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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Nationalism in Germany, 1848-1866

Revolutionary Nation

ISBN 9781403913296
Publication Date November 2010
Formats Hardcover Paperback Ebook 
Publisher Palgrave
Series European Studies

Mark Hewitson reassesses the relationship between politics and the nation during a crucial period in order to answer the question of when, how and why the process of unification began in Germany. He focuses on how the national question was articulated in the public sphere by the press, political writers and key political organizations.

MARK HEWITSON is Senior Lecturer in German History and Politics at University College London, UK.

List of Tables and Diagrams
List of Maps
Acknowledgements 
Introduction
A German Revolution
The Great Powers and the Austrian Question
The Habsburg Monarchy and the Germans
The Third Germany and the Bund
Prussia, the Nation and the Constitution
The Struggle for Germany in Schleswig-Holstein
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index

Reviews

A very impressive text: immaculately organized and sharply focused, with a surefooted mastery of the enormous monographic scholarship in German.' - Geoff Eley, University of Michigan, USA
'Hewitson's well crafted argument on liberal nationalism constitutes a welcome reexamination of nation-building and deserves a wide readership.' - James M. Brophy, German Studies Review
'Avaluable addition to the literature on German unification.' - Peter Thaler, JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF ETHNICITY AND NATIONALISM
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