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Germany After the First World War

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A social history of Germany in the years following the First World War, this book explores Germany's defeat and the subsequent demobilization of its armies, events which had devastating social and psychological consequences for the nation. Bessel examines the changes brought by the War to Germany, including those resulting from the return of soldiers to civilian life and ...more
Hardcover, 344 pages
Published August 26th 1993 by Clarendon Press (first published January 1st 1993)
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Ashley
Oct 11, 2010 Ashley rated it really liked it
I thought this was a good book because it was very descriptive on conditions of Germany before, during and after world war I.

I especially like its description of the social statuses of these times. Such as the housing-market, among the solders and the civilian people. It also was cool how it described how the general economy was during this time (1914-1924).

It's a great book if you care about Germans economy and how they lived. I learned that I do not have to read a fiction book to be entertai
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Richard Bessel is Professor of Twentieth Century History. He works on the social and political history of modern Germany, the aftermath of the two world wars and the history of policing. He is a member of the Editorial Boards of German History and History Today.

He is currently a Senior Fellow at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies.
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