Historical Documentary


ZDF (public German television) documentary „Terra X: Ein Moment in der Geschichte: Die Völkerschlacht bei Leipzig (Terra X: A Moment in History: The Battle of the Nations near Leipzig, 1813) (42 min.), historical advisor and script co-editor, screened for the first time: 20 December 2020.

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The Oxford Handbook of Gender, War, and the Western World since 1600

Edited by Karen Hagemann, Stefan Dudink and Sonya O. Rose

Oxford and New York:
Oxford University Press, 2020

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Umkämpftes Gedächtnis: Die Antinapoleonischen Kriege in der deutschen Erinnerung 


Paderborn: Schöningh, 2019.
Series: Die Revolutions- und Napoleonischen Kriege in Europäischer Erinnerung

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Gendering Post-1945 German History: Entanglements

Edited by Karen Hagemann, Donna Harsch and Friederike

Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books, 2019

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War, Demobilization and Memory: The Legacy of War in the Era of Atlantic Revolutions

Edited by Alan Forrest, Karen Hagemann and Michael Rowe

Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016


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Revisiting Prussia's Wars against NapoleonRevisiting Prussia’s Wars against Napoleon: History, Culture, Memory

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015




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See  also the TV Discussion “Napoleon: Tyrann oder Reformer”,  Phönix, “History Live”, 21 June 2015 and its Website

Winner of the Hans Rosenberg Book Prize in Central European History for 2015 by the Central European History Society.

For the most recent review in the American Historical Review in April 2017 click here.


Gender and the Long PostwarGender and the Long Postwar: The United States and the Two Germanys, 1945–1989 

Edited by Karen Hagemann and Sonya Michel
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014


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Halbtags oder Ganztags? Zeitpolitiken von Kinderbetreuung und Schule in Europa im historischen Vergleich

Edited by Karen Hagemann and Konrad H. Jarausch
Weinheim: Beltz and Juventa, 2015


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The book was recently featured by the German Ministry for Education and Research. 

An English edition is available  under the title Children, Families, and States: Time Policies of Childcare, Preschool, and Primary Education in Europe (Berg Books,  2011 and 2013).




James G. Kenan Distinguished Professor; Adjunct Professor of the Curriculum in Peace, War and Defense