1st Edition

Routledge Revivals: Young Germany (1962)
A History of the German Youth Movement





ISBN 9781138568983
Published June 12, 2019 by Routledge
274 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1962, this book examines Germany’s Free Youth Movement, a revolt of the younger generation in Germany from 1896 to 1933. This movement was one of the most significant factors in shaping modern Germany. Laqueur, who grew up in Germany, retraces the history of the movement, its central ideas, and its cultural background. He begins with its origins in 19th century, and goes on to examine the Jewish question, before moving on to the movement’s roots in Germany around the time of the rise of National Socialism in the late 1920’s and early 1930’s. This book inspires all the ideas which continue to preoccupy proponents and students of generational conflict today.

 

Table of Contents

Plates

Preface

Introduction by R. H. S. Crossman

Part One 

1. Romantic Prelude 

2. The Beginning  

3. The New Style 

4. At The Hohe Meissner  

Part Two 

5. Metapolitics  

6. Blüher and Wyneken 

7. The War of the Sexes 

8. Other Youth Movements 

9 . The Jewish Question 

Part Three 

10. The First World War 

11. 1919 – Left Vs. Right 

12. Years of Disillusion 

13. The End of The Beginning  

Part Four 

14. The ‘White Knight’ 

15. Ernst Buske and The Freischar 

16. Panorama or The Bünde  

17. Tusk or The Triumph of Eccentricity  

18. National Bolshevism

Part Five 

19. In Hitler’s Shadow 

20. The Road To Ruin 

21. The Post-War Period

Conclusion

Appendix: The Foreign Policy of The Bünde 

Bibliography

Index

 

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