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The Cambridge Illustrated History of Germany

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The Cambridge Illustrated History of Germany presents a richly illustrated, integrated, chronological account of German history from Charlemagne to the modern era. Written in a lively, accessible manner for a general audience by a leading academic expert, this book is unique in its authority, approach and scope. Martin Kitchen focusses particularly on the German people - t ...more
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published August 13th 1996 by Cambridge University Press (first published 1996)
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Feb 05, 2016 Dr.J.G. rated it liked it
There was a book on history of Germany I read a decade ago, probably between a short and a long visit to the country, and I have been trying to find the book again - it would be a bit of a chore to go all the way across the town to the new location of the library - but with little success since I thought it was Oxford publication and the writer was Mark somebody, so the google searches were as little successful as shelfari ones; meanwhile trawling through a thourough list of similar books I came ...more
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So far it's peeked my interest in reading more more about Frederick IV, Charles IV (of Bohemia) and Hanseatic League...what a nerd I am!
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A good overview, with lots of maps and pictures. It is both quick & simple, but as far as detail goes, don't look for it here.
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Good textbook overview. I'm pretty light on my German knowledge
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Martin Kitchen is a British-Canadian historian, specialized in modern European history, with an emphasis on Germany. Professor Emeritus of history at Simon Fraser University, he started teaching in 1966. He also taught at the Cambridge Group for Population Studies (Cambridge University).
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