Lecture 14

Lecture 14 - British - Weimar important in history - How...

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British - Weimar important in history - How did a person like Hitler come to power in country like Germany, one of the most civilized countries in the world? - What happened to the product of German political pschy? o What conditions? o Was is because of psyche after second world war - WHAT WAS WRONG WITH THE WEIMAR REPUBLIC? - 1919-1933 - Who made what mistakes - The success of Nazism was the result of international causes - Some say Hitlers rise was inevitable o But in US there are same economic downturn in 1930s - Is the german case exceptional? - Weimar republic (why it was difficult for the Weimar republic to get off the gound) o Post war 1919 period was a country deeply divided by social class and religion o Republic had some small uprisings in 1919-1921, fear of communism Fear difficult to understand today Widespread fear in western Europe Led nationalist forces ahead, played up nationalist feelings Idea that once one country fell under communism, others followed Domino effect
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course POLI 211 taught by Professor Sabetti during the Spring '08 term at McGill.

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