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The federal alternative? A new view of modern German history

Abstract:

The review examines the recent literature on German federalism. This literature has identified a decentralized, federal tradition in German history, dating back at least to the eighteenth century and in striking contrast with the 'unitary' traditions of the Prussian state. The review questions the extent to which centralization was indeed a Prussian phenomenon in German history by examining the relatively decentralized nature of the Prussian state and the strongly centralizing tendencies of s...

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10.1017/S0018246X0200290X

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Brasenose College
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
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Volume:
46
Issue:
1
Pages:
187-202
Publication date:
2003-03-01
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1469-5103
ISSN:
0018-246X
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English
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2010-03-22

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