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The radical right in Germany : 1870 to the present

Author: Lee McGowan
Publisher: London : Longman, 2002.
Series: Themes in modern German history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The Radical Right in Germany takes a unique look at the development of right-wing extremism through the four very divergent political regimes in Germany from 1870 to the present. In a clear and accessible manner, the book: accounts for the origins and rise of right-wing extremism from the early years of the Bismarckian system established in 1870, to Germany's defeat in World War One; traces its rise under the Nazi  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McGowan, Lee.
Radical right in Germany.
London : Longman, 2002
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee McGowan
ISBN: 0582291933 9780582291935
OCLC Number: 49785551
Description: x, 230 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The far-right in German history and politics: an introduction --
Tracing the origins and rise of the radical right: the Kaiserreich, 1870-1918 --
Pushing to extremes: the radical right in Weimar Germany, 1919-33 --
National Socialist ideology and leadership --
Party membership and propensity for violence --
The extreme right in power: pursuing an ever radicalizing agenda --
The fall, rise and fall of organized right-wing extremism in West Germany, 1945-90 --
Homeland and hate: right-wing extremism and neo-Nazi militancy in unified Germany, 1990-present --
A new millenium for the extreme right?
Series Title: Themes in modern German history series.
Responsibility: Lee McGowan.


Tracing the history of right-wing politics through the full span of Germany's life as a nation, Lee McGowan shows that the attitudes and policies of the radical right neither began with Hitler's  Read more...


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