Bismarck Myth: Weimar Germany and the Legacy of the Iron Chancellor

Bismarck Myth: Weimar Germany and the Legacy of the Iron Chancellor

by Robert Gerwarth
     
 

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Few statesmen in history have inspired the imagination of generations of Germans more than the founder of the Kaiserreich, Otto von Bismarck. The archetype of charismatic leadership, the Iron Chancellor maintained his pre-eminent position in the pantheon of Germany's political iconography for much of the twentieth century.

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Few statesmen in history have inspired the imagination of generations of Germans more than the founder of the Kaiserreich, Otto von Bismarck. The archetype of charismatic leadership, the Iron Chancellor maintained his pre-eminent position in the pantheon of Germany's political iconography for much of the twentieth century.

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"A volume packed with information... The importance of the Bismarck myth... in the political discourse and controversies of the Weimar Republic becomes very clear." Archiv für Soziulgeschichte

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ISBN-13:
9780199281848
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/01/2005
Series:
Oxford Historical Monographs
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Robert Gerwarth was educated at the Humboldt University, Berlin and University College, Oxford. He is currently a British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Corpus Christi College, Oxford.

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