By Dietrich Orlow
Covering the total interval of recent German heritage - from nineteenth-century imperial Germany all through the current - this well-established textual content offers a balanced, normal survey of the country's political department in 1945 and runs via its reunification within the current. Detailing overseas coverage in addition to political, fiscal and social advancements, A historical past of recent Germany offers a vital subject of the matter of asymmetrical modernization within the country's heritage because it totally explores the complex direction of Germany's afflicted previous and sturdy current.
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A History of Modern Germany: 1871 to Present by Dietrich Orlow