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- DescriptionIn 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 w available in a new edition with an updated bibliography.
- Author BiographyDavid 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).
- Author(s)David Blackbourn
- PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Date of Publication02/08/2002
- SubjectRegional History
- Series TitleBlackwell Classic Histories of Europe S.
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBlackwell Publishers
- Content Note10
- Weight802 g
- Width157 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine30 mm
- Edition Statement2nd Revised edition
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