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UCSB Hist 133A, Fall 2006 (133a homepage)
19th Century Germany, Oct. 18, 2006

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Lecture 8:
The 1820s: Restoration in the German States
(previous lecture, next lecture)

Book Essay Topics; Note taker

  • 5 suggested books: Jenkins, Penny, Townsend, Cioc, McNeely
  • $100 for photocopies of your notes. See me after class if you're interested.

Guiding Question

  • How did the "balance of power" along the political spectrum shift in the 1820s and 1830s?

Political Spectrum: Shifting Positions (see Kitchen pp. 55-59)

  • conservative
  • liberal
  • radical ("Jacobin")

Cast of characters

  • "Father of Gymnastics" Friedrich Ludwig Jahn (1778-1852)
  • Lützow Free Corps (Feb. 1813; 1814-25th Regiment+Ulans): K.T.Körner, J.v.Eichendorff
  • Carl Ludwig von Haller (1768-1854), The Restoration of Political Economy (1816), 6 vols.
  • Students: Hermann "Arminius" Riemann, Ludwig Rödiger, Hans Ferdinand Massmann
  • August von Kotzebue (1761- March 23, 1819): Weimar, Jena, St.Petersburg, Paris, Siberia
    "History of the German Empire from the Beginning to its Downfall"
  • Heinrich Heine (1797-1856). 1821: "Where they burn books, they will, in the end, burn human beings too." (reference to Spanish Inquisition's burning of the Koran)

Dates/ Events

  • 1817, Oct: Wartburg festival
  • 1818: constitutions in Bavaria and Baden
  • 1819, March: Kotzebue murdered by Sand
  • 1819, Sept: Carlsbad Decrees.
  • 1832: Hambach Festival (Schulze p. 126)

Question 3

  • List and briefly explain 3 events of the "pre-March" period between the Hambach Festival and 1848. (Draw on the textbook and Schulze readings for this week.)
    Due with book proposal Friday.

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