Germany, 1800-1871 / Edition 1

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Overview


The years 1800-1871 were a crucial formative phase of modern German history. This volume, written by an international team of experts, provides a comprehensive overview of the era. It includes a narrative of the major political events and detailed studies of economy and society, culture and the arts, religion, gender, public life and the nation. An introduction and conclusion weave together the different themes of the book and there is a detailed further reading section.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199258383
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 11/11/2004
  • Series: Oxford Short History of Germany Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 316
  • Sales rank: 1,090,083
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 5.40 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Jonathan Sperber is Curators' Professor of History at the University of Missouri. He is the author of five books and co-editor of Europe in 1848: Revolution and Reform (Berghahn Publishers, 2001).

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 Political and diplomatic movements, 1800-1830 : Napoleon, national uprising, restoration 26
2 Political trends and movements, 1830-1850 : the Vormarz and the revolutions of 1848-1849 46
3 Political and diplomatic movements, 1850-1870 : national movement, liberal movement, great-power struggles, and the creation of the German empire 69
4 Economy and society 91
5 Culture and the arts 115
6 Wissenschaft and knowledge 137
7 Religion 162
8 The public sphere 185
9 Gender 209
10 Nation and nationalism 230
Looking forward 256
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