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978-0-8108-8445-8 • Hardback • March 2013 • $128.00 • (£98.00)
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Educated at Haverford College and Oxford University, Christopher Kimmich has taught modern European and German history at Columbia University and at Brooklyn College and held senior administrative roles as provost and president in the City University of New York (CUNY) system. He is currently professor in the doctoral program in History at the CUNY Graduate Center. He has written several key works on German foreign policy from 1918 to 1945.
The approaching centennial of World War I will turn public and academic attention to this conflict and World War II as well as the period between these conflagrations. This work will be very beneficial to users desirous of conducting substantive research on German foreign policy over the period from the end of World War I through World War II's conclusion. It provides detailed overviews and descriptions of the organizations, contributing documentation on German foreign policy including the Foreign Ministry and competing agencies including the Abwehr, Reichstag, and the German Chancellor's office. This same introductory section also includes the names and positions held by major German foreign policymakers during this time period. . . .This work is highly recommended for upper division undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty desirous of conducting primary source and archival research on this time period in German history.
— American Reference Books Annual