Irmgard Steinisch

Department of History

Professor Emeritus

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Emailirmgards@yorku.ca

Specialist in Modern German History, comparative history Germany and the United States

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Area of Specialization

History

Degrees

Dr. phil. , Ludwig‐Maximilians‐Universität , Munich, Germany
M.A. History and English, Free University of Berlin
B.Ed. History and English, Free University of Berlin
B.A. History and English, Ruhr‐University Bochum,


Research Interests

History , Modern Germany, Diplomatic relations , Social-Economic History

All Publications

Books

Amerikanische Arbeitergeschichte Heute, editor ( Labour History Today-Research Trends in the US and Canada)

Monographs

Arbeitszeitverkürzung und sozialer Wandel. Der Kampf um die Achtstundenschicht in der deutschen und amerikanischen Eisen‐ und Stahlindustrie, 1880 ‐ 1929 (Berlin/New York: Walter De Gruyter 1986) pp. 640 ‐ (Shortening the Hours of Work and Social Change. The struggle to introduce the Eight Hour Shift in the German and American Iron and Steel Industries, 1880 ‐ 1929)

Book Chapters

Industrialisierung und ihre sozialen und politischen Folgen, 1877 ‐ 1914, in: Länderbericht USA, ed. by Peter Loesche/Hans Dietrich von Loeffelholz, Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung ( Bonn) 4th revised edition 2004, 78‐108 ‐(co‐author D. H. Avery)

Different Path to War: A Comparative Study of Militarism and Imperialism in the United States and Imperial Germany, 1871‐1914, in: Anticipating Total War. The German and American Experiences, 1871‐1914, ed. by Manfred F.Boemeke, Roger Chickering and Stig Foerster (Cambridge University Press ( Publications by the German Historical Institute, Cambridge University Press) Washington D. C. 1999, 29‐53


Specialist in Modern German History, comparative history Germany and the United States

Area of Specialization

History

Degrees

Dr. phil. , Ludwig‐Maximilians‐Universität , Munich, Germany
M.A. History and English, Free University of Berlin
B.Ed. History and English, Free University of Berlin
B.A. History and English, Ruhr‐University Bochum,

Research Interests:

History , Modern Germany, Diplomatic relations , Social-Economic History

All Publications

Books

Amerikanische Arbeitergeschichte Heute, editor ( Labour History Today-Research Trends in the US and Canada)

Monographs

Arbeitszeitverkürzung und sozialer Wandel. Der Kampf um die Achtstundenschicht in der deutschen und amerikanischen Eisen‐ und Stahlindustrie, 1880 ‐ 1929 (Berlin/New York: Walter De Gruyter 1986) pp. 640 ‐ (Shortening the Hours of Work and Social Change. The struggle to introduce the Eight Hour Shift in the German and American Iron and Steel Industries, 1880 ‐ 1929)

Book Chapters

Industrialisierung und ihre sozialen und politischen Folgen, 1877 ‐ 1914, in: Länderbericht USA, ed. by Peter Loesche/Hans Dietrich von Loeffelholz, Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung ( Bonn) 4th revised edition 2004, 78‐108 ‐(co‐author D. H. Avery)

Different Path to War: A Comparative Study of Militarism and Imperialism in the United States and Imperial Germany, 1871‐1914, in: Anticipating Total War. The German and American Experiences, 1871‐1914, ed. by Manfred F.Boemeke, Roger Chickering and Stig Foerster (Cambridge University Press ( Publications by the German Historical Institute, Cambridge University Press) Washington D. C. 1999, 29‐53