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Nature and Bildung: Pedagogical Naturalism in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Eckhardt Fuchs

in The Moral Authority of Nature

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226136806
eISBN:
9780226136820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226136820.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Despite the discursive and institutional hegemony of neohumanistic philosophers, educationalists, and school officials in the nineteenth century, a subversive discourse aiming at incorporating the ... More


Empire as World and Idea: Colonialism and Society in Germany

John Phillip Short

in Magic Lantern Empire: Colonialism and Society in Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450945
eISBN:
9780801468230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450945.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter looks at how colonial discourse revealed the fractured and shifting nature of a post-public sphere in late nineteenth-century Germany. Colonial discourse originated in the ... More


Modern Nature: The Rise of the Biological Perspective in Germany

Lynn K. Nyhart

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226610894
eISBN:
9780226610924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610924.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book traces the emergence of a “biological perspective” in late nineteenth-century Germany that emphasized the dynamic relationships among organisms, and between organisms and their environment. ... More


Middlebrow Literature and the Making of German-Jewish Identity

Jonathan M. Hess

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761222
eISBN:
9780804774239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761222.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

For generations of German-speaking Jews, the works of Goethe and Schiller epitomized the world of European high culture, a realm that Jews actively participated in as both readers and consumers. Yet ... More


Josephine Lang: The Music of Romanticism in South German Cultural Life

Cecelia Hopkins Porter

in Five Lives in Music: Women Performers, Composers, and Impresarios from the Baroque to the Present

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037016
eISBN:
9780252094132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037016.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter documents the musical legacy of Josephine Caroline Lang (1815–1880), who lived and worked during the height of nineteenth-century Germany's romantic era. Like Jacquet, she belonged to ... More


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