Review

The Swiss American Historical Society Review (SAHSR) is published 3 times yearly. The Review is dedicated to articles, reviews, obituaries, and reports dealing with the topics of interest to the Society.

The Review is available online through the America: History and Life Full Text database (subscription required).

June 2013

ARTICLES

Kurt Winkler, “Robert Julius Trumpler and the Cosmos: The Contributions of a Swiss American Astronomer.”

Brian Wages, “Officer, Poet and Spy: The Many Lives of John André.”

Albert Winkler, “Herbert Hoover and Belgian Relief: The Philanthropy of a Swiss American President.”

BOOK REVIEWS

Carla Kelly, ed., On the Upper Missouri: The Journal of Friederich Kurz, 1851-1852. Review by Victoria M. Breting-Garcia.

Rob Morris, The Wild Blue Yonder and Beyond: The 95th Bomb Group in War and Peace. Review by Candice Quinn.

Kevin D. Stringer, Swiss-Made Heroes: Profiles in Military Leadership. Review by R. Edward Shelor.

Thomas K. McCraw, The Founders and Finance: How Hamilton, Gallatin, and Other Immigrants Forged a New Economy. Review by L.B. (Bud) Kuppenheimer.

S.K. Barker, ed., Revisiting Geneva: Robert Kingdon and the Coming of the French Wars of Religion. Review by Frank J. Smith.

Robert Douglas Smith and Kelly DeVries, The Artillery of the Dukes of Burgundy, 1363-1477. Review by Kelsey Ransick.

February 2013

ARTICLES

Daniel J. Tortora, “From Purrysburg to Prosperity on the Southern Frontier: Francis Pelot of South Carolina, 1720-1774.”

Jill Fehleison, “L’Escalade of 1602: History, Myth and Commemoration.”

Robert Sherwood, “Alpine Footballers in the New World: Swiss Influence on Soccer in the United States.”

Lorena Gulino, “From No Man’s Land to the Mosaic Floor: An Autobiographical Sketch of a ‘Secunda.’”

Barbara Ozuna, “Leaving the Alps for the Plains: A Brief Narrative of a Swiss Family’s Migration to Texas.”

Dwight Page, “Film Review: Tim Bevan’s 2012 Production of Leo Tolstoi’s Anna Karenina.”

BOOK REVIEWS

Ernst Beyeler, Ernst Beyeler: A Passion for Art, Interviews with Christopher Mory. Review by Melissa Renn.

David Greentree and David Campbell, Napoleon’s Swiss Troops. Review by Jeff Washburn.

Mary Ann Hafen, Recollections of a Handcart Pioneer of 1860: A Woman’s Life on the Mormon Frontier. Review by Kurt Winkler.

Benedict von Tscharner, Soldaten: Vielfalt der Schicksale in Geschichte und Gegenwart. Review by Leo Schelbert.

David Birmingham, Switzerland: A Village History. Review by William P. Kladky.

David H. Sutton, Helvetia: The History of a Swiss Village in the Mountains of West Virginia. Review by Christopher Tucker.

November 2012

articles

Kurt Winkler, “Albert Einstein in Switzerland: The Education of the Most Famous Swiss American.”

William E. Herman, “The Ideas of Jean Piaget: Using Theory to Better Understand Theory and Improve Learning.”

Stephen P. Halbrook, “The Swiss Confederation in the Eyes of America’s Founders.”

book Reviews

Arlin C. Migliazzo, To Make This Land Our Own: Community, Identity, and Cultural Adaptation in Purrysburg Township, South Carolina, 1732-1865. Review by Michael Dondzila.

Marc H. Lerner, A Laboratory of Liberty: The Transformation of Political Culture in Republican Switzerland. Review by Martin Kalb.

Jill Fehleison, Boundaries of Faith: Catholics and Protestants in the Diocese of Geneva. Review by Hannah Schultz.

Werner Rothweiler, Magdener Familien 1600-1875 und ihre Stammbaume. Review by Leo Schelbert.

Kurt L. Wyss-Labasque, Paradise Bird in the Golden Cage. Review by Fred Jenny.

Henry Hotze, Three Months in the Confederate Army. Review by Jonathan D. Neu.

June 2012: Special Issue

America Guide by Johann Rudolf Ochs

February 2012

Articles

Martha Kümin-Jurt, “Ufnau. An Island in Switzerland’s Lake Zurich—a Hamlet in the American State of Texas.”

Mario Kessler, “Ernst Engelberg: Historian and Anti-Nazi Activist: 1909–2010.”

Laura Fair-Schulz, “Graven Images, Amish Aesthetics, and the ‘Affirmative Lie.’”

Book Reviews

Nicholas Dungan, Gallatin: America’s Swiss Founding Father. Review by Mark G. Spencer.

Christa Landert, Wenn Du absolut nach Amerika willst, so gehe in Gottesnamen! Review by Dwight Page.

Film Review

Axel Fair-Schulz, Valkyrie Re-Considered: Hollywood, Historical Complexity and Popular Culture.

Annual Report

48th Annual Meeting of the Swiss American Historical Society.

November 2011: Special Issue

Adventures in north America Based on my own experiences:

Narrated to His Countrymen by Andreas Hanselmann in Wattwill

June 2011

ARTICLES

Albert Winkler, “Henry Wirz and Andersonville: The Career of the Most Controversial Swiss American.”

Brian Wages, “Considering Swiss Neutrality in World War One: Ideas, Successes and Failures.”

Brian Champion, “Heidi and Seek: Cases of Espionage and Covert Operations in Switzerland, 1795-1995.”

BOOK REVIEWS

Nicholas Dungan, Gallatin: America’s Swiss Founding Father by Nicholas Dungan

Vincent H. Todd, Von Graffenried: Founding of a New Bern. Review by Barry Maxfield.

Anne-Nelly Perret-Clermont et al., eds., Jean Piaget and Neuchâtel. Review by Barbaraella Frazier.

February 2011

ARTICLES

Albert Winkler, “The Swiss at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, 1876.”

Tony Quinn, “The Ticino Swiss Immigration to California.”

Marilyn Driscoll, “Visitor’s Switzerland in Haiku.”

Roger R. Varin, “Another Swiss Emigré Down South.”

ANNUAL REPORT

47th Annual Meeting of the Swiss American Historical Society.

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