The Nazi Germany Sourcebook: An Anthology of Texts by Roderick Stackelberg, Sally A. Winkle

By Roderick Stackelberg, Sally A. Winkle

The Nazi Germany Sourcebook is an exhilarating new selection of records at the origins, upward push, path and outcomes of nationwide Socialism, the 3rd Reich, the second one international conflict, and the Holocaust.

Packed jam-packed with either respectable and personal papers from the views of perpetrators and sufferers, those assets provide a revealing perception into why Nazism got here into being, its remarkable reputation within the Nineteen Thirties, the way it affected the lives of individuals, and what it potential to us today.

This conscientiously edited sequence of 148 records, drawn from 1850 to 2000, covers the pre-history and aftermath of Nazism:

* the ideological roots of Nazism, and the 1st global War
* the Weimar Republic
* the consolidation of Nazi power
* Hitler's reasons, goals and training for war
* the second one international War
* the Holocaust
* the chilly conflict and up to date historic debates.

The Nazi Germany Sourcebook makes a speciality of key components of analysis, aiding scholars to appreciate and severely assessment this amazing ancient episode:

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Freigedank (“free thought”) in a music journal in 1850 and reissued it as a pamphlet under his own name in 1869, the year that Jews gained full civil rights in the North-German Confederation. Wagner also disseminated anti-Semitism in the journal that he founded for his circle of followers, the Bayreuther Blätter. Driven, it would appear, in part by envy of the success of his contemporary, Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791–1864), Wagner was also reacting to the increasing commercialization of art in the era of free-market industrial capitalism.

This gesture provided a moving testimonial of German contrition (see Doc. 9). (Ullstein 74538,03) Plate 16 President Ronald and Nancy Reagan and Christian Democratic Chancellor Helmut and Hannelore Kohl visit the military cemetery in Bitburg on 5 May 1985 in an official commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. The visit was controversial because it was the burial site not only of Wehrmacht soldiers but of soldiers of the SS. (Ullstein – Lothar Kucharz 26762,02) 1 The German Empire and the First World War The political and ideological roots of National Socialism can be traced back to the increasingly desperate rearguard campaign against the modernizing trends of the nineteenth century.

Wagner also disseminated anti-Semitism in the journal that he founded for his circle of followers, the Bayreuther Blätter. Driven, it would appear, in part by envy of the success of his contemporary, Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791–1864), Wagner was also reacting to the increasing commercialization of art in the era of free-market industrial capitalism. He attributed this commodification of THE GERMAN EMPIRE AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR 3 cultural works to the influence of the Jews after their emancipation from the restrictions that had kept them from full participation in German culture and society in the past.

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