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Society and Politics in Wilhelmine Germany (Routledge Revivals)

1st Edition

By Richard J. Evans


306 pages

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In the search for the causes of the First World War and the origins of Hitler’s ‘Third Reich’, the attention of historians has turned increasingly towards the development of German society under Kaiser Wilhelm II.

These ten essays, first published in 1978, introduced interpretations of Wilhelmine Germany to an English-speaking audience and contributed towards the discussion of these interpretations that were taking place amongst German historians.

This book is ideal for student of history, particularly German history.

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations; 1. Introduction: Wilhelm II’s Germany and the Historians Richard J. Evans 2. Kaiser Versus Chancellor: The Crisis of Bülow’s Chancellorship 1905-6 Terry Cole 3. Military-Industrial Relations: Krupp and the Imperial Navy Officer Richard Owen 4. Politics and Culture: The State and the Avant-Garde in Munich 1886-1941 Robin Lenman 5. The Wilhelmine Right: How it Changed Geoff Eley 6. Populism in the Countryside: The Peasant Leagues in Bavaria in the 1890’s Ian Farr 7. The Problem of Democratisation: German Catholics and the Role of the Centre Party David Blackbourn 8. Liberalism and Society: The Feminist Movement and Social Change Richard J. Evans 9. The Shaping of the German Labour Movement: Miners in the Ruhr Stephen Hickey 10. Youth in Rebellion: The Beginnings of the Socialist Youth Movement 1904-14 Alex Hall 11. Radicalism and the Worker: Metalworkers and Revolution 1914-23 Dick Geary; Notes on Contributors; Index

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / Europe / Germany
HISTORY / Modern / 19th Century
HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century
HISTORY / Essays