The Question of German Unification: 1806-1996 [NOOK Book]

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The author provides a political, economic and social explanation of the German Question in context, arguing that Germany has fluctuated all too frequently and catastrophically between being either a power centre or a power vacuum.
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The Question of German Unification: 1806-1996

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Overview

The author provides a political, economic and social explanation of the German Question in context, arguing that Germany has fluctuated all too frequently and catastrophically between being either a power centre or a power vacuum.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136185755
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/16/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 160
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction to English edition 1
1 Conceptual and European framework 5
Conceptual framework: power 5
The European framework 9
Specific characteristics of the German Question 15
Historical background to the German Question, 911-1806 21
2 From power vacuum to power centre: from the First to the Second Reich, 1806-1871 31
Napoleonic interlude, 1806-1813 31
From Vienna to Berlin, 1815-1871 35
3 Germany as a power centre: Second and Third Reichs, 1871-1945 51
The Second German Reich, 1871-1918 51
Republican interregnum, 1918-1933 69
Third Reich and Second World War, 1933-1945 76
4 Germany as a power vacuum: division, 1945-1989/90 83
Germany under occupation, 1945-1949 83
The separate development of the occupation zones: prelude to division, 1945-1949 87
Two German states: Federal Republic and German Democratic Republic, 1949-1989/90 92
5 United Germany since 1989/90 105
From new unity to internal division 106
Germany's position in Europe 120
Chronological table 125
Notes 133
Further reading 139
Index 141
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