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The Divided Nation

A History of Germany, 1918-1990

Mary Fulbrook

Publication Date - July 1992

ISBN: 9780195075717

424 pages
Paperback
5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

Retail Price to Students: $89.99

Description

Covering all major aspects of German history from the Weimar Republic through reunification, this new textbook offers a remarkably rich, insightful survey of a difficult and controversial subject. It integrates East German history more fully than competing texts, offering a precisely nuanced picture of life in the GDR and a compelling account of the roots of the 1989 revolution, and incorporates the latest research in social and economic history to deepen and vivify the political narrative. A unique advantage is its full, and fully accessible, examination of current historiographical debates in the field. Comprehensive, cogent, and judiciously balanced, The Divided Nation will become a standard text for undergraduate and graduate courses.

Table of Contents

    1. The Course of German History
    PART ONE: A DIVIDED SOCIETY: THE WEIMAR REPUBLIC AND THE THIRD REICH
    2. The Weimar Republic: origins and orientations, 1918-33
    3. The Collapse of Democracy and the Rise of Hitler
    4. A 'National Community'? State, economy and society, 1933-9
    5. War, Extermination and Defeat
    PART TWO: THE DIVIDED NATION: THE TWO GERMANIES, 1945-90
    6. Occupation and Division, 1945-9
    7. Crystallization and Consolidation, 1949-61
    8. Transformation and the 'Established Phase', 1961-88
    9. Diverging Societies
    10. Politics and the State
    11. Dissent and Oppostion
    12. Diverging Cultures and National Identities?
    13. The East German Revolution and the End of the Post-war Era
    PART THREE: THE DIVIDED CENTURY
    14. Tension and Transformation in Twentieth-century Germany
    Reference Notes
    Select Bibliography
    Index

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