Germany In The Age Of Kaiser Wilhelm Ii

Germany In The Age Of Kaiser Wilhelm Ii

by James Retallack
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Palgrave Macmillan
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Germany In The Age Of Kaiser Wilhelm Ii

This lively and concise book uses a dual approach to introduce students and non-specialists to Wilhelmine Germany (1888-1918). It surveys social, economic, political, cultural and diplomatic developments in an age of tumultuous upheaval. It also explains why historians have so often reversed the interpretative 'switches' guiding research on this period. By highlighting the breadth of historical change under Wilhelm II and the evolution of opposing viewpoints about its significance, this book provides easy access to an epoch - and a debate - characterised more by controversy than consensus.

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ISBN-13: 9780312160319
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 05/01/1996
Series: Studies in European History Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Map - A Note on References - Preface - Introduction - Interpretive Turning Points - The Birth of the Modern Age - Rattling the Sabre: Weltpolitik and the Great War - The Many Germanies of Wilhelm II - Conclusion - Select Bibliograp

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