Dr Matthias Reiss

Publications

Books

Controlling Sex in Captivity: POWs and Sexual Desire in the United States during the Second World War, London, Bloomsbury, 2018.

Blind Workers against Charity: The National League of the Blind of Great Britain and Ireland, 1893-1970, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

with Perry M, (ed.), Unemployment and Protest: New Perspectives on Two Centuries of Contention., Oxford University Press, USA, 2011.

(ed.), The Street as Stage: Protest Marches and Public Rallies since the Nineteenth Century, Oxford University Press, USA, 2007.

Die Schwarzen waren unsere Freunde: Deutsche Kriegsgefangene in der amerikanischen Gesellschaft 1942-1946, Schoeningh, 2002.

Articles

Book Review: Neil Krishan Aggarwal, Mental Health in the War on Terror: Culture, Science, and Statecraft (Matthias Reiss)., Hist Psychiatry, vol. 27, no. 1, 2016, 108-109

The Importance of Being Men: The Afrika-Korps in American Captivity, Journal of Social History, vol. 46, no. 1, Oxford University Press, 2012, 23-47

Prisoners like Us, Atlantic Times, vol. 6, no. 9, 2009

Circular, Surveys and Support: Trades Councils and the Marches of 1936, Labour History Review, vol. 73, no. 1, Maney, 2008, 89-112

Forgotten Pioneers of the National Protest March: the National League of the Blind's Marches to London, 1920 and 1936, Labour History Review, vol. 70, no. 2, 2005, 133-165

Bronzed Bodies Behind Barbed Wire: Masculinity and the Treatment of German Prisoners of War in the United States during World War II, The Journal of Military History, vol. 69, no. 2, 2005, 475-504

Icons of Insult: German and Italian Prisoners of War in African American Letters during World War II, Amerikastudien / American Studies, vol. 49, 2004, 539-562

Die deutschen Kriegsgefangenen in den USA: Gefangene im goldenen Kafig, Damals: Das Magazin für Geschichte und Kultur, no. 35, 2003, 26-31

Hartz IV: Das britische Beispiel, Damals: Das Magazin für Geschichte und Kultur, vol. 2004, no. 36, 2003, 8-11

„Gotterdammerung im „Goldenen Kafig: Die U.S.-Armee, die deutschen Kriegsgefangenen in den USA und die bedingungslose Kapitulation 1945, Militärgeschichtliche Mitteilungen, vol. 58, no. 1, 1999, 87-110

Chapters

Half-Naked Nazis: Masculinity and Gender in German POW Camps in the USA during World War II, in Pathé A, Théofilakis F (eds) Wartime Captivity in Twentieth Century. Archives, Stories, Memories, New York: Berghahn, 2016, 95-101

Street Protest, in Fahlenbrach K, Klimke M, Scharloth J (eds) Protest Cultures: A Companion, New York: Berghahn Books, 2016, 352-358

Hitlers entmannte Soldaten? Eine Fallstudie zur Mannlichkeit in Kriegsgefangenschaft, in Dynamiken der Gewalt: Krieg im Spannungsfeld von Politik, Ideologie und Gesellschaft, Paderborn: Ferdinand Schoeningh, 2015, 296-307

Explaining Jim Crow to German Prisoners of War: The Impact of the South on the World War Two Reeducation Program., in Berg, M, van Minnen C (eds) The U.S. South and Europe, Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2013, 223-241

Des nazis à moitié nus: masculinité et genre dans les camps de prisonniers de guerre allemands aux Etats-Unis pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale., in Pathé A, Théofilakis F (eds) La captivité de guerre au XXe siècle: Des archives, des histoires, des mémoires, Paris: Armand Collin and, 2012, 118-127

Unemployment Movements, in Snow D, Della Porta D, Klandermans B, McAdam D (eds) The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social and Political Movements, Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2011, 1355-1357

From Poor Relief to Politics: The Protest of the British Unemployed in the 1870s and 1880s, in Reiss M, Perry M (eds) Unemployment and Protest: New Perspectives on Two Centuries of Contention, Oxford: OUP, 2011, 75-107

