By Gerald Stourzh
Spanning either the historical past of the trendy West and his personal five-decade trip as a historian, Gerald Stourzh’s sweeping new essay assortment covers a similar breadth of subject matters that has characterised his career—from Benjamin Franklin to Gustav Mahler, from Alexis de Tocqueville to Charles Beard, from the thought of structure in seventeenth-century England to the idea that of neutrality in twentieth-century Austria.
This storied occupation introduced him within the Nineteen Fifties from the college of Vienna to the collage of Chicago—of which he attracts an excellent picture—and later took him to Berlin and at last again to Austria. one of many few fashionable students both at domestic with U.S. heritage and the heritage of vital Europe, Stourzh has trained those geographically assorted reports and matters with the overarching subject matters of his scholarly success: the comparative research of liberal constitutionalism and the fight for equivalent rights on the middle of Western notions of loose govt. Composed among 1953 and 2005 and together with a brand new autobiographical essay written specially for this quantity, From Vienna to Chicago and Back will satisfaction Stourzh enthusiasts, allure new admirers, and make an incredible contribution to transatlantic history.
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From Vienna to Chicago and Back: Essays on Intellectual History and Political Thought in Europe and America by Gerald Stourzh