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‘The Marshal and the Corporal . . . ’

Anna von der Goltz

in Hindenburg: Power, Myth, and the Rise of the Nazis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570324
eISBN:
9780191722240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570324.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the role of the Hindenburg myth during the early years of the ‘Third Reich’. Analyzing, amongst others, the celebrations of the ‘Day of Potsdam’ and the President's funeral in ... More


Down in the Districts, 1917–1920

Mary McAuley

in Bread and Justice: State and Society in Petrograd 1917-1922

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219828
eISBN:
9780191678387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219828.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

A marked feature of the revolution was the coming into being of local institutions, a phenomenon which the Bolshevik seizure of power encouraged still further, but the subsequent process of ... More


National Socialism and its Discontents: War Neurosis and Memory under Hitler

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/9780859898423.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Once the National Socialists seized power in 1933, they denounced war neurotics as deviant ‘enemies of the nation’ who subverted the Nazis’ official memory of the war as a healthy experience that ... More


Stunned by the Seizure of Power

Karl Kraus

in The Third Walpurgis Night: The Complete Text

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300236002
eISBN:
9780300252804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236002.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter reflects on the rise of Adolf Hitler to power and the implications thereof. It directs this sense of surprise at a polemicist who is popularly—but mistakenly—expected to take a stand; ... More


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