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Between reform, reaction and resist : Studies in the History of German Conservatism from 1789 to 1945 - Larry Eugene Jones

Between reform, reaction and resist

Studies in the History of German Conservatism from 1789 to 1945

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Published: 29th July 1993
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Prominent American, British and German historians provide new insights into the social, political, and intellectual components of German conservatism from its origins in the late 18th century through to the end of the Third Reich. The essays combine fresh empirical research with new theoretical and historiographical perspectives to provide the basis for a collective reassessment of the role that conservatism has played in Germany's national development.

'The excellent introduction to the book by the two editors gives, as is to be expected, due account of the typologies of German conservatism...as well as its historiography. No less outstanding is the chapter by Christopher M. Clark dealing with the early nineteenth-century Prussian conservatives.' Central European History '...this volume shows that German conservatism is a thriving, exciting field full of outstanding scholarship and wide open to innovative research.' Conference Group on German Politics '... important and scholarly collection of essays on various aspects of German conservatism from the post-Napoleonic era to the collapse of the Third Reich' German History

Preface
German Conservatism Reconsidered: Old Problems and New Directionsp. 1
The Politics of Revival: Pietists, Aristocrats, and the State Church in Early Nineteenth-Century Prussiap. 31
Conservatives and the Social Question in Nineteenth-Century Prussiap. 61
Victor Aime Huber and the Emergence of Social Conservatismp. 95
The Court Camarilla and the Politics of Monarchical Restoration in Prussia, 1848-58p. 123
Between Economic Interests and Radical Nationalism: Attempts to Found a New Right-Wing Party in Imperial Germany, 1887-94p. 157
Anti-Semitism, Agrarian Mobilization, and the Conservative Party: Radicalism and Containment in the Founding of the Agrarian League, 1980-93p. 187
Agrarian Conservatism in Wilhelmine German: Diederich Hahn and the Agrarian Leaguep. 229
The Road to Philippi: The Conservative Party and Bethmann Hollweg's "Politics of the Diagonal," 1909-14p. 261
Breakdown or Breakthrough? Conservatives and the November Revolutionp. 299
Conservatism, National Socialism, and the Cultural Crisis of the Weimar Republicp. 329
Government without Parties: Conservative Plans for Constitutional Revision at the End of the Weimar Republicp. 347
Organized Rural Women and the Conservative Mobilization of the German Countryside in the Weimar Republicp. 375
Convergence on the Right: Agrarian Elite Radicalism and Nazi Populism in Pomerania, 1928-33p. 407
The Conservative Resistance to Hitler and the Fall of the Weimar Republic, 1932-34p. 433
The Limits of Collaboration: Edgar Jung, Herbert von Bose, and the Origins of the Conservative Resistance to Hitler, 1933-34p. 465
Select Bibliography on the History of German Conservatism, 1789-1945p. 503
Notes on Contributorsp. 525
Indexp. 528
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ISBN: 9780854967872
ISBN-10: 0854967877
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 551
Published: 29th July 1993
Publisher: BERG PUBL INC
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8  x 3.53
Weight (kg): 0.77
Edition Number: 1