Rereading German History: From Unification to Reunification 1800-1996

Rereading German History: From Unification to Reunification 1800-1996

by Richard Evans
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415159008

ISBN-13: 9780415159005

Pub. Date: 10/28/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In this text, the author draws together his review essays on the political, economic, cultural and social history of Germany through war and reunification. This book provides a study of how historians - mainly German, American, British, and French - have provided a series of differing and often conflicting readings of the German past in recent years. It also presents

Overview

In this text, the author draws together his review essays on the political, economic, cultural and social history of Germany through war and reunification. This book provides a study of how historians - mainly German, American, British, and French - have provided a series of differing and often conflicting readings of the German past in recent years. It also presents a reconsideration of German history in the light of the recent decline and fall of the German Democratic Republic, collapse of the Berlin Wall and the reunification of Germany.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415159005
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

PART I PARADE OF THE GRAND NARRATIVES

1 Towards Unification

2 Whatever Became of the Sonderweg?

3 Nipperdery's Nineteenth Century

4 From Unification to World War

5 The View From France

PART II PATTERNS OF AUTHORITY AND REVOLT

6 Police

and Society From Absolutism to Dictatorship

7 The Catholic Community and the Prussian State

8 Workers' Co-Operatives in the Nineteenth Century

9 The Failure of German Labor in the Weimar Republic

PART III IDEOLOGICAL ORIGINS OF NAZISM

10 The Dynamics of

Violence

11 In Search of German Social Darwinism

12 From Racial Hygiene to Auschwitz

13 Antisemitism: Ordinary Germans and the 'Longest Hatred'

14 Plying for the Devil: Furtwangler and the Nazis

15 Claus Von Stauffenberg and the Bomb that Failed

16 The Deceptions of

Albert Speer

17 Churchill: The End of Glory?

PART V REUNIFICATION AND BEYOND

18 German Reunification in Historical PErspective

19 Beyond the Historikerstreit 20 Rebirth of the German Right?

21 After Reunificaton

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