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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

Crime of NationalismBritain, Palestine, and Nation-Building on the Fringe of Empire

Crime of Nationalism: Britain, Palestine, and Nation-Building on the Fringe of Empire

Matthew Kraig Kelly

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520291485
eISBN:
9780520965256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291485.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Palestinian national movement gestated in the early decades of the twentieth century, but it was born in the Great Revolt of 1936–39, a period of sustained Arab protest against British policy in ... 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

The Emancipation of WritingGerman Civil Society in the Making, 1790s-1820s

The Emancipation of Writing: German Civil Society in the Making, 1790s-1820s

Ian McNeely

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233300
eISBN:
9780520928527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233300.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book studies writing in its connection to bureaucracy, citizenship, and the state in Germany. Stitching together micro- and macro-level analysis, it reconstructs the vibrant, textually saturated ... More

The Emerging Female CitizenGender and Enlightenment in Spain

The Emerging Female Citizen: Gender and Enlightenment in Spain

Theresa AnnSmith

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245839
eISBN:
9780520932227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245839.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Eighteenth-century Spanish women were not idle bystanders during one of Europe's most dynamic eras. As this book demonstrates, Spanish intellectuals, calling for Spain to modernize its political, ... More

Empires of IntelligenceSecurity Services and Colonial Disorder after 1914

Empires of Intelligence: Security Services and Colonial Disorder after 1914

Martin Thomas

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251175
eISBN:
9780520933743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251175.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

How did Great Britain and France, the largest imperial powers of the early twentieth century, cope with mounting anti-colonial nationalism in the Arab world? What linked domestic opponents and ... More

Fascist ModernitiesItaly, 1922-1945

Fascist Modernities: Italy, 1922-1945

Ruth Ben-Ghiat

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223639
eISBN:
9780520938052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223639.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book's innovative cultural history of Mussolini's dictatorship is a provocative discussion of the meanings of modernity in interwar Italy. Eloquent, pathbreaking, and deft in its use of a broad ... More

The Frail Social BodyPornography, Homosexuality, and Other Fantasies in Interwar France

The Frail Social Body: Pornography, Homosexuality, and Other Fantasies in Interwar France

Carolyn Dean

Kai-Wing Chow (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520219953
eISBN:
9780520923485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219953.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Amid the national shame and subjugation following World War I in France, cultural critics there—journalists, novelists, doctors, and legislators, among others—worked to rehabilitate what was ... More

France and the Cult of the Sacred HeartAn Epic Tale for Modern Times

France and the Cult of the Sacred Heart: An Epic Tale for Modern Times

Raymond Jonas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221369
eISBN:
9780520924017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221369.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book tells the little-known story of the Sacré-Coeur, or Sacred Heart. The highest point in Paris and a celebrated tourist destination, the white-domed basilica of Sacré-Coeur on Montmartre is a ... More

From Monuments to TracesArtifacts of German Memory, 1870-1990

From Monuments to Traces: Artifacts of German Memory, 1870-1990

Rudy Koshar

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217683
eISBN:
9780520922525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217683.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book provides a powerful framework in which to examine the subject of German collective memory, which for more than a half century has been shaped by the experience of Nazism, World War II, and ... More

The Gaon of VilnaThe Man and His Image

The Gaon of Vilna: The Man and His Image

Immanuel Etkes

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223943
eISBN:
9780520925076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223943.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

A legendary figure in his own lifetime, Rabbi Eliahu ben Shlomo Zalman (1720–1797) was known as the “Gaon of Vilna”. He was the acknowledged master of Talmudic studies in the vibrant intellectual ... More

God, Humanity, and HistoryThe Hebrew First Crusade Narratives

God, Humanity, and History: The Hebrew First Crusade Narratives

Robert Chazan

Helen F. Siu and Donald Sutton (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221277
eISBN:
9780520923959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221277.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Although closely focused on the remarkable Hebrew First-Crusade narratives, this book's new interpretation of these texts is anything but narrow, as the title strongly suggests. The three surviving ... More

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