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By C. Paul Vincent

ISBN-10: 0313273766

ISBN-13: 9780313273766

The failure of Germany's first republic after international battle I has aroused a number of a long time of focused examine. Synthesizing a lot of that research, this historic dictionary will increase an figuring out of the Weimar Republic. It comprises entries on participants as diversified as Bertolt Brecht, Adolf Hitler, the physicist Lise Meitner, and the movie director Georg W. Pabst. There also are entries defining such occasions because the Beerhall Putsch and the French career of the Ruhr; numerous businesses and associations, resembling the Frankfurt institution; the advanced array of political events; and treaties and agreements, resembling the Locarno Treaties of 1925 and the 1929 younger Plan.

Arranged as an A to Z reference resource for the learn of recent German background, the dictionary provides substance to cultural phrases (such as Dada), to movie and track, and to strategies, similar to Anti-Semitism and Justice, deemed very important to an knowing of the interval. All entries finish with bibliographic references.

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2; Frye, Liberal Democrats. BAVARIA. A rural state, Bavaria sustained a particularism and monarchism* distinct from Germany’s other La¨nder. Only three cities—Munich, Nuremberg, and Augsburg—exceeded 100,000 in population; most institutions in agrarianbased Bavaria harkened back to an earlier era. Its religious makeup of 70 percent Catholics* and 29 percent Protestants* roughly inverted the situation in Germany as a whole (although, within Bavaria’s eight districts, Protestants outnumbered Catholics in Upper and Middle Franconia and in the Palatinate).

Much of his work, purchased by Germany’s major museums in the 1920s, was labeled entartete Kunst (degenerate art) by the NSDAP. Beckmann moved to Berlin in 1933 and remained until 1937. After a year in Paris, he settled in Amsterdam; in 1947 he left Europe for good, emigrating to the United States. REFERENCES: Belting, Max Beckmann; Clair, 1920s; Friedhelm Fischer, Max Beckmann; NDB, vol. 1. BEERHALL PUTSCH (Bu¨rgerbra¨ukeller Putsch). On the evening of 8 November 1923, Hitler* embarked upon an ill-planned ouster of the Bavarian government as step one of a national revolution.

Nevertheless, Ba¨umer reached a modus vivendi with the Nazis and managed to publish an insipid version of Die Frau until 1944. Her publications were temporarily banned by Allied authorities after World War II. REFERENCES: Benz and Graml, Biographisches Lexikon; Richard Evans, Feminist Movement in Germany; Eyck, History of the Weimar Republic, vol. 2; Frye, Liberal Democrats. BAVARIA. A rural state, Bavaria sustained a particularism and monarchism* distinct from Germany’s other La¨nder. Only three cities—Munich, Nuremberg, and Augsburg—exceeded 100,000 in population; most institutions in agrarianbased Bavaria harkened back to an earlier era.

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