History of Germany, 1780-1918: The Long Nineteenth Century (Blackwell Classic Histories of Europe Series) / Edition 2 by David Blackbourn | 9780631231967 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
History of Germany, 1780-1918: The Long Nineteenth Century (Blackwell Classic Histories of Europe Series) / Edition 2

History of Germany, 1780-1918: The Long Nineteenth Century (Blackwell Classic Histories of Europe Series) / Edition 2

by David Blackbourn
     
 

ISBN-10: 063123196X

ISBN-13: 9780631231967

Pub. Date: 01/09/2008

Publisher: Wiley

This history offers a powerful and original account of Germany from the eve of the French Revolution to the end of World War One.

  • Written by a leading German historian who has transformed the historiography of modern Germany over the past two decades.
  • Covers the whole of the long nineteenth century and emphasizes continuities through this

Overview

This history offers a powerful and original account of Germany from the eve of the French Revolution to the end of World War One.

  • Written by a leading German historian who has transformed the historiography of modern Germany over the past two decades.
  • Covers the whole of the long nineteenth century and emphasizes continuities through this period.
  • Brings together political, social and cultural history.
  • Combines a comprehensive account with a feel for the human dimension and the history of everyday life.
  • Accessible to non-specialists, thought-provoking and entertaining.
  • The updated second edition includes a revised bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631231967
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/09/2008
Series:
Blackwell Classic Histories of Europe Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
560,666
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps.

List of Tables.

List of Figures.

List of Plates.

Preface to the First Edition.

Preface to the Second Edition.

Acknowledgements.

Prologue: Germany in the Late Eighteenth Century.

Part I: The Age of Revolutions, 1789–1848:.

1 In the Shadow of France.

2 Germany in Transition.

3 The Revolutions of 1848–9.

Part II: The Age of Progress:.

4 Economy and Society Transformed.

5 From Reaction to Unification.

6 Progress and its Discontents.

Part III: The Age of Modernity, 1880–1914:.

7 ‘Made in Germany': A New Economic Order.

8 Society and Culture.

9 The Old Politics and the New.

Epilogue: Germany at War, 1914–18.

Notes.

Selected Bibliography of English Language Works.

Index.

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