User:Andreas R. Klose
Andreas R. Klose has studied ancient and modern history and political sciences at the Freie Universität Berlin, where he received his M.A. in 1993 and his Ph.D. in 2000. The subject of his M.A. thesis was "Kulturpessimismus und nativistischer Nationalismus in den USA, 1886-1924" ("Cultural Pessimism and the Nativistic Brand of Nationalism in the USA, 1886-1924"). The title of his Ph.D. thesis is Dogmen demokratischen Geschichtsdenkens: Monumentalische Nationalgeschichtsschreibung in den USA (Würzburg: Königshausen und Neumann, 2003; ISBN 3-8260-2456-7, reviewed by David E. Barclay in the Journal of American History (Dec. 2004):1065, online at historycooperative.org), that is "Dogmas of Democratic Historical Thought: The Writing of Monumental National History in the USA". He is especially interested in intellectual history, the history of ideologies, and the world wars, and is currently preparing biographies on Thomas Edward Lawrence and Ernst Jünger.
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