Germany in the Modern World: A New History

Germany in the Modern World: A New History

by Sam A. Mustafa
     
 

With a careful blend of concision and rich detail, Sam A. Mustafa's readable and lively text traces German history from Roman times to the present, placing particular emphasis on the past three centuries. Mustafa provides a judicious mix of narrative history and historiography, tracing the influential individuals and broad social currents, myths and legends, and… See more details below

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With a careful blend of concision and rich detail, Sam A. Mustafa's readable and lively text traces German history from Roman times to the present, placing particular emphasis on the past three centuries. Mustafa provides a judicious mix of narrative history and historiography, tracing the influential individuals and broad social currents, myths and legends, and political and cultural elements that have shaped the country. In addition, the book is unique in bringing the story fully to the present with a full chapter on the past twenty years that explores the nation's reunification and its struggles with history and memory. All those with an interest in Germany will find this work an engaging and rewarding read.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742568037
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/16/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

List of Illustrations xi

Preface xiii

Chapter 1 Germania 1

Chapter 2 Das Reich 17

Chapter 3 Confessions 35

Chapter 4 What Is Enlightenment? 53

Chapter 5 Imagining a Nation 87

Chapter 6 An Empire of Monuments 111

Chapter 7 Modernity and Its Discontents 137

Chapter 8 Downfall 165

Chapter 9 Zero Hour 195

Chapter 10 Ode to Joy 225

Notes 253

Index 257

About the Author 263

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