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Twentieth-century Germany : politics, culture and society 1918-1990

Author: Mary Fulbrook
Publisher: London : Arnold ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a clear and accessible guide to the controversial course of modern German history. A series of intellectually innovative and stimulating essays address key issues and debates, providing both chronological coverage and a thematic approach to modern German politics, economy, society, and culture.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Fulbrook
ISBN: 0340763302 9780340763308 0340763310 9780340763315
OCLC Number: 47253163
Notes: "Except for Ch. 6, originally published as part of Mary Fulbrook, ed., German history since 1800"--Title page verso.
Description: vi, 310 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Mary Fulbrook --
Germany from war to dictatorship / Richard Bessel --
The German inter-war economy: political choice versuseconomic determinism / Niall Ferguson --
Culture and society in Weimar Germany: the impact of modernism and mass culture / Elizabeth Harvey --
The rise of the Nazis: Sonderweg or spanner in the works? / Jill Stephenson --
Hitler and the Nazi dictatorship / Ian Kershaw --
From Blitzkrieg to total war / Omar Bartov --
The "final solution" / Nicholas Stargardt --
Division and stability: the Federal Republic of Germany, 1949-1989 / Mark Roseman --
The failed experiment: East German communism / Mark Allinson --
Ossis and Wessis: the creation of two German societies, 1945-1990 / Mary Fulbrook --
Culture, history and national identity in the two Germanies, 1945-1999 / Erica Carter --
The end of the GDR: revolution and voluntary annexation / Jonathan Osmond.
Other Titles: 20th century Germany
Responsibility: edited by Mary Fulbrook.
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