Economics and Politics in the Weimar Republic / Edition 1

Economics and Politics in the Weimar Republic / Edition 1

by Theo Balderston
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521777607

ISBN-13: 9780521777605

Pub. Date: 08/28/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Dr. Theo Balderston explores the relevance of the politics of the Weimar Republic to its economic history. Tracing the origins, political fragility and eventual destruction of the unstable government in terms of the economic realities of interwar Germany, this book provides a comprehensive survey of sources otherwise inaccessible to students. Covering the Peace Treaty…  See more details below

Overview

Dr. Theo Balderston explores the relevance of the politics of the Weimar Republic to its economic history. Tracing the origins, political fragility and eventual destruction of the unstable government in terms of the economic realities of interwar Germany, this book provides a comprehensive survey of sources otherwise inaccessible to students. Covering the Peace Treaty and reparations payments, the spiralling inflation of the twenties and the slump which led to the collapse of the republic, this is an indispensable guide to an extremely significant period in European economic history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521777605
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Series:
New Studies in Economic and Social History Series, #45
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
142
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.31(d)

Table of Contents

1. Demobilization and revolution; 2. Treaty, reparations, taxation; 3. Inflation; 4. 1924–9: normalization and stagnation?; 5. The slump; 6. Epilogue.

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