Join our Email List Berghahn Books Logo

berghahn New York · Oxford

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Youtube
  • Instagram
Browse
Democracy in Modern Europe: A Conceptual History

View Table of Contents


Series
Volume 5

European Conceptual History



See Related
History Journals

Email Newsletters

Sign up for our email newsletters to get customized updates on new Berghahn publications.

Click here to select your preferences

Democracy in Modern Europe

A Conceptual History

Edited by Jussi Kurunmäki, Jeppe Nevers, and Henk te Velde

318 pages, bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78533-847-2 $135.00/£99.00 / Hb / Published (June 2018)

eISBN 978-1-78533-848-9 eBook


Hb View cartYour country: United States - edit   Buy the eBook! $34.95 Request a Review or Examination Copy (in Digital Format) Recommend to your Library Available in GOBI®

Description

As one of the most influential ideas in modern European history, democracy has fundamentally reshaped not only the landscape of governance, but also social and political thought throughout the world. Democracy in Modern Europe surveys the conceptual history of democracy in modern Europe, from the Industrial Revolutions of the nineteenth century through both world wars and the rise of welfare states to the present era of the European Union. Exploring individual countries as well as regional dynamics, this volume comprises a tightly organized, comprehensive, and thoroughly up-to-date exploration of a foundational issue in European political and intellectual history.

Jussi Kurunmäki is Associate Professor of Political Science at Södertörn University and the University of Helsinki. He was previously a Research Fellow and Lecturer at the Department of Political Science at Stockholm University.

Jeppe Nevers is Professor of History at University of Southern Denmark.

Henk te Velde has been Full Professor of Dutch History at Leiden University since 2005. He was previously Full Professor of the History of Political Culture at University of Groningen.

Subject: History: 18th/19th Century History: 20th Century to Present
Area: Europe


Contents

Back to Top