History of Modern Germany, a:1871 to Present

History of Modern Germany, a:1871 to Present : 1871 to Present: 1871 to Present

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For undergraduate junior/senior level courses in German history. Covering the entire period of modern German history-from nineteenth century imperial Germany right through 2001-this well-established text engages students with its narrative, problem-focused approach, presenting a balanced, general survey of the country's political division in 1945 and reunification in the present. Detailing foreign policy as well as political, economic, and social developments, it presents a central theme of the problem of asymmetrical modernization in the country's history as it fully explores the complicated path of Germany's troubled past and stable present.show more

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  • Paperback | 401 pages
  • 178 x 232 x 16mm | 580.6g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Prentice-Hall
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th edition
  • 0130600318
  • 9780130600318

Table of contents

Maps. Preface. 1. The Founder's Generation, 1871-1890. 2. Wilhelminian Germany, 1890-1914. 3. The First World War, 1914-1918. 4. Revolution, Inflation, and Putsches: The Search for a New Consensus, 1918-1923. 5. Fool's Gold: The Weimar Republic, 1924-1930. 6. From Authoritarianism to Totalitarianism, 1930-1938. 7. Conquest, Death, and Defeat, 1938-1945. 8. "Condominium for the Allied Powers," 1945-1949. 9. The Federal Republic of Germany, 1949-1990. 10. The German Democratic Republic, 1949-1990. 11. Germany Since Reunification: Euphoria and Disillusionment, 1990-Present. 12. Conclusion. Suggestions for Further Reading. Index.show more

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