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  • Authored by: Joseph A. Biesinger
  • From the Series: European Nations
  • Trim Size: 7-3/8 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0816045216
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-4521-1
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $85.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 10/01/2006
  • Dewey Number: 943
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 864


Germany is a useful reference guide that provides detailed information on the people, events, and issues that are essential to the study of German history. This new volume contains a wealth of easy-to-use features, including a chronology of significant events and a narrative history from the Renaissance to the present day. Major areas of coverage include Germany’s increasingly multiethnic character, its troubled political history, and the contributions made by German culture to the world.

Coverage includes:

  • Konrad Adenauer
  • Anti-Semitism
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Brandenburg
  • Dresden
  • Nazi Party
  • Prussia
  • Franz Shubert
  • Richard Wagner
  • Weimar Republic
  • and more.


Black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Maps. Index. Appendix. Bibliography. Cross-references. Chronology.

About the Author(s)

Joseph A. Biesinger received a Ph.D. from Rutgers University and is professor emeritus at Eastern Kentucky University. He is the author or editor of several volumes, including Controversial Concordats: The Vatican’s Relations with Napoleon, Mussolini, and Hitler, as well as many articles dealing with German history. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.

Reviews and Awards


"...[a] crisply written reference...accessible down to the high school level and should also suit the general reader or traveler."
Reference & Research Book News

"...[a] useful resource...a worthwhile purchase for high-school, public, and undergraduate libraries."

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