Popular Culture and the Public Sphere in the Rhineland, 1800-1850 - New Studies in European History (Paperback)James M. Brophy (author)
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 560 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 22 mm
'This book is essential reading for anyone with an interest in expressions of public culture in the decades leading up to the 1848 revolution. ... It is a well presented book with illustrations and photographs and, most usefully for an international readership, all German quotations translated into English.' Song and Popular Culture
'... impressively combines social and political theory with empirical research, ably weaving and organizing the results of years of work in the archival trenches into a well-crafted monograph ... This is certainly an informative case study that should be read and studied by all scholars of modern Germany ...' Journal of Modern History
'The study, deeply embedded in the many appropriate strands of scholarship and painstaking archival research, is divided into six substantive and mesmerizing chapters. ...The author rounds out the book with absorbing chapters on the roles of singing, carnival, tumult, and religion. ...An eminently readable treat for most German and many European historians ...' The Historian
"...this is an extraordinarily well-researched and finely argued book." --Jeffrey K. Wilson, University of New Orleans: Canadian Journal of History
"...a wonderful book likely to be highly useful to anyone interested in modern social history generally, and particularly to those especially focused on the growth of civil society and popular mobilization in 19th-century Europe...Highly recommended." --CHOICE
"...impressively combines social and political theory with empirical research, ably weaving and organizing the results of years of work in the archival trenches into a well-crafted monograph... This is certainly an informative case study that should be read and studied by all scholars of modern Germany." -Journal of Modern History
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