Weimar was Weimar: Politics, Culture and the Emplotment of the German Republic

  title={Weimar was Weimar: Politics, Culture and the Emplotment of the German Republic},
  author={Ben Ziemann},
  journal={German History},
The article reviews recent books on the cultural, social and political history of the Weimar Republic. Specific fields of enquiry have included gender history, where work on the history of abortion has challenged established narratives of emancipation. Another strand of research is interested in the idea that the crisis of Weimar was not simply an objective condition, but rather a cultural form which could be used to imagine and reflect upon possible scenarios for a renewal of society… Expand
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