Republicanism and Liberalism in America and the German States, 1750-1850

Republicanism and Liberalism in America and the German States, 1750-1850

by Jurgen Heideking
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521800668

ISBN-13: 9780521800662

Pub. Date: 04/08/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Republicanism and Liberalism in America and the German States represents the cooperative effort of a group of American and German scholars to move the historical debate on republicanism and liberalism to a new stage. By systematically studying the similarities and differences in the understanding of republicanism and liberalism in the United States and German

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Republicanism and Liberalism in America and the German States represents the cooperative effort of a group of American and German scholars to move the historical debate on republicanism and liberalism to a new stage. By systematically studying the similarities and differences in the understanding of republicanism and liberalism in the United States and German states, the collection stimulates new efforts toward a comprehensive interpretation of political, intellectual, and social developments in the "modernizing" Atlantic world of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521800662
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/08/2002
Series:
Publications of the German Historical Institute Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)
Lexile:
1630L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction Jürgen Heideking and James A. Henretta; Part I. Overview: 1. 'Wir nennen's Gemeinism' (we call it public spirit): Republic and Republicanism in the German political discussion of the nineteenth century Rudolf Vierhaus; Part II. The Republican World: 2. The concept of the Republic in eighteenth-century German thought Hans Erich Bödeker; 3. Kant's Republicanism and its consequences Otto Dann; 4. Constitutions, charity, and liberalism in comparative perspective: Germany and the Anglo-American tradition A. G. Roeber; 5. Politics and sentiment: Catharine Macaulay's Republicanism Vera Nünning; 6. Between Liberalism and Republicanism: 'manners' in the political thought of Mercy Otis Warren Rosemarie Zagarri; Part III. The Transition from Republicanism to Liberalism: 7. The Liberal Democratic Republicanism of the first American State constitutions, 1776–80 Willi Paul Adams; 8. Bennington and the Green Mountain Boys: the emergence of Liberal Democracy in Vermont, 1760–1850 Robert E. Shalhope; 9. The birth of American Liberalism: New York, 1820–60 James A. Henretta; 10. Republicanism, Liberalism, and market society: party formation and party ideology in Germany and the United States, c.1825–50 Paul Nolte; 11. Festive culture and national identity in America and Germany Jürgen Heideking; 12. Charles Follen's Perception of Republicanism in Germany and the United States, 1815–40 Edmund Spevack; Part IV. The Logic of Liberalism: 13. 'The right to possess all the faculties that God has given': possessive individualism, slave women, and abolitionist thought Amy Dru Stanley; 14. Freedom of contract and freedom of person: a brief history of 'involuntary servitude' in American fundamental law Robert J. Steinfeld.

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