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The German century

Author: Michael Stürmer
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1999.
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"By 1871, industrially powerful, militarily formidable, the newly created German empire soon showed its ambitions. The balance of power had gone and the stage was set for what General de Gaulle called 'the thirty years war of our century', which only ended when Germany was fragmented once more. Michael Sturmer tells the compelling story of two world wars spanning the first part of the century, and then that of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Mike, Bartolomé
Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Stürmer
ISBN: 0297825240 9780297825241
OCLC Number: 59383934
Description: 288 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 32 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The New Reich --
Ch. 2. Global Ambition --
Ch. 3. The Bloodbath --
Ch. 4. The Weimar Years --
Ch. 5. The Thousand-Year Reich --
Ch. 6. Hitler's War --
Ch. 7. Divided Country --
Ch. 8. Either Side of the Wall --
Ch. 9. A Different Germany.
Responsibility: Michael Stürmer ; picture research by Sarah Jackson and Franziska Payer.
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Never before seen images gives a photo-journalist history of Germany, from the rise of Prussia, through two world wars and the fall of the Berlin Wall to reunification. The book charts the political,  Read more...


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