Poverty and Welfare in Modern German History


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For many, the history of German social policy is defined primarily by that nation's postwar emergence as a model of the European welfare state. As this comprehensive volume demonstrates, however, the question of how to care for the poor has had significant implications for German history throughout the modern era. Here, eight leading historians provide essential case studies and syntheses of current research into German welfare, from the Holy Roman Empire to the present day. Along the way, they trace the parallel historical ...

Poverty and Welfare in Modern German History 2016, Berghahn Books

ISBN-13: 9781785333569