Leora Auslander's Publications

Leora Auslander's Books

Cultural Revolutions: Everyday Life and Politics in Britain, North America, and France (Oxford: Berg Press, 2008; Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009). French translation: Des révolutions culturelles: La politique du quotidien en Grande-Bretagne, en Amérique et en France. Series: Le Temps du Genre, Agnès Fine and Michelle Zancarini-Fournel, eds. (Toulouse: Presses Universitaires du Mirail, 2011). Taste and Power: Furnishing Modern France. Studies in the history of society and culture, Victoria Bonnell and Lynn Hunt, eds. (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996).

Current Book Projects

1) Strangers at Home: Jewish Parisians and Berliners in the Twentieth Century

2) Commemorating Death, Obscuring Life? The Conundrums of Memorialization

3) Race and Racism in the Twentieth Century Atlantic World (with Tom Holt)

Leora Auslander's Edited Volumes

Les objets ont-ils un genre?. Fall, 2014 issue of Clio: Histoire, femmes et sociétés. Co-editor (with Michelle Zancarini-Fournel). Le genre de la nation. Fall, 2000 issue of Clio: Histoire, femmes et sociétés on gender, citizenship and the nation. Co-editor (with Michelle Zancarini-Fournel) Différence des sexes et protection sociale (XIXe-XXe siècles), co-edited volume with Michelle Zancarini-Fournel. (Paris: Presses Universitaires de Vincennes, 1995).

