A Traveller's History of Germany

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Germany is the most heavily populated of all the countries within the European Union. A Traveller's History of Germany offers a complete and authoritative history of a country from the earliest of time to the present. It presents the facts in a clear and literate format and also gives the reader expert analysis of the events.

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Overview

Germany is the most heavily populated of all the countries within the European Union. A Traveller's History of Germany offers a complete and authoritative history of a country from the earliest of time to the present. It presents the facts in a clear and literate format and also gives the reader expert analysis of the events.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781566565325
  • Publisher: Interlink Publishing Group, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/28/2014
  • Series: The Traveller's History Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 292,873
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The Germans and Germany to 800 1
Ch. 2 Medieval Germany, 800-1300 28
Ch. 3 Princes, cities and emperors, 1300-1519 51
Ch. 4 Reformation and counter-Reformation, 1519-1648 73
Ch. 5 From desolation to Enlightenment, 1648-1789 97
Ch. 6 The coming of age of Prussia, 1640-1786 118
Ch. 7 Creating the Second Empire, 1789-1871 140
Ch. 8 The age of Bismarck, 1871-1890 162
Ch. 9 The age of Wilhelm II, 1890-1918 184
Ch. 10 The Weimar Republic, 1919-1933 208
Ch. 11 Nazi Germany and the Second World War, 1933-1945 230
Ch. 12 After 1945 : the phoenix rising from the ashes 255
Chronology of major events 289
Major universities and founding dates 297
Select list of religious buildings 298
Selected readings on German history 304
Historical gazetteer 306
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