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Stranded in the Present: Modern Time and the Melancholy of History
In this inventive book, Peter Fritzsche explores how Europeans and Americans saw themselves in the drama of history, how they took possession of a past thought to be slipping away, and how they generated countless stories about the sorrowful, eventful paths they chose to follow. In the aftermath of the French Revolution, contemporaries saw themselves as occupants of an ...more
Hardcover, 268 pages
Published May 28th 2004 by Harvard University Press
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