A Brief History of Germany

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

ISBN: 978-1-4381-3391-1
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 44
Book Status: Pending
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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