By Stefan Berger
This significant other offers an summary of eu background throughout the ''long'' 19th century, from 1789 to 1914. including 32 chapters written by means of top foreign students, it balances insurance of political, diplomatic and foreign heritage with dialogue of monetary, social and cultural issues. the amount is split into six components, exploring: the assumption of ''Europeanness'' and the development of ecu identification, The transition from an agricultural society to 1 according to business creation and foreign exchange, Political advancements, together with the ‘age of revolution’, Labour hobbies and the position of country and state, highbrow background, for instance the recent ideologies of Liberalism and SocialismThemes in cultural background, equivalent to literacy, technological know-how, policing and sexuality, the advance of the foreign approach of significant powers, and the similar questions of conflict, empire and colonialism. all through, the participants conceal either jap and Western ecu states, together with Britain, and pay enormous awareness to smaller nations in addition to to the nice powers. in addition they explicitly examine specific phenomena and advancements throughout Europe as a complete.
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The external boundary setting entailed problematic forms of “Eurocentrism” in cultural-intellectual life, and the rise of other “Western” forms of modernity, such as, most importantly, the North American. 20 The attempted annihilation of European Jewry could be considered as a setting of new internal as well as external 10 bo stråth boundaries, since European Jews inhabited an ambiguous space between belonging as citizens to the nations in which they had lived since the Middle Ages, and continuous persecution.
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She carries a cornucopia out of which a large snake reaches over her head, reminiscent of (though quite different from) the elephant’s trunk she wears in many other representations. In her left hand she holds an unbroken chain, which stands for slavery. She is set in a lush mountain landscape, with a bow and arrow at her feet and a quiver in the tree; there is also an ivory tusk. In the distance we spy the sea. America, meanwhile, stands alone in a palm-tree landscape, with an alligator behind and with a parrot and a bow and arrow in her hands.
A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Europe: 1789-1914 by Stefan Berger