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The Problem of Revolution in Germany, 1789-1989 - German Historical Perspectives (Hardback)
  • The Problem of Revolution in Germany, 1789-1989 - German Historical Perspectives (Hardback)
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The Problem of Revolution in Germany, 1789-1989 - German Historical Perspectives (Hardback)

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Hardback 220 Pages / Published: 01/09/2000
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Until very recently Germany has frequently been characterized as the 'country without revolution', and the catastrophies of its recent history have been attributed to the lack of successful modernizing impulses. This series of essays by leading German scholars explores the effects of revolutions upon German history from 1789 to 1989 - the date of Germany's 'peaceful revolution' - and discusses the fundamental questions of reform and revolution, the effects of war, counter-revolution and defeat on the social process of modernization. The book not only examines the revolutions of 1789, 1848, 1918 and 1989, but equally focuses on the great reform periods, the 'revolutions from above'. It analyzes the significance of World War I for revolutionizing German society, the nature of the 'national-socialist revolution', and the effects of the 1945 defeat on new beginnings in a divided Germany. It offers, on the basis of up-to-date research, stimulating debates about fundamental problems of German history.The authors count among the leading German scholars of their generation, including Peter Brandt, Rudiger Hachtmann, Jurgen Kocka, Wolfgang Kruse, Hans Mommsen, Hans-Ulrich Wehler and Heinrich-August Winkler.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781859732762
Number of pages: 220
Weight: 429 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 15 mm

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