This volume appears as the product of efforts made by the executive committee of the European History Section of the Southern Historical Association over a period of several years to enhance the prestige of the organization and the quality of the program of the annual meetings. Essays include: Psychoanalyzing the Psychoanalyst: Writing the Freud Biography, Peter Gay; Allied Psychological Interpretations of Germans and Nazis During and After World War II, Louise E. Hoffman; London Quakers and the Business of Abolition: A Case for Collective Biography, Judith Jennings; The Experience of Motherhood in Early-Victorian England, Nancy Fix Anderson; Bertha von Suttner, Gender, and the Representation of War, Anne O. Dzamba; Toynbee and the Historical Profession, William H. McNeill; The Austrian Military Response to the French Revolution and Napoleon: The Problem of Popular Participation in War, Gunther E. Rothenberg; Italy's Peculiar Institution: Internal Police Exile, 1861-1914, Richard Bach Jensen; From Theory to Practice: The Reorientation in Mechanical Engineering Education and Bourgeois Society in Germany, 1873-1914, C. W. R.
Gispen; Gertrud B%oumer and the Weimar Republic: "New Jerusalem" or "Politics as Usual?", Catherine E. Boyd; Entering the Corridors of Power: English Women and the High Civil Service, 1925-1945, Gail L. Savage; The Politics of Opposition: German Socialists and the Tirpitz Plan, 1898-1912, Dennis Sweeney. Co-published with the Southern Historical Association.