Leora Auslander's Articles

Participant in a Conversation on the articluation of markets, consumption, and revolution in the Annales Historiques de la Révolution, Autumn 2012. "America's Cultural Revolution in Transnational Perspective," chapter 33 in the Oxford Handbook of the American Revolution, eds. Jane Kamensky and Edward Gray, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012), pp. 612-632. "Jews and Material Culture," Mitchell Hart and Tony Michels, eds. Cambridge Modern Jewish History (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2012). "Material Culture," in Travelling Concepts for the Study of Culture. Eds. Birgit Neumann and Ansgar Nünning (Berlin/New York: de Gruyter 2012). "Negotiating Embodied Difference: Veils, Minarets, Kippas and Sukkot in Contemporary Europe," Archiv für Sozialgeschichte 51 (2011): Säkularisierung und Neuformierung des Religiösen. Review Essay on Inga Markovits' Justice in Lüritz, Texas Law Review (2011). "Looking Across the Threshold: Persistence as Experiment in Time, Space, and Genre," Postwar: The Films of Daniel Eisenberg, ed. Jeffrey Skoller, (London: Blackdog Press, 2010), pp. 98-121. "Approche croisée des aspects culturels des révolutions modernes dans le monde atlantique,"Les Cahiers d'IRICE, (Winter, 2010). "Archiving a Life: Post-Shoah Paradoxes of Memory Legacies," in Unsettling Histories, eds. Alf Lüdtke and Sebastien Jobs (Frankfurt: Campus Verlag, 2010), pp. 127-146. Participant, "AHR Conversation: Historians and the Study of Material Culture," American Historical Review, (December, 2009): 1354-1404. "The Boundaries of Jewishness or when is a Cultural Practice Jewish?" Jewish Social Studies, vol. 8, no. 1 (March, 2009): 47-64. "Accommodation, Resistance, and Eigensinn: Evolués and Sapeurs between Africa and Europe," in Belinda Davis, Michael Wildt, eds. Alltag, Erfahurng, Eigensinn: Historisch-Anthropologische Erkundungen (Frankfurt/New York: Campus Verlag, 2008), pp. 205-217. "Gender at the Intersection of the Disciplines," Cahiers Parisiens/Parisian Notebooks,vol. 2 (2006) pp. 434-446. "European Social History: Questions for Architectural Historians," Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians vol. 65, no. 1(March, 2006): 10-11. "Beyond Words," American Historical Review, 110/4 (October, 2005) 1015-1045. "Regeneration through the Everyday? Furniture in Revolutionary Paris," in a special issue of Art History (vol. 28:2, April 2005), pp. 227-247 ed. Katie Scott and Deborah Cherry "Coming Home? Jews in Postwar Paris," Journal of Contemporary History Vol. 40, No. 2(2005): 237-259. "Resisting Context: The Spiritual Objects of Tobi Kahn," in Objects of the Spirit: Ritual and the Art of Tobi Kahn, ed. Emily Bilski (New York: Avoda/Hudson Hills, 2004)pp. 71-78. "Sambo in Paris: Race and Racism in the Iconography of Everyday Life", co-authored with Tom Holt, in Susan Peabody and Tyler Stovall, eds. The Color of Liberty: Histories of Race in France, (Raleigh, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2003). "Des femmes en revues: un point de vue d'outre-atlantique," Clio, Histoire, femmes et sociétés, 16/2002: 93-98. "'Jewish Taste'? Jews, and the aesthetics of everyday life in Paris and Berlin, 1933-1942," in Rudy Koshar, ed. Histories of Leisure (Oxford: Berg Press, 2002), pp. 299-318. "'National Taste?' Citizenship Law, State Form, and Everyday Aesthetics in Modern France and Germany, 1920-1940," in Martin Daunton and Matthew Hilton, eds. Material Politics: States, Consumers, and Political Cultures. (Oxford: Berg Press, 2001). "Women's Suffrage, Citizenship Law and National Identity: Gendering the Nation-State in France and Germany, 1871-1918," in Patricia Grimshaw, Katie Holmes and Marilyn Lake, eds. Women's Rights and Human Rights: International Historical Perspectives (London: Macmillan, 2001), pp. 138-152. "Actualité de la recherche anglophone," Review essay in Clio, Histoire, femmes et sociétés 12 (Fall 2000): 179-212. Introduction (with Michelle Zancarini-Fournel)to our co-edited 12 (Fall 2000) issue entitled Le genre de la nation of Clio, Histoire, femmes et sociétés: 5-13. "Bavarian Crucifixes and French Headscarves: Religious Practices and the Postmodern European State," Cultural Dynamics 12/3(2000): 183-209. "Le vote des femmes et l'imaginaire de la citoyennété: L'Etat-Nation en France et Allemagne," in Anne-Marie Sohn and Françoise Thélamon, eds. L'Histoire sans les femmes est-elle possible? (Paris: Perrin, 1998), pp. 73-86. "Do Women's+Feminist+Men's+Lesbian and Gay+Queer Studies=Gender Studies?" Differences 9/3 (Fall 1997): 1-30. "The Gendering of Consumer Practices in Nineteenth-Century France," in Victoria de Grazia and Ellen Furlough, eds. Sex of Things: Essays on Gender and Consumption (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996), pp. 79-112. "Erfahrung, Reflexion, Geschichtsarbeit. Oder: Was es heißen könnte, gebrauchsfähige Geschichte zu schreiben," Historische Anthropologie 3/2 (1995): 222-241. "Introduction," co-authored with Michelle Zancarini-Fournel in our co-edited volume Différence des sexes et protection sociale (XIXe-XXe siècles). "Perceptions of Beauty and the Problem of Consciousness: Parisian Furniture Makers," in Lenard Berlanstein, ed. Rethinking Labor History: Essays on Discourse and Class Analysis (Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1993), pp. 149-181. "After the Revolution: Recycling Ancien Régime Style in the Nineteenth Century," in Bryant T. Ragan and Elizabeth Williams, eds. Re-creating Authority in Revolutionary France, (New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1992), pp. 144-174. "Feminist Theory and Social History: Explorations in the Politics of Identity," Review Essay, Radical History Review, 53 (Fall 1992): 158-176.

encyclopedia articles

"Furniture in Europe 1789-1914" in Encyclopedia of Europe 1789-1914 (Farmington Hills, MI: Macmillan Reference, 2006). "Consumption and Consumerism" in Encyclopedia of Women in World History (New York: Oxford University Press, 2006).

Leora Auslander, Department of History, University of Chicago