A Short History of Germany

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Mary Platt Parmele was a historian who wrote short histories of various European nations during the late 19th century.

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"It is more important to comprehend the forces which have created a great nation, and the progressive steps by which it has unfolded, than to know the multitudinous events and incidents which have attended such unfolding.
In order to forestall criticism for the absence of some events in this History of Germany...

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Overview

Mary Platt Parmele was a historian who wrote short histories of various European nations during the late 19th century.

From the preface:

"It is more important to comprehend the forces which have created a great nation, and the progressive steps by which it has unfolded, than to know the multitudinous events and incidents which have attended such unfolding.
In order to forestall criticism for the absence of some events in this History of Germany the author desires to say, that there has been an effort to keep strictly to the main line of development and to resist the temptation of introducing details which do not bear directly upon such line.
The bypaths of history are fascinating, but they are of secondary importance, and may better be explored after the main road has been traveled and is thoroughly known.
Such is the ideal which has been very imperfectly followed in this book."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781502398840
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/17/2014
  • Pages: 56
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.12 (d)

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