The Weimar Century German Emigres and the Ideological Foundations of the Cold War (eBook, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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The Weimar Century German Emigres and the Ideological Foundations of the Cold War
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The Weimar Century German Emigres and the Ideological Foundations of the Cold War

Author: Udi Greenberg
Publisher: Princeton, NJ Princeton University Press 2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Weimar Century reveals the origins of two dramatic events: Germany's post-World War II transformation from a racist dictatorship to a liberal democracy, and the ideological genesis of the Cold War. Blending intellectual, political, and international histories, Udi Greenberg shows that the foundations of Germany's reconstruction lay in the country's first democratic experiment, the Weimar Republic (1918-33). He  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Udi Greenberg
ISBN: 9780691159331 0691159335 9781400852390 1400852390
OCLC Number: 922977474
Language Note: In English
Description: Online-Ressource (288 Seiten)
Contents: Acknowledgments vii Introduction 1 The "Miracle" of Germany's Reconstruction 5 The Foundations of Postwar Thought: The Weimar Republic and Its Discontents 11 Emigres and the American Cold War: Knowledge and Power 17 Chapter I: The Search for "Responsible Elites": Carl J. Friedrich and the Reform of Higher Education 25 Protestant Legitimacy and Elite Education in Heidelberg 28 The Heidelberg Mission in the United States: The Creation of a New American Academia 45 Cold War Universities: "Responsible Elites" in Cold War United States and Germany 56 Chapter II: Socialist Reform, the Rule of Law, and Labor Outreach: Ernst Fraenkel and the Concept of "Collective Democracy" 76 Democracy, Labor, and Law in Frankfurt and Berlin 79 Social Democracy and U.S. Power: Fraenkel in the United States and Korea 89 The German Left and the Cold War 107 Chapter III: Conservative Catholicism and American Philanthropy: Waldemar Gurian, "Personalist" Democracy, and Anti-communism 120 Catholicism, "Personalism," and Democracy in the Rhineland: The Origins of Gurian's Thought 122 The Path to the "Theory of Totalitarianism": The Personalist Campaign against Nazism in Exile 134 Personalism and American Philanthropy: Transatlantic Democracy and Anti-communism 144 Chapter IV: Individual Liberties and "Militant Democracy": Karl Loewenstein and Aggressive Liberalism 169 The Internal Struggle of Liberal Democracy 172 "Militant Democracy" and U.S. Diplomacy in Latin America 181 "Militant Democracy" in the Cold War: Liberalism and Anti-communism in West Germany 198 Chapter V: From the League of Nations to Vietnam: Hans J. Morgenthau and Realist Reform of International Relations 211 International Politics, Law, and War 213 Morgenthau and the Cold War Establishment 225 Power and Morality: Opposition to the Intervention in Vietnam 237 Conclusion 256 List of Abbreviations 263 List of Archives 265 Index 267
Responsibility: by Udi Greenberg
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Winner of the 2016 European Studies Book Award, Council for European Studies "The Weimar Century is a stimulating, original, and timely meditation on politics and ideas."--Michael Kimmage, New Read more...

 
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