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Civism

Cultivating Citizenship in European History

by Thomas L. Dynneson (Author)
Textbook XVI, 500 Pages

Summary

This book explores the relationship between citizenship and civism through a general survey of European history. It begins with an exploration of the dynamics of citizenship and civism in the formative Neolithic and classical societies, followed by an exploration of the middle ages, renaissance, reformation, and the enlightenment. The latter half of the book focuses on the rise of the modern nation-state following the French Revolution. The chapters spanning the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries focus on the development of citizenship and civism in Britain, France, Germany, and Russia.

Details

Pages
XVI, 500
ISBN (Softcover)
9780820450124
Language
English
Tags
renaissance dynamics enlightenment French Revolution
Published
New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt/M., Oxford, Wien, 2001. XVI, 500 pp.

Biographical notes

Thomas L. Dynneson (Author)

The Author: Thomas L. Dynneson served as Professor of Anthropology and Education at the University of Texas and as Visiting Scholar at Stanford University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Colorado, specializing in education and anthropology. In addition to numerous articles in a wide range of professional journals, he has served as a guest editor for various journals and has authored research monographs and college-level textbooks. He edited and co-authored Social Science Perspectives on Citizenship Education.

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