The Oxford Handbook of the Weimar Republic

The Oxford Handbook of the Weimar Republic is a multi-author survey of German history from 1918 to 1933. Covering a broad range of topics in social, political, economic, and cultural history, it presents an overview of current scholarship, and will help students and teachers to make sense of the contradictions and complexities of Germany’s experiments with democracy and modern society in this period. The contributions emphasize the historical openness of Germany’s first republic, which was more than just the coming of the Third Reich. The thirty-three chapters, all written by leading experts, contain information and interpretation based on cutting-edge scholarship, and together provides an unsurpassed panorama of the Weimar Republic.