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The Weimar Republic : the crisis of classical modernity

Author: Detlev Peukert
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Hill and Wang pbk. edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Detlev Peukert
ISBN: 0809015560 9780809015566
OCLC Number: 29701547
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: Translation of: Die Weimarer Republik.
Description: xv, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. The Weimar Republic and the continuity of German history --
New directions, 1918-23. Old legacies and a new start, 1918-1919 ; The post-war crisis, 1920-23 --
Modernization and its tensions. Generation gaps and emancipatory struggles ; The post-war economy : rationalization and structural crisis ; The welfare state : expansion and crisis ; Social milieux and political formations ; Mass culture and the neue Sachlichkeit ; "Americanism" versus Kulturkritik --
Deceptive stability, 1924-9. Revisionist alternatives in foreign policy ; The illusion of domestic stability ; The fragmentation of the political culture --
Total crisis, 1930-33. The world economic crisis ; The erosion of options --
Review : the crisis of classical modernity.
Other Titles: Weimarer Republik.
Responsibility: Detlev J.K. Peukert ; translated by Richard Deveson.


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