Geoff Eley

Geoffrey Howard Eley (born 4 May 1949) is a British-born historian of Germany. He studied history at Balliol College, Oxford, and received his D.Phil from the University of Sussex in 1974. He has taught at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in the Department of History since 1979 and the Department of German Studies since 1997. He now serves as the Karl Pohrt Distinguished University Professor of Contemporary History at Michigan.

Eley's early work focused on the radical nationalism in Imperial Germany and fascism, but has since grown to include theoretical and methodological reflections on historiography and the history of the political left in Europe.

Eley is particularly well known for his early study, ''The Peculiarities of German History'' (first published in German as ''Mythen deutscher Geschichtsschreibung'' in 1984), co-authored with David Blackbourn (a fellow Briton, who now teaches at Vanderbilt University), which challenged the orthodoxy in German social history known as the Sonderweg thesis. His most successful book is ''Forging Democracy: The History of the Left in Europe, 1850-2000'', which has been translated into Spanish, Portuguese, Serbian, Korean, Turkish and Greek. Recently, he published a collection of essays on fascism called ''Nazism as Fascism: Violence, Ideology, and the Ground of Consent in Germany, 1930-1945'' with Routledge Press. Provided by Wikipedia
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What's left of the social?
Year: 2007
Publisher: The University of Michigan Press (Ann Arbor)
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Reinterpreting the German past
Involved: Eley, Geoff
Year: 1986
Publisher: Allen & Unwin (London [u.a.])
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Zur historischen Kontinuität in Deutschland
Involved: Eley, Geoff
Year: 1991
Publisher: Verl. Westfäl. Dampfboot (Münster)
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The history of the Left in Europe, 1850-2000
Involved: Eley, Geoff
Year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press (Oxford [u.a.])
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History, memory, nazism ; facing the German past
Involved: Eley, Geoff
Year: 2000
Publisher: <> Univ. of Michigan Press (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
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Reflections and elaborations on the work of Christopher Hill
Involved: Eley, Geoff
Year: 1988
Publisher: Verso (London [u.a.])
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A reader in contemporary social theory
Year: 1994
Publisher: Princeton Univ. Press (Princeton, NJ)
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