Region and State in Nineteenth-Century Europe

Author(s): 
Augusteijn, Joost
Author(s): 
Storm, H. J.
ISBN: 
9780230313941
Date published: 
September 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£60.00

In reaction to the centralizing nation-building efforts of states in nineteenth-century Europe, many regions began to define their own identity. In thirteen stimulating essays, specialists analyze why regional identities became widely celebrated towards the end of that century and why some considered themselves part of the new national self-image.