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A single communal faith? : the German Right from Conservatism to National Socialism

Author: Thomas Rohkrämer
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2007.
Series: Monographs in German history, v. 20.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"How could the Right transform itself from a politics of the nobility to a fatally attractive option for people from all parts of society? How could the Nazis gain a good third of the votes in free elections and remain popular far into their rule? A number of studies from the 1960s have dealt with the issue, in particular the works by George Mosse and Fritz Stern. Their central arguments are still challenging, but a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rohkrämer, Thomas.
Single communal faith?
New York : Berghahn Books, 2007
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Rohkrämer
ISBN: 9781845453688 1845453689
OCLC Number: 173502842
Description: viii, 298 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prelude: The weakening of tradition and the search for a new faith in the early nineteenth century --
From Left to Right: the emergence of a Right-wing nationalist faith --
Visions of a spiritual unification in the German empire --
A single communal faith through war? The First World War as a watershed --
Playing with fire: The Right in the Weimar Republic --
The conservative revolution and the ideal of a single communal faith --
Nazism and the creation of a communal world-view --
Nazism and the idea of a single communal faith --
Rituals and visions --
A reconciliation of nature and technology --
The vision of a harmonious community of the people (Volksgemeinschaft) --
The rhetorics of heroism and a grand Reich.
Series Title: Monographs in German history, v. 20.
Responsibility: Thomas Rohkrämer.
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Shows that between 1800 and 1945, the fundamentalist desire for a single communal faith played a crucial role in the radicalization of Germany's political Right. This book says that a nationalist  Read more...


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