Eric Weitz. Weimar Germany. Promise and Tragedy Review | Weimar Republic | GermanyMatthew Stibbe, Weimar Germany. Eric D. Weitz clearly has a passion for Weimar Germany, and for Weimar Berlin in particular. And who can blame him? This is arguably still the most exciting, the most controversial, the most challenging and the most stimulating period in recent German—and indeed European—history. Weitz, who has previously authored a comprehensive study of German communism between and , sets out to remind us why.
Weimar Germany : promise and tragedy
Eric D. With this exciting new book, Eric D. Weitz offers a timely addition to the growing array of historical surveys of the Weimar Republic. While Weitz devotes chapters to both the political and economic history of the Republic, his clear focus is on cultural matters, and as such Gay is his most immediate rival. The two works even display a similar structure, bookending synchronic analyses of Weimar culture with chapters on the Republic's birth and demise.
Robert G. Moeller, Eric D. Weimar Germany: Promise and Tragedy. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Eric D.
Robert G. Moeller, Eric D. Weimar Germany: Promise and Tragedy. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Eric D. Weitz has written a splendid book. Art, politics, and culture were linked, and creativity was synonymous with change and transformation.