History of Germany, 1815-1990

12 courses, 80 lectures
13:25:39

History

Germany – The Unification of Germany, 1815-71

Germany – The Unification of Germany, 1815-71

In this course, Dr Anna Ross (University of Oxford) explores the unification of Germany, starting with the proclamation of the German Empire on the 18th January 1871, and moving back in time to consider how the Germans had...

5 lectures

0:46:48

Dr Anna Ross

Oxford University

History

Germany – The First World War, 1914-18

Germany – The First World War, 1914-18

In this course, Professor Matthew Stibbe (Sheffield Hallam University) thinks about the experience of ordinary Germans in the First World War. We begin by thinking about the attitudes of Germans towards the declaration of war...

5 lectures

0:58:04

Prof. Matthew Stibbe

Sheffield Hallam University

History

Germany – The Early Years of the Weimar Republic, 1918-23

Germany – The Early Years of the Weimar Republic, 1918-23

In this course, Dr Nadine Rossol (University of Essex) explores the early years of the Weimar Republic (1918-23). In the first module, we trace events in the final years in the First World War up to the events in Kiel in late...

8 lectures

0:50:59

Dr Nadine Rossol

Essex University

History

Germany – The Weimar Republic, 1918-33

Germany – The Weimar Republic, 1918-33

In this course, Professor Matthew Stibbe (Sheffield Hallam University) explores Weimar Germany through twelve key questions: (1) Was Weimar Germany doomed to fail from the start?; (2) Why did Weimar fail in the early 1930s?;...

12 lectures

2:35:17

Prof. Matthew Stibbe

Sheffield Hallam University

History

Germany – The Weimar Republic, 1918-33

Germany – The Weimar Republic, 1918-33

In this course, Professor Benjamin Ziemann explores the Weimar Republic, the system of government that replaced the German Empire in 1919. In the first module, we think about the beginning of the Weimar Republic, before moving...

6 lectures

1:08:23

Prof. Benjamin Ziemann

Sheffield University

History

Germany – Sport and Physical Culture, 1919-33

Germany – Sport and Physical Culture, 1919-33

In this course, Dr Jon Hughes (Royal Holloway) explores the role played by sport and physical culture in the Weimar Republic. In the fist module, we provide an introduction to sport and physical culture in Germany from the...

5 lectures

0:44:25

Dr Jon Hughes

Royal Holloway, London

History

Germany – Nazi Germany, 1933-45

Germany – Nazi Germany, 1933-45

In this course, Professor Neil Gregor (University of Southampton) explores several aspects of Nazi Germany, 1933-45. In the first module, we think about the ideology of the Nazi Party, before turning in the second module to...

10 lectures

1:31:25

Prof. Neil Gregor

Southampton University

History

Germany – Nazi Germany, 1933-45

Germany – Nazi Germany, 1933-45

In this course, Dr Lisa Pine (London South Bank University) explores several aspects of Nazi Germany. In the first module, we think about the rise of Nazism from the foundation of the DAP (later the NSDAP) in 1919 to Hitler's...

6 lectures

1:18:06

Dr Lisa Pine

London South Bank University

History

Germany – The Nazi Concentration Camps, 1933-45

Germany – The Nazi Concentration Camps, 1933-45

In this course, Professor Nik Wachsmann (Birkbeck, University of London) explores the history of the Nazi concentration camps. We begin with a general introduction to the Nazi concentration camp system in module one. The second...

6 lectures

0:56:49

Prof. Nik Wachsmann

Birkbeck College, London

History

Germany – Life in East Germany, 1949-89

Germany – Life in East Germany, 1949-89

In this course, Dr Marcel Thomas (University of Manchester) explores life in East Germany between 1945-89 via six key questions: (1) Why was housing seen as so important to the building of a socialist society?; (2) Were women...

6 lectures

1:00:43

Dr Marcel Thomas

Manchester University

History

Germany – West German Student Movement, 1966-69

Germany – West German Student Movement, 1966-69

In this course, Dr Hanno Balz (University of Cambridge) explores the West German student movement between 1966-69. In the first module, we think about the growth of protest movements in Germany in the 1960s, especially...

5 lectures

0:36:51

Dr Hanno Balz

Cambridge University

History

Germany – The Decline of the GDR, 1980-90

Germany – The Decline of the GDR, 1980-90

In this course, Professor Anna Saunders (University of Liverpool) explores the final decade of communist rule in East Germany, through six key questions: (1) To what extent did economic factors accelerate the demise of the...

6 lectures

0:57:49

Prof. Anna Saunders

Liverpool University