New publication: Exploring Loyalty

31.05.2017 (11:25)

Volume on national, religious, political and military loyalties edited by Jana Osterkamp and Martin Schulze Wessel

The recent volume of Collegium Carolinum's book series published with Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht has been edited by Jana Osterkamp and Martin Schulze Wessel. Both, who are also members of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, gathered analyses of loyalty in the history of East and East Central European region in the 19th and 20th century, offering a new perspective on the political cultures of the time.

 

More about the content

The concept of "loyalty" allows us to take a new and fresh look at political cultures of the past and present as well as at political change. Together with concepts of trust, solidarity, patriotism and identity, it is one of the newer approaches to emotions and political culture. At the same time the concept captures better the complexity of social relations and their vertical and horizontal manifestations. This volume examines loyalties in the history of the East and East Central European region in the 19th and 20th centuries. The comparative study looks at the Russian and Habsburg empires as well as the period following their disintegration after the First World War. The authors look closely at national, religious, political and military loyalties.

The Editors

In the Academic Year 2016/17, Jana Osterkamp represents the Chair of History of East and Southeast Europe at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and directs the Emmy Noether Independent Junior Research Group (DFG) Ordering Diversity. Concepts of Federalism in the Austro-Hungarian Empire and its Successor StatesatCollegium Carolinum, Munich.

Martin Schulze Wessel is Professor of East and Southeast European History at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and speaker of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies.

 

Jana Osterkamp, ​​Martin Schulze Wessel (eds.): Exploring Loyalty, Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2017 (= Publications of the Collegium Carolinum, volume 136).

ISBN 978-3-525-37317-0

240 pages hardcopy

Price: € 50.00 D / € 51.50 A

Cover: © 2017 - Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

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