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First posted on January 28th 2002, last revised on July 4th 2006





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GERMANY IN GENERAL

History of Germany : Table of Contents

Although often referred to as the German Empire, the HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE was not German by nature (despite the Germanic dialects speaking population being the largest and dominating element). Maps featuring the Empire's territorial development are featured in a separate directory; click on the label on the left.
For Series of maps on the history of historic German states or regions, click on Brandenburg / Prussia, Bavaria, Austria, Münster

NAPOLEONIC PERIOD

Textfiles : Reaction on the French Revolution : Germany
Textfiles : Confederation of the Rhine

External Online Map : German States under French Hegemony, 1812 from IEG Maps
External Online Map : Confederation of the Rhine, 1812 from IEG Maps
External Online Map : Central Europe in 1812, from IEG Maps
External Online Map : Germany and Italy in 1803, political, scan posted by Rootsweb
External Online Maps : Historical Maps of Germany : The Age of the French Revolution and Napoleon Bonaparte, 9 scans posted by Val Rozn
19TH CENTURY

Textfiles : German Federation
Textfiles : Zollverein
Textfiles : Rising Nationalism
Textfiles : Revolution of 1848/1849

External Online Map : German States after the First Peace of Paris 1814 from IEG Maps
External Online Map : German States after the Frankfurt Recess of 1820 from IEG Maps
External Online Map : States within German Confederation, 1848 from IEG Maps
External Online Maps : Central Europe in 1830, 1839, 1848, from IEG Maps
External Online Map : Europe 1815 political, scan posted by rootsweb
External Online Map : German Confederation, 1815, faulty sketch, posted by rootsweb
External Online Map : German Countries 1815 from Old Glasses from Old Europe, by Thomas Griesbacher
ROAD TO UNIFICATION

Textfiles : Germany 1849-1866
Textfiles : Unification 1862-1871

External Online Map : States within the Northern German Confederation, 1867 from IEG Maps
External Online Maps : a set of 15 maps on the development of Zollvereine etc. in Germany 1828-1901, from IEG Maps
External Online Maps : a set of 20 maps on the development of the network of railways (11 maps) and canals (9 maps) in Germany, from IEG Maps
External Online Maps : Central Europe in 1860, 1867, 1871, from IEG Maps
GERMAN EMPIRE (KAISERREICH) 1871-1914

Textfiles : Kaiserreich 1871-1890
Foreign Policy, Domestic Policy, Economy, Social Problem. Science & Technology
Textfiles : Kaiserreich 1890-1914
Foreign Policy, Domestic Policy, Colonial Policy, Economy, Social Problems

External Online Maps : States within the German Empire, 1871 from IEG Maps
External Online Maps : German Empire 1917, by Francis J. Reynolds, 1917 (prewar situation, states, legend in English, 722 K) posted by Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas
External Online Map : Germany : Kaiserreich, from Old Glasses from Old Europe, by Thomas Griesbacher
External Online Maps : Maps of German Cities, 1887/1910, German Areas, Provinces, 1887/1905, from The 1900 European Atlas, from Discus Media
External Online Maps : Atlas des Deutschen Reichs (Ravenstein 1883), posted by UWisconsin Library
External Online Maps : Historical Maps of Germany 1871-1918, posted by Thomas Rüffer
WEIMAR REPUBLIC : 1919-1923

Textfiles : Weimar Republic : German Revolution, Establishment of the Republic, Germany 1920-1923

Topical Map : Weimar Republic

External Online Map : Germany after World War I, 1921 from IEG Maps
External Online Map : States within the German Empire, 1923 from IEG Maps
External Online Map : Germany : Weimar Republic, from Old Glasses from Old Europe, by Thomas Griesbacher
External Online Map, from The New World Atlas and Gazetteer, 1922 ed., posted by Rootsweb; has Upper Silesia separated from Germany

WEIMAR REPUBLIC : 1923-1933

Textfiles : Weimar Republic : 1924-1928, 1929-1942

External Online Map : States within the German Empire, 1930 from IEG Maps

NAZI GERMANY

Textfiles : Between the Wars : Nazi Germany

External Online Map : Nazi Germany, 1937 from IEG Maps
External Online Map : Germany : Third Reich 1937/1939/1943, from Old Glasses from Old Europe, by Thomas Griesbacher

GERMANY AFTER WORLD WAR II

Textfiles : Occupied Germany, 1945-1948 : West , East, Berlin

For a series of maps on the History of the FRG, click on the label to the left
For a series of maps on the History of the GDR, click on the label to the left
COLD WAR

Textfiles : FRG, 1949-1969 : Foreign Policy , Domestic Policy , Economy
Textfiles : GDR, 1949-1969 : Foreign Policy, Domestic Policy, Economy
Textfiles : Berlin 1949-1969
Textfiles : FRG 1969-1989 : Foreign Policy, Domestic Policy, Economy
Textfiles : GDR 1969-1989 : Foreign Policy, Domestic Policy, Economy
Textfiles : Berlin 1969-1989

Map : Germany during the Cold War

MODERN GERMANY

Textfiles : Unification

External Online Map : Germany, from Maps of Modern Europe, no Umlaute
External Online Map : Administrative Divisions, from World Gazetteer



EXTERNAL
SITES
CIA World Factbook, Germany
Germany Maps, from PCL, UTexas
IEG Maps, a set of maps on Germany's history since 1812, posted by Institute for European History at Univ. Mainz
Europe : Historical Maps, posted by Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas
Periodical Historical Atlas : Europe 900-1700, from euratlas.com
Freeman's Historical Geography (1903) : Central Europe 980, 1180, 1360, 1460, 1555, 1660, 1780, 1801, 1810, 1815, 1860, 1871, posted by the Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas
Blackie & Sons, Atlas, 1882, Germany pages, posted by FEEFHS, scans, scroll down for Germany links, 19 maps
Historical Maps - Germany at the end of the 18th century, maps and links posted by Thomas Höckmann, only regional maps
Muir's New Historical Atlas for Students, 1911 : The Growth of Prussia, Growth of the Habsburg Domains posted by Cultural Resources Inc.
Global Gazetteer : Germany (Modern Placenames), from calle.com
F. W. Putzgers Historischer Schul-Atlas, 1905 edition, 1914 edition, posted by Maproom.org
International Boundary Studies, posted at Florida State Univ.; scroll down to No.7 (Belgium-Germany); study and 4 maps; scroll down to No.31 (Germany-Netherlands; study, 2 maps); scroll down to No.81 (Denmark-Germany; study, no maps)







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