History: Book Series

Themes In Modern German History

  • The Stasi

    Myth and Reality, 1st Edition

    By Mike Dennis, Norman Laporte

    The East German Ministry of State Security, popularly known as the Stasi, was one of the largest and most intrusive secret police systems in world history. So extensive was the system of surveillance and control that in any given year throughout the 1970s and 1980s, about one in fifty of the 13…

    Paperback – 2003-07-03
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    Themes In Modern German History

  • The Radical Right in Germany

    1870 to the Present, 1st Edition

    By Lee Mcgowan

    The Radical Right has represented a major element in German politics and society throughout the history of the united country (i.e. since the 1870s), though the understandable concentration on the Third Reich (1933-45) has tended to distort the wider picture. This book explores the history of the…

    Paperback – 2003-02-14
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    Themes In Modern German History

  • The 1848 Revolutions in German-Speaking Europe

    1st Edition

    By H.J. Hahn

     In 1848 the continent of Europe was rocked by revolutions: only Great Britain and Russia remained relatively immune to the upheaval. Most spectacularly, the Revolutions swept across the German-speaking lands of central Europe, with the newly-released forces of nationalism and mass popular…

    Paperback – 2001-08-24
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    Themes In Modern German History

  • The Fall of the GDR

    1st Edition

    By David Childs

    The book charts the dramatic months leading to one of the most profound changes of the 20th century, the opening of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the restoration of German unity in 1990. The author analyses the nature of Communist rule in the GDR over 40 years, its few strengths and its many…

    Paperback – 2001-02-19
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    Themes In Modern German History

  • Ethnic Minorities in 19th and 20th Century Germany

    Jews, Gypsies, Poles, Turks and Others, 1st Edition

    By Panikos Panayi

    This is the first book to trace the history of all ethnic minorities in Germany during the nineteenth and twentieth-centuries. It argues that all of the different types of states in Germany since 1800 have displayed some level of hostility towards ethnic minorities. While this reached its peak…

    Paperback – 2000-09-29
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    Themes In Modern German History

  • Social Democracy and the Working Class

    in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Germany, 1st Edition

    By Stefan Berger

    This is a powerful and original survey of German social democracy breaks new ground in covering the movement's full span, from its origins after the French Revolution, to the present day. Stefan Berger looks beyond narrow party political history to relate Social Democracy to other working class…

    Paperback – 1999-11-22
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    Themes In Modern German History