Anti-liberal Europe : A Neglected Story of EuropeanizationMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandNew German Historical Perspectives: Publisher: New York, NY : Berghahn Books, 2014Description: 1 online resource (210 p.)ISBN: 9781782384267Subject(s): Europe -- Civilization -- 20th century | European federation | Liberalism -- Europe -- History -- 20th century | National characteristics, European | Nationalism -- Europe -- History -- 20th century | Political culture -- Europe -- History -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Anti-liberal Europe : A Neglected Story of EuropeanizationDDC classification: 320.5094 LOC classification: JC574.2.E85 A67 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Anti-liberal Europe; New German Historical Perspectives; Anti-liberal Europe - A Neglected Story of Europeanization Edited by Dieter Gosewinkel; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; part i Concepts; Introduction - Anti-liberal Europe - A Neglected Source of Europeanism - Dieter Gosewinkel; 1 The Elusiveness of European (Anti-)liberalism - Michael Freeden; part ii Anti-liberalism: A Feature of Colonial and Conservative Concepts of Europe; 2 Europe as a Colonial Project - A Critique of its Anti-liberalism - Fabian Klose
3 Facing the Future Backwards 'Abendland' as an Anti-liberal Idea of Europe in Germany between the First World War and the 1960s - Vanessa Conze4 The Call for a New European Order - Origins and Variants of the Anti-liberal Concept of the 'Europe of the Regions' - Undine Ruge; part iii Anti-liberal Europe in Dictatorships and their Aftermath; 5 The 'New European Order' of National Socialism - Some Remarks on its Sources, Genesis and Nature - Jürgen Elvert
6 Three Kinds of Collaboration - Concepts of Europe and the 'Franco-German Understanding' - The Career of SS-Brigadeführer Gustav Krukenberg - Peter Schöttler7 Communist Europeanism - A Case Study of the GDR - Jana Wuestenhagen; Afterword - The Limits of an Anti-liberal Europe - Martin Conway; Notes on Contributors; Index
The history of modern Europe is often presented with the hindsight of present-day European integration, which was a genuinely liberal project based on political and economic freedom. Many other visions for Europe developed in the 20th century, however, were based on an idea of community rooted in pre-modern religious ideas, cultural or ethnic homogeneity, or even in coercion and violence. They frequently rejected the idea of modernity or reinterpreted it in an antiliberal manner. Anti-liberal Europe examines these visions, including those of anti-modernist Catholics, conservatives, extreme ri
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Dieter Gosewinkel is Professor of Modern History at the Freie Universität Berlin, and researcher and co-director of the Rule of Law Center at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB). His recent books include Die Verfassungen in Europa 1789 - 1949: Eine wissenschaftliche Textedition (co-edited with Johannes Masing and Andreas Würschinger 2006) and Wissenschaft, Politik, Verfassungsgericht (with Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde 2011).