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
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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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Left out of Hobsbawm's voluminous writings is anything distinctly interior about the person himself, despite the almost Zelig-like aspects of his life: present at more than a few world-historical moments, whether in the late Weimar period watching Hitler's rise, engaging Spanish Republicans, or translating for Che Guevara in Havana.
At moments the work is even reminiscent of Berg's Weimar period masterpiece in its textural density and dramaturgical power.
Journalists between Hitler and Adenauer takes an in-depth look at German journalism from the late Weimar period through the postwar decades.
In Barry Humphries's wonderfully original show about the music of the Weimar period, which was recently at London's Barbican Centre, he recalls visiting an exhibition of German degenerate art with David Hockney.
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That exhibition included eleven works by Segall--selected from among nearly fifty that were confiscated by the Nazis after having been collected by German museums during the Weimar period. "A 'arte degenerada' de Lasar Segall: Perseguifao a arte moderna em tempos de guerra" (The Degenerate Art of Lasar Segall: Persecution of Modern Art in Times of War) explores a related history, but one left out of such films and seldom recounted within art history: that of modern art's persecution across the Atlantic in Brazil.
Difficult and unstable coalitions are also an unhappy memory from the Weimar period, and the parties will no doubt work hard to make sure this one works and lasts a full four-year term.
This collection of essays is aimed at specialists who have the requisite knowledge of the Weimar period to place this material in context.
They joked darkly about being forced to wear blue stars on their clothes, speculating that the 1990s could one day be seen as an Anglo-Saxon version of Germany's ill-fated Weimar period. That may be a stretch, but concerns that May's decision to vacate the political center could represent a long-term reversal of Britain's political moderation are very real.
Much more than a simple reconstruction of previous Sonderweg debates, this study intends to break down the various diagnoses offered as a solution to Germany's ills by turning away from postwar historians to focus specifically on treatises published by leading German intellectuals throughout the Weimar period (1919-1933).
This examination of Berlin during the turbulent Weimar period takes a multimedia approach.