The Second Reich: Germany, 1871-1918

The Second Reich: Germany, 1871-1918

by William Simpson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521459095

ISBN-13: 9780521459099

Pub. Date: 08/17/1995

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

William Simpson examines the nature and characteristics of the German empire, and the policies pursued by its governments, from the foundation of the empire in 1871 until its collapse in 1918. Two areas are given particular attention: the failure of Imperial Germany to develop into a stable parliamentary democracy; and the increasingly aggressive foreign policy

Overview

William Simpson examines the nature and characteristics of the German empire, and the policies pursued by its governments, from the foundation of the empire in 1871 until its collapse in 1918. Two areas are given particular attention: the failure of Imperial Germany to develop into a stable parliamentary democracy; and the increasingly aggressive foreign policy pursued by Germany after 1890.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521459099
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/17/1995
Series:
Cambridge Topics in History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.31(d)
Age Range:
16 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. The creation of the German Empire; 2. Bismarck's rule at home; 3. Bismarck's foreign policy; 4. The imperial regime at home 1888-1914; 5. German foreign policy 1890-1914; 6. Germany and the First World War.

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