Wolfgang J. Mommsen


Born
in Marburg, Germany
November 05, 1930

Died
August 11, 2004

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Wolfgang Justin Mommsen (German pronunciation: [vɔlfgaŋ jʊʃtiːn mɔmzn]; November 5, 1930 – August 11, 2004) was a German historian. Wolfgang Mommsen was born in Marburg, the son of the historian Wilhelm Mommsen and great-grandson of the Roman historian Theodor Mommsen. He was educated at the University of Marburg, University of Cologne and University of Leeds between 1951 and 1959. He served as professor at the University of Cologne (1959–1967), University of Düsseldorf (1967–1978) and finally as director of the German Historical Institute in London between 1978 and 1985. In 1965, he abandoned his first wife to marry one of his graduate students, Sabine von Schalburg, with whom he had four children.

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Average rating: 3.62 · 66 ratings · 4 reviews · 43 distinct works
Theories of Imperialism

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The Political and Social Th...

3.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1989 — 4 editions
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Imperial Germany 1867-1918:...

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War der Kaiser an allem sch...

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Max Weber and German Politi...

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Fischer Weltgeschichte: Das...

3.67 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1985 — 4 editions
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Imperialism and After: Cont...

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The Fascist Challenge and t...

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Der Erste Weltkrieg: Anfang...

2.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2004
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Imperialismus: Seine geisti...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1977 — 2 editions
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