German Federalism: Past, Present, Future

By: Umbach, Maiken

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This book explores the German idea of federalism denoting 'diversity withinunity'. Historians, linguists and political scientists examine how federalism emerged in the Holy Roman Empire, was re-shaped by 19th Century cultural movements, and was adopted by the unified state in 1871 and again after 1945. The myth of federalism as a safeguard against totalitarianism is tested in regard to the Third Reich and the GDR. The book concludes with an outlook on German federalism's future in Europe.

Title: German Federalism: Past, Present, Future

Author Name: Umbach, Maiken

Categories: General,

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan:

ISBN Number: 0333968603

ISBN Number 13: 9780333968604

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: ING9780333968604

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