This volume provides an up-to-date and accessible guide to the diversity of current thinking on Imperial Germany.* Offers a historiographical overview, spanning more than a century of works on the German Empire* Guides readers through the main approaches, from 'personalist' to 'structuralist' and 'post-structuralist'* Presents varying perspectives on gender, cultural history, foreign relations, colonialism, and war* Explores the controversial historical reputations of Bismarck and Kaiser Wilhelm II* Reflects the wide range of opinions on Imperial Germany held by historians today
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Author Biography - Matthew Jefferies
Matthew Jefferies is Senior Lecturer in German History at the University of Manchester. He is the author of Imperial Culture in Germany, 1871-1918 (2003) and Politics and Culture in Wilhelmine Germany (1995).