A History of Modern Germany

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9780136154006: A History of Modern Germany

For undergraduate junior/senior level courses in German history.

 

Covering the entire period of modern German history–from nineteenth century imperial Germany right through 2007–this well-established text engages students with its narrative, problem-focused approach, presenting a balanced, general survey of the country's political division in 1945 and reunification in the present. Detailing foreign policy as well as political, economic, and social developments, it presents a central theme of the problem of asymmetrical modernization in the country's history as it fully explores the complicated path of Germany's troubled past and stable present.

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“ The book’s greatest strengths are its clarity and its good mixture of politics, culture, and economics.”

 

                                    --Ronald Granieri,  University of Pennsylvania

 

 

“I think the writing style of A History of Modern Germany is one of the greatest strengths of this text.  It is accessible and, above all, interesting–while remaining intelligent and thorough.”

                                    --Derek Hastings, Oakland University

About the Author:

Dietrich Orlow taught at Boston University from 1971 to 2002 and was also a visiting professor at the Universities of Hamburg in Germany and Amsterdam in The Netherlands.  He is the author of several books on the history of modern Germany. They include A History of the Nazi Party (1969, 1973) [2 volumes], Weimar Prussia, 1918-1933 (1986, 1991) [2 volumes], and Common Destiny: A Comparative History of the Dutch, French, and German Social Democratic Parties, 1945-1969 (1999). Orlow has also written numerous articles for American, German and Dutch journals.

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