Germany Since Hitler, 1933 to the Present


David Crew
University of Texas, Austin

This upper-division seminar course explores the the effects of Hitler’s dictatorship upon German society, politics, economy and culture, including the consequences of defeat, occupation, the Cold War and the political division of Germany after 1945, the history and development of East and West Germany in the years between 1949 and 1989, and the consequences and prospects created by the fall of the Berlin wall in 1989 and the unification of East and West Germany in 1990.

Image: By Bundesarchiv, Bild 102-00089 / CC-BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0 de,

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