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Historians and Nationalism: East-Central Europe in the Nineteenth Century

Monika Baár


Peripheral cultures have been largely absent from the European canon of historiography. The principal aim of this book is to contribute to redressing the balance. It does so by offering an insight into the complexities of historical writing in nineteenth‐century East‐Central Europe and by ascertaining this tradition's place within the European historiographical heritage. At the core of the book lies a comparative analysis of the life‐work of five prominent scholars: Joachim Lelewel (Polish); Simonas Daukantas (Lithuanian); František Palacký (Czech); Mihály Horváth (Hungarian) and Mihail Kogăln ... More

Keywords: Nationalism, East‐Central Europe, historiography, nineteenth century, Romanticism, liberalism, transnational history, comparative method, peripheral cultures

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199581184
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581184.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Monika Baár, author
Senior Lecturer in Modern History at the University of Groningen
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