The Weimar Republic: The Crisis of Classical Modernity
The nature of Weimar's terminal crisis - how a politically liberal and culturally progressive society could succomb to fascism - remains one of the central historical questions of our century. In this major work, Detlev J.K. Peukert offers a stimulating interpretation that not only places Weimar in the history of twentieth-century Germany but also reveals it as an archetype of the ambivalences and pathologies of advanced industrial society.
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The Weimar Republic: the crisis of classical modernityUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This relatively brief history appeared first in German in 1987, three years before the author's death. Now in a sound English translation, it offers a wide-ranging social, political, and economic ... Read full review
Review: The Weimar Republic: The Crisis of Classical ModernityUser Review - Wendy Kobylarz-Chouvarda - Goodreads
I hate to say that I hardly remember this book, and I hate to admit that it was a bit more academic and dry than I'd liked it to be, but it was. Not really pleasure reading, but a good source of information. Read full review