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The Complete History of Germany (In One Hour)

James Hawes

62 mins watch time

Posted April 2021

History, Art and Culture

Germany has been the epicentre of world events time and again: the Reformation, both World Wars, the fall of the Berlin Wall. It did not emerge as a modern nation until 1871 – yet today, Germany is the world’s fourth-largest economy and a standard-bearer of liberal democracy. Historian and novelist James Hawes tells the story of Europe’s most admired and feared country, from Julius Caesar to Angela Merkel.