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The People's Wars
Histories of Violence in the German Lands, 1820-1888
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Gavin Wiens, H-Net By highlighting the role of mediated depictions of combat and lived experience in shaping popular conceptions of war and violence, and by qualifying, while not discounting, the importance of nationalism as a motivation for German soldiers, he makes a significant contribution to the historiography of modern Europe and war and society ... meticulously researched, carefully structured, and thought provoking
Christine G. Krger, War in History Hewitson's elaborate study provides an important overview on the history of warfare in nineteenth-century Germany and it will certainly become a reference work for this field of research.
CHOICE A work of remarkable originality and scholarship. One of the best books this year on modern German history. Summing Up: Essential.
James Sheehan Journal of Modern History Mark Hewitson's achievements are formidable... these two books are a treasure trove of insights and information from which scholars will benefit for years to come.
German Historical Institute London Bulletin These two volumes are clearly structured, fluently written, and open up a broad panorama of contemporary German views on violence and warfare. ... We can look forward to the third volume in the trilogy.
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Mark Hewitson is a Professor of German History and Politics, and Director of European Social and Political Studies at University College London. His publications include monographs on National Identity and Political Thought in Germany (2000), Germany and the Causes of the First World War (2004), Nationalism in Germany, 1848-1866 (2010), and History and Causality (2014). He is the co-editor of What is a Nation? Europe, 1789-1914 (2006, with Timothy Baycroft), and of Europe in Crisis: Intellectuals and the European Idea, 1917-1957 (2012, with Matthew D'Auria).
PART I: THE ROMANCE OF WAR, 1820-1864 ; PART II: THE HORROR OF WAR, 1864-1888