The Resource Germany : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Eric Solsten

Germany : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Eric Solsten

Label
Germany : a country study
Title
Germany
Title remainder
a country study
Statement of responsibility
Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Eric Solsten
Title variation
Country studies, Germany
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NjRocCCS
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DD17
LC item number
.G475 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Solsten, Eric
  • Library of Congress
Series statement
  • Area handbook series,
  • DA pam
  • HeinOnline world constitutions illustrated
Series volume
550-173
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Germany
Target audience
specialized
Label
Germany : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Eric Solsten
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • "Research completed August 1995."
  • Supersedes the 1988 edition of East Germany: a country study edited by Stephen R. Burant and the 1982 edition of Federal Republic of Germany: a country study edited by Richard F. Nyrop
  • (c)2010 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 545-593) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Early history -- Medieval Germany. The Merovingian Dynasty, ca. 500-751 ; The Carolingian Dynasty, 752-911 ; The Saxon Dynasty, 919-1024 ; The Salian Dynasty, 1024-1125 ; The Hohenstaufen Dynasty, 1138-1254 ; The empire under the early Habsburgs -- The Protestant Reformation. Martin Luther ; Resistance to Lutheranism ; The Peace of Augsburg -- The Thirty Years' War, 1681-48. The Counter-Reformation and religious tensions ; military campaigns ; The Peace of Westphalia -- The age of enlightened absolutism, 1648-1789. Austria and Prussia ; The smaller states -- The French Revolution and Germany -- The German confederation, 1815-66. Economic and political trends toward unification ; The revolutions of 1848 ; The restoration -- Bismarck and unification -- Imperial Germany. Political parties ; The economy and population growth ; The tariff agreement of 1879 and its social consequences ; Bismarck's foreign policy ; Foreign policy in the Wilhelmine era ; World War I -- The Weimar Republic, 1918-33. The Weimar constitution ; Problems of parliamentary politics ; The Stresemann era ; Hitler and the rise of national socialism -- The Third Reich, 1933-45. The consolidation of power ; Foreign policy ; The outbreak of World War II ; Total mobilization, resistance, and the Holocaust ; Defeat -- Postwar occupation and division. The establishment of occupation zones ; The Nuremberg Trials and denazification ; Political parties and democratization ; The creation of the bizone ; The birth of the Federal Republic of Germany ; The birth of the German democratic republic -- West Germany and the community of nations. Rearmament and the European defense community ; Social market economy ; Ludwig Erhard and the grand coalition -- The Ulbricht era, 1949-71. Consolidation of the new state ; Planned economy ; The Warsaw Pact and the National People's Army ; The Berlin Wall ; The "socialist state of the German nation" ; The social democratic-free democratic coalition, 1969-82. Willy Brandt ; Ostpolitik ; Helmut Schmidt ; The student movement and terrorism ; The Greens -- The Christian democratic/Christian socialist-free democratic coalition, 1983- -- The Honecker era, 1971-89. The conference on security and cooperation in Europe ; The new East German constitution and the question of identity ; Relations between the two Germanys ; The peace movement and internal resistance ; The last days of East Germany -- The opening of the Berlin Wall and unification -- Physical setting. Topography ; Drainage ; Climate ; The environment -- Population. Historical background ; Fertility ; Age-gender distribution ; Mortality ; Population distribution and urbanization ; Immigration ; Ethnic minorities -- Women in society -- Marriage and family -- Housing -- Religion. Postwar Christianity ; Judaism ; Islam -- Social structure and social mobility -- The search for a new national identity --Social insurance and welfare programs. Historical development. Provisions of the social welfare system ; Current social welfare issues and outlook for the future -- National health insurance and medical care. Development of the health care system ; Health insurance ; Health care providers ; Remuneration of health care providers ; Current health care issues and outlook for the future -- Education. Historical background ; Educational policy making and administration ; Education finances ; The education system ; Education in the new Lander ; Current education issues and outlook for the future -- Patterns of development. History ; The social market economy ; The economic miracle and beyond ; Unification and its aftermath ; Structural and technological questions -- The role of government and other institutions. The federal government role ; Land and local governments ; Government subsidies ; Government expenditures and the national debt ; The associations -- The culture of German management -- Labor and codetermination -- Agriculture, forestry, and fishing -- Industry. Manufacturing ; Energy an
