Germany: A History

Germany: A History

by Francis Russell

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Germany: A History by Francis Russell

Here, from New York Times bestselling historian Richard Russell, is the dramatic story of Germany - from the rise of Charlemagne to the age of Martin Luther, from the Thirty Years' War to the iron rule of Otto von Bismarck, and from the formation of the Weimar Republic to the fighting of two world wars.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940157761479
Publisher: New Word City, Inc.
Publication date: 12/11/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 606,602
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Historian Francis Russell, a graduate of Bowdoin College and Harvard University, is also the author of Adams: An American Dynasty, Boston: 1775, and Young America: 1783-1860.

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Germany: A History 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Jason_A_Greer More than 1 year ago
Germany: A History is a decent overview of mostly the political history of the Germanies leading up to Germany, describing a period of about 2,000 years in central Europe. A work like this is mostly introductory, which is fine. The greatest commentary involves the time period of Charlemagne, Frederick Barbarossa, Frederick the Great and the 80 years from WWI to German reunification in 1990. Much of the book then connect to these time periods. The Reformation is the major section that does not focus on the political leaders, and instead illustrates the great cultural change of its time period. If you are looking for a decent overview of Germany history, this is a fine work.
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