Civil Society: 1750-1914

Civil Society: 1750-1914

by Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403994622
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 08/22/2006
Series: Studies in European History
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.01(d)

About the Author

STEFAN-LUDWIG HOFFMANN is Assistant Professor in Modern History at the University of Bochum, Germany.

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

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