Weimar Republic the Trd

Weimar Republic the Trd

by Detlev J. K. Peukert
     
 

The nature of Weimar's terminal crisis - how a politically liberal and culturally progressive society could succomb to fascism - remains one of the central historical questions of our century. In this major work, Detlev J.K. Peukert offers a stimulating interpretation that not only places Weimar in the history of twentieth-century Germany but also reveals it as an

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Overview

The nature of Weimar's terminal crisis - how a politically liberal and culturally progressive society could succomb to fascism - remains one of the central historical questions of our century. In this major work, Detlev J.K. Peukert offers a stimulating interpretation that not only places Weimar in the history of twentieth-century Germany but also reveals it as an archetype of the ambivalences and pathologies of advanced industrial society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780809015566
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
09/01/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
971,710
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Detlev J. K. Peukert is the author of Inside Nazi Germany: Conformity, Opposition, and Racism in Everyday Life, a highly accaimed study of daily life in the Third Reich. Former professor of modern history at the University of Essen and director of the Research Institute for the History of the Nazi Period, he died in 1990 at the age of thirty-nine.

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