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A Brief History of Germany, Second Edition
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  • Authored by: Jason P. Coy; updated by Daniel C. Ryan
  • From the Series: Brief History
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  • ISBN-10: 1438199538
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-9953-5
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 05/01/2021
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  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up

Summary

A Brief History of Germany, Second Edition provides a clear, lively, and comprehensive account of the history of Germany from ancient times to the present day. It relates the central events that have shaped the country and details their significance in historical context, touching on all aspects of the history of the country, from political, international, and economic affairs to cultural and social developments. Illustrated with full-color maps and photographs, and accompanied by a chronology, bibliography, and suggested reading, this accessible overview is ideal for the general reader.

Coverage includes:

  • Prehistoric Germany
  • Germania: Barbarian Germany
  • Medieval Germany
  • Reformation Germany
  • Confessional Germany and the Thirty Years' War
  • Absolutism and Enlightenment
  • Napoleonic Germany and the Revolution of 1848
  • Unification and Empire
  • The Great War and Weimar Germany
  • Nazism and World War II
  • The Cold War: Division and Reunification
  • Contemporary Germany

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About the Author(s)

Jason P. Coy is assistant professor of history at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. He earned a Ph.D. in history from the University of California in Los Angeles. Coy is the author of Strangers and Misfits: Banishment, Social Control, and Authority in Early Modern Germany, as well as several articles in scholarly journals. He has conducted archival research in Germany with a research grant from the University of California Center for German and European Studies, a Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) annual award, and a Maria Sibylla Merian Fellowship for Postdoctoral Studies from the University of Erfurt in Germany.

Daniel C. Ryan holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of California in Los Angeles. The author of Conversion and the Politics of Religion in Early Modern Germany, as well as several articles in scholarly journals, Ryan has taught courses on European and world history at the College of Charleston in South Carolina and at the University of California in Los Angeles, among others.

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