Routledge Library Editions: German History
Originally published between 1929 and 1991 the volumes in this set:
- Offer a comprehensive and challenging interpretation of the German past
- Assess Bismarck’s contribution to the German Empire and his legacy for modern Germany
- Examine the psyche of the Germans and discuss the psychological impact of the Second World War on the Germans
- Review critically not only the rise and rule of National Socialism, but also the strength of authoritarianism and militarism and the weakness of democracy in 19th Century Germany
- Examine the inter-relationships between social and economic change on the one hand, and political developments on the other.
- Analyse the significance of the Zollverein on economic growth
- Discuss authority and the law in the German Empire and the Weimar Republic.
- Analyse the contribution of German historians to 20th Century historiography
- Chart key events in British – German trade rivalry
- Include archival material from both the former East and West Germany.