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The Weimar Republic - Issues of the Weimar Republic - GCSE History
Weimar Germany: Promise and Tragedy
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Ten Minute History - The Weimar Republic and Nazi Germany (Short Documentary)
Eric D. With this exciting new book, Eric D. Weitz offers a timely addition to the growing array of historical surveys of the Weimar Republic. While Weitz devotes chapters to both the political and economic history of the Republic, his clear focus is on cultural matters, and as such Gay is his most immediate rival. The two works even display a similar structure, bookending synchronic analyses of Weimar culture with chapters on the Republic's birth and demise. To take on one of the seminal works of twentieth-century historiography in such direct fashion may seem a Quixotic task, but Weitz acquits himself well. Rereading Gay, I was struck above all by two things.
Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Finding libraries that hold this item Instead, he presents them as fresh attempts to make sense of a world in which reliable beliefs about authority and order, class and gender, wealth and poverty, no longer held. His most innovative chapter is an imaginary walk through Berlin, observing the daily lives of the city's different classes Better than most histories, the book connects culture, politics and city life. It is also history with attitude. In that respect, it perhaps also reflects in itself something of the fractious period which its pages so convincingly evoke.