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Weimar Republic

n
(Historical Terms) the German republic that existed from 1919 to Hitler's accession to power in 1933
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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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Later chapters explore factors that led to emigration during the Weimar era and the Nazi era and outline the demographic and occupational makeup of the immigrants.
The upcomingretrospectivecurated by the Deutsche Kinemathek ranges from May Spils' first big theatrical hitZur Sache, SchEntzchen(Go for It, Baby, 1968) to the documentaryMit Haut und Haar(With Skin and Hair, 1999), in which Martina DE[micro]cker and Crescentia Dunber traced the memories of six women born before or during the Weimar era. Most of the films can be categorised as auteur works; the directors often fulfilled several functions on the productions.
Summary: Tate Modern is showcasing nearly 70 paintings and works on paper that address the complex paradoxes of the Weimar era
To pre-empt complacency, it helps to consider eight further lessons from the Weimar era. First, referenda are dangerous, especially when they are rarely used and the electorate has little experience with them.
It is this paper's argument that the Weimar era constitutes a significant moment in the construction of a specifically twentieth-century German identity and that notions of a German Sonderweg heavily informed the intellectual capital produced throughout the period.
Hofmeister's deals with the league's growing difficulties with mobilizing its members during the Weimar era, contributing to its eventual demise, while Barry A.
It may have been almost incidental that Schmitt held a professorship in Bonn and eventually one in Berlin, or that he became the major legal advisor to the Catholic Center Party in the Reichstag during the Weimar era. As a literary and scholarly star he operated on a different level from the professional posts he held.
Axel Merk, president of Merk Investments, has likened faith in the Fed to faith in the "central bankers in the Weimar Republic." During the Weimar era in pre-war Germany, inflation peaked at well more than 1,000 percent.
Thus we learn, for example, that Wilhelm, the old proletarian, had in fact been in one of the parties that splintered the left in the Weimar era. But that has not prevented the founding myth from thriving, and he gets a party medal every year--because each is expected to be his last.
Directed by Richard Oswald and cowritten by famed psychologist Magnus Hirschfeld, the 1919 silent film is believed to be the only one of a group of gay-friendly movies made during Germany's Weimar era to escape the Nazis' destruction.