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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What Dr Frenkel says in her introduction is broadly true: 'Die deutschen Avantgarde-Diskussionen zeigen ein ungesichertes Verhaltnis zur Tradition der Weimarer Republik, ein empirisches Defizit und eine Sprache, die in Vorurteilen festgefahren ist' (p.
Also pertinent in this connection are Petzina's Zwischenkriegszeit, 86-107, and the surveys of the literature in Dieter Gessner, Das Ende der Weimarer Republik (Darmstadt, 1978), 18-30, 46-61.
The German Communists and Political Violence, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1983; Klaus-Michael Mallmann, Kommunisten in der Weimarer Republik: Sozialgeschichte einer revolutionaren Bewegung, Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 1996.
'Mit Geschichte will man etwas': Historisches Erzahlen in der Weimarer Republik und im Exil (1918-1945).
Judisches Leben in der Weimarer Republik = Jews in the Weimar Republic, edited by Wolfgang Benz, Arnold Paucker, and Peter Pulzer.
Alltagsleben und gesellschaftliches Handeln von Arbeiterfrauen in der Weimarer Republik (Bonn, 1990), 458-64; Ursula Nienhaus, "'Unter dem Reichsadler'.
The German variant and reigning model was Hermann Weber's Die Staliniseriung der KPD in der Weimarer Republik, a book that was highly informative but basically considered KPD history done and finished by 1928, by which time, paceWeber, the party had become a marionette of Moscow.
And a series of publications during the 1920s designed to undermine the popular legends surrounding the figure of Frederick the Great made him a target for Nazi agitation, leading to the ceremonial burning of his books in 1933, along with those of Emil Ludwig, for 'falsifying our history and disparaging its great figures' (see Christoph Gradmann, Historische Belletristik: Populare historische Biographien in der Weimarer Republik (Frankfurt a.M.: Campus, 1993), p.
Antisemitische Kriminalitat und Gewalt: Judenfeindschaft in der Weimarer Republik, by Dirk Walter.