A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Europe, 1789 - 1914

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Stefan Berger
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - History - 560 pages
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This Companion provides an overview of European history during the 'long' nineteenth century, from 1789 to 1914.
  • Consists of 32 chapters written by leading international scholars
  • Balances coverage of political, diplomatic and international history with discussion of economic, social and cultural concerns
  • Covers both Eastern and Western European states, including Britain
  • Pays considerable attention to smaller countries as well as to the great powers
  • Compares particular phenomena and developments across Europe
 

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Contents

Part II Agriculture Industry and Social Change
29
Part III Political Developments
123
Part IV Intellectual Developments and Religion
209
Part V Cultural Developments
289
Part VI The International System Colonialism and War
399
Bibliography
449
Index
499
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About the author (2008)

Stefan Berger is Professor of Modern German and Comparative European History at the University of Manchester. He is the author of numerous books, including Inventing the Nation: Germany (2004), Social Democracy and the Working Class in Nineteenth and Twentieth-century Germany (2000), and The Search for Normality: National Identity and Historical Consciousness in Germany Since 1800 (1997, second edition, 2003). He is co-editor of, among other works, Writing History: Theory and Practice (co-author, 2003), Historikerdialoge (2003), Writing National Histories: Western Europe Since 1800 (1999), and Policy Concertation and Social Partnership in Western Europe (2002).

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