Scholarly Articles


Selected Articles:

‘Big Business and the Blitzkriegswirtschaft: Daimler-Benz AG and the Mobilisation of the German War Economy, 1939-1942’ in: Contemporary European History 6,2 (1997) 193-208.

‘A Schicksalsgemeinschaft? Allied Bombing, Civilian Morale, and Social Dissolution in Nuremberg, 1942-1945’ in: Historical Journal 43,4 (2000), 1051-1070.

‘The Illusion of Remembrance: The Karl Diehl Affair and the Memory of Nazism in Nuremberg’, in: Journal of Modern History 75,3 (2003), 590-633.

‘“Is He Alive, or Long Since Dead?” Loss, Absence and Remembrance in Nuremberg, 1945-1956’ in: German History 21,2 (2003), 183-203.

“Politics, Culture, Political Culture: Recent Work on the Third Reich and its aftermath” in: Journal of Modern History 78,3 (2006), 643-683.

‘Beethoven, Bayreuth, and the Origins of the Federal Republic of Germany’, English Historical Review 521 (August 2011), 835-877.

‘History to Order? Commissioned Research, Contained Pluralism and the Limits of Criticism’, Zeitgeschichte-Online (Zentrum f. Zeithistorische Forschung Potsdam)(2012) (

‘Music, Memory, Emotion: Richard Strauss and the Legacies of War’, Music & Letters, 96,1 (2015), 55-76.

‘Why does Music Matter?’, German History 34, 1 ( 2016), 113-130.

‘Die Geschichte des Nationalsozialismus und der Cultural-Historical Turn’, Vierteljahrshefte für Zeitgeschichte 65, 2 (2017), 229-241.

‘Siegmund von Hausegger, the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra and Civic Musical Culture in the Third Reich’, German History, published online 14 November 2017 (forthcoming, 2018).