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What History Tells
George L. Mosse and the Culture of Modern Europe
Edited by Stanley G. Payne, David J. Sorkin and John S. Tortorice
Foreword by Walter Laqueur
George L. Mosse Series in Modern European Cultural and Intellectual History
What History Tells presents an impressive collection of critical papers from the September 2001 conference "An Historian's Legacy: George L. Mosse and Recent Research on Fascism, Society, and Culture." This book examines his historiographical legacy first within the context of his own life and the internal development of his work, and secondly by tracing the many ways in which Mosse influenced the subsequent study of contemporary history, European cultural history and modern Jewish history.
The contributors are Steven E. Aschheim, David Sabean, Johann Sommerville, Emilio Gentile, Roger Griffin, Saul Friedländer, Jay Winter, Rudy Koshar, Robert Nye, Janna Bourke, Shulamit Volkov, and
Stanley G. Payne is professor emeritus of history at the University of WisconsinMadison. David J. Sorkin is professor of history at the University of WisconsinMadison. John S. Tortorice is director of the George L. Mosse Program in History at the University of WisconsinMadison.
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LC: 2003007692 D
270 pp. 6 x 9
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