History of Germany 1780-1918: The Long Nineteenth Century

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Wiley, Oct 11, 2002 - History - 480 pages
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This history offers a powerful and original account of Germany from the eve of the French Revolution to the end of World War One.
  • Written by a leading German historian who has transformed the historiography of modern Germany over the past two decades.
  • Covers the whole of the long nineteenth century and emphasizes continuities through this period.
  • Brings together political, social and cultural history.
  • Combines a comprehensive account with a feel for the human dimension and the history of everyday life.
  • Accessible to non-specialists, thought-provoking and entertaining.
  • The updated second edition includes a revised bibliography.

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The excessive focus on social and economic History makes it lose the line of events that lead to the creation and development of the German nation. It's still a good overview of it's History in the ... Read full review

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David Blackbourn is Coolidge Professor of History at Harvard University. His previous publications include Class, Religion and Local Politics in Wilhelmine Germany (1980), The Peculiarities of German History (with Geoff Eley, 1984), Populists and Patricians (1987), and the prize-winning Marpingen: Apparitions of the Virgin Mary in Bismarckian Germany (1993).

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