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Author Halperin, Samuel William.

Title Germany tried democracy : a political history of the Reich from 1918 to 1933 / S. William Halperin
Published New York : W.W. Norton, 1965


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Description viii, 567 pages ; 20 cm
Series Modern German history titles in Norton paperbound editions
Contents Crosscurrents in the German Empire, 1871-1914 -- The peace resolution of July, 1917 -- Brest-Litovsk -- Germany sues for peace -- Wilson dictates -- The advent of the republic -- German militarism obtains a new lease on life -- Civil war in Germany -- The Weimar coalition takes over -- Versailles -- The Weimar constitution and the struggle over the factory councils -- The Kapp Putsch -- Germany moves toward the right -- Foreign affairs: reparation, upper Silesia and Rapallo -- Adolf Hitler and the beginnings of national socialism -- The assassination of Rathenau and its aftermath -- Wilhelm Cuno, the Ruhr Imbroglio and the great inflation -- From the advent of Stresemann to the Hitler-Ludendorff Putsch -- Financial stabilization and the Dawes plan -- The Dawes legislation, the league and the advent of Luther -- Hindenburg becomes president of the Reich -- Locarno -- Geneva, Thoiry and the Kellogg-Briand pact -- Prosperity, domestic conflict and new gains for labor -- 1928: the social democrats return to power -- National socialism in transition -- Toward a new reparation settlement -- The struggle over the young plan -- The great depression and the advent of Heinrich Bruening -- The inauguration of presidential dictatorship -- The Nazis score their first major triumph -- The social democrats tolerate Bruening -- Financial distress, the Harzburg front and Hitler's Duesseldorf speech -- Hindenburg's Re-election and the advance of the Nazi tide -- Papen succeeds Bruening -- Papen's coup in Prussia and the elections of July, 1932 -- Papen versus Hitler -- Schleicher succeeds Papen -- The advent of Hitler
Notes First published 1946
Bibliography Bibl
Subject Germany -- History -- 1918-1933.
Germany -- History -- 1918-1965
Germany -- Politics and government -- 1918-1945
ISBN 0393002802 (paperback)