The unification of Germany (1850-1871)

The unification of Germany (1850-1871)

The Germanic confederation created in 1815 and chaired by the Emperor of Austria, does not satisfy the German patriots. Bismarck and William I set out to unify the German states around the kingdom of Prussia.

Bibliography

- Pierre Ayçoberry, German Unity, 1800-1871, Presses Universitaires de France, 1968
- François-Georges Dreyfus, German Unity, Presses Universitaires de France, 1993
- Heinrich August Winkler (trans. Odile Demange), History of 19th-20th century Germany - Le long chemin vers l'Occident, Fayard, 2005


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