  • [cont.] Germany in the world economy. Germany in world finance and in the Group of Seven ; The deutsche mark as an international currency -- Germany in the European economy. Germany in the European community ; The European single market ; Germany and the European Union ; Germany in the European monetary system ; Germany and the European monetary union -- Foreign trade and investment. Trade philosophy and the trade balance ; International investment in and by Germany -- Foreign aid -- Constitutional framework. The constitution ; Federalism -- Government institutions. The president ; The chancellor and the cabinet ; The legislature ; The judiciary ; The civil service ; Land and the local government -- The electoral system -- Political parties. Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social Union ; Social Democratic Party of Germany ; Free Democratic Party ; The Greens ; The Republikaner and the German People's Union ; Party of democratic socialism -- Extraparty political forces. Business and industry ; Labor unions ; The churches ; Agriculture ; Citizens' initiative associations -- The mass media. Newspapers ; Radio and television -- Political developments since unification -- Major foreign policy goals and strategies. Early developments ; Postwar developments ; Unification ; Foreign reaction to unification ; Postunification developments -- Foreign policy formulation. Institutional framework ; Domestic influences on foreign policy ; The out-of-area debate -- International cooperation. North Atlantic Treaty Organization ; Western European Union ; Eurocorps ; European Union ; Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe ; United Nations -- Military tradition. Early history ; Prussia's emergence as a military power ; The German military in two world wars ; Creation of the Bundeswehr -- Strategic concerns and military missions -- The armed forces. Command and control ; Army ; Navy ; Air force ; Training ; Reserves ; Morale -- Integration of East German armed forces -- Defense budget -- Military justice -- Uniforms, ranks, and insignia -- Citizens in uniform. Personnel policies ; Service obligations ; Benefits -- Defense production and export -- Foreign military relations -- International military missions -- Internal security. Federal police agencies ; Land police agencies ; Criminal justice ; Incidence of crime and incarceration ; Dissidence and terrorist activity -- List of figures. Administrative divisions of Germany, 1995 ; The Carolingian Empire divided by the Treaty of Verdun, A.D. 843 ; Germany at the time of the Protestant Reformation in the sixteenth century ; The German struggle for unification, 1815-71 ; The Weimar Republic, 1918-33 ; Germany, 1949-90 ; Topography and drainage ; Population by age and gender, 1992 ; Structure of the education system, 1994 ; Economic activity, 1995 ; Transportation system, 1995 ; Inland waterways, 1995 ; Structure of the government, 1995 ; Organization of the Ministry of Defense, 1995 ; Officer ranks and insignia, 1995 ; Enlisted ranks and insignia, 1995
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd edition
Extent
1 online resource (xlix, 642 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Germany : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Eric Solsten
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • "Research completed August 1995."
  • Supersedes the 1988 edition of East Germany: a country study edited by Stephen R. Burant and the 1982 edition of Federal Republic of Germany: a country study edited by Richard F. Nyrop
  • (c)2010 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 545-593) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Early history -- Medieval Germany. The Merovingian Dynasty, ca. 500-751 ; The Carolingian Dynasty, 752-911 ; The Saxon Dynasty, 919-1024 ; The Salian Dynasty, 1024-1125 ; The Hohenstaufen Dynasty, 1138-1254 ; The empire under the early Habsburgs -- The Protestant Reformation. Martin Luther ; Resistance to Lutheranism ; The Peace of Augsburg -- The Thirty Years' War, 1681-48. The Counter-Reformation and religious tensions ; military campaigns ; The Peace of Westphalia -- The age of enlightened absolutism, 1648-1789. Austria and Prussia ; The smaller states -- The French Revolution and Germany -- The German confederation, 1815-66. Economic and political trends toward unification ; The revolutions of 1848 ; The restoration -- Bismarck and unification -- Imperial Germany. Political parties ; The economy and population growth ; The tariff agreement of 1879 and its social consequences ; Bismarck's foreign policy ; Foreign policy in the Wilhelmine era ; World War I -- The Weimar Republic, 1918-33. The Weimar constitution ; Problems of parliamentary politics ; The Stresemann era ; Hitler and the rise of national socialism -- The Third Reich, 1933-45. The consolidation of power ; Foreign policy ; The outbreak of World War II ; Total mobilization, resistance, and the Holocaust ; Defeat -- Postwar occupation and division. The establishment of occupation zones ; The Nuremberg Trials and denazification ; Political parties and democratization ; The creation of the bizone ; The birth of the Federal Republic of Germany ; The birth of the German democratic republic -- West Germany and the community of nations. Rearmament and the European defense community ; Social market economy ; Ludwig Erhard and the grand coalition -- The Ulbricht era, 1949-71. Consolidation of the new state ; Planned economy ; The Warsaw Pact and the National