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The Divided Nation: A History of Germany, 1918-1990

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Covering all major aspects of German history from the Weimar Republic through reunification, this new book offers a remarkably rich, insightful survey of a difficult and controversial subject. It integrates East German history more fully than any previous account, offering a precisely nuanced picture of life in the GDR and a compelling account of the roots of the 1989 revolution, and incorporates the latest research in social and economic history to deepen and vivify the political narrative. A unique advantage is its full, and fully accessible, examination of current historiographical debates in the field. Comprehensive, cogent, and judiciously balanced, The Divided Nation will become the standard reference on this important subject.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 385-394) and index.

Table of Contents

1. The Course of German History

PART ONE: A DIVIDED SOCIETY: THE WEIMAR REPUBLIC AND THE THIRD REICH

2. The Weimar Republic: origins and orientations, 1918-33

3. The Collapse of Democracy and the Rise of Hitler

4. A 'National Community'? State, economy and society, 1933-9

5. War, Extermination and Defeat

PART TWO: THE DIVIDED NATION: THE TWO GERMANIES, 1945-90

6. Occupation and Division, 1945-9

7. Crystallization and Consolidation, 1949-61

8. Transformation and the 'Established Phase', 1961-88

9. Diverging Societies

10. Politics and the State

11. Dissent and Oppostion

12. Diverging Cultures and National Identities?

13. The East German Revolution and the End of the Post-war Era

PART THREE: THE DIVIDED CENTURY

14. Tension and Transformation in Twentieth-century Germany

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780195075717
Author:
Fulbrook, Mary
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
null, Mary
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Politics and government
Subject:
Europe - Germany
Subject:
Germany
Subject:
History, World | European | Germany
Subject:
History, World | European
Subject:
Germany Politics and government.
Subject:
World History-Germany
Copyright:
Series Volume:
program 7
Publication Date:
19920731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
18 illus., 10 maps
Pages:
424
Dimensions:
5.3 x 7.9 x 1 in 1.25 lb

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