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Nationalizing the Past: Historians as Nation Builders in Modern Europe

Nationalizing the Past: Historians as Nation Builders in Modern Europe (Hardback)

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Historians traditionally claim to be myth-breakers, but national history since the nineteenth century shows quite a record in myth-making. This exciting new volume compares how national historians in Europe have handled the opposing pulls of fact and fiction and shows which narrative strategies have contributed to the success of national histories.

ROBERT ALDRICH Professor of European History, University of Sydney, Australia MONIKA BAAR Rosalind Franklin Fellow and Senior Lecturer, History Department, University of Groningen, the Netherlands JAN ECKEL Assistant Professor, History Department, University of Freiburg, Germany HUGO FREY Head of History, University of Chichester, UK EFFI GAZI Assistant Professor, Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology, University of Thessaly, Greece JOERG HACKMANN DAAD Alfred Doblin Professor of East European History, University of Szczecin, Poland JOHN L. HARVEY Associate Professor of European History, St. Cloud State University, Minnesota, USA JAN IFVERSEN Head of the Department of History and Area Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark STEFAN JORDAN Permanent Research Fellow, the Historical Committee, Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Munich, Germany ARPAD VON KLIMO DAAD Visiting Professor for German and European History, the University of Pittsburgh, USA PAVEL KOLA? Researcher, Centre of Contemporary History, Potsdam, Germany DAVID LAVEN Senior Lecturer in Italian Historical and Cultural Studies, University of Manchester, UK MARINA LOSKOUTOVA Researcher, Institute for the History of Science and Technology, the Russian Academy of Sciences, St.Petersburg, Russia JOEP LEERSSEN Professor of European Studies, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands ANDREW MYCOCK Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Huddersfield, UK XOSE-MANOEL NUNEZ Full Professor of Modern History, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain PETER SCHOETTLER Director of Research, National Centre of Scientific Research, Paris, France, and Professor of Modern History, Free University of Berlin, Germany STUART WARD Associate Professor, School of English, German and Romance Studies, University of Copenhagen, Denmark GENEVIEVE WARLAND Teaching Assistant in Philosophy, Saint Louis University, Brussels, Belgium THOMAS WELSKOPP Professor for the History of Modern Societies, Bielefeld University, Germany

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