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1989The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe

1989: The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe

Mary Elise Sarotte

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163710
eISBN:
9781400852307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163710.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the momentous events following the fall of the Berlin Wall and the effects they have had on the world ever since. Based on documents, interviews, and television broadcasts from ... More

America in ItalyThe United States in the Political Thought and Imagination of the Risorgimento, 1763-1865

America in Italy: The United States in the Political Thought and Imagination of the Risorgimento, 1763-1865

Axel Körner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691164854
eISBN:
9781400887811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164854.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the influence of the American political experience on the imagination of Italian political thinkers between the late eighteenth century and the unification of Italy in the 1860s. ... More

AtatürkAn Intellectual Biography

Atatürk: An Intellectual Biography

M. Sükrü Hanioglu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175829
eISBN:
9781400885572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175829.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

When Mustafa Kemal Atatürk became the first president of Turkey in 1923, he set about transforming his country into a secular republic where nationalism sanctified by science would reign supreme as ... More

Chosen NationMennonites and Germany in a Global Era

Chosen Nation: Mennonites and Germany in a Global Era

Benjamin W. Goossen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691174280
eISBN:
9781400885190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174280.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the global Mennonite church developed an uneasy relationship with Germany. Despite the religion's origins in the Swiss and Dutch Reformation, as well as ... More

Cultural ExchangeJews, Christians, and Art in the Medieval Marketplace

Cultural Exchange: Jews, Christians, and Art in the Medieval Marketplace

Joseph Shatzmiller

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156996
eISBN:
9781400846092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156996.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Demonstrating that similarities between Jewish and Christian art in the Middle Ages were more than coincidental, this book combines a wide range of sources to show how Jews and Christians exchanged ... More

The EnlightenmentHistory of an Idea

The Enlightenment: History of an Idea

Vincenzo Ferrone

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175768
eISBN:
9781400865833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175768.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In this book, one of the world's leading historians of the Enlightenment provides a bracing and clarifying new interpretation of this watershed period. Arguing that philosophical and historical ... More

The French WayHow France Embraced and Rejected American Values and Power

The French Way: How France Embraced and Rejected American Values and Power

Richard F. Kuisel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151816
eISBN:
9781400839971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151816.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

There are over 1,000 McDonald's on French soil. Two Disney theme parks have opened near Paris in the last two decades. And American-inspired vocabulary such as “le weekend” has been absorbed into the ... More

Germaine de StaëlA Political Portrait

Germaine de Staël: A Political Portrait

Biancamaria Fontana

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169040
eISBN:
9781400880614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169040.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Germaine de Staël (1766–1817) is perhaps best known today as a novelist, literary critic, and outspoken and independent thinker. Yet she was also a prominent figure in politics during the French ... More

The Global ConditionConquerors, Catastrophes, and Community

The Global Condition: Conquerors, Catastrophes, and Community

William Hardy McNeill

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174143
eISBN:
9781400885107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174143.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

William Hardy McNeill is known for his ability to portray the grand sweep of history. This book is a classic work for understanding the grand sweep of world history in brief compass. Now with a new ... More

Irish Nationalists and the Making of the Irish Race

Irish Nationalists and the Making of the Irish Race

Bruce Nelson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153124
eISBN:
9781400842230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153124.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is a book about Irish nationalism and how Irish nationalists developed their own conception of the Irish race. The book begins with an exploration of the discourse of race—from the ... More

Jews and the MilitaryA History

Jews and the Military: A History

Derek J. Penslar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691138879
eISBN:
9781400848577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138879.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is the first comprehensive and comparative look at Jewish involvement in the military and their attitudes toward war from the 1600s until the creation of the state of Israel in 1948. The ... More

A King TravelsFestive Traditions in Late Medieval and Early Modern Spain

A King Travels: Festive Traditions in Late Medieval and Early Modern Spain

Teofilo F. Ruiz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153575
eISBN:
9781400842247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153575.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the scripting and performance of festivals in Spain between 1327 and 1620, offering an unprecedented look at the different types of festivals that were held in Iberia during this ... More

KruppA History of the Legendary German Firm

Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm

Harold James

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153407
eISBN:
9781400841868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153407.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The history of Krupp is the history of modern Germany. No company symbolized the best and worst of that history more than the famous steel and arms maker. This book tells the story of the Krupp ... More

The Machiavellian MomentFlorentine Political Thought and the Atlantic Republican Tradition

The Machiavellian Moment: Florentine Political Thought and the Atlantic Republican Tradition

J. G. A. Pocock

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691172231
eISBN:
9781400883516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172231.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Originally published in 1975, this book remains a landmark of historical and political thought. The book looks at the consequences for modern historical and social consciousness arising from the ... More

Muslims and Jews in FranceHistory of a Conflict

Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict

Maud S. Mandel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691125817
eISBN:
9781400848584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691125817.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book traces the global, national, and local origins of the conflict between Muslims and Jews in France, challenging the belief that rising anti-Semitism in France is rooted solely in the ... More

Ordinary JewsChoice and Survival during the Holocaust

Ordinary Jews: Choice and Survival during the Holocaust

Evgeny Finkel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691172576
eISBN:
9781400884926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172576.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Focusing on the choices and actions of Jews during the Holocaust, this book examines the different patterns of behavior of civilians targeted by mass violence. Relying on rich archival material and ... More

Peasants under SiegeThe Collectivization of Romanian Agriculture, 1949-1962

Peasants under Siege: The Collectivization of Romanian Agriculture, 1949-1962

Gail Kligman and Katherine Verdery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149721
eISBN:
9781400840434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149721.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1949, Romania's fledgling communist regime unleashed a radical and brutal campaign to collectivize agriculture in this largely agrarian country, following the Soviet model. This book provides the ... More

Reluctant AccompliceA Wehrmacht Soldier's Letters from the Eastern Front

Reluctant Accomplice: A Wehrmacht Soldier's Letters from the Eastern Front

Konrad H. Jarausch (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140421
eISBN:
9781400836321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140421.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is a collection of the World War II letters of Dr. Konrad Jarausch, a German high-school teacher of religion and history who served in a reserve battalion of Adolf Hitler's army in Poland ... More

UprootedHow Breslau Became Wroclaw during the Century of Expulsions

Uprooted: How Breslau Became Wroclaw during the Century of Expulsions

Gregor Thum

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140247
eISBN:
9781400839964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140247.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

With the stroke of a pen at the Potsdam Conference following the Allied victory in 1945, Breslau, the largest German city east of Berlin, became the Polish city of Wroclaw. Its more than 600,000 ... More

Victorian Culture and Classical AntiquityArt, Opera, Fiction, and the Proclamation of Modernity

Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity: Art, Opera, Fiction, and the Proclamation of Modernity

Simon Goldhill

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149844
eISBN:
9781400840076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149844.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

How did the Victorians engage with the ancient world? This book is an exploration of how ancient Greece and Rome influenced Victorian culture. Through Victorian art, opera, and novels, the book ... More

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