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Politics and the sciences of culture in Germany, 1840-1920 [electronic resource] / Woodruff D. Smith.

By: Smith, Woodruff D.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1991Description: 1 online resource (ix, 298 p.).ISBN: 9780195362275 (electronic bk.); 0195362276 (electronic bk.); 1280525142; 9781280525148.Subject(s): Politics and culture -- Germany -- History -- 19th century | Learning and scholarship -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | Germany -- Intellectual life -- 19th century | REFERENCE -- Questions & Answers | Cultuur | Wetenschap | Politiek | Sociale wetenschappen | Culture Related to Politics History | GermanyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Politics and the sciences of culture in Germany, 1840-1920.DDC classification: 001.1/0943/09034 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The liberal theoretical pattern in nineteenth-century German social science -- The crisis of liberalism and the emergence of cultural science, 1848-1862 -- The contexts of cultural science -- The crisis of liberalism and the emergence of cultural science, 1862-1885 -- Berlin ethnology as neoliberal cultural science -- V�olkerpsychologie -- Bauer, Volk, and Kultur: the peasant as the foundation of culture -- The diffusionist revolt -- Exploration, imperialism, and anthropology -- Historical economics and cultural history -- Intellectual politics and cultural science in the Wilhelmian era -- Lebensraum--theory and politics in human geography -- Cultural science and politics.
Summary: This study traces the roots of German imperialist ideology by examining the German cultural sciences of the 19th century and their relationship to politics.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-291) and index.

The liberal theoretical pattern in nineteenth-century German social science -- The crisis of liberalism and the emergence of cultural science, 1848-1862 -- The contexts of cultural science -- The crisis of liberalism and the emergence of cultural science, 1862-1885 -- Berlin ethnology as neoliberal cultural science -- V�olkerpsychologie -- Bauer, Volk, and Kultur: the peasant as the foundation of culture -- The diffusionist revolt -- Exploration, imperialism, and anthropology -- Historical economics and cultural history -- Intellectual politics and cultural science in the Wilhelmian era -- Lebensraum--theory and politics in human geography -- Cultural science and politics.

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This study traces the roots of German imperialist ideology by examining the German cultural sciences of the 19th century and their relationship to politics.

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Politics and the sciences of culture in Germany, 1840-1920 by Smith, Woodruff D. ©1991
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