A Mighty Fortress : A New history of the German People . / Steven Ozment

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المؤلف Ozment, Steven

العنوان A Mighty Fortress : A New history of the German People . / Steven Ozment
بيان الطبعة 1st perennial ed
بيانات النشر New York, NY: Perennial, 2005.
الوصف المادي xiv, 400 p ; maps, b&w

- Includes bibliographical references and an index - Includes some maps in black and white

المحتويات / النص

I From First Tribes to First Empire 1. The Barbarian Complex: Roman-German relations in Antiquity 2. From Merovingians to Hohenstaufens: Germanic rule in the middle Ages II The Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation 3. Man and God: Germany in the Renaissance and Reformation 4. Europe's Stomping Ground: germany during the Thirty Years' War 5. Enemy Mine: Absolution and the rise of Prussia III Enlightenment, Reaction, and a New Age 6. Trojan horses: from the French to the German revolution 7. Absolute Spirit and Absolute People: The intellectual torrents of the nineteenth century 8. Revolutionary Conservatism: The age of Bismarch IV Germans in the Mogern World 9. The Last Empire: from Wilhelmine to Weimar Germany 10. The Barbarian Orince: the rise and fall of National Socialism 11. The Composite German: germany since World War II


The word "German" was being used by the Romans as early as the mid-first century B.C. to describe tribes in the eastern Rhine valley. Nearly two thousand years later, the richness and complexity of German history have faded beneath the long shadow of the country's darkest hour on World War II. Now, award-winning historian Steven Ozment, whom The New Yorker has hailed as "a splendidly readable scholar," gives us the fullest portrait possible in this sweeping, original, and provocative history of the German people, from antiquity to the present, holding a mirror up to an entire civilization - one that has been alternately Western Europe's most successful and most perilous.

المواضيع Germany - Civilization
Germany - History