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American Historical Association 2023

We are excited to be attending AHA Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, January 5-8, 2023. If you are attending in-person, please stop by our booth #508 to meet the editor Mark Stanton, take advantage of special pricing on display copies, and pick up FREE journal samples.

If you are unable to attend personally, we are happy to offer a 35% discount on all History titles through January 22nd, 2023. Use discount code AHA23 on print and eBooks ordered through our website. In addition, we are offering FREE ACCESS to 4 core history journals; scroll down for details.

If you are interested in learning more about Berghahn's publishing program or have a project to discuss, please contact Mark Stanton to arrange for a meeting.

We hope to see you in Philadelphia - in the meantime, let's stay connected! Sign up for our email newsletters to get the latest on new Berghahn publications and stay up-to-date on all things German Studies through Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

Featured Titles

The World beyond the West

Perspectives from Eastern Europe

The Vienna Gestapo, 1938-1945

Crimes, Perpetrators, Victims

Times of History, Times of Nature

Temporalization and the Limits of Modern Knowledge

Thinking Europe

A History of the European Idea since 1800

Spanish Laughter

Humor and Its Sense in Modern Spain

The Servants of Empire

Sponsored German Women’s Colonization in Southwest Africa, 1896-1945

Rethinking Social Movements after '68

Selves and Solidarities in West Germany and Beyond

Pacific Automobilism

Adventure, Status and the Carnival of Mobility, 1970–2015

Nationalism and Internationalism Intertwined

A European History of Concepts Beyond the Nation State

In the Shadow of Auschwitz

German Massacres against Polish Civilians, 1939–1945

Environing Empire

Nature, Infrastructure and the Making of German Southwest Africa

End Game

The 1989 Revolution in East Germany

The Diary of Lt. Melvin J. Lasky

Into Germany at the End of World War II

Continental Transfers

Cultural and Political Exchange among Spain, Italy and Argentina, 1914-1945

The Chernobyl Effect

Antinuclear Protests and the Molding of Polish Democracy, 1986–1990

Brewing Socialism

Coffee, East Germans, and Twentieth-Century Globalization

Beyond 'Hellenes' and 'Barbarians'

Asymmetrical Concepts in European Discourse

Anglo-American Relations and the Transmission of Ideas

A Shared Political Tradition?

200 Years of Peace

New Perspectives on Modern Swedish Foreign Policy

In Paperback

Writing the Great War

The Historiography of World War I from 1918 to the Present

When Will We Talk About Hitler?

German Students and the Nazi Past

The Walls of Santiago

Social Revolution and Political Aesthetics in Contemporary Chile

Voices on War and Genocide

Three Accounts of the World Wars in a Galician Town

Submerged on the Surface

The Not-So-Hidden Jews of Nazi Berlin, 1941–1945

Rampart Nations

Bulwark Myths of East European Multiconfessional Societies in the Age of Nationalism

Money in the German-speaking Lands

Luso-Tropicalism and Its Discontents

The Making and Unmaking of Racial Exceptionalism

In Search of European Liberalisms

Concepts, Languages, Ideologies

The Holocaust in Bohemia and Moravia

Czech Initiatives, German Policies, Jewish Responses

Gulag Memories

The Rediscovery and Commemoration of Russia's Repressive Past

Germany On Their Minds

German Jewish Refugees in the United States and Their Relationships with Germany, 1938–1988

Gendering Post-1945 German History


Empathy and History

Historical Understanding in Re-enactment, Hermeneutics and Education

Comrades in Arms

Military Masculinities in East German Culture

Featured Series

Berghahn History Journals

Historical Reflections/Réflexions Historiques

Historical Reflections/Réflexions Historiques

Journal of Educational Media, Memory, and Society

Open Access in 2023!

Journal of Educational Media, Memory, and Society


The International Yearbook of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern European Women's and Gender History

Contributions to the History of Concepts

Contributions to the History of Concepts

Use promo code: AHA23 to access our 4 core history journals until Feb 1, 2023

*Aspasia volumes 13 through 16 are Open Access.

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