By Carine Germond, Henning Türk
This book surveys Franco-German family members from the French Revolution to the Nineteen Nineties, amassing the most up-tp-date learn from region experts.
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Von 1863 bis 1870 und der Ursprung des Krieges von 1870/71. Nach den Staatsakten von Österreich, Preußen und den süddeutschen Mittelstaaten, 2 vols. (Osnabrück: Biblio-Verlag, 1967). Cf. Elisabeth Fehrenbach, “Preußen-Deutschland als Faktor der französischen Außenpolitik in der Reichsgründungszeit,” in Europa und die Reichsgründung, ed. Eberhard Kolb (München: Oldenburg, 1980), 109–37. 18. Hillgruber, Außenpolitik, 65. 19. , 79ff. 20. Josef Becker, “Der Krieg 1870/71 als Problem der deutsch-französischen Beziehungen,” in Eine ungewöhnliche Geschichte.
Poidevin and Bariéty, Frankreich, 301. 44. Jean-Baptiste Duroselle, Histoire diplomatique de 1919 à nos jours (Paris: Dalloz, 1993), 9. 1057/9780230616639 - A History of Franco-German Relations in Europe, Edited by Carine Germond and Henning Türk CHAPTER 2 War, Occupation, and Entanglements German Perspectives on the Napoleonic Era Bernhard Struck Introduction W hen did the nineteenth century begin? Did it begin with Napoleon? This chapter considers Franco-German history around 1800. While briefly referring to aspects of that history before the French Revolution and also after the Napoleonic era, the main focus is on the Napoleonic Wars, on perceptions and experiences of them.
This was due to France’s need to avoid a break with the more conciliatory United States and Britain, two allies it could not dispense with in the postwar period. Hence, France was unable to bring about the founding of separate states on the left bank of the Rhine under a French protectorate. Nor would the Saar region be permanently turned over to France but instead was to be administered for fifteen years by the League of Nations, albeit with significant economic privileges for France. Nor did the French prevail in requiring that the future German army be a small conscript force; instead, the Allies permitted a professional force of 100,000.
A History of Franco-German Relations in Europe: From "Hereditary Enemies" to Partners by Carine Germond, Henning Türk