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Book Series "America"

About the [transcript] Series

Current Publications

The Editors

Procedures for the Submission of Manuscripts

About the [transcript] Series

The [transcript] series America - Culture, History, Politics provides a framework for the publication of monographs and relevant, thematically focused anthologies in the history of America (including Latin America).

Special consideration is given to the cultural, social and political history of North America since the colonial period, the transatlantic relations, the history of the Afro-Americans and other minorities, immigration, ethnicity, religion and gender as well as cultural, historical and present-oriented questions of politics and society.

In addition, the series focuses on the inter-American relations and the role of North America in the global context.

Current Publications

amerikansiche aristokraten_anderson kleinAnderson, Jonas: Amerikanische Aristokraten. Die Van Rensselaer-Familie zwischen Kolonialzeit und Früher Republik, 1630-1857. Bielefeld: Transcript, vrstl Feb, 2020.


big science fiction_maerkl kleinMärkl, Simon: Big Science Fiction – Kernfusion und Popkultur in den USA. Bielefeld: Transcript, vrstl. 2019.


politische gewalt_arellano_ kleinArellano Cruz, Fabiola: Politische Gewalt ausstellen. Nationale Erinnerungsmuseen in Chile und Peru. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2018.


bildungsimperium_ellssel kleinEllßel, Christoph: Das Bildungsimperium. Zur Geschichte des amerikanisch-australischen Stipendienprogramms im Colombo-Plan 1949–1960. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2017.


Möller andere NYAngelika Möller. Das andere New York. Friedhöfe, Freiräume und Vergnügungen, 1790-1860. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2015.


brasilien_prutschUrsula Prutsch, Enrique Rodrigues-Moura. Brasilien. Eine Kulturgeschichte. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2013.

thetransatlanticsixtiesGrzegorz Kosc, Clara Juncker, Sharon Monteith, Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson, eds. The Transatlantic Sixties. Europe and the United States in the Counterculture Decade. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2013.


balkone_new orleansNadine Klopfer. Die Balkone von New Orleans. Städtischer Raum und lokale Identität um 1900. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2012.


rockandreligion_coverBärbel Harju. Rock & Religion. Eine Kulturgeschichte der christlichen Popmusik in den USA. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2012.


amerikaalsargument_coverCharlotte A. Lerg. Amerika als Argument. Die deutsche Amerika-Forschung im Vormärz und ihre politische Deutung in der Revolution von 1848/49. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2011.

The Editors

Prof. Dr. Michael Hochgeschwender (LMU)

Prof. Dr. Christof Mauch (LMU)

Prof. Dr. Anke Ortlepp (University of Kassel)

Prof. Dr. Ursula Prutsch (LMU)

Prof. Dr. Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson (German Historical Institute Washington)

Procedures for the Submission of Manuscripts

The editors welcome proposals and manuscripts (usually in German), which correspond to the thematic parameters of the series. They place great emphasis on readability and especially welcome authors whose work is methodologically reflected.

Precondition for inclusion of a manuscript in the series America - Culture, History, Politics is the submission of the completed questionnaire.

All inquiries and manuscripts should be sent to Christof Mauch .