Hardcover: 336 pages
Publisher: Harvard University Press (May 29, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.8 x 9.2 inches
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Beginning with Bismarck's forging of a nation with iron and blood, Gatzke tells of Germany's relentless struggle for domination in Europe and in the West, its defeat in two world wars, its division, East Germany's travail, and West Germany's search for identity as a modern democratic state. A discerning statement about Germany and other nations, this book reevaluates for the general reader and the historian the impact of rapid industrialization, ...