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Dissolution of the Nazi Party and its Affiliated Organizations: (July 22, 1944)

Herbert Marcuse

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0017
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter proposes the dissolution of the Nazi Party and its affiliated organizations. The reports suggests When the Allies march into Nazi Germany, they will probably find the regime in a state ... More


Intelligence and the National Socialist Gleichschaltung, 1933–1936

PETER JACKSON

in France and the Nazi Menace: Intelligence and Policy Making 1933-1939

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208341
eISBN:
9780191677984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208341.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the political situation of Germany constructed by French intelligence, which emphasized the growing control Hitler and the National Socialist party exercised over all levels of ... More


Adolf Hitler: The Political Emotionasaurus Rex

KEITH KEITH

in The Arts of Leadership

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244898
eISBN:
9780191697401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244898.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter's focus is on Adolf Hitler, as well as his Aryan race, who did more than anyone else to bring the twentieth century to its knees through mass destruction and genocide. It notes that the ... More


The Third Reich

Peter M. R. Stirk

in Twentieth-Century German Political Thought

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622900
eISBN:
9780748652730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622900.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The twelve years of the National Socialist Third Reich have received more scholarly attention than any other period of similar duration for the obvious reasons of the brutality of the regime, its ... More


Faustian Descents

Alexander Rehding

in Music and Monumentality: Commemoration and Wonderment in Nineteenth Century Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195385380
eISBN:
9780199852499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385380.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In Goethe’s Faust II, the protagonist, Faust, was sent to the realm of the Mütterwhere he encountered abstract maternal forces and the embodiment of the Eternal-Feminine. Through this experience, ... 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


The Prerogative State

Ernst Fraenkel

in The Dual State: A Contribution to the Theory of Dictatorship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198716204
eISBN:
9780191784378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716204.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

This chapter begins by introducing the notion of the prerogative state. It then goes on to provide some historical background to 1930s Germany under martial law. It looks at the effect on German law ... More


Conclusion: Contours of the Berlin Republic

Konrad H. Jarausch

in After Hitler: Recivilizing Germans, 1945-1995

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195127799
eISBN:
9780199869503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195127799.003.14
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. It addresses the following questions: Why did a more crushing defeat in World War II and the attending collapse of the Nazi dictatorship lead most ... More


Christmas in the Third Reich

Joe Perry

in Christmas in Germany: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833643
eISBN:
9781469604947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899410_perry.9
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the tensions at the core of the so-called People's Christmas in Nazi Germany. It observes that regime propagandists and intellectual cadres enthused by National Socialist ... More


Weimar in the Third Reich: 1933 to 1945

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/9780300170566.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the National Socialists' establishment of the Third Reich in Weimar that lasted from 1933 to 1945. More specifically, it assesses the importance of Weimar in Adolf Hitler's ... More


Conclusion: Baroque Legacies: National Socialism’s Benjamin

Jane O. Newman

in Benjamin's Library: Modernity, Nation, and the Baroque

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801476594
eISBN:
9780801460883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801476594.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This concluding chapter discusses a particularly uncanny afterlife for Benjamin's Baroque in National Socialism. This post-Benjaminian version of the Baroque resonates uneasily with some of the same ... More


Forgetting: Nazism, Front Fighters and Destruction, 1929–45

in The German-Jewish Soldiers of the First World War in History and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316609
eISBN:
9781846316746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316746.005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the resurgence of commemorative activity during the last years of the Weimar Republic. Right-wing veterans' associations developed narratives of World War I that mirrored the ... More


Embracing: The Growth of Holocaust Awareness and Acknowledgement of the Jewish Soldiers, 1960–80

in The German-Jewish Soldiers of the First World War in History and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316609
eISBN:
9781846316746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316746.007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1969, the Social Democratic party leader Willy Brandt became Federal chancellor, which seemed to usher in a new era for West Germany. This change in political leadership was a reflection of the ... 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


France and the Nazi Menace: Intelligence and Policy Making 1933-1939

Peter Jackson

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208341
eISBN:
9780191677984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208341.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the French response to the challenge posed by National Socialist Germany in the years 1933–1939. It focuses on the relationship between the intelligence on German intentions and ... More


Introduction

Ritchie Robertson

in The ‘Jewish Question’ in German Literature 1749–1939: Emancipation and its Discontents

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248889
eISBN:
9780191697784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248889.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The ‘Jewish Question’, the problem concerning the position of Jews in Germany and Austria, was widely discussed from the 1770s onwards. Emancipation culminated in 1871 with the bestowal of equal ... More


The Munich Pact

in The Nazi Symbiosis: Human Genetics and Politics in the Third Reich

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226891767
eISBN:
9780226891798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226891798.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the deal made by Ernst Rüdin of the German Research Institute for Psychiatry (GRIP) in Munich, Germany with Nazi officials, analyzing this so-called Munich Pact to understand ... More


From the Thule Society to the NSDAP: Fashioning the Nazi Supernatural Imaginary, 1912–24

Eric Kurlander

in Hitler's Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300189452
eISBN:
9780300190373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189452.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the organizational and ideological connections between late-Wilhelmine occult organizations such as the German Order and Thule Society and the early National Socialist German ... More


The German-Jewish Soldiers of the First World War in History and Memory

Tim Grady

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316609
eISBN:
9781846316746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316746
Subject:
History, European Modern History

World War I saw almost 100,000 German Jews wear the uniform of the Imperial army; some 12,000 of these soldiers lost their lives in battle. Over the last century, public memory of their sacrifice has ... More


Germany and Weimar Berlin as the City of Science

Mary Jo Nye

in Michael Polanyi and His Generation: Origins of the Social Construction of Science

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226610634
eISBN:
9780226610658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610658.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the ideals and realities of Weimar scientific culture and their impact on the economic, political, and philosophical writings of Michael Polanyi. Faced by the increasing ... More


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