People's Army ; The Berlin Wall ; The "socialist state of the German nation" ; The social democratic-free democratic coalition, 1969-82. Willy Brandt ; Ostpolitik ; Helmut Schmidt ; The student movement and terrorism ; The Greens -- The Christian democratic/Christian socialist-free democratic coalition, 1983- -- The Honecker era, 1971-89. The conference on security and cooperation in Europe ; The new East German constitution and the question of identity ; Relations between the two Germanys ; The peace movement and internal resistance ; The last days of East Germany -- The opening of the Berlin Wall and unification -- Physical setting. Topography ; Drainage ; Climate ; The environment -- Population. Historical background ; Fertility ; Age-gender distribution ; Mortality ; Population distribution and urbanization ; Immigration ; Ethnic minorities -- Women in society -- Marriage and family -- Housing -- Religion. Postwar Christianity ; Judaism ; Islam -- Social structure and social mobility -- The search for a new national identity --Social insurance and welfare programs. Historical development. Provisions of the social welfare system ; Current social welfare issues and outlook for the future -- National health insurance and medical care. Development of the health care system ; Health insurance ; Health care providers ; Remuneration of health care providers ; Current health care issues and outlook for the future -- Education. Historical background ; Educational policy making and administration ; Education finances ; The education system ; Education in the new Lander ; Current education issues and outlook for the future -- Patterns of development. History ; The social market economy ; The economic miracle and beyond ; Unification and its aftermath ; Structural and technological questions -- The role of government and other institutions. The federal government role ; Land and local governments ; Government subsidies ; Government expenditures and the national debt ; The associations -- The culture of German management -- Labor and codetermination -- Agriculture, forestry, and fishing -- Industry. Manufacturing ; Energy an
  • [cont.] Germany in the world economy. Germany in world finance and in the Group of Seven ; The deutsche mark as an international currency -- Germany in the European economy. Germany in the European community ; The European single market ; Germany and the European Union ; Germany in the European monetary system ; Germany and the European monetary union -- Foreign trade and investment. Trade philosophy and the trade balance ; International investment in and by Germany -- Foreign aid -- Constitutional framework. The constitution ; Federalism -- Government institutions. The president ; The chancellor and the cabinet ; The legislature ; The judiciary ; The civil service ; Land and the local government -- The electoral system -- Political parties. Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social Union ; Social Democratic Party of Germany ; Free Democratic Party ; The Greens ; The Republikaner and the German People's Union ; Party of democratic socialism -- Extraparty political forces. Business and industry ; Labor unions ; The churches ; Agriculture ; Citizens' initiative associations -- The mass media. Newspapers ; Radio and television -- Political developments since unification -- Major foreign policy goals and strategies. Early developments ; Postwar developments ; Unification ; Foreign reaction to unification ; Postunification developments -- Foreign policy formulation. Institutional framework ; Domestic influences on foreign policy ; The out-of-area debate -- International cooperation. North Atlantic Treaty Organization ; Western European Union ; Eurocorps ; European Union ; Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe ; United Nations -- Military tradition. Early history ; Prussia's emergence as a military power ; The German military in two world wars ; Creation of the Bundeswehr -- Strategic concerns and military missions -- The armed forces. Command and control ; Army ; Navy ; Air force ; Training ; Reserves ; Morale -- Integration of East German armed forces -- Defense budget -- Military justice -- Uniforms, ranks, and insignia -- Citizens in uniform. Personnel policies ; Service obligations ; Benefits -- Defense production and export -- Foreign military relations -- International military missions -- Internal security. Federal police agencies ; Land police agencies ; Criminal justice ; Incidence of crime and incarceration ; Dissidence and terrorist activity -- List of figures. Administrative divisions of Germany, 1995 ; The Carolingian Empire divided by the Treaty of Verdun, A.D. 843 ; Germany at the time of the Protestant Reformation in the sixteenth century ; The German struggle for unification, 1815-71 ; The Weimar Republic, 1918-33 ; Germany, 1949-90 ; Topography and drainage ; Population by age and gender, 1992 ; Structure of the education system, 1994 ; Economic activity, 1995 ; Transportation system, 1995 ; Inland waterways, 1995 ; Structure of the government, 1995 ; Organization of the Ministry of Defense, 1995 ; Officer ranks and insignia, 1995 ; Enlisted ranks and insignia, 1995
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd edition
Extent
1 online resource (xlix, 642 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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