Course of German History / Edition 2

Course of German History / Edition 2

by A.J.P. Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415255589

ISBN-13: 9780415255585

Pub. Date: 05/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

One of A.J.P. Taylor's best-known books, The Course of German History is a notoriously idiosyncratic work. Composed in his famously witty style, yet succinct to the point of sharpness, this is one of the great historian's finest, if more controversial, accomplishments. As Taylor himself noted, 'the history of the Germans is a history of extremes. It

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One of A.J.P. Taylor's best-known books, The Course of German History is a notoriously idiosyncratic work. Composed in his famously witty style, yet succinct to the point of sharpness, this is one of the great historian's finest, if more controversial, accomplishments. As Taylor himself noted, 'the history of the Germans is a history of extremes. It contains everything except moderation.' He could, of course, simply be referring to his own book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415255585
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/2001
Series:
Routledge Classics Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Divided Germany: The Legacy of the Holy Roman Empire
2.The Ascendancy of France, 1792-1814
3. The German Confederation: The Years of Austro-Prussian Partnership, 1815-48
4. 1848: The Year of German Liberalism
5. The Ascendancy of Australia, 1849-60
6. The Conquest of Germany by Prussia, 1862-71
7. Bismarckian Germany: The Ascendancy of Prussia, 1871-90
8. The Germany of William II: The conquest of Prussia by Germany, 1890-1906
9. The crisis of Hohenzollern Germany, 1906-1916
10. The rule of the German army, 1916-19
11. Republican Interregnum, 1919-30
12. Demagogic dictatorship and the completion of German unity after 1930
Index

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