Weimar Republic


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Weimar Republic

n
(Historical Terms) the German republic that existed from 1919 to Hitler's accession to power in 1933

Wei′mar Repub′lic


n.
the German republic (1919–33), founded at Weimar.
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Noun1.Weimar Republic - the German republic founded at Weimar in 1919; "The Weimar Republic was overthrown in 1933 and replaced by the Third Reich"
republic, democracy, commonwealth - a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
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Meticulously researched and elegantly written, Kerry Wallachs Passing Illusions makes valuable contributions to German-Jewish studies, German cultural history, and scholarship on the visual culture of the Weimar Republic.
THERE is a frightening resemblance between Pakistan and the Weimar Republic (1919-1933), both threatened by militias and bullied by uncouth demagogues.
1919: The Weimar Republic was established in post-war Germany.
It considers the German encounter with American culture, jazz, and oBlacknesso during the Weimar Republic, as an example of the global transmission of jazz and transnational exchange and showing how music, race, and American culture merged to produce a ojazz effecto and placed jazz in the center of Weimar culture.
What all these groups shared was hostility to the Weimar Republic and support of volkisch nationalism and anti-Semitism.
Greenberg also draws sharp contrasts between Ernst Fraenkel's Socialist-Democratic ideals, which are based in the political thought of the Weimar Republic, and Communist nations as well as the Nazis who came into power.
During the Weimar Republic years, the Communists, smaller and more militant, usually polled 10-15 percent of the vote.
This new collection of essays, edited by Larry Eugene Jones, on the political, organizational, and social history of the German right in the Weimar Republic offers useful insights into this long-debated question and makes a number of persuasive arguments.
References like the Space Race and Germany's short-lived Weimar Republic, however, provide an insightful approach to sartorial expression, and prove that under fashion's surface-level vanity exists a depth that reflects a period of time.
He agreed that the spiteful Versailles terms would renew the German appetite for War: that is exactly what happened, with the collapse of the Weimar Republic.
VISIT First documented in the 13th century, Berlin became the capital of the Margraviate of Brandenburg (1417), the Kingdom of Prussia (1701-1918), the German Empire (1871-1918), the Weimar Republic (1919-1933) and the Third Reich (1933-1945).
I particularly enjoyed his diatribe of the December 18 that associates the brutal tragedy in Sydney and the Weimar Republic with Ukip.