Modern Germany: Society, Economy and Politics in the Twentieth Century / Edition 2

Modern Germany: Society, Economy and Politics in the Twentieth Century / Edition 2

by V. R. Berghahn
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521347483

ISBN-13: 9780521347488

Pub. Date: 09/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A comprehensive updated and expanded overview and interpretation of the development of Germany in the twentieth century, a country whose history has decisively shaped the map and the politics of modern Europe and the world in which we live.

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A comprehensive updated and expanded overview and interpretation of the development of Germany in the twentieth century, a country whose history has decisively shaped the map and the politics of modern Europe and the world in which we live.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521347488
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of maps; Preface; Abbreviations; Glossary; Part I. Wilhelmine Germany, 1900–1914: Rapid Industrialisation and its Impact on Society; 1. Stratification and social mobility; 2. The Prusso-German political system and its political culture; 3. Weltpolitik and the spectre of encirclement; Part II. War and Civil War, 1914–1923: The Political and Military Situation at the Beginning of the War; 4. The strains of total war; 5. Reaction, reform and revolutionary ferment; 6. The Revolutions of 1918–19; 7. Economic dislocation and counter-revolution, 1919–1923; Part III. The Weimar Republic Between Stabilisation and Collapse, 1924–1933: Intellectual and Cultural Activity; 8. Party politics and the problem of parliamentary government; 9. Weimar foreign policy; 10. Economic tensions and the rise of the Nazis; 11. From Brüning to Hitler; Part IV. The Third Reich, 1933–1945: The Face of the Nazi Dictatorship; 12. Economic conditions and mobilisation for war; 13. Nazi foreign policy and war aims; 14. Occupation, exploitation and extermination; 15. Resistance and collaboration during the final years; Part V. Occupation and Division, 1945–1960: Economic and Political Life in the Western Zones of Occupation; 16. The Russian Zone of Occupation, 1945–1949; 17. The shaping of the Federal Republic of germany, 1949–1960; 18. Soviet Western policy and the consolidation of East Germany; Part VI. The Two Germanies Since the 1960s: The Development of the East German Economy, 1960–1985; 19. Society ad politics in contemporary East Germany; 20. West German capitalism and the international economy; 21. Problems of political stability; 22. Culture and society in West Germany; Statistical tables; Chronological table; Select bibliography; Index.

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