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Bismarck and Germany, 1862-1890 / Edition 2
     

Bismarck and Germany, 1862-1890 / Edition 2

by David G. Williamson, D. G. Williamson
 

ISBN-10: 0582293219

ISBN-13: 9780582293212

Pub. Date: 01/13/1998

Publisher: Longman

This study provides students with a concise, up-to-date and analytical account of Bismarck's role in modern German history. Williamson guides readers through the complex events leading to the defeats of Austria and France in 1866 and 1870 and the subsequent creation of a united Germany in January 1871. He then explores the domestic and foreign problems Bismarck

Overview

This study provides students with a concise, up-to-date and analytical account of Bismarck's role in modern German history. Williamson guides readers through the complex events leading to the defeats of Austria and France in 1866 and 1870 and the subsequent creation of a united Germany in January 1871. He then explores the domestic and foreign problems Bismarck faced up to 1890 in consolidating unification.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582293212
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
01/13/1998
Series:
Seminar Studies in History Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
5.41(w) x 8.45(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: The Setting
1. The background.
2. Bismarck.

Part Two: The Defeat of Austria
3. The Constitutional Conflict and the Liberal Opposition.
4. The Road to Koniggratz.

Part Three:
5. The North German Confederation.
6. Bismarck, Napoleon and the Southern States.
7. The Franco-Prussian War and the Unification of Germany.

Part Four: The Second Reich: The Economic and Constitutional Context
8. The Second Reich: A Hybrid State.
9. The Financial Crisis of 1873 and the Great Depression.

Part Five: Domestic Politics
10. The Kulturkampf and the Decline of the Liberals.
11. The Conservative Empire.

Part Six: German Foreign and Colonial Policy.
12. Germany and Europe, 1871-90.
13. The Creation of the German Colonial Empire.

Part Seven: Assessment
14. Bismarck in Myth and Reality.

Part Eight: Documents.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Index.

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