Second Reich

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the Reich when Hohenzollern monarchs ruled Germany (from 1871 to 1919)

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Overall, the collection is a testimony to the vitality of professional scholarship on the Second Reich.
Both the second Reich and the Third Reich invoked the thousand-year history of the first Reich and claimed in their different ways to fulfil the destiny of the German Volk.
It was also the Iron Chancellor who had fashioned a constitution for the Second Reich that was unique among similar modern German documents for its lack of "any declaration of principles about human rights and civic freedoms" (Evans, p.
Both in the period of the German Second Reich and in the Weimar period, the radical liberals in Greater Swabia built their success on special traditions and a special infrastructure.
He examines the causes and consequences of antisemitism throughout German history, from the medieval and early modern periods, to the Second Reich, the Weimar Republic, the Third Reich, and the period after the Second World War.
One self-styled German 'government' has signed a treaty with Sealand, but this group claims to be the rightful successor to the Second Reich, rather than the federal government recognised by the UN.
The Second Reich dates from 1871, when Bismarck and Prussia unified the various states.
For the East German government, which justified its existence in large part on the claim that West Germany was not "antifascist" enough, such homages implied that East Germany was in fact the true heir to the Second Reich, not as a continuation or a negation but as a sort of dialectical synthesis.
She delimits her geographic range based on the notion, now often favored, of a German Kulturgebiet comprehending Austria as well as the regions that became part of the Second Reich.
The rhetoric of the show may even remind one of pre-Bismarckian nationalism leading up to the founding of the Second Reich in 1870.
Another main theme of this study is that Germany's wartime and postwar inflation derived from structural weaknesses in Germany's monetary and fiscal regime and that currency instability formed a permanent element of national monetary and economic history going back to the Second Reich.
Harald Weinrich revives memories of Second Reich evaluations of Mephisto as 'das Welsche': Mephisto and Faust represent French civilisation and German Kultur respectively.
The new empire was called the Second Reich in consequence.
The present Bundesbank is the lineal successor of the original Reichsbank, established under the Banking Act of 1875, just after the unification of Germany under the Second Reich.
Both Rathenau and the Second Reich struggled to negotiate a place among established power holders in order to resolve inherent contradictions between the industrial age and traditional Bildungskultur and to step out of the shadow of an imposing patriarch.