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HIS 11 - The world at the beginning of the 20th Century: Germany

This LibGuide should get you thinking - enjoy your history but please remember to credit all sources. While you investigate the forces and ideas for change and continuity that shaped the early 20th century

History of Germany 1937-1901

Germany Economy


Useful Websites
Please note that Germany did not exist as a country to 1871
Historian Jay Winter briefly describes the impact of rapid urbanisation on Germany.
Germany in 1900

Germany Social issues

Stew for the Winter Relief Organization at the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in Berlin (1935)
One particularly effective propaganda tool was the regime’s state- and party-run welfare program, which aimed to underscore its professed commitment to equality and social welfare work. (Retrieved from

This site has links to Nazi Germany including education, women, the SS and political figures