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Title The Oxford handbook of modern German history / edited by Helmut Walser Smith
Published Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 863 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Oxford handbooks in history
Oxford handbooks in history
Contents Introduction / Helmut Walser Smith -- History: Origins of modern Germany / Robert von Friedeburg. Senses of place / Celia Applegate. Women and men : 1760-1960 / Ann Goldberg -- States, people, and nation, 1760-1860: International conflict, war, and the making of modern Germany, 1740-1815 / Ute Planert. Cosmopolitanism and the German enlightenment / Franz Leander Fillafer and Jürgen Osterhammel. The Atlantic revolutions in the German lands, 1776-1849 / Jonathan Sperber. The end of the economic old order : the great transition, 1750-1860 / James M. Brophy. Escaping Malthus : population explosion and human movement, 1760-1884 / Ernest Benz. Protestants, Catholics, and Jews, 1760-1871 : enlightenment, emancipation, new forms of piety / George S. Williamson. The formation of German nationalism, 1740-1850 / Christian Jansen. German literature and thought from 1810-1890 / Ritchie Robertson -- Germany : the nation state: Nation state, conflict resolution, and culture war, 1850-1878 / Siegfried Weichlein. Authoritarian state, dynamic society, failed imperialist power, 1878-1914 / Helmut Walser Smith. The great transformation : German economy and society, 1850-1914 / Cornelius Torp. Race and world politics : Germany in the age of imperialism, 1878-1914 / Andrew Zimmerman. Germany 1914-1918 : total war as a catalyst of change / Benjamin Ziemann. The German national economy in an era of crisis and war, 1917-1945 / Adam Tooze. Dictatorship and democracy, 1918-1939 / Thomas Mergel. Piety, power, and powerlessness : religion and religious groups in Germany, 1870-1945 / Rebekka Habermas. The place of German modernism / Stephen D. Dowden and Meike G. Werner. Nationalism in the era of the nation state, 1870-1945 / Pieter M. Judson. Todesraum : war, peace, and the experience of mass death, 1914-1945 / Thomas Kühne. The three horseman of the Holocaust : anti-Semitism, East European empire, Aryan folk community / William W. Hagen. On the move : mobility, migration, and nation, 1880-1948 / Sebastian Conrad and Philipp Ther -- Germany 1945-1989: Germany is no more : defeat, occupation, and the postwar order / Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann. Democracy and dictatorship in the Cold War : the two Germanies, 1949-1961 / Andrew I. Port. Generations : the "revolutions" of the 1960s / Uta G. Poiger. Industrialization, mass consumption, post-industrial society / Donna Harsch. Religion and the search for meaning, 1945-1990 / Benjamin Ziemann. Culture in the shadow of trauma? / Lutz Koepnick. The two German states in the international world / Andreas W. Daum -- Contemporary Germany: Annus mirabilis : 1989 and German unification / David F. Patton. Germany and European integration since 1945 / Kiran Klaus Patel. Toward a multicultural society? / William A. Barbieri, Jr
Summary This is a comprehensive, multi-author survey of German history featuring cutting-edge syntheses of major topics by an international team of 35 leading scholars
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Germany -- History -- 1789-1900.
Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Handboeken (vorm)
Form Electronic book
Author Smith, Helmut Walser, 1962-
LC no. 2011284869
ISBN 0191617458
0191743917 (ebook)
9780191743917 (ebook)
(acid-free paper)
(acid-free paper)
Other Titles Modern German history