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New Books in History

New Books in History

Podcast Host: Marshall Poe

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Website: http://newbooksinhistory.com

Location: Iowa City, Iowa

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Discussions with historians about their new books.

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Andrew Demshuk, “The Lost German East: Forced Migration and the Politics of Memory, 1945-1970?  play >

Andrew Demshuk, “The Lost German East: Forced Migration and the Politics of Memory, 1945-1970?

7/23/2014 | Download File (32.23 MB) - right click to download

At the close of the Second World War, the Allies expelled several million Germans from the eastern portion of the former Reich. Thanks to the work of many historians, we know quite a bit about Allied planning for the expulsion, when and how it took place, and the multitude of deaths that occurred as a [...]

Andrew Demshuk, “The Lost German East: Forced Migration and the Politics of Memory, 1945-1970?  play >

Andrew Demshuk, “The Lost German East: Forced Migration and the Politics of Memory, 1945-1970?

7/23/2014 | Download File (32.23 MB) - right click to download

At the close of the Second World War, the Allies expelled several million Germans from the eastern portion of the former Reich. Thanks to the work of many historians, we know quite a bit about Allied planning for the expulsion, when and how it took place, and the multitude of deaths that occurred as a [...]

Abigail Perkiss, “Making Good Neighbors: Civil Rights, Liberalism and Integration in Postwar Philadelphia”  play >

Abigail Perkiss, “Making Good Neighbors: Civil Rights, Liberalism and Integration in Postwar Philadelphia”

7/16/2014 | Download File (22.46 MB) - right click to download

Sitting in my home office this morning, I’ve periodically looked up from my computer screen and out the window to see who the dog is barking at. Sometimes it’s a young mother pushing a stroller, sometimes an older man walking his dogs, occasionally a young woman jogging. Regardless of age, gender or agenda, all of [...]

Abigail Perkiss, “Making Good Neighbors: Civil Rights, Liberalism and Integration in Postwar Philadelphia”  play >

Abigail Perkiss, “Making Good Neighbors: Civil Rights, Liberalism and Integration in Postwar Philadelphia”

7/16/2014 | Download File (22.46 MB) - right click to download

Sitting in my home office this morning, I’ve periodically looked up from my computer screen and out the window to see who the dog is barking at. Sometimes it’s a young mother pushing a stroller, sometimes an older man walking his dogs, occasionally a young woman jogging. Regardless of age, gender or agenda, all of [...]

Edmund Levin, “A Child of Christian Blood: Murder and Conspiracy in Tsarist Russia: The Beilis Blood Libel”  play >

Edmund Levin, “A Child of Christian Blood: Murder and Conspiracy in Tsarist Russia: The Beilis Blood Libel”

7/13/2014 | Download File (30.25 MB) - right click to download

There is a lot of nasty mythology about Jews, but surely the most heinous and ridiculous is the bizarre notion that “they” (as if Jews were all the same) have long been in the habit of murdering Christian children, draining them of blood, and mixing said blood into Passover matzo. We know when and where [...]

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