9783406609121 9781107400474Monographs

Globalgeschichte. Eine Einführung, München (C.H. Beck) 2013.

9780521177306German Colonialism: A Short History, Cambridge (Cambridge University Press) 2012. German edition: Deutsche Kolonialgeschichte, Munich (C.H. Beck) 2008 (second edition 2012).

Globalisation and the Nation in Imperial Germany, Cambridge (Cambridge University Press) 2010. German edition: Globalisierung und Nation im Deutschen Kaiserreich, Munich (C.H. Beck) 2006, 2nd edition 2010.

The Quest for the Lost Nation: Writing History in Germany and Japan in the American Century, Berkeley (California University Press) 2010. German edition: Auf der Suche nach der verlorenen Nation. Geschichtsschreibung in Westdeutschland und Japan, 1945-1960, Göttingen (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht) 1999.

Edited Volumes

9783406645372Memory in a Global Age, London (Palgrave Macmillan) 2010 (with Aleida Assmann).

Globalgeschichte: Theorien, Ansätze, Themen, Frankfurt (Campus) 2007 (with Andreas Eckert, Ulrike Freitag).

Competing Visions of World Order: Global Moments and Movements, 1880s-1930s, New York (Palgrave Macmillan) 2007 (with Dominic Sachsenmaier) (paperback edition 2012).

Transnationale Geschichte: Themen, Theorien, Tendenzen, Göttingen (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht) 2006, 2nd edition 2010 (with Gunilla Budde, Oliver Janz).

Geschichtswissenschaft in Japan: Themen, Ansätze, Theorien, Göttingen (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht) 2006 (with Hans Martin Krämer, Tino Schölz).

Das Kaiserreich transnational: Deutschland in der Welt, 1871-1914, Göttingen (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht) 2004 (with Jürgen Osterhammel) (2nd edition 2006).

Die Nation schreiben: Geschichtswissenschaft im internationalen Vergleich, Göttingen (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht) 2002 (with Christoph Conrad).

Jenseits des Eurozentrismus: Postkoloniale Perspektiven in den Geschichts- und Kulturwissenschaften, Frankfurt (Campus) 2002 (with Shalini Randeria).

Edited theme issues

Dekolonisierung in Westeuropa, Band 37 Heft 2 (2011) of Geschichte & Gesellschaft.

Ordering the Colonial World around the Turn of the 20th Century: Global and Comparative Perspectives, Vol. 13, No. 2 (2009) of Comparativ (with Nadin Heé, Ulrike Schaper).

Beyond Hegemony? “Europe,“ and the Politics of Non-Western Elites, 1900-1930, Volume 4, No. 2 (2006) of the Journal of Modern European History (as guest editor).

Articles in Journals

Enlightenment in Global History: A Historiographical Critique, American Historical Review 117 (2012), 999-1027.

‚The Colonial Ties are Liquidated‘: Modernization Theory, Post-War Japan and the Global Cold War, Past & Present 216 (2012), 181-214.

Dekolonisierung in den Metropolen, Geschichte & Gesellschaft 37 (2011), 135-156.

Globalization Effects: Mobility and Nation in Imperial Germany, 1880-1914, in: Journal of Global History 3 (2008), 43-66.

„Europa“ aus der Sicht nicht-westlicher Eliten, in: Journal of Modern European History 4 (2006), 158-170.

Entangled Memories. Versions of the Past in Germany and Japan 1945-2001, Journal of Contemporary History 38 (2003), 85-99.

Toransunashonaruna sôki. ‚Kanashimu koto no munôryoku’ to ‘kotonaru higeki’ no higan ni [Transnational Memory. Beyond the “Inability to Mourn” and the Thesis of “Incomparable Tragedies”], Gendai shisô 30, Vol. 9 (2002), 132-35 [Japanese].

Doppelte Marginalisierung. Plädoyer für eine transnationale Perspektive auf die deutsche Geschichte, Geschichte & Gesellschaft 28 (2002), 145-69.

Crisi della modernità? Fascismo e seconda guerra mondiale nella storiografia giapponese, novecento 5 (2001), 37-52 [Italian].

What Time is Japan? Problems of Comparative (Intercultural) Historiography, History and Theory 38 (1999), 67-83.

Temporalizations of Space in Japanese Historiography, 1945-55, Social Science Japan 8 (1997), 29-31.

Chapters in Books

Wilhelmine Nationalism in Global Contexts: Mobility, Race, and Global Consciousness, in: Sven Oliver Müller und Cornelius Torp (eds.), Imperial Germany Revisited: Continuing Debates and New Perspectives, New York (Berghahn Books) 2011 (paperback 2013), 281-296.

On the Move: Mobility, Migration, and the Nation, 1880-1948, in: Helmut Walser Smith (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Modern German History, Oxford (Oxford University Press) 2011, 573-590 (with Philipp Ther).

Japanese Historical Writing, in: Axel Schneider und Daniel Woolf (eds.), The Oxford History of Historical Writing, vol. 5: Historical Writing since 1945, Oxford (Oxford University Press) 2011, 637-658.

Work, Max Weber, Confucianism: The Confucian Ethic and the Spirit of Japanese Capitalism, in: Jürgen Kocka (ed.), Work in a Modern Society: The German Historical Experience in Comparative Perspective, New York (Berghahn Books) 2010, 153-68.

Double Marginalization: A Plea for a Transnational Perspective on German History, in: Heinz-Gerhard Haupt and Jürgen Kocka (eds.), Comparative and Transnational History: Central European Approaches and New Perspectives, New York (Berghahn Books) 2009 [paperback edition: 2012], 52-76.

Japan, in: Akira Iriye, Pierre-Yves Saunier (eds.), The Palgrave Dictionary of Transnational History. From the Mid-19th Century to the Present Day, New York (Palgrave Macmillan) 2009, 608-610.

„Education for Work“ in Colony and Metropole: The Case of Imperial Germany, c. 1880-1914, in: Harald Fischer-Tiné, Susanne Gehrmann (eds.), Empires and Boundaries: Rethinking Race, Class, and Gender in Colonial Settings, London (Routledge) 2009, 23-40.

Historiography: Germany and its Colonies, in: Prem Poddar, Rajeev S. Patke, Lars Jensen (Hg), A Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures. Continental Europe and its Empires, Edinburgh (Edinburgh University Press) 2008, S. 237-242.

Transnational Germany, in: James Retallack (ed.), Short Oxford History of Germany: Imperial Germany 1871-1918, Oxford (Oxford University Press) 2008, 219-241.

Global Mobility and Nationalism: Chinese Migration and the Reterritorialization of Belonging, 1880-1910, in: Sebastian Conrad/Dominic Sachsenmaier (eds.), Competing Visions of World Order: Global Moments and Movements, 1880s-1930s, New York (Palgrave Macmillan) 2007 (with Klaus Mühlhahn), 181-211.

La constitution de l’histoire japonaise. Histoire compare, transferts, interactions transnationales, in: Michael Werner, Bénédicte Zimmermann (eds.), De la Comparaison à l’Histoire Croisée, Paris (Seuil) 2004, 53-72.

The Opened and the Closed Country. Conflicting Views of Japan’s Position in the World, in: Benedikt Stuchtey, Eckhardt Fuchs (eds.), Writing World History 1800-2000, Oxford (Oxford University Press) 2003, 327-51.

Circulation, ‚National Work’, and Identity. Debates about the Mobility of Work in Germany and Japan, 1890-1914, in: Wolf Lepenies (ed.), Entangled Histories and Negotiated Universals. Centers and Peripheries in a Changing World, Frankfurt (Campus) 2003, 260-80.