Heinemann Advanced History: Germany 1848-1914

Robert Whitfield

Heinemann Advanced History: Germany 1848-1914

By Robert Whitfield
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Germany 1848-1914 is the ideal book for students studying the events leading to the unification of Germany in 1871 and developments during the chancellorship of Bismarck.


Each of the books is a manageable topic giving students a clear sense of achievement as they work their way through. There are extra notes, biography boxes and definitions in the margin and summary boxes to help students assimilate the information.

Series overview
The Heinemann Advanced History Series is a series which provides excellent coverage of all the most popular topics.
Table of contents
  • Narrative and Explanation
  • Section 1: 1848–1914
  • Germany in 1848
  • The 1848 revolutions
  • Germany after the 1848 revolutions
  • The unification of Germany, 1862–70
  • Politics in the German Reich, 1871–9
  • Economic and social change 1871–90
  • Bismarck's anti-socialist campaign, 1878–90
  • Bismarcks' foreign policy, 1871–90
  • The fall of Bismarck
  • Germany under Wilhelm II, 1890–1914
  • Analysis and Interpretation
  • Why did the German revolutions of 1848 fail?
  • Why was German unification achieved through Prussian victory?
  • How united was the German Reich?
  • How successful was German foreign policy, 1971–90?
  • What was Bismarck's legacy?
  • Bibliography
  • Index.

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