This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: rians Sammlungspolitik (‘policy of concentration’) =
the banding together of social elites to protect
their position from ‘threats’ from below.
‘Social Imperialism’ = “an attempt to buttress the
position of the elites at the top of Germany’s
class system by diverting the masses away from
social and political reform and towards a populist
acceptance of the Kaiser and the Kaiserreich.”
(Geoff Layton) This done by using foreign policy
and colonialism to whip up patriotic feeling. and Self portrait (1871) by Franz von Lenbach Self portrait (1885) by Anton von Werner Otto von Bismarck (1879) by Franz von Lenbach Bismarck (1890) by Franz von Lenbach The Congress of Berlin (1881) by Anton von Werner German Headquarters at Versailles (1900) by Anton von Werner Paul Wallot’s Reichstag Building (188494) Berlin Cathedral (18941904), designed by Julius Raschdorff Cultural Pessimism
Richard Wagner (181383) Gesamtkunstwerk (‘total work of art’) AntiIndustrialism AntiSemitism Teutonic myth Paul Anton de Langarde (182791) Critical of liberalism & materialism AntiSemitism Volk cultur...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 08/25/2013 for the course HISTORY 136 taught by Professor Colinstorer during the Spring '11 term at Warwick.
- Spring '11