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What history tells : George L. Mosse and the culture of modern Europe /
edited by Stanley G. Payne, David J. Sorkin, John S. Tortorice.
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Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, c2004.
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xiv, 292 p. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0299194140 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, c2004.
isbn
0299194140 (pbk. : alk. paper)
catalogue key
5107485
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Examining Mosses's historiographical legacy, this book looks at it from the context of his own life and the internal development of his work, as well as by tracing the ways Mosse influenced the subsequent study of contemporary history, European cultural history and modern Jewish history.
Main Description
What History Tells presents an impressive collection of critical papers from the September 2001 conference "An Historian's Legacy: George L. Mosse and Recent Research on Fascism, Society, and Culture." This book examines his historiographical legacy first within the context of his own life and the internal development of his work, and secondly by tracing the many ways in which Mosse influenced the subsequent study of contemporary history, European cultural history and modern Jewish history. The contributors include Walter Laqueur, David Sabean, Johann Sommerville, Emilio Gentile, Roger Griffin, Saul Friedlander, Jay Winter, Rudy Koshar, Robert Nye, Janna Bourke, Shulamit Volkov, and Steven E. Aschheim.
Main Description
What History Tellspresents an impressive collection of critical papers from the September 2001 conference "An Historian's Legacy: George L. Mosse and Recent Research on Fascism, Society, and Culture." This book examines his historiographical legacy first within the context of his own life and the internal development of his work, and secondly by tracing the many ways in which Mosse influenced the subsequent study of contemporary history, European cultural history and modern Jewish history. The contributors include Walter Laqueur, David Sabean, Johann Sommerville, Emilio Gentile, Roger Griffin, Saul Friedlander, Jay Winter, Rudy Koshar, Robert Nye, Janna Bourke, Shulamit Volkov, and Steven E. Aschheim.
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"What History Tells presents an impressive collection of critical papers from the September 2001 conference "An Historian's Legacy: George L. Mosse and Recent Research on Fascism, Society, and Culture." This book examines Mosse's historiographical legacy, first within the context of his own life and the internal development of his work and, second by tracing the many ways Mosse influenced the subsequent study of contemporary history, European cultural history, and modern Jewish history.
Table of Contents
Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. xiii
Introductionp. 3
Mosse on Early Modern Europe
George Mosse and The Holy Pretencep. 15
The Modern Contexts of George Mosse's Early Modern Scholarshipp. 25
Mosse and Fascism
A Provisional Dwelling: The Origin and Development of the Concept of Fascism in Mosse's Historiographyp. 41
Withstanding the Rush of Time: The Prescience of Mosse's Anthropological View of Fascismp. 110
Mosse's Influence on the Historiography of the Holocaustp. 134
Comparative History, Nationalism, and Memory
George Mosse's Comparative Cultural Historyp. 151
George Mosse and "Destination Culture"p. 164
Mosse, Masculinity, and the History of Sexualityp. 183
The Body in Modern Warfare: Myth and Meaning, 1914-1945p. 202
Mosse and Jewish History
German Jewish History: Back to Bildung and Culture?p. 223
George Mosse and the Israeli Experiencep. 239
A Bibliography of George L. Mosse's Workp. 255
Contributorsp. 279
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