About James Retallack
Retallack has held grants, fellowships, and research prizes from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the Gerda Henkel Foundation, among others: these have allowed him to take up visiting professorships at the Free University Berlin and the University of Göttingen. He is General Editor of Oxford Studies in Modern European History. In November 2011 Retallack was inducted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
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- The German Right, 1860-1920: Political Limits of the Authoritarian Imagination, University of Toronto Press (2006).
- Germany's Second Reich: Portraits and Pathways, University of Toronto Press (2015).
- “‘What is to Be Done?’ The Red Specter, Franchise Questions, and the Crisis of Conservative Hegemony in Saxony, 1896-1909,” Central European History 23 (December 1990), pp. 271-312 [published 1992].
- 2nd revised edition of Forging an Empire: Bismarckian Germany (1866-1890) / Reichsgründung: Bismarcks Deutschland (1866-1890), ed. James Retallack. Published online in English and German as Volume 4 of a 10-volume project, German History in Documents and Images / Deutsche Geschichte in Dokumenten und Bildern. German Historical Institute, Washington, DC. 2ndedition commissioned 2016, in progress.
- “Ideas into Politics: Meanings of ‘Stasis’ in Wilhelmine Germany,” in Wilhelminism and Its Legacies, ed. Eley and Retallack (2003), pp. 235-252.
- Imperial Germany 1871-1918. (Short Oxford History of Germany), ed. James Retallack. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. Cloth and paperback. 2008. Pp. xv, 328. (Table of Contents) (Introduction) (Looking forward) “Essential” (CHOICE). (Opinion)