Imperial Germany 1867-1918: Politics, Culture, and Society in an Authoritarian State

Overview

The studies in this book are the harvest of more than 20 years intensive research into the history of the German Empire by one of Germany's leading historians. Taken together, they offer a cogent analysis of the main developments and issues in a formative and portentous period of Germany's history.

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Overview

The studies in this book are the harvest of more than 20 years intensive research into the history of the German Empire by one of Germany's leading historians. Taken together, they offer a cogent analysis of the main developments and issues in a formative and portentous period of Germany's history.

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"An excellent introductory student guide."—History

"An absolutely central contribution to major questions of German historical scholarship on the period 1870-1920"—Michael John, University of East Anglia
From the Publisher

"An excellent introductory student guide."—History "An absolutely central contribution to major questions of German historical scholarship on the period 1870-1920"—Michael John, University of East Anglia
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780340593608
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Series: Arnold Publications Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface and acknowlegements
Preface to English edition
Translator's note
1 The German Empire as a system of skirted decisions 1
2 A delaying compromise: the division of authority in the German Imperial constitution of 1871 20
3 The Prussian conception of the state and the German idea of Empire: Prussia and the German Empire in recent German history 41
4 Society and state in Europe in the age of liberalism, 1870-1890 57
5 The causes and objectives of German imperialism before 1914 75
6 Economy, society and the state in the German Empire, 1870-1918 101
7 Culture and politics in the German Empire 119
8 The latent crisis of the Wilhelmine Empire: the state and society in Germany, 1890-1914 141
9 Domestic factors in German foreign policy before 1914 163
10 Public opinion and foreign policy in Wilhelmine Germany, 1897-1914 189
11 The spirit of 1914 and the ideology of a German 'Sonderweg' 205
12 The social consequences of World War I: the case of Germany 217
13 The German revolution, 1918-1920: political revolution and social protest 233
Notes 255
Index 293
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