A History of Modern Germany

A History of Modern Germany : 1871 to Present

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Covering the entire period of modern German history - from nineteenth-century imperial Germany right through the present - this well-established text presents a balanced, general survey of the country's political division in 1945 and runs through its reunification in the present. Detailing foreign policy as well as political, economic and social developments, A History of Modern Germany 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 | 400 pages
  • 172.72 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 566.99g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Prentice-Hall
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0131048864
  • 9780131048867

Table of contents

1. The Founders' Generation: 1870-1890&nbsp; The Fabric of Society: Economic and Political Power Struggles.&nbsp; The Kulturkampf.&nbsp; Im Mittelpunkt: Ludwig Windthorst (1821 - 1891).&nbsp; Economic and Social Developments.&nbsp; Im Mittelpunkt: Gerson Bleichrader (1822 - 1893).&nbsp; Social Legislation and Antisocialist Laws.&nbsp; Foreign Relations.&nbsp; The End of the Era and Bismarck's Dismissal&nbsp; 2. Wihelminian Germany, 1890 - 1914 Parties, Lobbies, and Patriotic Organizations.&nbsp; Im Mittelpunkt: Eduard Bernstein (1850 - 1932).&nbsp; Political Issues and Personalities.&nbsp; Economic Developments.&nbsp; Literature, Art, and Society.&nbsp; Im Mittelpunkt: Theodor Fontane (1819 - 1898).&nbsp; Foreign Relations.&nbsp; Germany on the Eve of World War I.&nbsp; 3. The First World War, 1914-1918.&nbsp; The Outbreak of WarMilitary Developments.&nbsp; Im Mittelpunkt: Erich Ludendorff (1865 - 1937).&nbsp; Domestic Policies: Reform, Repression, and Revolution.&nbsp; Im Mittelpunkt: Georg von Hertling (1843 - 1919).&nbsp; War and Society.&nbsp; Conclusion&nbsp; 4. Revolution, Inflation, and Putsches: The Search for a New Consensus, 1918-1023&nbsp; Revolution.&nbsp; Im Mittelpunkt: Friedrich Ebert (1871 - 1925).&nbsp; The Weimar Constitution.&nbsp; Im Mittelpunkt: Rosa Luxemburg (1870 - 1919).&nbsp; The Treaty of Versailles.&nbsp; Economic and Social Problems.&nbsp; Counterrevolution.&nbsp; Foreign Relations.&nbsp; Conclusion.&nbsp; 5. Fools' Gold: The Weimar Republic, 1924-1930&nbsp; The Search for the Elusive Consensus.&nbsp; Im Mittelpunkt: Wilhelm Marx (1883 - 1946).&nbsp; Economic and Social Developments.&nbsp; Weimar Culture.&nbsp; Im Mittelpunkt: Kurt Weill (1900 - 1950).&nbsp; Foreign Relations.&nbsp; The Collapse of the Economy and the End of Parliamentary Democracy&nbsp; 6.From Authoritarianism to Totalitarianism, 1930-1938&nbsp; The Rule of the New Conservatives.&nbsp; <show more

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