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Schivelbusch, Wolfgang 1941-

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Works: 55 works in 462 publications in 15 languages and 8,536 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs  Exhibition, pictorial works  Military history 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Author of introduction, Creator, zxx
Classifications: GT2880, 394.12
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Publications about Wolfgang Schivelbusch
Publications by Wolfgang Schivelbusch
Most widely held works about Wolfgang Schivelbusch
 
Most widely held works by Wolfgang Schivelbusch
The railway journey : the industrialization of time and space in the 19th century by Wolfgang Schivelbusch( Book )
111 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 1,507 libraries worldwide
The impact of constant technological change upon our perception of the world is so pervasive as to have become a commonplace of modern society. But this was not always the case; as Wolfgang Schivelbusch points out in this fascinating study, our adaptation to technological change-the development of our modern, industrialized consciousness-was very much a learned behavior. In The Railway Journey, Schivelbusch examines the origins of this industrialized consciousness by exploring the reaction in the nineteenth century to the first dramatic avatar of technological change, the railroad.<BR
Tastes of paradise : a social history of spices, stimulants, and intoxicants by Wolfgang Schivelbusch( Book )
73 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 1,472 libraries worldwide
The modern age to dovetail with the needs of the rising merchant class and the capitalism it spawned. How the hunger for spices mobilized the Occident's energies with an intensity matched only by today's greed for oil; how coffee became the drink of the bourgeois age as the beverage which, unlike alcohol, promotes clear thinking and hard work; how tobacco became coffee's ally in fine-tuning the fast-paced nervous sensibilities of the modern era--here is a rich human
Disenchanted night : the industrialization of light in the nineteenth century by Wolfgang Schivelbusch( Book )
42 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 993 libraries worldwide
The culture of defeat : on national trauma, mourning, and recovery by Wolfgang Schivelbusch( Book )
41 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 893 libraries worldwide
"History may be written by the victors, Wolfgang Schivelbusch argues in his new book, but the losers often have the final word. Focusing on three seminal cases of defeat - the South after the Civil War, France in the wake of the Franco-Prussian War, and Germany following World War I - Schivelbusch reveals the complex psychological and cultural responses of vanquished nations to the experience of military defeat." "Drawing on reaction from every level of society, Schivelbusch investigates the sixty-year period in which the world moved from regional to global conflagration, and from gentlemanly conduct of war to total mutual destruction. He shows how conquered societies question the foundations of their identities and strive to emulate the victors: the South to become a "better North," the French to militarize their schools on the Prussian model, the Germans to adopt all things American. He charts the losers' paradoxical equation of military failure with cultural superiority as they generate myths to glorify their pasts and explain their losses: the nostalgic "plantation legend" after the collapse of the Confederacy, the new cult of Joan of Arc in vanquished France, the fiction of the stab in the back by "foreign" elements in postwar Germany. From cathartic epidemics of "dance-madness" to the revolutions that so often follow battlefield humiliation, Schivelbusch finds remarkable similarities across cultures."--Jacket
Three new deals : reflections on Roosevelt's America, Mussolini's Italy, and Hitler's Germany, 1933-1939 by Wolfgang Schivelbusch( Book )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 688 libraries worldwide
Today FDR's New Deal is regarded as the democratic ideal, the positive American response to the economic crisis that propelled Germany and Italy toward Fascism. Yet in the 1930s, these regimes were hardly considered antithetical. Cultural historian Schivelbusch investigates their shared elements to offer an explanation for the popularity of Europe's totalitarian systems. Returning to the Depression, he traces the emergence of a new type of populist and paternalist state: bolstered by mass propaganda, led by a charismatic figure, and projecting stability and power. He uncovers stunning similarities: the symbolic importance of gigantic public works programs like the TVA dams and the German Autobahn, which not only put people back to work but embodied the state's authority; the seductive persuasiveness of Roosevelt's fireside chats and Mussolini's radio talks; the vogue for monumental architecture stamped on Washington, as on Berlin; and the omnipresent banners enlisting citizens as loyal followers of the state.--From publisher description
