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Title Liberty and the search for identity : liberal nationalisms and the legacy of empires / edited by Iván Zoltán Dénes.

Published Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  320.54094 LIBE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 509 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I. Western Europe -- 1. Scotland and England : diverging political discourses / David McCrone -- 2. Radical liberalism and nationalism in mid-Victorian Scotland / Richard J. Finlay -- 3. Dutch liberals and nineteenth-century national traditions / Henk te Velde -- 4. Liberal nationalism and modern regional identity : revolutionary Belgium, 1786-1830 / Janet Polasky -- II. Central Europe -- 1. Unity or liberty? : German liberalism founding an empire, 1850-1879 / Gabor Erdody -- 2. Switzerland : a European model of liberal nationalism? / Albert Tanner -- 3. The identity problems of the Austro-German liberals / Vilmos Heiszler -- 4. Political vocabularies of the Hungarian liberals and conservatives, before 1848 / Ivan Zoltan Denes -- 5. The liberalism of the Hungarian nobility, 1825-1910 / Miklos Szabo -- 6. Marginal or central? : the place of the liberal tradition in nineteenth-century Polish history / Maciej Janowski -- 7. Czech liberalism, 1848-1918 / Otto Urban -- III. Eastern Europe, the Balkans and Southern Europe -- 1. The inherent burden of Russian liberalism / Miklos Kun -- 2. Empire and nation in Russian liberal thought / Alexander Semyonov -- 3. The value system of Serb liberalism / Imre Ress -- 4. Building the state from the roof down : varieties of Romanian liberal nationalism / Daniel Barbu-Cristian Preda -- 5. The interesting anomaly of Balkan liberalism / Diana Mishkova -- 6. In defiance of history : liberal and national attributes of the Ottoman-Turkish road to modernity / Eyup Ozveren.
Summary "This book provides European case studies by experts from the United States, Europe and Eurasia. The volume seeks to uncover and analyze various relationships between liberalisms and nationalisms, national identities and modernity concepts, nations and empires, nation-states and nationalities, traditions and modernities, images of the self and the others, modernization strategies and identity creations."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Dénes, Iván Zoltán.
Subject Nationalism -- Europe -- History -- Case studies.
Liberalism -- Europe -- History -- Case studies.
ISBN 9637326448 (cloth)