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The German Right, 1918-1930: Political Parties, Organized Interests, and Patriotic Associations in the Struggle against Weimar Democracy (Hardback)Larry Eugene Jones (author)
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 640
Weight: 1120 g
Dimensions: 235 x 158 x 35 mm
'Larry Eugene Jones has long been in the front rank of historians of Weimar politics. His insightful new book on the German Right is a worthy companion to his earlier classic on the role of the nation's liberal parties in the rise of Nazism - and just as indispensable.' Peter Hayes, Professor Emeritus of German History, Northwestern University, Illinois
'This book is essential reading on Weimar's experiment in democracy and on the strategy to 'tame' Hitler and the Nazis. Based on a prodigious array of archival sources, Jones shows how political history should be written, with due attention to continuity and rupture. A stunning achievement.' James Retallack, University of Toronto
'This brings together a lifetime of research and the most advanced analysis of the democratic dilemma of German conservatism in the Weimar Republic. The failure to bridge the divide between political stabilization from the Right and outright national opposition prevented Weimar's transformation into a Tory Democracy. A timely reminder against the recent trend to write the 'history of democracy' with the politics left out.' Bernd Weisbrod, University of Goettingen
'Larry Eugene Jones's remarkable study of the German Right in the Weimar Republic constitutes an authoritative English-language history of this tremendously important and consequential subject. Based on a vast array of source material compiled over years of research from over thirty different public and private archives, as well as hundreds of other sources, it is hard to imagine another scholar matching the erudition that Jones offers his readers on this subject.' Barry Jackisch, German Studies Review
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