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The German left and the Weimar Republic

Ben Fowkes

The German left and the Weimar Republic

a selection of documents

by Ben Fowkes

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Published by Haymarket Books in Chicago, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Communism,
  • Radicalism,
  • Sources,
  • Socialism,
  • Political parties,
  • Right and left (Political science),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages [361]-390) and index.

    Other titlesWeimar Rewpublic
    Statementtranslated and introduced by Ben Fowkes
    SeriesHistorical materialism book series, Historical materialism book series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHX279 .G27 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 399 pages
    Number of Pages399
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27195047M
    ISBN 101608464865
    ISBN 109781608464869
    OCLC/WorldCa892163958

    Historical Materialism Book Series, Volume: 75 E-Book ISBN: Author: Ben Fowkes. Apart from these few reservations, Ben Fowkes has produced a rich first collection of sources from the Weimar parliamentary left. It can serve as an important resource for the study of German Social Democracy and German Communism. In addition, the collection also offers valuable material for teaching classes on the Weimar Republic in general.

      A thrilling day-by-day account of the final months of the Weimar Republic, documenting the collapse of democracy in Germany and Hitler’s frightening rise to power. November With the German economy in ruins and street battles raging between rival political parties, the Weimar Republic is on its last : Pegasus Books. Weimar Republic, the government of Germany from to Economic crisis and political instability led to the collapse of the republic and the rise of the Third Reich. Learn more about the history and significance of the Weimar Republic in this article.

    The Weimar Republic is the name given to the German government between the end of the Imperial period () and the beginning of Nazi Germany ().. The Weimar Republic (and period) draws its name from the town of Weimar in central Germany where the constitutional assembly met. Political turmoil and violence, economic hardship, and also new social freedoms and vibrant artistic . Chapter Germany, – the Weimar Republic and Hitler. SUMMARY OF EVENTS. As Germany moved towards defeat in , public opinion turned against the government, and in October, the Kaiser, in a desperate bid to hang on to power, appointed Prince Max of Baden as Chancellor.


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The German left and the Weimar Republic by Ben Fowkes Download PDF EPUB FB2

The German Left and the Weimar Republic illuminates the history of the political left by presenting a wide range of documents on various aspects of socialist and communist activity in Germany. Separate chapters deal with the policy of Social Democracy in and out of government, the attempts of the Communist Party to overthrow the Weimar Republic, and then later to support it.5/5(1).

The German Left and the Weimar Republic illuminates the history of the political left by presenting a wide range of documents on various aspects of socialist and communist activity in Germany. Separate chapters deal with the policy of Social Democracy in and out of government5/5(1).

The German Left and the Weimar Republic illuminates the history of the political left by presenting a wide range of documents on various aspects of socialist and communist activity in Germany. Separate chapters deal with the policy of Social Democracy in and out of government, the Author: Haymarket Books.

The German Left and the Weimar Republic illuminates the history of the political left by presenting a wide range of documents on various aspects of socialist and communist activity in Germany. Separate chapters deal with the policy of Social Democracy in and out of government, the attempts of the Communist Party to overthrow the Weimar Republic, and then later to oppose it.

The German Left and the Weimar Republic illuminates the history of the political left by presenting a wide range of documents on various aspects of socialist and communist activity in Germany.

Separate chapters deal with the policy of Social Democracy in and out of government, the attempts of the Communist Party to overthrow the Weimar Republic, and then later to support it.

The German Left and the Weimar Republic illuminates the history of the political left by presenting a wide range of documents on various aspects of socialist and communist activity in Germany. Separate chapters deal with the policy of Social Democracy in and out of government, the attempts of the Communist Party to overthrow the Weimar Republic, and then later to oppose : Ben Fowkes.

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Film and the German Left in the Weimar Republic: From Caligari to Kuhle Wampe - Kindle edition by Murray, Bruce. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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Weimar Germany was born from the ashes of World War One, and was troubled by inherent problems right from the beginning. Weitz identifies the main weakness of the Weimar Republic as right wing elements such as the Junkers, the officer class and big business/5(24).

Weimar Republic. Contents. The Weimar Republic was Germany’s government from tothe period after World War I until the rise of Nazi Germany. It was named after the town of Weimar where Germany’s new government was formed by a national assembly after Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicated.

To write about Berlin init was necessary to look at what went before – the much freer and artistically productive period of Weimar Germany. The background reading and viewing I did. The first recorded mention of the term Republik von Weimar (Republic of Weimar) came during a speech delivered by Adolf Hitler at a National Socialist German Worker's Party rally in Munich on 24 February A few weeks later, the term Weimarer Republik was first used again by Hitler in Capital: Berlin.

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The e-book the Weimar Republic: The History of Germany After World War I Before the Rise of the Nazi Party was interesting. The Weimar Republic was a form of government that was essentially forced on the German people who at that time had no tradition of democracy.

Also, this government was forced on the people after they had lost a hard-fought war/5(4). Get this from a library. The German left and the Weimar Republic: a selection of documents. [Ben Fowkes;] -- "The German Left and the Weimar Republic illuminates the history of the political left by presenting a wide range of documents on various aspects of socialist and communist activity in Germany.

Beginning with a brief review of pre-Weimar cinema (), he analyzes the film activity of the Social Democratic Party, the German Communists, and independent leftists in the Weimar era.

Leftist filmmakers, journalists, and commentators, who in many cases contributed significantly to marginal leftist as well as mainstream cinema, have. The German Left and the Weimar Republic illuminates the history of the political left by presenting a wide range of documents on various aspects of socialist and communist activity in Germany.

Separate chapters deal with the policy of Social Democracy in and out of government, the attempts of the Communist Party to overthrow the Weimar Republic, and then later to oppose : Ben Fowkes.

The Weimar Republic of Germany, covering the post-World War I period of civil and governmental strife, witnessed a great struggle among a variety of ideologies, a struggle for which the arts provided one important arena.

Leftist individuals and Pages: Quotes Tagged “Weimar Republic”. “Of course it was not only the law that interfered with our management of the paper.

The politicians, too, soon took a hand. The Oberpräsident of Schleswig-Holstein, a man named Kürbis (which is German for pumpkin) forbad its publication; it appeared the next day, entitled Die Westküste [The West Coat]. The fate of the Weimar Republic was in the hands of its leaders and its citizens.

The following are some examples of some choices and decisions that shaped the history of Weimar Germany. January Friedrich Ebert decided to call in the army to put down radical workers demonstrating in the streets of Berlin thus crushing what became known as.

Weimar Republic - Weimar Republic - The end of the Weimar Republic: The basis of German prosperity in the late s was precarious, as it was largely dependent on foreign credits. When these dried up and the loans already made were called in, Germany was plunged into a slump more severe than that experienced by any other country.

Signs of this were already apparent at the beginning of NEARLY a century has passed but the Janus face of the Weimar Republic appals and attracts as much as ever. On the one side, hyperinflation, mass unemployment and political assassination; on the.

A sharply focused study of the many poor decisions that ended with Hitler's taking power. German journalists Barth and Friedrichs deliver a day-to-day chronicle of events from Nov. 17,when the cabinet concluded that Germany needed a government of “national aggregation,” until Jan.

30,when Hitler became : Rüdiger Barth.