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Holocaust, Weimar-republiek, Weimar Republic, Germany History, Germany Social conditions, Germany Economic Conditions


Economics | Gender and Sexuality | History | Inequality and Stratification | Political Science | Politics and Social Change | Race and Ethnicity | Social Policy | Sociology


The social system of Weimar Germany has always been controversial. From the start 1Weimar society was characterized by a peculiar fluidity: between 1913 and 1933, the German Reich, commonly referred to as the Weimar Republic, was a virtual laboratory of sociocultural experimentation. In the streets of German towns and cities, political armies competed for followers--a process punctuated by assassinations and advertised by street battles embroiling monarchists, imperial militarists, nihilistic war veterans, Communists, Socialists, anarchists, and National Socialists. Parliamentary activity involved about twenty-five political parties whose shifting alliances produced twenty governmental cabinets with an average lifespan of less than nine months.



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Greenwood Press


Westport, Connecticut

Towards the Holocaust: the social and economic collapse of the Weimar Republic



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