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The book is organized in a chronological way, starting from pre-medieval and coming all the way up to the fall of the Hjstoria wall. Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es.
I know that a concise history of Germany is a tall order, but this book is an elliptical synopsis of a synopsis. Trivia About A Concise History Mary Fulbrook’s encompassing book explores the lives of individuals across a full spectrum of suffering and guilt, each one capturing one small part of the greater story.
But the way she presents her material almost earned 3 stars instead of 4.
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Instead you have page-long paragraphs with so much detail that you often turn the page wondering, “What did I just read?
Books by Mary Fulbrook. Mary Fulbrook explores the interrelationships between social, political and cultural factors in the light of the latest scholarly controversies.
God bless you too, my loyal potatoes, may my soldiers enjoy eating you, Good Day to you! Oct 27, Amy rated it did not like it. Preview this item Preview this item.
Speaking of monarchy, whil Some sections were slow, but overall it was pretty good. Europa desde Fulbrook, Mary. Jul 29, C. Jan 27, Tome Addiction rated it really liked it Shelves: Mar 26, Artemis rated it really liked it. Jul 21, Amy rated it it was ok Shelves: Golo Mann after all wrote a considerably longer history of Germany that started round about view spoiler [ A History of Germany Sinceof which I remember too little to write a review, not a resounding recommendation, for which I apologise on behalf of my memory hide spoiler ]one might start equally well withororor with Tacitus’s Germannia, orindeed pick the year of your choice – why not.
An idea flashed across my mind when in the context of discussing medieval Germany she mentioned Minnesangand indeed so she carri I think it is ok for what it is, although the author’s opening plea that it is easier to criticise than to write a book like this may have swayed my heart towards mercy.
Aug 24, Jack Lindgren rated it it was ok Shelves: The book definitely lives up to its name: Equally I felt that many of the illustrations were only there for the sake of it and didn’t illustrate much if anything view spoiler [ a picture of men in steel helmets marching to illustrate the Kapp putsch, wow, a couple of days of political turbulence in Berlin are really transformed in the imagination by a photo of a few men wearing steel helmets marching along a street hide spoiler ].
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But this did raise the question of what is included and what excluded from the text, the peasants war of gets two and a half pages, now I find the peasants war very interesting rulbrook perhaps if the peasants had won decisively enough then there might have been several more Switzerland- like confederations in Europe, but I do wonder how important or meaningful it was as an event in the context of years of history, since amry doesn’t justify or explain its importance in the unfolding over events over centuries I was left with alemaania feeling rather as E.
In what year does the history of Germany begin?
A Concise History of Germany by Mary Fulbrook
Still, I think it is good for what it is, I’d have been tempted to push the cultural side more with recommendations, but we all have our funny ideas at times. Citations are based on reference standards. Some sections were slow, but overall it was pretty good. Resumen A single word-“Auschwitz”-is sometimes used to encapsulate the totality of persecution and suffering involved in what we call the Holocaust.
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Jan 19, Ken Yliniemi rated it it was ok. Clearer maps would go a long way towards explaining many of the changes, particularly during the period of Prussia’s consolidation. Concise as in top level feet, just enough overview history to get you interested dee learning more.
A Concise History of Germany
Some features of WorldCat will not fulnrook available. But now when I wanted to learn more about medieval Germany, this book gave me a paltry 13 pages. Rather more explicitly she follows Gillingham’s pamphlet The Kingdom of Germany in the High Middle Ages in arguing that the ‘normality’ or otherwise of Germany development is also a question of perspective, from the point of view of states like Britain and France with a long tradition of ve centralisation – everywhere else looks a bit odd, viewing Germany history from a long enough perspective the weak political alemaniz of the medieval period looks like an entirely reasonable and unsurprising forerunner of the current Federal state.
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The prose for most of this book is very slow and even verges on dismal at times. So what I was looking for was some sort of cursory review of German history. The sentence structure in German is different enough from English that, if you try to translate literallyword for word, without understanding of idiomatic expressions of either language, your results come out looking idiotic.