A Brief History of Germany

Editor/Author Coy, Jason P.
Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Facts On File

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-4381-3391-1
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 44
Book Status: Available
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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.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Illustrations
  • List of Maps
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Prehistoric Germany
  • Germania: Barbarian Germany
  • Medieval Germany
  • Reformation Germany
  • Confessional Germany and the Thirty Years’ War
  • Absolutism and Enlightenment
  • Napoleonic Germany and the Revolution of 1848
  • Unification and Empire
  • The Great War and Weimar Germany
  • Nazism and World War II
  • The Cold War: Division and Reunification
  • Contemporary Germany
  • Appendixes
  • Basic Facts about Germany
  • A Brief Chronology of German History
  • Bibliography
  • Suggested Reading