German nationalism and religious conflict

culture, ideology, politics, 1870-1914 by Helmut Walser Smith

Publisher: Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J

Written in English
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  • Germany,
  • Germany.

Subjects:

  • Catholic Church -- Germany -- History.,
  • Nationalism -- Germany -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Kulturkampf -- Germany.,
  • Church and state -- Germany.,
  • Germany -- Politics and government -- 1871-1918.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-265) and index.

StatementHelmut Walser Smith.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDD204 .S57 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 271 p. :
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1092639M
ISBN 100691036241
LC Control Number94016983

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Read this book on Questia. INKarl Marx and Friedrich Engels asserted in the Communist Manifesto that "national differences, and antagonisms between peoples, are daily more and more vanishing." The next year, inJohn Stuart Mill took an opposite point of view by recognizing the increasing potency of a movement that "made men indifferent to the rights and interests of any portion.

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