Addresses to the German nation

Bibliographic Details
Print version: : 9780521444040
Authors and Corporations: Fichte, Johann Gottlieb, (Author), Moore, Gregory, (Editor)
Title: Addresses to the German nation / Johann Gottlieb Fichte ; edited with an introduction and notes by Gregory Moore.
Title of Work: Reden an die deutsche Nation.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xlv, 202 pages) :; digital, PDF file(s).
Part of: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
ISSN/ISBN: 9780511806605 (ebook)
Summary:This is the first translation of Fichte's addresses to the German nation for almost 100 years. The series of 14 speeches, delivered whilst Berlin was under French occupation after Prussia's disastrous defeat at the Battle of Jena in 1806, is widely regarded as a founding document of German nationalism, celebrated and reviled in equal measure. Fichte's account of the distinctiveness of the German people and his belief in the native superiority of its culture helped to shape German national identity throughout the nineteenth century and beyond. With an extensive introduction that puts Fichte's argument in its intellectual and historical context, this edition brings an important and seminal work to a modern readership. All of the usual series features are provided, including notes for further reading, chronology, and brief biographies of key individuals.
Type of Resource:E-Book
Source:Cambridge E-Books
Notes:Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Language: English, German