The Weimar Republic provides a comprehensive introduction to Germany in the aftermath of the First World War. Exploring themes including the formation of the Republic, the impact of the Treaty of Versailles and the Republic’s problems and achievements, it is an invaluable study guide.
This second edition includes two new chapters: the first looks at the Chancellors and Presidents of the Republic, the second assesses the career of Gustav Stresemann. It also contains a timeline and updated analysis to enhance readers’ understanding of events and controversies. Integrating historical interpretation, exam-style questions, and evaluation of sources, this book provides students with a clear understanding and a foundation for examination success.
Table of Contents
1. The German Revolution, 1918–19 2. Versailles and its Impact 3. The Constitution and Political System, 1919–33 4. Chancellors and Presidents of the Republic, 1918–33 5. Crisis and Recovery, 1920–3 6. A Period of Stability, 1924–9? 7. Foreign Policy, 1919-33 8. Gustav Stresemann: An Assessment 9. Social and Cultural Achievements, 1918–33 10. Crisis and Collapse, 1929–33
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