An exploration of German history from the end of World War I to the fall of the Third Reich. The political, social and economic impact of the Weimar and the subsequent Nazi regime are examined through an in-depth narrative and a range of documentary source material. It includes a historiography, progressive exercise sections and advice on tackling structured, essay and source questions.
Table of ContentsThe birth of the Weimar Republic
the Weimar Republic - the early years 1920-3
the Weimar Republic - years of challenge 1924-8
the Weimar Republic - years of crisis 1928-33
the Nazis come to power
the Nazi consolidation of power
the Nazi Nationalist Socialist philosophy and ideology
opposition to the Nazis
education and culture in Nazi Germany
the German economy under the Third Reich
Nazi foreign policy
postscript - the Nuremberg trials, a time of reckoning.