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The Continuities of German History

Nation, Religion, and Race Across the Long Nineteenth Century

by Helmut Walser Smith

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • History / Europe / General,
  • Europe - General,
  • 19th century,
  • Ethnic relations,
  • Europe,
  • Germany,
  • Jews,
  • Nationalism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10437187M
    ISBN 100521720257
    ISBN 109780521720250

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    Weimar and Nazi Germany presents the history of the country in these periods in a unique way. Examining the continuities and discontinuities between the Third Reich and the Weimar Republic, it also contextualises these two regimes within modern German and European : Panikos Panayi. It understands, too, that there could be ‘counter continuities’. In the German context one could point to the survival, even in the Third Reich of a strong attachment to social democracy and liberal freedoms as an important counter-continuity in modern German history to the authoritarian structures which helped to produce Nazism.

      I recommend Germany: The Long Road West by Heinrich August Winkler (two volumes). It covers mainly the history from the French revolution until the last decade of the 20th century, but it has an introductory chapter on the centuries before. It giv. Germania survives in a single manuscript that was found in Hersfeld Abbey (Codex Hersfeldensis) in This was brought to Italy, where Enea Silvio Piccolomini, later Pope Pius II, first examined and analyzed the book. This sparked interest among German humanists, including Conrad Celtes, Johannes Aventinus, and Ulrich von Hutten and : Publius Cornelius Tacitus.


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The Continuities of German History: Nation, Religion, and Race across the Long Nineteenth Century 1st Edition. The Continuities of German History: Nation, Religion, and Race across the Long Nineteenth Century.

1st Edition. by: 2. Against conventional wisdom, he considers continuities - in the concept of nation This book addresses the long term of German history, tracing ideas and politics across what have become sharp chronological breaks/5.

This book addresses the long term of German history, tracing ideas and politics across what have become sharp chronological breaks. Against conventional wisdom, Smith argues for reexamining German continuities - in the concept of nation and the ideology of nationalism, in religion and religious exclusion, and in racism and violence.5/5(3).

the essential continuity of German history it sets out, is the “entangled and violent history of Chris‐ tian-Jewish relations” (p.

) from the “vanishing point” of back to the early modern period. What results, in the end, is history written in the mode of memory. Smith writes about the creation of a particu‐.

Emphasizing demographic, economic, and political history, this Handbook places German history in a denser transnational context than any other general history of Germany.

It underscores the centrality of war to the unfolding of German history, and shows how it dramatically affected the development of German nationalism and the structure of German politics.5/5(1). The Continuities of German History: Nation, Religion, and Race across the Long Nineteenth Century.

This book opens the debate about German history in the long term - about how ideas and political /5(28). This book opens the debate about German history in the long term - about how ideas and political forms are traceable across what historians have taken to be the sharp breaks of German history.

Smith argues that current historiography has become ever more focused on the twentieth century, and on twentieth-century explanations for the. Weimar and Nazi Germany presents the history of the country in these periods in a unique way.

Examining the continuities and discontinuities between the Third Reich and the Weimar Republic, it also contextualises these two regimes within modern German and European by: 2.

Continuities of German History, The: Nation, Religion, and Race Across the Long Nineteenth Century. Martha Rivers Ingram Professor of History Helmut Walser Smith.

It is not equally clear what he thinks these continuities mean for German history or for our interpretation of Nazi cultural policies.

The book’s final chapter offers a welcome, if brief, comparison of the Nazis’ manipulation of culture with cultural policies of fascist Italy and the Soviet Union, based on an overview of relevant secondary. These were: Hitler's vision of a greater Germany ruling over all of Europe from the English Channel to the Urals with all of the The conservative German vision associated with the July 20 plotters, who envisioned the destruction of the Versailles The Anglo-American vision which called for a Alma mater: University of Göttingen.

A #1 International Bestseller A Der Spiegel "Most Provoking Book of the Year" “A rapid-paced, thought-provoking, easy-to-digest account of German history.”—Library Journal “A fast-moving encapsulation of German history focusing on the thesis that Prussia’s aggression was a short-lived anomaly in the big picture and not reflective of the true German spirit/5(34).

The author points out the inherent contradictions of modern German history particularly in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, their impact on the lifeworlds of the citizens of the German states, and the consequent restrictions and : Siegfried Weichlein.

In the latter half of The Continuities of German History, Smith proves his argument by providing an example of continuity through an analysis of the violence against Jews that paralleled changes in nation, religion, and race (12). The concepts of nation, religion, and race are important aspects of Smith’s book.5/5.

This book addresses the long term of German history, tracing ideas and politics across what have commonly been viewed as sharp chronological breaks. Against conventional wisdom, Smith argues for reexamining German continuities - nation and nationalism, religion and religious exclusion, racism and violence.5/5(3).

The first part of the book is a gallop through ancient history, placing Germany on the reader's mind map roughly where it is now. The fluidity of Germany's borders is obvious as the book travels through time, with broad strokes painted across much of eastern Europe/5().

worse. Imperial Germany does also form part of the prehistory of Nazi Germany, and what is actually at stake here is the degree to which one assumes or aeknowl-edges that this nexus ought to inform historians' approaches. ' Helmut Walser Smith, The Continuities of German History (New York and Cambridge, ), p.

This book addresses the long term of German history, tracing ideas and politics across what have become sharp chronological breaks.

Smith argues that current historiography has become ever more focused on the twentieth century, and on twentieth-century explanations for the German catastrophe. Against conventional wisdom, he considers continuities - in the concept of nation and the ideology of.

Emphasizing demographic, economic, and political history, this Handbook places German history in a denser transnational context than any other general history of Germany. It underscores the. The continuities of German history: nation, religion, and race across the long nineteenth century.

[Helmut Walser Smith] -- This work opens up the debate about German history in the long term - about how ideas and political forms are traceable across what historians.

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