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Even a brief glance at the maps of what has, or might have, been called Germany through the ages reveals a kaleidoscope of alterations in shape and composition. Though there are elements of continuity, the history of Germany has been the history of nearly constant change. In this concise introduction to Germany's fascinating past, Peter Wende provides an approachable historical interpretation of the key periods and turning points from Roman times to the present. Wende shows that, throughout the course of 2000 years, German history is actually the history of many Germanies, and that it can be written neither just as the history of a region nor of a political, ethnic or cultural formation. Focussing on key points in Germany's political, social and economic development, this guide is ideal for all those with an interest in the complex and compelling history of one of Europe's main nation-states.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333687659
ISBN-10: 0333687655
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 12mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 26-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Peter Wende

PETER WENDE was formerly Professor of History at Frankfurt University and Director of the German Historical Institute in London. He is now retired and lives in Frankfurt.

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