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Intellectuals and the German nation : collective identity in an axial age / Bernhard Giesen ; translated by Nicholas Levis and Amos Weisz.

Author/creator Giesen, Bernhard, 1948-
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoCambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Descriptionx, 246 pages ; 24 cm.
Uniform titleIntellektuellen und die Nation. English
Cover title Intellectuals and the nation
Series Cambridge cultural social studies
Cambridge cultural social studies. ^A369599
Contents Introduction: the nation in social science and history -- The construction of collective identity: proposal for a new analysis -- Prelude: the encounter with otherness -- The nation as invisible public: the patriotic code -- The nation as Holy Grail of the intellectuals: the transcendental code of Romanticism -- The people on the barricades: the democratic code -- The nation-state up to the founding of empire: the code of Realpolitik -- The national identity of the Germans: attempt at a conclusion -- Epilogue: German identity between 1945 and 1990.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 213-241) and index.
LCCN 97027897
ISBN0521639964 (pbk)

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