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Germany : a new history

Author: Hagen Schulze; Deborah Lucas Schneider
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 2001.
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"From the revolt of the indigenous tribes against Roman domination, Schulze leads us through the events that have defined a nation at the center of European culture--the Thirty Years' War and the decline of the Holy Roman Empire, Luther's Reformation and Bismarck's attendance at the birth of modern Germany, the Great War and its aftermath, the nationalistic megalomania under Hitler, the division of the nation after  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hagen Schulze; Deborah Lucas Schneider
ISBN: 0674005457 9780674005457
OCLC Number: 46602387
Language Note: Translation of: Kleine deutsche Geschichte.
Notes: Originally published: 1998.
Description: 368 pages : illustrations (some color), facsimiles (some color), maps, portraits (some color) ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface 1. The Roman Empire and German Lands (to 1400) 2. Transitions (1400-1648) 3. Twilight of the Empire (1648-1806) 4. The Birth of the German Nation (1806-1848) 5. Blood and Iron (1848-1871) 6. German Possibilities: A Digression 7. A Nation State in the Center of Europe (1871-1890) 8. Unification and the Dream of World Power (1890-1914) 9. The Great War and Its Aftermath (1914-1923) 10. Weimar: Brief Glory and Decline (1924-1933) 11. German Megalomania (1933-1942) 12. The End of the Third Reich and a New Beginning (1942-1949) 13. A Divided Nation (1949-1990) 14. Epilogue: What Is the German's Fatherland? Suggested Readings Illustration Credits Index
Other Titles: Kleine deutsche Geschichte.
Responsibility: Hagen Schulze ; translated by Deborah Lucas Schneider.


In one concise volume, Hagen Schulze brilliantly conveys the full sweep of German history, from the days of the Romans to the fall of the Berlin Wall. A lavish array of illustrations provides a  Read more...


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In Germany: A New History, Hagen Schulze, an expert on the rise of German nationalism, has given us a concise summary of the story of the warlike tribes situated east of the Rhine and of their Read more...

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