Nationalism and the Reshaping of Urban Communities in Europe, 1848-1914

Hardcover | May 15, 2011

EditorWilliam Whyte, Oliver Zimmer

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This book brings together a distinguished group of historians to explore the previously neglected relationship between nationalism and urban history. It reveals the contrasting experiences of nationalism in different societies and milieus. It will help historians to reassess the role of nationalism both inside and outside the nation state.

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This book brings together a distinguished group of historians to explore the previously neglected relationship between nationalism and urban history. It reveals the contrasting experiences of nationalism in different societies and milieus. It will help historians to reassess the role of nationalism both inside and outside the nation st...

WILLIAM WHYTE is Fellow, Tutor, and University Lecturer in History at St John's College, Oxford. He has written extensively on the relationship between architecture and identity, and is the author of Oxford Jackson: Architecture, Education, Status, and Style, 1835-1924 (2002) and co-editor of Redefining Christian Britain: Post-1945 Pe...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 8.89 × 5.75 × 1.08 inPublished:May 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230246281

ISBN - 13:9780230246287

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Nationalism's Urban Imagination; W.Whyte&O.Zimmer
PART I: CONTESTED TERRITORY
The Municipal and the National in the Bohemian Lands, 1862-1914; J.King
Nationalism and Urbanism in Denmark: The Example of Copenhagen; U.Østergård
Contesting the Nation in the Municipal Sphere: The Barcelona Universal Exhibition of 1888; S.Jacobsen
Venice 1848-1914: The Venetian Sense of the Past and the Creation of the Italian Nation; D.Laven
PART II: TOWNS AND THE NATION STATE
Nationalism and the Naval Dockyard Town before the First World War; M.Hilson
The Garrisons Market in France in the Early Years of the Third Republic; J-F.Chanet
Wither the Local? Nationalization, Modernization, and the Mobilization of Urban Communities in England and France, 1900-1918; P.Purseigle
The Nation or the Town? Britain, 1848-1914; W.Whyte
La Commune c'est Toute la Nation. The Nation and the Town in Belgian History, 1830-1914; M.Van Ginderachter
Towns, Cities and the Imagined Community of the Dutch Nation; H.te Velde
Urban Economies and the National Imagination: The German South, 1860-1914; O.Zimmer