Germany Divided and Reunited 1945-91 (Access to History) (Paperback)

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Access to History: Germany Divided and Reuinted 1945-91 covers the history of post-war Germany, from its division into east and west in 1949 to its reunification in 1990 and the immediate consequences. The book examines major questions such as:

- Why was Germany divided in 1949?
- To what extent did the FRG and GDR become models of their respective ideological systems?
- Why was there an easing of relations between the two Germanys?
- To what extent was the GDR a totalitarian state?
- Was reunification inevitable and to what extent has it been successful?

Throughout the book, key dates, terms and issues are highlighted, and historical interpretations of key debates are outlined. Summary diagrams are included to consolidate knowledge and understanding of the period, and exam-style questions and tips written by examiners provide the opportunity to develop exam skills.

About the Author


Nigel Bushnell is a York University History graduate. He teaches part-time in a north London comprehensive school and leads educational visits to central Europe. Nigel has also written publications to support GCSE SHP History specifications. Angela Leonard is an experienced A Level History author.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780340986752
ISBN-10: 0340986751
Publisher: Hodder Education
Publication Date: February 22nd, 2010
Pages: 167
Language: English
Series: Access to History