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The Abbe Gregoire and the French RevolutionThe Making of Modern Universalism

The Abbe Gregoire and the French Revolution: The Making of Modern Universalism

Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241800
eISBN:
9780520931091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241800.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In this age of globalization, the eighteenth-century priest and abolitionist Henri Grégoire has often been called a man ahead of his time. An icon of anti-racism, a hero to people from Ho Chi Minh to ... More

Ana PaukerThe Rise and Fall of a Jewish Communist

Ana Pauker: The Rise and Fall of a Jewish Communist

Robert Levy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223950
eISBN:
9780520925083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223950.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In her own day, Ana Pauker was named “The Most Powerful Woman in the World” by Time magazine. Today, when she is remembered at all, she is thought of as the puppet of Soviet communism in Romania, ... More

Arab FranceIslam and the Making of Modern Europe, 1798-1831

Arab France: Islam and the Making of Modern Europe, 1798-1831

Ian Coller

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520260641
eISBN:
9780520947542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260641.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Many think of Muslims in Europe as a twentieth-century phenomenon, but this book brings to life a lost community of Arabs who lived through war, revolution, and empire in early nineteenth-century ... More

At the Dawn of ModernityBiology, Culture, and Material Life in Europe after the Year 1000

At the Dawn of Modernity: Biology, Culture, and Material Life in Europe after the Year 1000

David Levine

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220584
eISBN:
9780520923676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220584.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Looking at a neglected period in the social history of modernization, this book investigates the centuries that followed the year 1000, when a new kind of society emerged in Europe. New commercial ... More

Berlin ElectropolisShock, Nerves, and German Modernity

Berlin Electropolis: Shock, Nerves, and German Modernity

Andreas Killen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243620
eISBN:
9780520931633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243620.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book ties the German discourse on nervousness in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries to Berlin's transformation into a capital of the second industrial revolution. Focusing on ... More

Berlin PsychoanalyticPsychoanalysis and Culture in Weimar Republic Germany and Beyond

Berlin Psychoanalytic: Psychoanalysis and Culture in Weimar Republic Germany and Beyond

Veronika Fuechtner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258372
eISBN:
9780520950382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258372.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

One hundred years after the Berlin Psychoanalytic Institute was established, this book recovers the cultural and intellectual history connected to this vibrant organization and places it alongside ... More

Beyond the PaleThe Jewish Encounter with Late Imperial Russia

Beyond the Pale: The Jewish Encounter with Late Imperial Russia

Benjamin Nathans

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520208308
eISBN:
9780520931299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520208308.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

A surprising number of Jews lived, literally and figuratively, “beyond the Pale” of Jewish Settlement in tsarist Russia during the half-century before the Revolution of 1917. Thanks to the ... More

Cool ConductThe Culture of Distance in Weimar Germany

Cool Conduct: The Culture of Distance in Weimar Germany

Helmut Lethen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520201095
eISBN:
9780520916418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201095.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book presents an interpretation of attitudes and mentalities that informed the Weimar Republic by a scholar well known for his profound knowledge of this period. The book tells of “cool conduct” ... More

The Crime of My Very ExistenceNazism and the Myth of Jewish Criminality

The Crime of My Very Existence: Nazism and the Myth of Jewish Criminality

Michael Berkowitz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251120
eISBN:
9780520940680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251120.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book investigates a rarely considered yet critical dimension of anti-Semitism that was instrumental in the conception and perpetration of the Holocaust: the association of Jews with criminality. ... More

Culture and Inflation in Weimar Germany

Culture and Inflation in Weimar Germany

Bernd Widdig

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222908
eISBN:
9780520924703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222908.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

For many Germans the hyperinflation of 1922 to 1923 was one of their most decisive experiences of the twentieth century. This book investigates the effects of that inflation on German culture during ... More

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