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Title Nationalism and the reshaping of urban communities in Europe, 1848-1914 / edited by William Whyte, Oliver Zimmer
Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
book jacket
 Modern History Library  307.76094 N277    AVAILABLE    30550100505856
 RCHSS Library  HT131 N38 2011    AVAILABLE    30560400507304
Descript xi, 324 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction / William Whyte and Oliver Zimmer -- Section I. Contested Territory: 1. The municipal and the national in the Bohemian Lands, 1862-1914 / Jeremy King; 2. Venice 1848-1915: the Venetian sense of the past and the creation of the Italian nation / David Laven; 3 . Interpreting municipal celebrations of nation and empire: the Barcelona Universal Exhibition of 1888 / Stephen Jacobsen; 4. An urban civilization: the case of municipal autonomy in Belgian history 1830-1914 / Maarten Van Ginderachter -- Section II. Towns and the Nation-State: 5. Nationalism and the defence town: the case of Karlskrona, Sweden / Mary Hilson; 6. Negotiating for garrisons in France at the beginning of Third Republic / Jean-Franc⁺ʹois Chanet; 7. Wither the local? nationalization, modernization, and the mobilization of urban communities in England and France, c. 1900-18 / Pierre Purseigle; 8. Building the nation or the town? architecture and identity in Britain / William Whyte; 9. The nation is a town: the Netherlands and the urban content of the national "Imagined Community" / Henk te Velde; 10. Urban economies and the national imagination: the German South, 1860-1914 / Oliver Zimmer
"This book brings together a distinguished group of historians to explore the previously neglected relationship between nationalism and urban history. It reveals the contrasting experiences of nationalism in different societies and milieus. It will help historians to reassess the role of nationalism both inside and outside the nation state. "-- Provided by publisher
Subject Cities and towns -- Europe
Nationalism -- Europe
Urban policy -- Europe
Alt Author Whyte, William (William Hadden)
Zimmer, Oliver, 1964-
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