History of Germany, 1815-1990
This playlist covers the history of Germany from the Battle of Waterloo (1815) to the Reunification of Germany in 1990.
 
What this playlist includes:
80 lectures across 12 courses.
All resources designed and delivered by university academics and researchers.
Self-marking quizzes for all lectures, as well as an end-of-topic quiz.
Reading lists, essay questions and extension activities.
Courses and Lectures
1. Germany – The Unification of Germany, 1815-71
Dr Anna Ross
University of Oxford
2. Germany – The First World War, 1914-18
Prof. Matthew Stibbe
Sheffield Hallam University
3. Germany – The Early Years of the Weimar Republic, 1918-23
Dr Nadine Rossol
Essex University
3.1. The Last Years of the War – 07:17
3.2. The German Revolution – 08:10
3.3. The Spartacist Uprising – 06:11
3.4. The New Constitution – 05:15
3.5. The Treaty of Versailles – 04:23
3.6. The Kapp Putsch – 07:34
3.8. Conclusion – 04:21
5. Germany – The Weimar Republic, 1918-33
Prof. Benjamin Ziemann
Sheffield University
6. Germany – Sport and Physical Culture, 1919-33
Dr Jon Hughes
Royal Holloway, London
6.1. Introduction and Context – 10:33
6.3. The Golden Age of Sports – 07:14
6.4. Sport in Art and Culture – 08:25
6.5. The Politics of Sport – 09:46
7. Germany – Nazi Germany, 1933-45
Prof. Neil Gregor
Southampton University
7.1. The Holocaust – 09:22
7.2. Education and Culture – 07:49
7.3. Women – 07:20
7.4. Consensus and Support – 10:16
7.5. Terror and Repression – 08:48
7.6. Opposition and Dissent – 09:46
7.7. Foreign Policy – 07:22
8. Germany – Nazi Germany, 1933-45
Dr Lisa Pine
London South Bank University
8.1. The Rise of Nazism – 12:09
8.2. The Great Depression – 10:38
8.3. Who voted for the Nazis? – 15:02
8.5. Coercion and Terror – 14:39
8.6. Women in Nazi Germany – 11:11
9. Germany – The Nazi Concentration Camps, 1933-45
Prof. Nik Wachsmann
Birkbeck College, London
9.1. Introduction – 08:01
9.2. The Early Camps – 09:37
9.3. Perpetrators – 10:54
9.4. Prisoners – 09:27
9.5. The Holocaust – 10:37
9.6. The Public and the Camps – 08:13
11. Germany – West German Student Movement, 1966-69
Dr Hanno Balz
University of Cambridge
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