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In search of the Katechon? Carl Schmitt and the problem of political order

Duncan Kelly

in The State of the Political: Conceptions of Politics and the State in the Thought of Max Weber, Carl Schmitt, and Franz Neumann

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262870
eISBN:
9780191734892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262870.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the work of Carl Schmitt during the Weimar Republic, though the limiting of focus to this period requires a few preliminary words. Chronologically, the movement from Imperial ... More


Imperial Germany as an Example of Industrialization underv Labour Surplus Conditions

OLIVER GRANT

in Migration and Inequality in Germany 1870-1913

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276561
eISBN:
9780191706059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276561.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter begins with a discussion of migration and inequality in imperial Germany from 1870 to 1913. It discusses the role of migration industrialization, and its contribution to the social ... More


Challenging the Kehrite View of Imperial Germany

OLIVER GRANT

in Migration and Inequality in Germany 1870-1913

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276561
eISBN:
9780191706059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276561.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The view that the Kaiserreich suffered from internal flaws is so deeply entrenched in German historiography that one doubts if it will ever be dispelled, however much evidence is produced against it. ... More


Migration and Inequality in Germany 1870-1913

Oliver Grant

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276561
eISBN:
9780191706059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276561.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Presenting a new view of German history in the late 19th century, the author argues that many of the problems of Imperial Germany were temporary ones produced by the strain of rapid ... More


The Rise of Historical Economics and Social Reform in Germany 1864-1894

Erik Grimmer-Solem

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260416
eISBN:
9780191717369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260416.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

Social science and social reform flourished in Imperial Germany, and the historical economist Gustav Schmoller made fundamental contributions to both. Despite this, historians have neglected him. ... More


Introduction

ERIK GRIMMER-SOLEM

in The Rise of Historical Economics and Social Reform in Germany 1864-1894

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260416
eISBN:
9780191717369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260416.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of one of the most important heterodox variants of economics, the so-called ‘Historical School’ and the emergence of a ‘younger Historical School’ ... More


Defining the State in Imperial Germany

Geoff Eley

in The Peculiarities of German History: Bourgeois Society and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198730583
eISBN:
9780191694943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198730583.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the concept of state in Imperial Germany. It attempts to determine what kind of a state the Imperial state was if it was neither a liberal state nor a straightforwardly ... More


Introduction

David Blackbourn and Geoff Eley

in The Peculiarities of German History: Bourgeois Society and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198730583
eISBN:
9780191694943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198730583.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the peculiarities of German history, specifically bourgeois society and politics during the nineteenth century. This book ... More


Age of Empires, 1871–1914

Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius

in The German Myth of the East: 1800 to the Present

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546312
eISBN:
9780191720338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546312.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter dissects how the revolutionary unification of Germany into an empire by Chancellor Otto von Bismarck transformed the German myth of the East, creating anxieties about frontiers even as a ... More


Weltpolitik: The German Aspiration for World Power Status

Michelle Murray

in The Struggle for Recognition in International Relations: Status, Revisionism, and Rising Powers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190878900
eISBN:
9780190878931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878900.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers the rise of Imperial Germany to world power status at the turn of the twentieth century. It argues that Germany’s bid for world power status—Weltpolitik—embodied the ... More


Locating the Left Liberals

Alastair P. Thompson

in Left Liberals, the State, and Popular Politics in Wilhelmine Germany

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205432
eISBN:
9780191676635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205432.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Who were the left liberals? No political grouping in Imperial Germany, anti-Semitic splinter groups apart, had a comparable history of splits and short-lived mergers. These disruptions were partially ... More


The taboo assailed 1910–1918

Anthony Kauders

in German Politics and the Jews: Düsseldorf and Nuremberg, 1910-1933

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206316
eISBN:
9780191677076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206316.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The last years of Imperial Germany saw the rise of vanguards who subjected contemporary society to searching critiques and tried to conceptualize the felt crises of history. Years before the ... More


Kinaesthetic Knowing: Aesthetics, Epistemology, Modern Design

Zeynep Çelik Alexander

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226485201
eISBN:
9780226485348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226485348.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This book traces the history of “kinaesthetic knowing,” a form of knowledge associated with the movements of the body, in Imperial Germany. The figures that play central roles in the book invented ... More


Healing the Nation's Nerves: Imperial Germany at War

Jason Crouthamel

in The Great War and German Memory: Society, Politics and Psychological Trauma, 1914-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898423
eISBN:
9781781385128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898423.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter analyses the experiences of German soldiers in the trenches and the origins of ‘war neurosis’. It explores attempts by doctors to diagnose, control and stigmatize men who suffered mental ... More


Introduction

James Retallack

in Red Saxony: Election Battles and the Spectre of Democracy in Germany, 1860-1918

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199668786
eISBN:
9780191779046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668786.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, European Modern History

This Introduction explains what the book hopes to achieve, its central thesis, and the related arguments it puts forward. It explains how the book throws new light on the reciprocal relationship ... More


Democracy Deferred

James Retallack

in Red Saxony: Election Battles and the Spectre of Democracy in Germany, 1860-1918

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199668786
eISBN:
9780191779046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668786.003.0015
Subject:
History, Political History, European Modern History

The first two sections of this chapter cover the war years 1914–18. The first section considers the salience of suffrage issues in the effort to establish a “new order” in Germany. The crumbling ... More


Red Saxony: Election Battles and the Spectre of Democracy in Germany, 1860-1918

James Retallack

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199668786
eISBN:
9780191779046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668786.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, European Modern History

This book throws new light on the reciprocal relationship between political modernization and authoritarianism in Germany over the span of six decades. Election battles were fought so fiercely in ... More


Crisis and Retrenchment

James Retallack

in Red Saxony: Election Battles and the Spectre of Democracy in Germany, 1860-1918

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199668786
eISBN:
9780191779046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668786.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History, European Modern History

This chapter begins by examining the violent street protests in 1905 in favor of suffrage reform in Saxony. At this time, the authority of Saxony’s state ministry reached a new low, and opponents of ... More


Adrift

James Retallack

in Red Saxony: Election Battles and the Spectre of Democracy in Germany, 1860-1918

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199668786
eISBN:
9780191779046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668786.003.0014
Subject:
History, Political History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Imperial Germany’s final half-decade of peace (1909–14). It charts Saxon traditions of anti-socialism, anti-liberalism, and antisemitism, including their contingent ... More


Politics in a New Key

James Retallack

in Red Saxony: Election Battles and the Spectre of Democracy in Germany, 1860-1918

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199668786
eISBN:
9780191779046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668786.003.0013
Subject:
History, Political History, European Modern History

In October 1909 Saxony’s new plural suffrage was tested for the first and only time. This chapter begins with an examination of Social Democratic strength and the election campaign. The chapter ends ... More


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