By Mary Fulbrook
The 3rd version of A background of Germany strains the dramatic social, cultural, and political tensions in Germany for the reason that 1918.
- bargains a persuasive interpretation of the dynamics of twentieth-century German history
- Treats German historical past from 1918-2008 from the viewpoint of department and reunification, masking East and West German background in equivalent depth
- Covers the self-destructive Weimar Republic, the extremes of genocide and army aggression within the Nazi period, the department of the state within the chilly warfare, and the cave in of communist East Germany and unification in 1990
- re-creation contains updates all through, specifically masking the Nazi interval and the Holocaust; a brand new bankruptcy on Germany because the Nineteen Nineties; and a considerably revised and up-to-date bibliography
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A History of Germany 1918-2008: The Divided Nation (3rd Edition) by Mary Fulbrook