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Author Barnes, Kenneth C., 1956-

Title Nazism, Liberalism & Christianity : Protestant social thought in Germany & Great Britain, 1925-1937 / Kenneth C. Barnes
Published Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (216 pages)
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. The British and German Traditions; 3. Protestant Social Thought, 1925-1929; 4. Response to the Economic Crisis, 1930-1933; 5. The Social Message and the Nazi State, 1933-1937; 6. Conclusion; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index
Summary The Great Depression devastated the economies of both Germany and Great Britain. Yet the middle classes in the two countries responded in vastly different ways. German Protestants, perceiving a choice among a Bolshevik-style revolution, the chaos and decadence of Weimar liberalism, and Nazi authoritarianism, voted Hitler into power and then acquiesced in the resulting dictatorship. In Britain, Labour and Tory politicians moved gingerly together to form a National Government that muddled through the Depression with piecemeal reform. In this troubling book about troubled times, Kenneth Barnes loo
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Subject Christian sociology -- Germany -- History of doctrines -- 20th century.
Christian sociology -- Great Britain -- History of doctrines -- 20th century.
Liberalism -- History -- 20th century.
National socialism.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813156602 electronic bk
9780813156606 electronic bk