Journal Articles

(1)        ‘Prostitution, State and Society in Imperial Germany’, Past and Present 70 (February, 1976) pp. 106-29 (revised version in Tales from the German Underworld,1998)

(2)         ‘German Women and the Triumph of Hitler’, Journal of Modern History, Vol. 48 March, 1976), No.1 (demand publication), revised version reprinted in Comrades and Sisters, June 1987).

(3)       ‘Red Wednesday in Hamburg: Social Democrats, Police and Lumpenproletariat in the Suffrage Disturbances of 17 January 1906’’, Social History, Vol. 4, No. 1 (1979), pp. 1-31. Revised version reprinted in Rethinking German History, October 1987. Abstract printed as ‘Crime, Collective Violence and Revolution in Hamburg 1906-1918’, abstract of paper delivered to 2nd annual conference of the Social History Society, January 1977, in Social History Newsletter, Vol. 2, No.1, pp. 7-8. German version (abridged): ‘Wahlrechstraub, Massenstreik und Schopenstehlkrawall: Der Kampf gegen die Wahlrechtsverschlechterung 1905-1906’, in Jörg Berlin (ed.), Das andere Hamburg. Freiheitliche Bestrebungen in der Hansestadt seit dem Spätmittelaalter (Pahl-Rugenstein Verlag, Cologne, 1981), pp. 162-180 (reprinted 1982). New, full German version in Szenen aus der deutschen Unterwelt, Ch. 5, reprinted in Hamburg im ersten Viertel des 20. Jahrhunderts: die Zeit des Politikers Otto Stolten (Landeszentrale für politische Bildung, Hamburg, 2000), pp. 51-96.

(4)        ‘German Social Democracy and Women’s Suffrage, 1891-1918’, Journal of Contemporary History, Vol. 15, No. 2 (June, 1980), pp. 533-557 (revised version reprinted in Comrades and Sisters, June 1987).

(5)        ‘Bourgeois Feminists and Women Socialists in Germany 1894-1914: Lost Opportunity or Inevitable Conflict?’, Women’s Studies International Quarterly, Vol. 3, No. 4 (July 1980), pp. 355-76 (revised version reprinted in Comrades and Sisters, June 1987).

(6)           ‘Rethinking the German Past’, West European Politics, Vol. 4, No .2 (May, 1981), pp. 123-48; also as ‘Rethinking the German Past’, in William E. Paterson and Gordon Smith (eds.), The West German Model: Perspectives on a Stable State (Frank Cass and Co., London, 1981), Revised version reprinted in Rethinking German History (Oct. 1987); Japanese translation in Igirisu Shakai Shiha no Doitsu Shiron.

(7) ‘Theory and Practice in German Social Democracy 1880-1914: Clara Zetkin and the Socialist Theory of Women’s Emancipation’, History of Political Thought, III (1982), No. 2, pp. 285-304 (revised version reprinted in Comrades and Sisters, June 1987).

(8) ‘The Myth of Germany’s Missing Revolution’, New Left Review, 149 (January/February, 1985), pp. 67-94 (revised version reprinted in Rethinking German History, Oct. 1987; Japanese translation in Igrisu Shishiha no Doitsu Shiron.

(9) ‘Epidemics and Revolutions: Cholera in Nineteenth-Century Europe’, Past and Present 120 (August, 1988), pp. 121-47. Reprinted in Terence Ranger and Paul Slack (eds.), Epidemics and Ideas: Essays on the Historical Perception of Pestilence (Past and Present Publications, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1992, pp. 149-173; paperback edition 1995). French version ‘Epidémies et Révolutions. Le choléra dans l’Europe du xixe siècle’, iJean-Pierre Bardet, (eds.), Peurs et terreurs face à la contagion. Choléra, tuberculose, syphilis xixe-xxe siècles (Librairie Arthème Fayard, Paris, 1988), pp. 106-135.

(10)       ‘Folter: Geschichte und Gegenwart,’ 1999: Zeitschrift für Sozialgeschichte des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts (1993 no. 2), pp. 89-98.

(11) ‘Justice Seen, Justice Done? Abolishing Public Executions in 19th-Century Germany’, History Today, Vol. 46, No. 4 (April, 1996), pp. 20-25.

(12) ‘Germany’s Convict Exports’, History Today, Vol. 47, No. 11 (Nov. 1997), pp. 11-17.

(13) Redesigning the Past: History in Political Transitions’, Journal of Contemporary History, Vol. 38, No. 1 (Jan. 2003), pp. 5-12.

(14) ‘Introduction’, Journal of Contemporary History Vol. 39, No. 2 (April, 2004), 163-7.

(15) ‘Coercion and Consent in Nazi Germany’, Proceedings of the British Academy 151 (2006), pp. 53–81

(15) ‘What is European History? Reflections of a Cosmopolitan Islander’, European History Quarterly, 40 (2010), August 2010, pp. 593-605.

(16) ‘The Journal of Contemporary History and it Editors’, Journal of Contemporary History, 50 (4), October 2015, pp. 710-37.

(17) ‘Eric John Ernest Hobsbawm’, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the British Academy, XIV (2015), pp. 207-260 (excerpted in British Academy Review: 27 (2016), pp. 22-24).