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Civil society and dictatorship in modern German history

JГјrgen Kocka

Civil society and dictatorship in modern German history

by JГјrgen Kocka

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Published by Published by University Press of New England in Hanover .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil society -- Germany -- History -- 20th century,
  • Dictatorship -- Germany -- History -- 20th century,
  • Germany -- History -- 20th century,
  • Germany -- Social conditions -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJürgen Kocka.
    SeriesThe Menahem Stern Jerusalem lectures
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC337 .K63 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24033270M
    ISBN 109781584658658, 9781584658665
    LC Control Number2009045878

    Featuring revised and extended coverage, the second edition of A History of Modern Germany offers an accessible and engagingly written account of German history from to the present. Provides readers with a long view of modern German history, revealing its continuities and changes Features updated and extended coverage of German social change and modernization, class, religion, and gender. By the s, British, American, and German commentators were using the word totalitarian to describe these regimes’ subordination of all institutions and classes to the state’s aims. Totalitarian states used modern technology to achieve complete political power.

    German History is renowned for its extensive range, covering all periods of German history and all German-speaking areas. Issues contain refereed articles and book reviews on various aspects of the history of the German-speaking world, as well as discussion fora, reflections and review essays. The German History Society Article Prize. use the civil society as an universal tool of socio-scientific research is without doubt in favour of extensive efforts to reach a certain clarity of the historical analysis and a social result through the nature of the modern society, which assigned a key role to the European continent in world.

    Iron Kingdom: The Rise and Downfall of Prussia, This book indicates the whole history of the Prussia kingdom and the subsequent Germany. It is not only about a nation or a country, it is mainly about the internal spirit of prussia, which. Regardless of regime, politics in modern settings is invasive, and that means that academic freedom is never absolute. Following sociologist Zygmunt Bauman, some historians conceptualize the modern state as a “gardening state,” which, regardless of constitutional form, prunes unwanted growth in civil society with little moral scruple.


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