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Dorothee Brantz <email@example.com>
Center for Metropolitan Studies, TU Berlin
urban environmental history
Current Book Project: Slaughter in the City: Animals, Meat, and People in Nineteenth-Century Paris, Berlin, and Chicago
|Address:||Center for Metropolitan Studies
Technische Universität Berlin
Ernst-Reuter-Platz 7 TEL 3-0
|Primary Phone:||+49 (0)30 47982029|
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-Animal
Reviewer for H-German
Reviewer for H-Urban
The Culture of National Landscapes
|Interests:||American History / Studies
Environmental History / Studies
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
Urban History / Studies
Ph.D. University of Chicago, 2003
“Nature and the City in Twentieth-Century Europe and North America” International Conference at the German Historical Institute, Washington, DC (together with Sonja Dümpelmann und Christof Mauch), December 1-3, 2005.
“Animals in History” International Conference at the Literaturhaus Cologne, Germany (together with Christof Mauch), May 18-21, 2005.
“The Domestication of Empire: Human-Animal Relations at the Intersection of Civilization and Acclimatization in the Nineteenth Century” in A Cultural History of Animals: The Age of Empire, 1800-1920. Edited by Kathleen Kete (Oxford: Berg Publishers, forthcoming).
“From Landscapes to Environments of War: Trench Warfare on the Western Front, 1914-1918” in War and the Environment: Contexts and Consequences of Military Destruction in the Modern Age. Edited by Charles Closmann (forthcoming).
“The Natural Space of Modernity: A Transatlantic Perspective on (Urban) Environmental History” in The Historian's Nature: Comparative Approaches to Environmental History. Edited by Ursula Lehmkuhl and Hermann Wellenreuther. (Oxford: Berg Publishers, forthcoming August 2007).
“Animal Bodies, Human Health, and the Reform of Slaughterhouses in Nineteenth-Century Berlin” Food and History 3 (November 2006): 193-215.
“How Parasites Make History: Pork and People in the Nineteenth Century” Bulletin of the German Historical Institute, Washington, DC (36, Spring 2005): 69-79.
“The Kosher Slaughter Controversy” Entry in the Encyclopedia of Antisemitism: Anti-Jewish Prejudice and Persecution. Edited by Richard Levy. (ABC-Clio, 2005), 402-403.
“Stunning Bodies: Animal Slaughter, Judaism, and the Meaning of Humanity in Imperial Germany” Central European History 35 (2, 2002): 167-94.
“Recollecting the Slaughterhouse” Cabinet, A Quarterly Magazine of Art and Culture (September, 2001): 118-23.