Franklin

Germany and 'The West' : the history of a modern concept / edited by Riccardo Bavaj & Martina Steber.

Publication:
New York, [New York] ; Oxford, [England] : Berghahn, 2015.
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Book
1 online resource (328 p.)
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Subjects:
Germany -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Germany -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Germany -- Relations -- Western countries.
Western countries -- Relations -- Germany.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
""This is an ambitious volume that provides in-depth coverage of German attitudes and interpretations of 'the West,' and how these have changed over time . . . A particular value of this volume is its use of German sources, making German-based arguments and interpretations available to English-speaking academia."" , Leiden University ""[This] volume provides an impressive overview of the history of German images and perceptions of 'the West,' its changing meanings and importance over a long period of time. It unites the foremost experts on this subject."" ยท Egbert Klautke, University College
Contents:
Part 1. Rises and silences of 'the West'
Part 2. East-West entanglements
Part 3. Liberal ambiguities and strategies of 'Westernization'
Part 4. Nationalists.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Bavaj, Riccardo, editor.
Steber, Martina, editor.
OCLC:
905854835