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Germany, 1866-1945
Craig, Gordon Alexander, 1913-2005.
Publication Information:
Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1978.
Physical Description:
xv, 825 pages ; 23 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Reading Level:
1790 Lexile.
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A history of the rise and fall of united Germany, which lasted only 75 years from its establishment by Bismark in 1870. Suitable for A Level and upwards. In the OXFORD HISTORY OF MODERN EUROPE series.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
I the Unification of Germany 1866-1871p. 1
Ii the Institutional Structure of the Empirep. 38
Iii the Consolidation of the Empire: Politics and Economics: 1871 - 1879p. 61
Iv Ideology and Interest: the Limitations of Diplomacy 1871-1890p. 101
V the Campaign Against Social Democracy and Bismarck's Fall 1879-1890p. 140
Vi Religion, Education, and the Artsp. 180
Vii the New Course and the Deterioration of Germany's Foreign Position: 1890-1897p. 224
Viii Political Parties, Interest Groups, and the Failure of the Reichstag: 1890-1914p. 251
Ix Weltpolitik, Navalism, and the Coming of the War 1897-1914p. 302
X the Great War 1914-1918p. 339
Xi from Kiel to Kapp: the Aborted Revolution: 1918-1920p. 396
Xii Reparations, Inflation, and the Crisis Of: 1923p. 434
Xiii Weimar Culturep. 469
Xiv Party Politics and Foreign Policy 1924-1930p. 498
Xv the End of Weimarp. 534
Xvi the Nazi Dictatorship: the Instruments of Powerp. 569
Xvii the Nazi Revolution: Economic and Social Developmentsp. 602
Xviii Cultural Decline and Political Resistancep. 638
Xix Hitler and Europe: Foreign Policy 1933-1939p. 673
Xx Hitler's War 1939-1945p. 714
Appendix Translations of the Epigraphs and other Quotations in the Textp. 765
List of Books and Articles Citedp. 774
Indexp. 811