Originally published in 1930 this book discusses the critical moments in German history, with a view to surveying the development of the German nation and an attempt to understand the events of the 1920s with reference to significant chapters in Germany history from the past.
Table of Contents
1. The Origin of the German Realm 2. The External Tasks of the Realm 3. The Struggle with the Church, and the Dissolution of the Old Empire 4. The Territorial States 5. The Conquest of the North-East 6. The Territorial States in the Fifteenth Century. The Rise of the Habsburgs. 7. The Reformation 7. The Reformation 8. The Thirty Years’ War 9. The Louis XIV Era 10. Prussia in Triumph and in Eclipse 11. The Growth of National Self-Consciousness 12. Prussia’s Share in the Struggle for Unity