This book combines extended period cover with detailed study of sources on key issues and topics
'Document Exercises', offer opportunities for assessment and exam practice. Covering almost 150 years between unification and reunification, with a particular emphasis on the interwar years.
This book encourages students to think for themselves around the issues that have affected German history and to consider important historical debates and controversies.
1. The Unification of Germany ; 2. Bismarck, 1871-1890 ; 3. Wilhelmine Germany,1890-1914 ; 4. The early years of the Weimar Republic, 1919-1923 ; 5. The Golden Years, 1924-1929 ; 6. The rise of the Nazi Party ; 7. The collapse of the Weimar Republic ; 8. The creation of a Nazi dictatorship ; 9. The Nazi state ; 10. Social and racial policy in the Third Reich ; 11. The Nazi economy ; 12. Nazi foreign policy ; 13. Popularity and resistance, 1933-1945 ; 14. Interpretations on the Third Reich ; 15. The division of Germany, 1945-1969 ; 16. Towards reunification,1969-1990 ; 17. The economic modernisation of Germany, 1880-1980