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Representations of the Past: The Writing of National Histories in Europe
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Prof. Stefan Berger Print

ImageStefan Berger is Professor of Modern German and Comparative European History at the School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures, University of Manchester. He is also the Director of the Manchester Jean-Monnet-Centre of Excellence, and one of the co-directors of the Manchester Centre for the Study of Cultural Forms of Modern European Identities (Cultmep). Recent relevant publications include: Friendly Enemies: Britain and the GDR, 1949 – 1990 (Berghahn, 2009); Contesting the Nation: Nation, Ethnicity, Religion, Class and Gender (Palgrave, 2008); Narrating the Nation: History, Media and the Arts (Berghahn, 2008); Writing the Nation – a Global Perspective (Palgrave, 2007); Britain and the GDR, eds with Norman LaPorte (Wissner, 2006); The Blackwell Companion of 19th Century Europe (Blackwell, 2005, pb edn, 2009); Towards a Comparative History of Coalfield Societies, eds. With Andy Croll and Norman LaPorte (Ashgate, 2005); Inventing the Nation: Germany (Hodder Arnold, 2004); Writing History: Theory and Practice, eds. with Heiko Feldner and Kevin Passmore (Hodder Arnold H&S, 2003); Dialog der Schwerhörigen? Geschichte, Mythos und Gedächtnis im deutsch-englischen kulturellen Austausch 1750-2000, eds. with Peter Lambert and Peter Schumann (Göttingen 2002, in press), ‘William Harbutt Dawson: The Career and Politics of an Historian of Germany’, in: English Historical Review, vol. 116 (2001), pp. 76-113; Writing National Histories. Western Europe since 1800, eds. with Mark Donovan and Kevin Passmore (London 1999), The Search for Normality: National Identity and Historical Consciousness in Germany since 1800 (Oxford 1997; 2nd pb edn, 2003).

Prof. Stefan Berger
School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
University of Manchester
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Manchester M13 9PL

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