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Germany after the First World War

Richard Bessel

Germany after the First World War

by Richard Bessel

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


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Bibliography.

StatementRichard Bessel.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv,325p. ;
Number of Pages325
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17289713M
ISBN 100198205864

This original and scholarly book offers important insights into the sense of dislocation, both personal and national, experienced by Germany and Germans after the First World War, and the damaging legacy of the War for German democracy. Post WWI, Germany's economy was in ruins and suffered from hyperinflation, which essentially is where their currency decreased in value extremely quickly due to the speed of printing to pay debts for the war. Just to get an idea of just how badly.

Richard Bessel, 'Germany After the First World War'.   Germany after the War, The History Room This powerful documentary from explores the condition of Germany when the fighting stopped in .

  Germany's Aims in the First World War (German title: Griff nach der Weltmacht: Die Kriegzielpolitik des kaiserlichen Deutschland –) is a book by German Historian Fritz is one of the leading contributions to historical analysis of the Causes of World War I, and along with this work War of Illusions (Krieg der Illusionen) gave rise to the "Fischer Thesis" on the causes of.   If one can find fault with this book, it is for sticking too closely to the new orthodoxy of the history of World War II. Stargardt’s Germans fight their war strictly on an East-West axis.


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Germany After The First World War is a masterpiece that gives insight into a nations sociopolitical scene and highlights how the working class would get disillusioned with democracy.

Read more. 10 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. See all reviews from the United by:   A social history of Germany in the years following the First World War, this book explores Germany's defeat and the subsequent demobilization of its armies, events which had devastating social and psychological consequences for the nation/5.

This is a social history of Germany in the years following the First World War. Germany's defeat and the subsequent demobilization of her armies had devastating social and psychological consequences for the nation, which Richard Bessel sets out to explore in this Bessel examines the changes brought by the war to Germany, and those resulting from the return of the soldiers to civilian /5(2).

This book gives some, although I think limited, insight into what it was to live in Germany before, during, and after the Second World War. It is worth the read and gives a straight forward view of the events/5(91).

During World War I, the German Empire was one of the Central Powers that lost the war. It began participation in the conflict after the declaration of war against Serbia by its ally, forces fought the Allies on both the eastern and western fronts, although German territory itself remained relatively safe from widespread invasion for most of the war, except for a brief.

This book also reports the Allied mass murder of the German people after the end of World War II during which the Allies—led by General Dwight D. Eisenhower—murdered approximately million German prisoners of war through intentional starvation and exposure to the elements.

This is a social history of Germany in the years following the First World War. Germany's defeat and the subsequent demobilization of her armies had enormous economic, social, and psychological consequences for the nation, and it is these which Richard Bessel sets out to explore.

Dr Bessel examines the changes brought by the War to Germany, by the return of the soldiers to civilian life and. Buy Germany after the First World War 1st Edition by Bessel, Richard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8). World War I is known today as one of America’s worst wars in history, due to the facts because it was the First World War and well over eight million people died. World War I was between the countries of Germany, United States, Russia, France, and among many others.

Germany is the first port-of-call in any study of the origins of World War I. Germany before World War I was a nation struggling to assert its place in the world. Its leader, Kaiser Wilhelm II, was an ambitious nationalist cursed with impatience and recklessness.

Germany - Germany - World War I: During the first days of World War I, many Germans experienced a sense of bonding that had eluded them since the founding of the empire.

Differences of class, religion, and politics seemed to disappear as Germans flocked to their city centres to show their enthusiastic support for the impending conflict.

There are a series of historical novels by Philip Kerr about a detective named Bernie Gunther who fought in WW1 and lived in Berlin between the wars then fought for the SS in WW2. Although these books are fiction, they are without a doubt the best. A social history of Germany in the years following the First World War, Germany After the First World War explores Germany's defeat and the subsequent demobilization of its armies, events which had devastating social and psychological consequences for the by: After the First World War, the democratic nations tried for the first time in the modern period to impose far-reaching disarmament measures on their enemies.

These were not the limited defensive measures imposed on France in or Russia in but the continuation of the allied offensive to break the power of Germany and its former allies, Austria, Bulgaria, and : Philip Towle. Germany's Aims in the First World War by Fritz Fischer Indeed, German expansionism—the cry for a “place in the sun”—was far more an expression of German liberalism, of industry, finance, and the burgeoning middle class, than of German conservatism.

No wonder that Fischer’s book, ever since its first appearance in Germany in German History in Documents and Images: Wilhelmine Germany and the First World War () compiled by the German Historical Institute in Washington, D.C. (); images, maps, German transcriptions and English translations).

World War I literature is a reflection of a collective crisis of confidence and trust in modern civilization, issues that are inextricably linked to the question of meaning.

Depending on philosophical and political positions, the attempts to answer this question varied, and they changed over time until the s. During the first months, World War I still inspired notions of heroism and.

The second book on your list is To Arms (), volume one of Hew Strachan’s book The First World War. This is quite a big book.

Yes, 1, pages. You need pretty strong wrists if you want to read it in bed. The bibliography alone is 50 pages. And it’s almost all about just the first year of the war, World War I began inafter the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and lasted until During the conflict, Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire (the Central.

The First World War took place from the 28 July to the 11 November An estimated twenty million people died.

It was a global war fought between the Allies (the French Empire, the British Empire, the Russian Empire, the United States of America and others) and the Central Powers (the German Empire, Austro-Hungarian Empire and the Ottoman Empire). This is a social history of Germany in the years following the First World War.

Germany's defeat and the subsequent demobilization of her armies had enormous economic, social, and psychological consequences for the nation, and it is these which Richard Bessel sets out to explore. Dr Bessel examines the changes brought by the War to Germany, by the.This book reassesses the critical role played by Germany in the events leading to the First World War.

Contemporary historians have argued that German leaders acted defensively inconscious of the Reich's deteriorating military and diplomatic position.4/5. Though World War II overshadows World War I in American Jewish consciousness, Professor Daniel Schwartz argues that it was the latter that shifted the arc of Jewish history — by fanning virulent anti-Semitism, and by motivating the British-Zionist alliance that .