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History of Germany 1780-1918

The Long Nineteenth Century

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History of Germany 1780-1918 by David Blackbourn
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In the late eighteenth century, German-speaking Europe was a patchwork of principalities. Yet by the early twentieth century, unified Germany had become the most powerful state in Europe. David Blackbourn tells the story of this transformation with eloquence, authority and wit, weaving together political, social, and cultural history. This is a book about revolution, nationalism and the growing role of the state. It also explores subjects that range from religion to racism, and Mozart to medicine. The result is a powerful and original account of Germany from the eve of the French Revolution to the end of World War One. This highly praised book is now available in a new edition with an updated bibliography.

Author Biography

David Blackbourn is Coolidge Professor of History at Harvard University. His previous publications include Class, Religion and Local Politics in Wilhelmine Germany (1980), The Peculiarities of German History (with Geoff Eley, 1984), Populists and Patricians (1987), and the prize-winning Marpingen: Apparitions of the Virgin Mary in Bismarckian Germany (1993).
Release date NZ
August 2nd, 2002
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Edition
Imprint
Blackwell Publishers
Pages
480
Dimensions
161x236x31
ISBN-13
9780631231950
Product ID
3089901

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