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Communism and Fascism

Marc Mulholland

in Bourgeois Liberty and the Politics of Fear: From Absolutism to Neo-Conservatism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653577
eISBN:
9780191744594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653577.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Ideas

In Weimar Germany, parliamentary democracy stabilized, but at the cost of entrenching the power of the reactionary ‘permanent state’ (army, most police forces, judiciary, most civil servants). ... More


Weimar in the Weimar Republic: 1918 to 1933

Michael H. Kater

in Weimar: From Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300170566
eISBN:
9780300210101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170566.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on Weimar as the seat of the Weimar Republic's provisional national assembly, and how the National Socialists under Adolf Hitler entrenched themselves in the city and all of ... More


Unemployment in the Third Reich

R. J. Overy

in War and Economy in the Third Reich

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202905
eISBN:
9780191675584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202905.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

It was against a background of rapidly rising unemployment that the Nazi Party became a major electoral force. Though it was by no means clear quite how a National Socialist government would tackle ... More


National Socialists and Art: Becoming the Perpetrator

Paul B. Jaskot

in The Nazi Perpetrator: Postwar German Art and the Politics of the Right

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678242
eISBN:
9781452948225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678242.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter presents an overview of German political history that describes the characteristics of the Nazi perpetrators. It addresses the question: what range of actions did postwar audiences label ... More


Banking in Germany, 1918–1939

Gerd Hardach

in Banking, Currency, and Finance in Europe Between the Wars

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288039
eISBN:
9780191596230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288034.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Economic History

The focus of this chapter is not on the short‐term fluctuations experienced by the German banks during the inter‐war period, but on the structural change that ultimately resulted in the formation of ... More


Political History and Postwar German Art

Paul B. Jaskot

in The Nazi Perpetrator: Postwar German Art and the Politics of the Right

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678242
eISBN:
9781452948225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678242.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This introductory chapter summarizes the argument concerning the variable political receptions of the criminal past that occurred in the Federal Republic since 1945, and addresses the question: in an ... More


Inextricably Linked: Joe Louis and Max Schmeling Revisited

C. Oren Renick and Joel Nathan Rosen

in Fame to Infamy: Race, Sport, and the Fall from Grace

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737516
eISBN:
9781604737523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737516.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter discusses how boxers Joe Louis and Max Schmeling were used by their respective races. In 1936, the two fought in a boxing match filled with underlying political subtext: Louis for the ... More


Europe at War in Color and Motion

Frances Guerin

in Through Amateur Eyes: Film and Photography in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670062
eISBN:
9781452947006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670062.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines an array of color film footage taken by German civilians, soldiers, officers, and Nazi dignitaries in an attempt to document the war and their experiences of World War II. It ... More


Uncomfortable compatriots: Societal violence and the crises of Weimar

Mary Fulbrook

in Dissonant Lives: Generations and Violence Through the German Dictatorships

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199287208
eISBN:
9780191804335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199287208.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines societal violence in Germany during the Weimar Republic. It discusses the concept of ‘front generation’ popularized by the radical right in the 1920s and the role of the young ... More


Through Amateur Eyes: Film and Photography in Nazi Germany

Frances Guerin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670062
eISBN:
9781452947006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670062.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

We have seen the films of professionals and propagandists celebrate Adolf Hitler, his SS henchmen, and the Nazi Party. But what of the documentary films and photographs of amateurs, soldiers, and ... More


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