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German liberalism in the nineteenth century by James J. Sheehan

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Germany,
  • Germany.

Subjects:

  • Liberalism -- Germany,
  • Germany -- Politics and government -- 19th century

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Edition Notes

StatementJames J. Sheehan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDD204 .S53
The Physical Object
Pagination411 p. ;
Number of Pages411
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4555990M
ISBN 100226752070
LC Control Number77025971

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Conventionally German liberalism is held to be one of the main reasons why Germany in the nineteenth century never managed to break the fetters of an authoritarian political system and why it eventually came to be the breeding ground for extremist movements on the right, notably radical nationalism and finally National : Wolfgang J. Mommsen. Eugen Richter (–) was the most important advocate of authentic liberalism in the era of the German Second Empire, from the s to the early years of the twentieth century Richter was always a champion of private property and freedom of exchange, international free trade, the rule of law and respect for minority rights, and anti-imperialism, anti-militarism, and peace. Together with Ludwig Bamberger . Buy German Liberalism in the Nineteenth Century First Edition by Sheehan, James J. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: James J. Sheehan. Liberalism - Liberalism - Liberalism in the 19th century: As an ideology and in practice liberalism became the preeminent reform movement in Europe during the 19th century. Its fortunes, however, varied with the historical conditions in each country—the strength of the crown, the élan of the aristocracy, the pace of industrialization, and the circumstances of national .

The book's central thesis is that the distinctive features of German liberalism must be understood in terms of the development of the German state and society. Sheehan argues that in the middle decades of the nineteenth century liberalism had the advantage of being the first political movement in : James J. Sheehan.   The book's central thesis is that the distinctive features of German liberalism must be understood in terms of the development of the German state and society. Sheehan argues that in the middle decades of the nineteenth century liberalism had the advantage of being the first political movement in Germany/5(6). German liberalism in the nineteenth century. [James J Sheehan] 19th century; Liberalism -- Germany -- History; 19th century German (42 items) by nperz updated Comps Modern Europe (2 items) by jsratcliff updated Modern Europe - Davis & Schafer: All (81 items) by. Summary: Argues that in the middle decades of the nineteenth century liberalism had the advantage of being the first political movement in Germany. This book offers an account of liberalism's rise and fall with some reflections on the movement's place in German history and its significance for the collapse of democratic institutions in