Stibbe, Matthew.

Germany, 1914-1933 : Politics, Society and Culture - Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013. - 1 online resource (289 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover; Germany 1914-1933; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of plates; List of tables; Acknowledgements; Publisher's acknowledgements; Chronology; Map of Weimar Germany; Introduction; The scope of this book 6; 1 The war from above; The Burgfrieden; The war on land and at sea, 1914-1916; Bethmann Hollweg and the civilian war leadership, 1914-1917; Wilhelm II and the generals; 2 The war from below; The food question; Home front and fighting front; Strikes and political demonstrations; The revolution of November 1918 3 Political and psychological consequences of the warA fragile post-war consensus; The extreme left; The anti-republican right; Germany in the early 1920s: a violent society?; 4 Economy and Society in the 1920s; Big business, labour and the state; The urban poor; The middle classes; The countryside; 5 Weimar Culture; Art and politics in the Weimar Republic; Class, leisure and mass consumption; Sex and sexuality; Jewish and Gentile Germans; 6 The final years of the Republic; The crisis of democracy; The failure of anti-fascism; The rise of the Nazis; Hitler, Hindenburg and the end of Weimar ConclusionGlossary; Bibliography; Index

Germany, 1914-1933: Politics, Society and Culture takes a fresh and critical look at a crucial period in German history. Rather than starting with the traditional date of 1918, the book begins with the outbreak of the First World War in 1914, and argues that this was a pivotal turning point in shaping the future successes and failures of the Weimar Republic.  Combining traditional political narrative with new insights provided by social and cultural history, the book reconsiders such key questions as: How widespread was support for the war in Germany between 1914 and 1918? How was the war view

9781317866534 175.42 (NL),146.19 (TX)

Germany -- History -- 1918-1933.
Germany -- Politics and government -- 1918-1933.
Germany -- Social conditions -- 1918-1933.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects -- Germany.

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