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A Nation of Provincials: The German Idea of Heimat

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At the center of this pioneering work in modern European history is the German word Heimat—the homeland, the local place. Translations barely penetrate the meaning of the word, which has provided the emotional and ideological common ground for a variety of associations and individuals devoted to the cause of local preservation. Celia Applegate examines at both the national...more
Hardcover, 273 pages
Published October 8th 1990 by University of California Press
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