The Resource Time and power : visions of history in German politics, from the Thirty Years' War to the Third Reich, Christopher Clark

Time and power : visions of history in German politics, from the Thirty Years' War to the Third Reich, Christopher Clark

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Time and power : visions of history in German politics, from the Thirty Years' War to the Third Reich
Title
Time and power
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visions of history in German politics, from the Thirty Years' War to the Third Reich
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Christopher Clark
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eng
Summary
Inspired by the insights of Reinhart Koselleck and François Hartog, two pioneers of the "temporal turn" in historiography, Clark shows how Friedrich Wilhelm rejected the notion of continuity with the past, believing instead that a sovereign must liberate the state from the entanglements of tradition to choose freely among different possible futures. He demonstrates how Frederick the Great abandoned this paradigm for a neoclassical vision of history in which sovereign and state transcend time altogether, and how Bismarck believed that the statesman's duty was to preserve the timeless permanence of the state amid the torrent of historical change. Clark describes how Hitler did not seek to revolutionize history like Stalin and Mussolini, but instead sought to evade history altogether, emphasizing timeless racial archetypes and a prophetically foretold future
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YDX
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Clark, Christopher M
Dewey number
943
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • DD112
  • JC330
LC item number
  • .C557 2019
  • .C557 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Lawrence Stone lectures
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  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Germany
  • Germany
  • Germany
  • Politics and government
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Germany
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Time and power : visions of history in German politics, from the Thirty Years' War to the Third Reich, Christopher Clark
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 293 pages
Isbn
9780691181653
Lccn
2018960827
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • n
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Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
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  • (OCoLC)1051134166
  • (OCoLC)on1051134166
Label
Time and power : visions of history in German politics, from the Thirty Years' War to the Third Reich, Christopher Clark
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 293 pages
Isbn
9780691181653
Lccn
2018960827
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1051134166
  • (OCoLC)on1051134166

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