A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Europe
This Companion provides an overview of European history during the 'long' nineteenth century, from 1789 to 1914.
Consists of 32 chapters written by leading international scholars
Balances coverage of political, diplomatic and international history with discussion of economic, social and cultural concerns
Covers both Eastern and Western European states, including Britain
Pays considerable attention to smaller countries as well as to the great powers
Compares particular phenomena and developments across Europe
Stefan Berger is Professor of Modern German and Comparative European History at the University of Manchester. He is the author of numerous books, including Inventing the Nation: Germany (2004), Social Democracy and the Working Class in Nineteenth and Twentieth-century Germany (2000), and The Search for Normality: National Identity and Historical Consciousness in Germany Since 1800 (1997, second edition, 2003). He is co-editor of, among other works, Writing History: Theory and Practice (co-author, 2003), Historikerdialoge (2003), Writing National Histories: Western Europe Since 1800 (1999), and Policy Concertation and Social Partnership in Western Europe (2002).