This volume, bringing together the work of leading German military historians, is a valuable overview which will be of interest not only to readers interested in military history. It raises important general issues and should stimulate further research, particularly on the question of the German Sonderweg, where a study of military history can shed much light... (Manfried Zeidler, Technische Universitaet Dresden
This book will be of great interest to students of political and social sciences; and military history... (USI Journal
This book has much useful information to impart. [... Some of the pieces, notably those by Messerchmidt and Müller, should be on every undergraduate introductory reading list as first-class summaries of the state of research in their respective fields. (History
The kind of comparative history of which you could only wish to see a great more. (Francia
About the Author
Klaus-Jürgen Müller is a Professor of Modern History, at University of Hamburg and the University of the Bundeswehr, Hamburg.