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A Brief History of Germany A Brief History of Germany

A Brief History of Germany

A comprehensive exploration of the many events and figures that comprise Germany's history.
The story of Germany, a key player in global diplomatic and economic affairs, is crucial to our understandi… (See Below for Full Description)
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A comprehensive exploration of the many events and figures that comprise Germany's history.

The story of Germany, a key player in global diplomatic and economic affairs, is crucial to our understanding of global history and the contemporary world. Covering more than 2,000 years of history, A Brief History of Germany provides a concise account of the events, people, and special customs and traditions that have shaped Germany from ancient times to the present.

Basic facts, a chronology, a bibliography, and a list of suggested readings round out this insightful and comprehensive resource.

Coverage includes:

  • Formation of a distinctive German language and culture during the Germanic migrations and the confrontation with Rome
  • Consolidation of medieval principalities in the wake of the collapse of Carolingian authority and the construction of the Holy Roman Empire
  • Tumultuous events of the Reformation and the devastation of the Thirty Years' War
  • Unification of Germany
  • Rise of Prussian imperialism in the 19th century
  • The two world wars, the rise of Nazism, and the Holocaust
  • Experience of a divided Germany during the cold war
  • The country's eventual reunification as the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Contemporary Germany.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-8160-8329-9
ISBN-10 816083290
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Brief History
Author Jason P. Coy
Publication Date 12/1/2010
Book's Binding Paperback
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Specifications 35 black-and-white photographs and illustrations. 5 maps. Index. Appendix. Bibliography. Suggested reading. Chronology. Basic facts. Sidebars.
Available Formats Print

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