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Allison Schottenstein

Allison Schottenstein is a Doctoral Candidate at the University of Texas at Austin in American History. She is currently working on her dissertation. Allison has published other articles on American Jewish history, religion, and race.


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Tuesday, December 9 2014

Could It Happen in America? The Rise and Fall of Fritz Kuhn’s German-American Bund

Could America have become a Swastika nation in the '30s? Arnie Bernstein assembles a riveting in-depth portrayal of the rise and fall of Fritz Kuhn's German-American Bund.


Wednesday, March 26 2014

The Essays in 'Sex Scene' Are as Vivid and Provocative as One Would Hope

Sex Scene offers a new angle for examining the "longest revolution", and demonstrates the profound ability of the media to influence how we think, and what we think about.


Thursday, March 13 2014

'The Ambiguity of Virtue' Is an Important Contribution to the Field of Holocaust Studies

Gertrude Van Tijn was a social worker who became a Jewish leader in Amsterdam and spent her life securing the emigration of Jewish refugees. Unlike Anne Frank, Van Tijn survived.


Wednesday, January 29 2014

Not All Werewolves Are Like "Twilight's" Jacob Black

The White Devil: The Werewolf in European Culture gives you what you wish your teachers taught you in school: Werewolf History.


Sunday, January 26 2014

One Must Remember the Past in Order to Rectify the Future

Jeffrey Stepakoff's The Melody of Secrets is a complex story of unrequited love, racial tensions, the space age, and the after-effects of World War II.


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