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German encounters with modernity

novels of imperial Berlin

by Katherine Roper

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Published by Humanities Press International in Atlantic Highlands, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Berlin (Germany),
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • German fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
    • National characteristics, German.,
    • Berlin (Germany) -- In literature.,
    • Berlin (Germany) -- Civilization.,
    • Germany -- Civilization -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 246-259) and index.

      StatementKatherine Roper.
      SeriesStudies in German histories
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPT771 .R67 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 269 p. ;
      Number of Pages269
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1878263M
      ISBN 100391036955
      LC Control Number90038585

      Modernity, the self-definition of a generation about its own technological innovation, governance, and socioeconomics. To participate in modernity was to conceive of one’s society as engaging in organizational and knowledge advances that make one’s immediate predecessors appear antiquated or, at least, surpassed. The eminent Victorians thus. Helmuth Karl Bernhard Graf von Moltke (German: [ˈhɛlmuːt fɔn ˈmɔltkə]; 26 October – 24 April ) was a Prussian field chief of staff of the Prussian Army for thirty years, he is regarded as the creator of a new, more modern method of directing armies in the field. He commanded troops in Europe and the Middle East, commanding during the Second Schleswig Battles/wars: Second Schleswig War, .

      11 German Books You Should Read. by Katy Derbyshire • 5th June 18th June • 6 Comments. 0. Despite an apparent fascination with the subject in Britain, not all German writing is about the country’s history. When it is, though, it’s often very well done. Translator and blogger Katy Derbyshire has a list of 11 contemporary German. Books shelved as german-culture: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, Goodbye to Berlin by Christopher Isherwood, A City of Broken Glass by Rebecca Cantrell.

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Katherine Roper did her graduate work in modern German history at Stanford University under Gordon Craig. Her interest in using novels as a source for the study of modern German history was sparked when she entered Professor Craig's seminar on Weimar literature as a new graduate student, and this interest was solidified when she chose as a dissertation topic to analyze the Author: Katherine Roper.

Benjamin Ziemann is Professor of Modern German History at the University of Sheffield. He is the author and editor of numerous books, including Contested Commemorations.

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