German modernities from Wilhelm to Weimar : a contest of futures /

"An examination of the many competing meanings of modernity in Germany in the years between 1880 and 1930 which embraces social, intellectual, political and imperial aspects of the nation's history"--

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Other Authors: Eley, Geoff, 1949- (Editor), Jenkins, Jennifer, 1966- (Editor), Matysik, Tracie (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2016.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Geoff Eley, Jennifer Jenkins and Tracie Matysik
  • Neither singular nor alternative : narratives of welfare and modernity in Germany, 1870-1945 / Young-Sun Hong (State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA)
  • What was German modernity and when? / Geoff Eley (University of Michigan, USA)
  • Alternative modernities : imperial Germany through the lens of Russia / Annemarie Sammartino (Oberlin College, USA)
  • Elsewhere in central Europe : Jewish Literature in the Austro-Hungarian monarchy between "Habsburg Myth" and "central Europe effect" / Scott Spector (University of Michigan, USA)
  • Communism and colonialism in the red and black Atlantic : toward a transnational narrative of German modernity / Andrew Zimmerman (George Washington University, USA)
  • The racial economy of Weltpolitik : imperialist expansion, domestic reform, and war in Pan-German ideology, 1894-1918 / Dennis Sweeney (University of Alberta, Canada)
  • The Wilhelmine reform milieu reconsidered : the Deutscher Werkbund, the Prussian Commerce Ministry and Germany's commercial ambitions / John Maciuika (Baruch College, City University of New York, USA)
  • Prevention, welfare, and citizenship : the war on tuberculosis and infant mortality in Germany, 1900-1930 / Larry Frohman (State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA)
  • Secularism, subjectivity and reform : shifting variables / Tracie Matysik (University of Texas at Austin, USA)
  • War, citizenship and the rhetorics of sexual crisis : reflections on states of exception in Germany, 1914-1920 / Kathleen Canning (University of Michigan, USA)
  • Anchoring the nation in the democratic form : Weimar symbolic politics beyond the failure paradigm / Manuela Achilles (University of Virginia, USA)
  • The Werkbund exhibition : "the New Age" of 1932 / Jennifer L. Jenkins (University of Toronto, Canada)
  • Women on the verge of a nervous breakthrough : emancipation, sexuality and female political subjectivity / Marti Lybeck (University of Wisconsin La Crosse, USA)
  • National socialism and the limits of "modernity" / Mark Roseman (Indiana University, USA).