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History of Modern Germany since 1815

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ISBN-10: 0520240499

ISBN-13: 9780520240490

Edition: 2003

Authors: Frank B. Tipton

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Germany has fascinated its own people as well as onlookers in the twentieth century because, unlike the history of other European states, its very being has been posed as a question. Why was there no unified German state until late in the nineteenth century? How did Germany become an industrial power? What responsibility does Germany bear for the two world wars? This accessible but authoritative study attempts to answer these and other fundamental questions by looking at the economic, social, political and cultural forces that have created modern Germany. The 1848 revolutions ushered in an age of Realism that saw rapid economic development and the creation of the Bismarckian empire.…    
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 8/4/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 751
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.970
Language: English

Frank B. Tipton is Professor in the School of Economics and Political Science, University of Sydney.

List of Plates
List of Figures
List of Maps
List of Tables
Introduction: From Generation to Generation
The Romantic Age, 1815-40
A Revolutionary Generation: The 1840s and the Revolutions of 1848
The Age of Realism, 1850-71
An Anxious Generation, 1871-90
Neoclassical Facade and Modernist Revolt, 1890-1914
Politics, Governance, and Diplomacy between Neoclassicism and Modernism
The First World War
An Expressionist Age: The Weimar Republic, 1918-33
The Politics of Feeling and the Search for Stability
A "German Style": The Nazi Generation
Nazi Politics: The Road to War and the Holocaust
Abstract Expressionism and Socialist Realism: Divided Germany in an Age of Economic Miracles
A Postmodern Generation: West and East Germany after the Miracle, 1973-89
Neo-Realism: Reunification and Reunited Germany