Liberalism and Nationalism in Germany 1815-71: The road to 1848 – How ‘Germanic Europe’ emerged into the post-Napoleonic world

Prior to the years of Napoleonic conflict and according domination of the Germanic states of Central Europe, the concept of ‘Germany’ as political ideal was vague and distant for all but a very few dreamers and eccentrics. As late as 1789 those who identified as German in a cultural or ethnic sense found themselves dividedContinue reading “Liberalism and Nationalism in Germany 1815-71: The road to 1848 – How ‘Germanic Europe’ emerged into the post-Napoleonic world”

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