A Concise History of Germany
BeschreibungThis book provides a clear and informative guide to the twists and turns of German history from the early middle ages to the present day. The multi-faceted, problematic history of the German lands has provided a wide range of debates and differences of interpretation. Mary Fulbrook provides a crisp synthesis of a vast array of historical material, and explores the interrelationships between social, political and cultural factors in the light of scholarly controversies. First published in 1990, A Concise History of Germany appeared in an updated edition in 1992, and in a second edition in 2004. It is the only single-volume history of Germany in English which offers a broad, general coverage. It has become standard reading for all students of German, European studies and history, and is a useful guide to general readers, members of the business community and travellers to Germany. A new, updated edition of Mary Fulbrook's clear and informative guide to the twists and turns of German history from the early middle ages to the present day.
1. Introduction: the German lands and people;
2. Medieval Germany;
3. The age of confessionalism, 1500-1648;
4. The age of absolutism, 1648-1815;
5. The age of industrialisation, 1815-1918;
6. Democracy and dictatorship, 1918-45;
7. The two Germanies 1945-90;
8. The Federal Republic of Germany since 1990;
9. Patterns and problems of German history.
PortraitMary Fulbrook is Professor of German History at University College London (UCL). She was founding Joint Editor of German History, and has served as Chair of the German History Society. She has published widely in German and comparative European history, including a number of edited volumes.
Pressestimmen'... a thunderingly good read...the best introduction to German history for the general reader.' German History '... a book which is well worth reading by the history student as well as anyone with a general interest in history.' Jonkopirgs-Poslen '... an excellent introduction and summary.' Sodermanlands Nyheter 'This remains one of the best short surveys in this impressive series.' Contemporary Review
Untertitel: 2nd Edition. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Cambridge University Pr.
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2004