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Democracy in Germany

Democracy in Germany

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Published by Press and Information Office of the Federal Govt. in Bonn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Germany (West) -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesA mandate for democracy.
    Statement[translation: Gerard Finan.]
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190 p. :
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14277143M

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    "An important and compelling book. Its scrupulous analysis of democratization in Germany and Poland in different historical periods is essential for understanding the conditions that make new democracies Price Range: $ - $ The collapse of the democracy in Germany between and was not contributed by one single event but by a wide ranging, and large number of factors, making it vulnerable to sudden shock. In some ways, the complexity of contributing factors to the collapse of democracy can be depended on the shaky foundations, lack of a democratic.

    A new biography of Hitler offers us a warning from history. There are more ways of destroying a democracy than sending troops into the streets, storming the radio stations, and arresting the. Hett, an associate professor of history at Hunter College and CUNY, persuasively challenges familiar arguments that the rise of Nazi Germany was an inevitable consequence of abstract forces like racis.


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For the political history of the Weimar Democracy, this is the go-to book. The translation from German can be heavy and dense at times, but the detail about the political parties vying for power in Germany during the 20s is incomparable/5. Breakdown, Breakup, Breakthrough: Germany's Difficult Passage to Modernity By Carl Lankowski Berghahn Books, Read preview Overview Protest Movements in s West Germany: A Social History of Dissent and Democracy By Nick Thomas Berg, Benjamin Carter Hett is the author of Burning the Reichstag, Crossing Hitler, and Death in the Tiergarten.

He is a professor of history at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and holds a Ph.D. in history from Harvard University and a law Democracy in Germany book from the University of Toronto/5(90).

The book includes reference material from key documents, such as the German trating how Germany went from political pariah to a model of modern liberal democracy, Glaessner offers a concise overview of the German political system in the post-war period. This book examines attitudes towards democracy in the Federal Republic of Germany.

By drawing on extensive survey evidence, it charts Germans’ changing views of the political system prior to and following unification. Overall, the findings challenge suggestions of a crisis of democracy.

Democracy and Nazism: Germany Revision Guide is part of the bestselling Oxford AQA History for A Level series. With step-by-step exam practice strategies and Examiner Tip features for all AQA question types, this revision guide offers the clear revision approach of Recap, Apply, and Review to prepare students for exam success.

The rise and fall of Weimar democracy User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This translation makes available to the English-speaking world an important historical work published in by a prominent German historian. Benjamin Carter Hett is the author of Burning the Reichstag, Crossing Hitler, and Death in the Tiergarten.

He is a professor of history at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and holds a Ph.D. in history from Harvard University and a law degree from the University of Toronto/5(86). Especially thought-provoking are the eyewitnesses in this book, Germans who had nothing to do with the machinations of the elites, who watched.

Lessons from Nazi Germany and eastern Europe show us how democracy dies, and what we must do to save it Richard J Evans Wed 8 Mar EST Last modified on. Read this book on Questia. Democracy in Western Germany by Richard Hiscocks, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Democracy in Western Germany ().

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5). “The Death of Democracy” makes for chilling reading precisely because it deals with Hitler’s early years, when he was a fringe politician exploiting disaffection with German democracy to Author: Roger Lowenstein.

No political parties of present-day Germany are separated by a wider gulf than the two parties of labor, one democratic and reformist, the other totalitarian and socialist-revolutionary. Social Democrats and Communists today face each other as bitter political enemies across the front lines of the cold war; yet they share a common origin in the Social Democratic Party of Imperial Germany.

Sheri Berman’s “Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe” sees the political history of Europe as one step forward, one step : Max Strasser.

This book outlines how Germans convinced their politicians to pass laws allowing citizens to make their own energy, even when it hurt utility companies to do so.

It traces the origins of the Energiewende movement in Germany from the Power Rebels of Schönau to German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s shutdown of eight nuclear power plants following the Fukushima nuclear accident.

This book shows how new social movements were shaped by the nature and development of the West German political system and how, in turn, these movements have made an important contribution to the consolidation and deepening of democracy in Germany.

“Energy Democracy is the first book on the energy transition that documents who is behind the system change and what motivates them. It is a must read for everyone as it shows why the transition to renewable energy is so important – and a power shift in the double sense!” (Jakob von Uexkuell, founder of the Right Livelihood Award and the.

The Failure of Democracy in Germany in the Period to Those in power in Weimar Germany so consistently mishandled the political and economic situation leading up to the periodthat a well-structured challenge from the Nazi Party brought about the fall of democracy.

Read: Germany is testing the limits of democracy. Init must have seemed highly uncertain whether the new German state could possibly honor those words.Red Saxony throws new light on the reciprocal relationship between political modernization and authoritarianism in Germany over the span of six decades.

Election battles were fought so fiercely in Imperial Germany because they reflected two kinds of democratization. Social democratization could not be stopped, but political democratization was opposed by many members of the German bourgeoisie.