„Wir waren anstelle der Neger dort: Deutsche Kriegsgefangene und andere Vertragsarbeiter auf dem amerikanischen Arbeitsmarkt, in Dahlmann D, Schulte Beerbühl M (eds) Perspektiven in der Fremde? Arbeitsmarkt und Migration von der Frühen Neuzeit bis in die Gegenwart., Essen: Klartext, 2011, 289-309

with Perry M, Beyond Marienthal: Understanding Movements of the Unemployed, in Reiss M, Perry M (eds) Unemployment and Protest: New Perspectives on Two Centuries of Contention, Oxford: OUP, 2011, 3-37

Zwischen Revolte und Resignation: Das Bild des Arbeitslosen seit dem 19. Jahrhundert, in Clemens L, Trauth N, Uerlings H (eds) Armut – Perspektiven in Kunst und Gesellschaft. Katalog zur Ausstellung 2011 im Stadtmuseum Simeonstift Trier, Rheinischen Landesmuseum Trier und Museum der Brotkultur in Ulm, Darmstadt, Germany: Primus Verlag, 2011, 326-335

The United States: The Rise of the Federal State, in Overy R (eds) Times Complete History of the World, London: HarperCollins, 2010, 290-291

The United States as a Super Power, in Overy R (eds) Times Complete History of the World, London: HarperCollins, 2010, 338-339

The United States: Crisis and Response, in Overy R (eds) Times Complete History of the World, London: HarperCollins, 2010, 344-345

Staat, Arbeitsmarkt und Arbeitslosigkeit in Deutschland und Großbritannien in den 1920er und 1930er Jahren, in Wirsching A (eds) Herausforderungen der parlamentarischen Demokratie: Die Weimarer Republik im europäischen Vergleich, Munich: Oldenbourg, 2007, 169-204

Marching on the Capital: National Protest Marches of the British Unemployed in the 1920s and 1930s, in Reiss M (eds) The Street as Stage: Protest Marches and Public Rallies since the Nineteenth Century, Oxford University Press, 2007, 147-168

Not all were Apathetic: National Hunger Marches as Political Rituals in Interwar Britain, in Neuheiser MSUJ (eds) Political Ritual in the United Kingdom, 1700-2000, Augsburg: , 2006, 93-121

The Image of the Poor and the Unemployed: The Example of Punch, 1841-1939, in Gestrich A, Raphael SAKUL (eds) Being Poor in Modern Europe. Historical Perspectives 1800-1940, Bern: Peter Lang, 2006, 389-415

The Nucleus of a New German Ideology? The Re-education of German Prisoners of War in the United States during World War II, in Hately-Broad BMUB (eds) Prisoners of War, Prisoners of Peace: Captivity, Homecoming and Memory in World War II, Oxford: Berg, 2005, 91-102

Kampf fur den ‚American Way of Life': Kriegsziele in den amerikanischen Werbeanzeigen des Zweiten Weltkrieges, in Zimmermann JHUJ (eds) Kriegsende 1945 in Deutschland, Munich: Oldenbourg, 2002, 157-177

''... keine Gaste mehr [...], sondern die Besiegten': Die deutschen Kriegsgefangenen in den USA zwischen Kapitulation und Repatriierung ['... no guests anymore [...], but the vanquished': The German POWs in the USA between Surrender and Repatriation', in Zimmermann J, Hillmann J (eds) Kriegsende 1945 in Deutschland, Munich: R. Oldenbourg, 2001, 157-177

The United States: The Affluent Society, in Overy R (eds) Times Complete History of the World, London: HarperCollins, 336-337

Conferences

Visual Representations of the Unemployed, Exeter, 12th - 13th Dec 2008

From the Blanketeers to the Present: Understanding Protests of the Unemployed, London, 16th - 17th Feb 2007. Beyond Marienthal: Passivity and Protest of the Unemployed, 2007

Demonstration Marches of the 19th and 20th Century in a Comparative Historical Perspective, London, 25th - 26th Feb 2005. The Street as Stage: Protest Marches and Public Rallies since the Nineteenth Century, 2007

Social Stereotypes and History, London, 28th - 29th Oct 2005. Bulletin German Historical Institute London, vol. 28, no. 1, 2006, 132-142