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Konrad H. Jarausch

Distinguished Scholar
Global Europe Program

Senior Fellow, Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung
Wilson Center Project(s):
“Taming Modernity? European Experiences in the Twentieth Century”
Jan 07, 2013
Jun 28, 2013

Konrad Jarausch has been the author or editor for about 40 books on European and German History in the last two centuries.

Project Summary

This is a reconsideration of the development of Europe in the 20th century from the vantage point of modernity. It starts with European exceptionalism, continues with competing modernities of democracy, Communism and Fascism, deals with the World Wars and the Holocaust and then goes on to the recovery in order to conclude with Europe in a global context.

Major Publications

The Rush to German Unity

After Hitler: Recivilizing Germans

Reluctant Accomplice: A Soldiers Letters from the Eastern Front

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