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University of Delaware237 John Munroe HallNewark, DE 19716<div class="ExternalClass69DE87ACD00442F3920B5FDC96A99118"><p>​James M. Brophy specializes in modern European history, particularly the social and political history of nineteenth-century Germany. He received his B.A. from Vassar College and did his graduate training at Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen  and Indiana University. He has written <em>Capitalism, Politics, and Railroads in Prussia, 1830-1870</em> (Columbus: Ohio State UP, 1998) and <em>Popular Culture and the Public Sphere in the Rhineland, 1800-1850</em> (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2007) as well as co-edited <em>Perspectives from the Past: Sources in Western Civilization</em> (New York: W.W. Norton, 1998; 4th ed., 2008).   He is currently at work on the book-length project, <em>Markets of Knowledge: Publishing and Politics in Central Europe, 1800-1870</em>.</p></div><div class="ExternalClassC2AF8ED67E0748B78C69969862F71486"><h4>Books:</h4><ul><li><em>Popular Culture and the Public Sphere in the Rhineland, 1800-1850</em>. (New Studies in European History.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Paperback, 2009.</li><li><em>Capitalism, Politics, and Railroads in Prussia, 1830-1870</em> (Historical Perspectives on Business Enterprise Series). Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1998.</li></ul><h4>Edited Volumes</h4><ul><li><em>Perspectives from the Past: Primary Sources in Western Civilizations</em>. Two volumes. Edited by James M. Brophy et al. New York: W.W. Norton, 1998. 1,280 Pp.; 6 th edition, 2016.</li></ul><h4>Articles and Book Chapters</h4><ul><li>“‘The Modernity of Tradition’: Popular Protest in Nineteenth-Century Germany, “ in <em>Protest, Popular Culture, and Tradition in Modern and Contemporary Western Europe</em>. Edited by Ilaria Favretto and Xabier Itcaina (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017). Pp. 21-43.</li><li>“The Second Wave: Franco-German Translation and the Transfer of Political Knowledge, 1815-1850,” in <em>Archiv für Geschichte des Buchwesens</em> 71 (2016): 83-116.</li><li>“Der Hessische Landbote and the Landscape of Radical Print, 1830-1834,” in<em> ‘Friede den Hütten, Krieg den Palästen’. Der Hessische Landbote in interdisziplinärer Perspektive</em>. Edited by Markus May, Udo Roth, and Gideon Stiening. Heidelberg: Winter Verlag, 2016. Pp. 67-94.</li><li>“Grautöne: Verleger und Zensurregime im Mitteleuropa 1800-1850,” <em>Historische Zeitschrift</em> 301/2 (2015): 297-346.</li><li>“Dimensions transnationales de la culture politique rhénane, 1815-1848,” <em>Revue d’histoire du XIXe siécle</em> 46/1 (2013): 73-93.</li><li>“The Rhine Crisis of 1840 and German Nationalism: Chauvinism, Skepticism, and Regional Reception,” <em>Journal of Modern History</em> 85 (2013): 1-35.</li><li>“Preußische Zensur und deutsche Verleger im Vormärz: Der Fall Heinrich Hoff,” in <em>Das literarische Leben des 19. Jahrhunderts im Spiegel der Zensur</em>, eds. Bernd Kortländer and Enno Stahl (Bielefeld: Aisthesis, 2012), 203-27.</li></ul></div>Publicationsjbrophy@udel.edu, James<img alt="Professor James Brophy" src="/Images%20Bios/faculty/Brophy_James.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Francis H. Squire Professor of HistoryEuropean Studies DirectorT/R 11am-12pm; Zoom



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