In a cold crater : cultural and intellectual life in Berlin, 1945-1948 by Wolfgang Schivelbusch( Book )
27 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 544 libraries worldwide
Although the three conspicuous cultures of Berlin in the twentieth century - Weimar, Nazi, and Cold War - are well documented, little is known about the years between the fall of the Third Reich and the beginning of the Cold War. In a Cold Crater is the history of this volatile postwar moment, when the capital of the world's most recently defeated public enemy assumed great emotional and symbolic meaning. This is a story not of major intellectual and cultural achievements (for there were none in those years) but of enormous hopes and plans that failed. It is the story of the once famous volcano-dancing Berlin intelligentsia, torn apart by Nazism and exile, now reencountering one another. All of them were eager to rebuild a neo-Weimar republic of letters, arts, and thought. Some were highly qualified and serious. Many were classic opportunists. A few came close to being clowns. After three years of "carnival," recreated by Schivelbusch in all its sound and fury, they were driven from the stage by the Cold War
Sense of the city : an alternate approach to urbanism by Centre canadien d'architecture( Book )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Sozialistisches Drama nach Brecht: 3 Modelle, Peter Hacks, Heiner Müller, Hartmut Lange by Wolfgang Schivelbusch( Book )
17 editions published in 1974 in German and Undetermined and held by 268 libraries worldwide
Licht, Schein und Wahn : Auftritte der elektrischen Beleuchtung im 20. Jahrhundert by Wolfgang Schivelbusch( Book )
7 editions published in 1992 in German and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Die Bibliothek von Löwen : eine Episode aus der Zeit der Weltkriege by Wolfgang Schivelbusch( Book )
8 editions published in 1988 in German and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Das verzehrende Leben der Dinge Versuch über die Konsumtion by Wolfgang Schivelbusch( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in German and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Eine wilhelminische Oper by Wolfgang Schivelbusch( Book )
5 editions published in 1985 in German and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Andrea Mantegnas camera picta im Kastell von Mantua by Andreas Hauser( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in German and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Eine Ruine im Krieg der Geister : die Bibliothek von Löwen August 1914 bis Mai 1940 by Wolfgang Schivelbusch( Book )
5 editions published in 1993 in German and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Zweimal innerhalb von fünfundzwanzig Jahren wurde die Bibliothek von Löwen, eine der reichsten und berühmtesten Europas, durch einen von Deutschen gelegten Brand zerstört, Hunderttausende von Handschriften und Inkunabeln wurden zerstört. Die Löwener Bibliotheksruine wurde weit über Europa hinaus zum Symbol des häßlichen Deutschland. Wolfgang Schivelbusch hat die Episode aus der Zeit der beiden Weltkriege rekonstruiert, die sich am Ende unseres Jahrhunderts wie eine Parabel auf dessen Beginn liest
Sensations urbaines : une approche différente à l'urbanisme ( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in French and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Luce : storia dell'illuminazione artificiale nel secolo XIX by Wolfgang Schivelbusch( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in Italian and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Mythen der Neuen Welt : zur Entdeckungsgeschichte Lateinamerikas by Katrin Achilles( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in German and held by 10 libraries worldwide
3 new deal by Wolfgang Schivelbusch( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in Italian and held by 10 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Schievelbusch, Wolfgang 1941-
Schivelbusch, Wolfgang
Shiverubushu, Vorufugangu 1941-
Šivelʹbuš, Volʹfgang 1941-
Swibelbuswi, Polp'ŭgang 1941-
Wolfgang Schivelbusch Duits journalist
Wolfgang Schivelbusch German historian
Шивельбуш, Вольфганг
쉬벨부쉬, 볼프강 1941-
쉬벨부시, 볼프강 1941-
ヴォルフガング・シヴェルブシュ 1941-
シヴェルブシュ, W.
シヴェルブシュ, ヴォルフガング
シヴェルブシュ, ヴォルフガング 1941-
シベルブシュ, ヴォルフガング
Languages
German (203)
English (121)
Italian (20)
French (16)
Japanese (13)
Swedish (7)
Spanish (5)
Hungarian (5)
Danish (4)
Turkish (3)
Chinese (2)
Finnish (2)
Croatian (1)
Ukrainian (1)
Korean (1)
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