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Mary Nolan was Professor of History at New York University from 1980-2018 is now Professor Emeritus. She works on twentieth-century European-American relations, on German History, and most recently on social and economic human rights in the age of neoliberalism. She is the author of The Transatlantic Century: Europe and America, 1890-2010, Visions of Modernity: American Business and the Modernization of Germany, which won the Beer Prize for European International History, and Social Democracy and Society: Working-class Radicalism in Düsseldorf, 1890-1920. She coedited Crimes of War: Guilt and Denial in the Twentieth Century and The University against Itself. She co-edited The Routledge Handbook of the Global Sixties (2018) . Recent articles include “Teaching the History of Human Rights and Humanitarian Interventions;” “Negotiating American Modernity in Twentieth-Century Europe;” “Rethinking Transatlantic Relations in the First Cold War Decades;” “Human Rights and Market Fundamentalism;” “Americanization? Europeanization? Globalization? The German Economy after World War II;” and “Pushing the Defensive Wall of the State Forward: Terrorism and Civil Liberties in Germany.” She is on the editorial boards of Politics & Society and International Labor and Working-class History.
- Recent Publications
The Transatlantic Century: Europe and America, 1890-2010. Cambridge University Press, 2012
“Is it Still Pax Americana? in Turning Points, Global Agenda 2016: The American Century, ed by NYT and Outlook , 2016, 20-23.
“Teaching the History of Human Rights and Humanitarian Interventions,” Radical Teacher, 103 (2015), 47-55.
“Negotiating American Modernity in Twentieth-Century Europe,” to appear in The Making of European Consumption: Facing the American Challenge, edited by Per Lundin and Thomas Kaiserfeld. (Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), 17-44.
“Rethinking Transatlantic Relations in the First Cold War Decades,” in German Historical Institute Bulletin, Supplement “More Atlantic Crossings,” ed. By Jan Logemann and Mary Nolan, (Washington, D.C.: GHI, 2014), 19-38.
“Human Rights and Market Fundamentalism,” http://cadmus.eui.eu/bitstream/handle/1814/31206/MWP_LS_Nolan_2014_02.pdf?sequence=1
“Americanization? Europeanization? Globalization? The German Economy after World War II,” Bulletin of the German Historical Institute (54 Spring 2014): 49-63.
“Human Rights and Market Fundamentalism in the Long 1970s,” in Toward a New Moral World Order. Menschenrechtspolitik und Völkerrecht seit 1945. Jena Center Oct. 2013 pp. 144-53.
co-editor and contributor to Routledge Handbook of the Global Sixties. 2018
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- 20th century, 21st century
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- Diplomacy, Economic History, Gender, Human Rights, Politics