A Concise History of Germany

A Concise History of Germany

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Mary Fulbrook
Cambridge University Press
Edition: 2nd edition, 19/02/2004
EAN 9780521540711, ISBN10: 0521540712

Hardcover, 296 pages, 21.6 x 13.8 x 2.1 cm

This book provides a clear and informative guide to the twists and turns of German history from the early middle ages to the present day. The multi-faceted, problematic history of the German lands has provided a wide range of debates and differences of interpretation. Mary Fulbrook provides a crisp synthesis of a vast array of historical material, and explores the interrelationships between social, political and cultural factors in the light of scholarly controversies. First published in 1990, A Concise History of Germany appeared in an updated edition in 1992, and in a second edition in 2004. It is the only single-volume history of Germany in English which offers a broad, general coverage. It has become standard reading for all students of German, European studies and history, and is a useful guide to general readers, members of the business community and travellers to Germany.

'... a thunderingly good read...the best introduction to German history for the general reader.' German History