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Germany, 1871-1945 : a concise history

Author: Raffael Scheck
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg Editorial Offices, 2008.
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"Germany, 1871-1945 presents a pragmatic interpretation of German history, from the unification to the end of the Nazi regime. This more open approach acknowledges the strong trend in German society towards modernization and democratization, particularly before 1914, while also highlighting the factors which propelled Germany toward World War I. The rise of the Nazis also demands a close analysis of the economic and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Raffael Scheck
ISBN: 9781845208158 1845208153 9781845208172 184520817X
OCLC Number: 191925597
Description: xiv, 249 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : a plea for understanding history in its openness --
German unification --
Germany under Bismarck --
Wilhelmine Germany --
The First World War --
Germany's first democracy --
Nazi Germany, 1933-9 --
Germany in the Second World War.
Responsibility: Raffael Scheck.
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At the end of the Second World War, the first unified German state collapsed, a disintegration with European and global ramifications. This title presents an interpretation of German history, from  Read more...


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Raffael Scheck has provided us with a competent, well written, and accessible textbook. In covering the whole period between 1871 and 1945 and focusing on an enlightened political history it will be Read more...

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