.  Das Alternative Milieu. Berlin: Wallstein Verlag, 2010, 222-243.

“Fantasies of Universality? Neue Frauen, Race and Nation in Weimar and Nazi Germany.”  In Modern Girl Around the World Research Group, ed. The Modern Girl Around the World, 317-334.

“Women in Modern Germany,” in Bonnie Smith, ed. Encyclopedia of Women in World History. Vol. 2. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008, 373-378.

“Beauty, Business and German International Relations,” Special Issue: Global Commodities, Werkstatt Geschichte 16, no. 45 (2007): 53-71.

“The Modern Girl Around the World: A Research Agenda and Preliminary Findings,” with Modern Girl Around the World Research Group (Tani E. Barlow, Madeleine Yue Dong, Uta G. Poiger, Priti Ramamurthy, Lynn M. Thomas, Alys Eve Weinbaum), Gender and History 17 (August 2005), 245-94. Revised version published as “The Modern Girl Around the World: Cosmetics Advertising and the Politics of Race and Style,” with Modern Girl Around the World Research Group, in The Modern Girl Around the World, 25-54.

“Empire and Imperialism in Twentieth-Century Germany,” Special Issue on “Histories and Memories of Twentieth-Century Germany,” History and Memory 17 (2005): 117-43. Revised version published as “Imperialism as Paradigm for Modern German History, ” in Frank Biess, Mark Roseman, Hanna Schissler, eds. Conflict, Catastrophe, and Continuity: Essays in Modern German History. New York: Berghahn Books, 2007, 177-199.

“Imperialism and Consumption: Two Tropes in West German Radicalism of the 1960s and 1970s.” In Axel Schildt und Detlef Siegfried, eds. Between Marx and Coca-Cola: Youth Cultures in Changing European Societies, 1960-1980. New York: Berghahn Books, 2006, 161-172.

“Amerikanisierung oder Internationalisierung? Populärkultur in beiden deutschen Staaten,” Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte B45 (November 2003): 17-24.

“American Jazz in the German Cold War.” In Celia Applegate and Pamela Potter, eds. Music and German National Identity. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002, 218-33.

“Krise der Männlichkeit – Remasculinization in beiden deutschen Nachkriegsgesellschaften.” In Klaus Naumann, ed. Auf Gewalt gegründet: Nachkrieg in Deutschland. Hamburg: Hamburger Edition HIS, 2001, 227-263.

“Die Ideologie des Kalten Krieges und die amerikanische Populärkultur.” In Detlev Junker, ed. Die USA und Deutschland im Zeitalter des Kalten Krieges 1945-1990.  Stuttgart: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 2001, 666-675; English translation, Cambridge University Press, 2005.

“A New, ‘Western’ Hero? Reconstructing German Masculinity in the 1950s.” In Forum: “The Remasculinization of Postwar Germany.” Signs 24 (Fall 1998): 147-162. Longer version in Hanna Schissler, ed. Revisiting the Miracle Years: West German Society from 1949 to 1968. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001, 412-427.

“Jazz und (ost-)deutsche Respektabilität.” In Peter Becker and Alf Lüdtke, eds. Akten, Eingaben, Schaufenster: Die DDR und ihre Texte. Erkundigungen zu Herrschaft und Alltag. Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, 1997, 119-36.

“Rock ‘n’ Roll, Kalter Krieg und deutsche Identität.”  In Konrad Jarausch and Hannes Siegrist, eds.  Amerikanisierung und Sowjetisierung in Deutschland. Frankfurt am Main: Campus-Verlag, 1997, 275-289.

“Rock ‘n’ Roll, Female Sexuality, and the Cold War Battle over German Identities,” Journal of Modern History 68 (September 1996): 577-616.  Reprinted in Robert G. Moeller, ed. West Germany under Construction: Politics, Society and Culture in the Adenauer Era.  Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1997, 373-410. Excerpts reprinted in Peter Stearns, ed. The Other Side of Western Civilization. Vol II, 5th ed.  Forth Worth:  Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 2000, 360-68.

“Rebels With a Cause? American Popular Culture, the 1956 Youth Riots, and New Conceptions of Masculinity in East and West Germany.” In Reiner Pommerin, ed. The American Impact on Postwar Germany. Oxford: Berghahn Books, 1995, 93-124.