Weimar Republic


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the German republic founded at Weimar in 1919

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The transition to the Weimar Republic also includes a shift in the class discourse of Smith's study.
Rowe (1995) observes that Berlin became a convenient target of friends and foes of the Weimar Republic.
The production is set in the sleazy world of the Weimar Republic in 1930s Germany against the background of the rise of the Nazis.
He suffered in the years of the Weimar Republic with its massive inflation, lived through the oppression of the Nazi regime, and experienced the physical hardships of life immediately after World War II.
And evidently neither do a lot of those not-too-bright Americans who are in lockstep with the new Weimar Republic.
German workers, overtaxed and living under crushing inflation that left their wages worthless, took to the streets of Berlin in armed protest of the economic and social policies of the Weimar Republic.
15 In modern history, which country's government was known at the Weimar Republic between 1919 and 1933?
The book begins in the Weimar Republic, travels with its protagonists into French and American exile, and, in the case of Adorno, returns to postwar Germany.
It was not the famous hyperinflation of the early 1920s that destroyed Germany's fragile Weimar Republic and gave rise to the Nazi dictatorship.
Although the depth of the problem in Lane County may not compare to the 1930s in Germany, its fundamental nature is not dissimilar: the Weimar Republic found that it was much more palatable to create political scapegoats for its economic failures than actually to solve them.
Their style is influenced by early Weimar Republic cabaret and Vaudeville, where the fun and bawdy was mixed with awareness of socio-political and economic issues.
Some noteworthy examples are the Greeks, the Romans, and the post-World War I Weimar Republic of Germany, the latter printing so much money that its currency became virtually worthless, bankrupting the country, and resulting in the establishment of Hitler's Nazi (National Socialist) party dictatorship that brought on the horrors of World War II.
Monica B lack has written an engaging study of the changing meaning of death for the inhabitants of Berlin, stretching from the final years of the Weimar Republic to the erecting of the Berlin Wall.
a friend of mine once exclaimed in exasperation, 'just because you experienced the collapse of the Weimar Republic as a child, you see Weimar behind every corner.