The German Idea of Militarism: Radical and Socialist Critics, 1866-1914

The German Idea of Militarism: Radical and Socialist Critics, 1866-1914

by Nicholas Stargardt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521420105

ISBN-13: 9780521420105

Pub. Date: 03/17/1994

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

As the arms race and the military-industrial complex displaced more traditional concerns about authoritarian rule, imperial Germany in fact witnessed a major controversy over the issue. This book examines the development of modern militarism from its inception until the outbreak of World War I.

Overview

As the arms race and the military-industrial complex displaced more traditional concerns about authoritarian rule, imperial Germany in fact witnessed a major controversy over the issue. This book examines the development of modern militarism from its inception until the outbreak of World War I.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521420105
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/17/1994
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. The Anti-Militarist Tradition: 1. The Reich, democracy and cheap government; 2. National interest and national defence; 3. Karl Kautsky's theory of militarism; Part II. The New Militarism: 4. Karl Liebknecht and the end of democratic anti-militarism; 5. The economics of armament; 6. The turn to pacifism, 1907–14; Conclusion.

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