From the Book - First United States edition.
Part one: Where is Germany?. The view from the gate ; Divided heaven ; Lost capitals ; Floating city ; Fragments of power
Part two: Imagining Germany. A language for all Germans ; Snow White vs. Napoleon ; One nation under Goethe ; Hall of heroes ; One people, many sausages
Part three: The persistent past. The battle for Charlemagne ; Sculpting the spirit ; The Baltic brothers ; Iron nation ; Two paths from 1848
Part four: Made in Germany. In the beginning was the printer ; An artist for all Germans ; The white gold of Saxony ; Masters of metal ; Cradle of the modern
Part five: The descent. Bismarck the blacksmith ; The suffering witness ; Money in crisis ; Purging the degenerate ; At the Buchenwald gate
Part six: Living with history. The Germans expelled ; Beginning again ; The new German Jews ; Barlach's angel ; Germany renewed.