- Author(s):Paul Grey, Rosemarie Little
- Available from: April 1997
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Germany is a popular topic of study for students working towards GCSE. This text covers the main events between the end of the First World War and Germany’s invasion of the Soviet Union, and is suitable for both S.H.P. and Modern World History syllabuses. Key questions are used to focus student attention, and excellent coverage is provided of the impact of the Treaty of Versailles, life during the Weimar period, Hitler’s rise to power and the influence of the Nazi regime. A wide range of sources and illustrations help set the events of this period in context.
- 1. Germany and the First World War
- 2. The Treaty of Versailles
- 3. German reaction to the treaty
- 4. A fair treaty?
- 5. The Weimar Republic
- 6. The Spartacist revolt
- 7. Democracy in Weimar Germany
- 8. Opposition to Weimar Germany (Part 1)
- 9. Opposition to Weimar Germany (Part 2)
- 10. 1924–29: stabilisation and recovery?
- 11. The Nazi party in the 1920s
- 12. Art and culture in the Weimar Republic
- 13. Was Weimar Germany doomed from the start?
- 14. The Depression, Nazi Germany and War
- 15. Hitler comes to power
- 16. From democracy to dictatorship
- 17. Prominent Nazis
- 18. Coercion and consent
- 19. Propaganda
- 20. Nazi persecution
- 21. Totalitarianism?
- 22. Young people in Nazi Germany
- 23. Women and the family
- 24. A popular regime?
- 25. 1939–45 Germany at war
- 26. Review: Hitler's Germany
- Postscript: Germany since the end of the Nazi period.
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