GERMAN UNIFICATION: BETWEEN OFFICIAL HISTORY, ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP, AND POLITICAL MEMOIRS

@article{Spohr2000GERMANUB,
  title={GERMAN UNIFICATION: BETWEEN OFFICIAL HISTORY, ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP, AND POLITICAL MEMOIRS},
  author={Kristina Spohr},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  year={2000},
  volume={43},
  pages={869 - 888}
}
Ten years after German unification, this historiographical review discusses how the cascade of published material reflects on two questions vital for contemporary history on this subject: first, why and how did unification happen, and second, what kind of sources and evidence are used by authors to justify their particular interpretation of events? In answering these questions, this review will not only give an overview of published accounts – official, scholarly, and autobiographical – but go… 
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