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Englightenment or empire

Russell A. Berman

Englightenment or empire

colonial discourse in German culture

by Russell A. Berman

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln, Neb, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Imperialism -- History.,
  • Nationalism -- Germany.,
  • National characteristics, German.,
  • Germany -- Colonies.,
  • Germany -- Cultural policy.,
  • Germany -- Politics and government -- 1871-1918.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p249-258. - Includes index.

    StatementRussell A. Berman.
    SeriesModern German culture and literature
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDD220
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[ix], 270p. ;
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22607178M
    ISBN 100803212844

    The Byzantine Empire in the 10th Century. At the end of the Decline and Fall's fifth volume, you'll survey the ever-shrinking form of the Byzantine Empire (Chapter 53), early Russians (Chapter 55), Norman conquests in the Mediterranean (Chapter 56), and .   The Enlightenment – the great ‘Age of Reason’ – is defined as the period of rigorous scientific, political and philosophical discourse that characterised European society during the ‘long’ 18th century: from the late 17th century to the ending of the Napoleonic Wars in This was a period of huge change in thought and reason, which (in the words of historian Roy Porter) was.

      The Empire becomes, in effect, not an alternative to the Enlightenment, as the title suggests, but one consequence of it. Likewise, the initial proposition of the specificity of a German colonial discourse in opposition to others turns into an intra-German dialectic between more or less compromised colonial advocates. Enlightenment against Empire Book Description: In the late eighteenth century, an array of European political thinkers attacked the very foundations of imperialism, arguing passionately that empire-building was not only unworkable, costly, and dangerous, but manifestly unjust.

    First published in - my copy is a Mentor Books paperback priced at $ - this is a fine collection of key philosophical works from the Eighteenth Century. The longest selections are from the works of Locke, Berkeley, and Hume, but there are intriguing comments on other philosophers of the age/5(7). The Military Enlightenment brings to light a radically new narrative both on the Enlightenment and the French armed forces from Louis XIV to Napoleon. Christy Pichichero makes a striking discovery: the Geneva Conventions, post-traumatic stress disorder, the military "band of brothers," and soldierly heroism all found their antecedents in the eighteenth-century French armed forces.


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