About the Author
Table of Contents
Editors' Preface.- Acknowledgements.- Maps.- Introduction: Democracy and Civil Society.- Sociable Societies: Enlightened Sociability from Boston to St. Petersburg.- Intimacy and Exclusion: Bourgeois Passions in the Early Nineteenth Century.- Nations of Joiners: Practicing Democracy in the Age of Nationalism.- Mass Culture, Mass Politics: Fin-de-siecle Crises.- Conclusion: Paradoxes of Civil Society.- Bibliography.- Index.
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'...Hoffmann has provided teachers and students alike with an intelligent and lucid introduction to key chapters in the history of civil society.' - Robert Nemes, Austrian History Yearbook 39