Historians and nationalism : East-Central Europe in the nineteenth century

Collection:
Mokslo publikacijos / Scientific publications
Document Type:
Knyga / Book
Language:
Anglų kalba / English
Title:
Historians and nationalism: East-Central Europe in the nineteenth century
Publication Data:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Pages:
340 p
Series:
Oxford historical monographs
Notes:
Bibliografija ir rodyklė.
Contents:
Introduction — 1. Five Biographical Profiles. Lelewel. Daukantas. Palacký. Horváth. Kogâlniceanu — 2. Romantic Historiography in the Service of Nation-Build. The democratization of historical writing. Commitment and impartiality. Romantic progressivism. Self-congratulation versus emancipation. The blueprint of national historiography. Consolation and encouragement. Conclusion: desiderata and fulfilments — 3. Institutionalization and Professionalization. The transformation of historiographical standards. Learned societies. Universities. Publication of primary sources Journals. Auxiliary sciences. Censorship. Conclusion — 4. Intellectual Background. Enlightenment in national contexts. Herderʼs legacy. The impact of the Scottish Enlightenment. The Spätaufklärung in Göttingen. Encounters with Nikolai Karamzin. Contemporary resonances: the French liberal school. Conclusion — 5. Language as Medium, Language as Message. The fecundity of inferiority complexes. Language as a bridge: in the service of unity. Language as evergreen cowberry: representing continuity. The unique language: antiquity and other virtues. Enriching the national culture through translations. The Lithuanian Robinson. Promoting academic language in Hungary. The birth of modern political language in Romania. Towards creating ʼoriginalʼ scholarship. Conclusion — 6. National Antiquities. The interest in origins and early societies. The vantage point: Tacitus. Nordic antiquity.Indo-European antiquity. Putative Czech antiquity. Roman antiquity. Semi-Nomadic antiquity. Conclusion — 7. Feudalism and the National Past. The study of feudalism in historical scholarship. Conquest and colonization. The late arrival of feudalism and its illegitimate nature. Humanitarianism, common sense and urban liberties. Feudal institutions as national institutions. Creating modern society: the emancipation of the peasantry. Liberalism versus democracy. Ways of change: reform versus revolution. Conclusion — 8. The Golden Age. The evolution of master narratives. Virtue in the forest: pagan Lithuania. Poland: a true republic. The Czechs: a small nationʼs contribution to liberty. The Hungarian constitution and the spirit of liberalism. Romania: united and independent. Conclusion — 9. Perceptions of Others and Attitudes to European Civilization. Images of the self and others. External others: the neighbours. Internal others: the Jews. Internal others: the Jesuits. Internal others: women. Symbolic geography: East, West and their alternatives. The Cyrano de Bergerac effect. Negation and analogy: the nationʼs mission. Conclusion — Conclusions — Bibliography — Index.
Keywords:
LT
Joachimas Lelewelis (1786-1861); Simonas Daukantas (1793-1864); František Palacky (1798-1876); Mihaly Horvath (1804-78); Mihail Kogalniceanu (1818-91); Nacionalis judėjimas; 19 amžius; Nacionalizmas.
EN
Joachim Lelewel (1786-1861); Simonas Daukantas (1793-1864); František Palacky (1798-1876); Mihaly Horvath (1804-78); Mihail Kogalniceanu (1818-91); National movement; 19th century; Nationalism.
ISBN:
9780199581184
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