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The Thirty Years' War and German Memory in the Nineteenth Century (Studies in War, Society, and the Military)

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The nineteenth century witnessed the birth of German nationalism and the unification of Germany as a powerful nation-state. In this era the reading publicand#8217;s obsession with the most destructive and divisive war in its historyand#8212;the Thirty Yearsand#8217; Warand#8212;resurrected old animosities and sparked a violent, century-long debate over the origins and aftermath of the war. The core of this bitter argument was a clash between Protestant and Catholic historians over the cultural criteria determining authentic German identity and the territorial and political form of the future German nation.
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This groundbreaking study of modern Germanyand#8217;s morbid fascination with the war explores the ideological uses of history writing, commemoration, and collective remembrance to show how the passionate argument over the and#8220;meaningand#8221; of the Thirty Yearsand#8217; War shaped Germans' conception of their nation. The first book in the extensive literature on German history writing to examine how modern German historians reinterpreted a specific event to define national identity and legitimate political and ideological agendas, The Thirty Yearsand#8217; War and German Memory in the Nineteenth Century is a bold intellectual history of the confluence of history writing, religion, culture, and politics in nineteenth-century Germany.

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Kevin Cramer is an associate professor of history at Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803215627
Author:
Cramer, Kevin
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Subject:
History
Subject:
Europe - Germany
Subject:
Germany
Subject:
Modern - 19th Century
Subject:
Germany History 1789-1900.
Subject:
Collective memory - Germany
Subject:
World History-1650 to Present
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Studies in War, Society, and the Military
Publication Date:
20070731
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Index
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 1.55 lb

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History and Social Science » Europe » Germany » 1815 to WWI
History and Social Science » World History » 1650 to Present
History and Social Science » World History » General
History and Social Science » World History » Germany » General

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