Imperial Germany 1871-1918: Economy, Society, Culture and Politics / Edition 1

Imperial Germany 1871-1918: Economy, Society, Culture and Politics / Edition 1

by Volker Berghahn
ISBN-10:
1845450116
ISBN-13:
9781845450113
Pub. Date:
01/28/2005
Publisher:
Berghahn Books, Incorporated
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Imperial Germany 1871-1918: Economy, Society, Culture and Politics / Edition 1

A comprehensive history of German society in this period, providing a broad survey of its development. The volume is thematically organized and designed to give easy access to the major topics and issues of the Bismarkian and Wilhelmine eras. The statistical appendix contains a wide range of social, economic and political data. Written with the English-speaking student in mind, this book is likely to become a widely used text for this period, incorporating as it does twenty years of further research on the German Empire since the appearance of Hans-Ulrich Wehler's classic work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781845450113
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/28/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 408
Sales rank: 845,375
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

PART I: ECONOMY

Chapter 1. Economic Sectors and Structural Change

Chapter 2. National and Regional Economic Developments

Chapter 3. The Organization of Industry

PART II: SOCIETY

Chapter 4. Demographic Structure and Development

Chapter 5. Social Stratification and Inequalities

Chapter 6. Women and Men

Chapter 7. Issues of Generation and Socialization

Chapter 8. Minorities and Majorities

Chapter 9. Basic Patterns of Social Inequality and their Milieus

PART III: CULTURE

Chapter 10. High Culture and Popular Culture

Chapter 11. The Sciences and Humanities

Chapter 12. The Press, Its Readerships, and the Role of Intellectuals

PART IV: THE REALM OF POLITICS

Chapter 13. The Constitutional Framework

Chapter 14. Parties and Elections in a Period of Dynamic Change

Chapter 15. Organizations and Movements in the Extraparliamentary Sphere

Chapter 16. Structure and Functional Changes in the Executive Branch

Chapter 17. The Evolution of Domestic Politics, 1871–1914

Chapter 18. Foreign Policy

PART V: WORLD WAR I:

Chapter 19. The July Crisis of 1914

Chapter 20. Strategy, Diplomacy, War Aims As Seen "From Above"

Chapter 21. The World War As Experienced "From Below"

Chapter 22. Military Defeat and the Collapse of the Hohenzollern Monarchy

Bibliography

Index

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