In Rethinking German History, first published in 1987, Richard J. Evans argues for a social-historical approach to the German past that pays equal attention to objective social structures and subjective values and experiences. If German history has been seen as an exception to the 'normal' development of Western society, this is not least because ...Read MoreIn Rethinking German History, first published in 1987, Richard J. Evans argues for a social-historical approach to the German past that pays equal attention to objective social structures and subjective values and experiences. If German history has been seen as an exception to the 'normal' development of Western society, this is not least because historians have until recently largely failed to look beyond the world of high politics, institutions, organizations and ideologies to broader historical problems of German society and German mentalities. By applying and adapting approaches learned from French and British social history as they have been developed over the last quarter of a century, it is possible to achieve a rethinking of German history which does away with many of the textbook myths that have encrusted the historiogrpahy of Germany for so long. This book will be valuable for students of German history and politics, and brings together essays widely used in teaching. Its broad coverage of social history will also be useful to all those interested in contemporary historiography or the comparative study of European history.Read Less
VERY GOOD. Slight cover wear; heavily marked in one chapter, otherwise clean. This is a large HarperCollins softcover, light green, has a stitched binding (for greater durability), 298 pages, 1990. Nice condition overall. **We provide professional service and individual attention to your order, daily shipments, and sturdy packaging. FREE TRACKING ON ALL SHIPMENTS WITHIN USA.
Acceptable/read description. 298 pages. Signature on top of title page-the title page is the first page. Sound clean tight paper back but with some sun fading to spine card and cover corner slightly creased, also small fading mark on front cover of small removed (price? ) sticker etc. (All our books are sent securely packaged in cardboard) Rethinking German History: Nineteenth Century Germany and the Origins of the Third Reich.
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