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Mary Nolan <email@example.com>
New York University
European-American relations in the 20th century, Cold War domesticity, anti-Americanism in Germany, the politics of memory in Germany
|Address:||Dept. of History
53 Washington Square South, 7th fl.
New York, New York 10012
|Primary Phone:||212 998 8609|
|Fax Number:||212 995-4017|
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-German
|Interests:||European History / Studies
Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies
Labor History / Studies
Political History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Ph.D. Columbia University 1975
M.A. Columbia University 1969
B.A. Smith College 1966
Visions of Modernity: American Business and the Modernization of Germany (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1994).
Social Democracy and Society: Working-class Radicalism in Düsseldorf, 1890-1920 (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1981).
Crimes of War: Guilt and Denial in the Twentieth Century, co-edited with Omer Bartov and Atina Grossmann, (New York: New Press, 2002).
International Labor and Working-class History, 61 (spring 2002) edited and wrote introduction for thematic issue on “Sweated Labor: The Politics of Representation and Reform”.
Articles and Chapters
“Varieties of Capitalism and Versionen der Amerikanisierung,“ in Gibt es einen deutschen Kapitalismus? Tradition und globale Perspektiven der sozialen Marktwirtschaft, ed. by Sigurd Vitols and Volker Berghahn, (Frankfurt: Campus, forthcoming)
“Americanization as a Paradigm for German History,” in Conflict, Catastrophe, and Continuity in Modern German History, edited by Mark Roseman, Hanna Schissler and ).Frank Biess, (New York: Berghahn Books, forthcoming.
“Making Europeans/Europeans in the Making,” in , edited by Timothy Garton Ash, forthcoming.
“Air wars, Memory Wars,” Central European History, Central European History, 38:1 (March 2005): 7-40.
“Anti-Americanism and Americanization in Germany,” Politics and Society 33:1 (March 2005):88-122.
“Anti-Americanism in Germany,” Anti-Americanism, edited by Andrew Ross and Kristen Ross, Anti-Americanism (NY: NYU Press, 2004).
“Anti-Americanism and Anti-Europeanism,” The New American Empire, ed. By Lloyd Gardner and Marilyn Young (New York: New Press, 2004), 113-132.
“Antiamericanismo e antieuropeismo,” Il dilemma euroatlantico: Rapporto 2004 della Fondazione Istituto Gramsci sull’integrazione europea, , edited by Giuseppe Vacca (Bari: edizioni Dedalo, 2004)63-86.
“What Difference Does a Cold War Make? Reflections on the German-American Relationship,” Post Cold War Europe/Post Cold War America, ed. By Ruud Janssens and Rob Kroes, (Amsterdam: VU University Press, 2004), 30-44.
“Consuming America, Producing Gender,” The American Century in Europe” By R. Laurence Moore and Maurizio Vaudagna (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003, 243-61.
“Ideology, Mobilization and Comparison: Explaining Violence in The Furies,” French Historical Studies, 24:4 (fall 2001), 549-557.
“The Politics of Memory in the Berlin Republic,” Radical History Review, 81 (fall 2001), 113-32. Reprinted in Memory and the Impact of Political Transformation in Public Space, ed. By Daniel J. Walkowitz and Lise Maya Knauer (Duke University Press, 2004).
“Introduction to section on Production and Consumption,” Across the Atlantic: Cultural Exchanges Between Europe and the United States, ed. By Luisa Passerini, P.I. E.-Peter Lang, Brussels, 2000, 207-11.
“America in the German Imagination,” in Transactions, Transgressions, Transformations: American Culture in Western Europe and Japan, edited by Heidi Fehrenbach and Uta Poiger (Providence and Oxford: Berghahn, 2000).
“Americanization or Westernization,” proceedings of conference on Americanization and Westernization, German Historical Institute, http://www.ghi-dc.org/conpotweb/ 1999.
“Work, Gender and Everyday Life: Reflections on Continuity, Normality and Agency in Twentieth Century Germany” in Stalinism and Nazism: Dictatorships in Comparison, edited by Ian Kershaw and Moshe Lewin (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997): 311-42.
“Productivism and Technocracy in Historical Perspective,” in Technology and Democracy: Obstacles to Democratization, edited by Sissel Myklebust, TMV Skriftserie, Nr. 28 (Oslo: TMV Centre for Technology and Culture, 1997): 149-69.
“Anti-fascism under Fascism: German Visions and Voices,” New German Critique (Winter 1996): 33-55.
“Is Liberalism Really the Answer?” International Labor and Working-class History 46 (fall 1994): 67-72.
“Imagining America, Modernizing Germany,” in Dancing on the Volcano: Essays on the Culture of the Weimar Republic, edited by Thomas W. Kneische and Stephen Brockmann (Columbia, S.C.: Camden House, 1994): 71-84.
“Das Deutsche Institut für technische Arbeitsschulung und die Schaffung des’neuen’ deutschen Arbeiters,” in Rationale Beziehungen: Geschlechterveräeltnisse im Rationalisierungsprozess , edited by Dagmar Reese, Eve Rosenhaft, Carola Sachse, Tilla Siegel (Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1993): 189-221.
“’Housework Made Easy: The Taylorized Housewife in Weimar Germany’s Rationalized Economy,” Feminist Studies (fall 1990): 549-78. Reprinted in Regulation Theory and the Crisis of Capitalism, (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2000) and in Women in Business (Cheltenham, UK, Edward Elgar, 1996).
“The Historikerstreit and Social History,” New German Critique 44 (1988): 51-80. Reprinted in Reworking the German Past: Hitler, the Holocaust and the Historians’ Debate. Edited by Peter Baldwin (Boston: Beacon, 1990).
“The Infatuation with Fordism: Social Democracy and Economic Rationalization in Weimar Germany,” in Chance and Illusion: Labour in Retreat, edited by Helmut Gruber and Wolfgang Maderthaner (Vienna and Zurich: Europa Verlag, 1988): 151-84.
“Economic Crisis, State Policy and Working-class Formation in Germany, 1870-1900,” in Working-class Formation, edited by Ira Katznelson and Aristide Zolberg (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1986): 352-93.
“The Working-class and Nazi Germany,” in The Rise of the Nazi Regime, edited by Charles Maier, Stanley Hoffmann and Andrew Gould (Boulder: Westview Press, 1986).
“Working-class Formation and Working-class Politics in Imperial Germany, 1873-1914,” in Technological Change and Workers’ Movements, edited by Melvyn Dubofsky (Beverly Hills: Sage, 1985): 45-76.
“Workers and Revolution in Germany,” in Work, Community and Power: The Experience of Labor in Europe and America, edited by James Cronin and Carmen Sirianni (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1984): 117-42.
“Class Conflict and the Social Democratic Reform Cycle,” co-authored with Charles F. Sabel in Political Power and Social Theory III (1982): 145-72.
“Proletarischer Anti-Feminismus. Dargestellt am Beispiel der SPD Ortsgruppe Duesseldorf, 1890-1914,” in Frauen und Wissenschaft (Berlin: Courage Verlap, 1977): 356-77.
“Against Exceptionalisms,” American Historical Review 102:3 (June 1997): 769-74.
“Tim Mason and German Fascism,” History Workshop Journal 44 (Autumn 1997): 243-48.
“Rationalization, Racism and Resistenz: Recent Studies of Work and the Working Class in Nazi Germany,” International Labor and Working-class History 48 (fall 1995): 131-51.
“New Perspectives in Social History,” Socialist Review 39 (May-June 1978).
“Class Struggles in the Third Reich,” Radical History Review IV:2-3 (1977).