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Film and politics in the Weimar Republic

Film and politics in the Weimar Republic

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Published by Holmes & Meier in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures -- Germany -- History.,
  • Motion pictures -- Political aspects.,
  • Politics in motion pictures.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditors, Thomas G. Plummer ... [et al.].
    ContributionsPlummer, Thomas G.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination97 p. :
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14092064M

    economic and political events that shaped the Weimar economy. As the reader. soon will find out, this book does not offer simple answers to difficult. questions. [1] See for Borchardt’s article, as well as others on the issue: Juergen von. Kruedener (ed.), Economic Crisis and Political Collapse: The Weimar Republic. Curiously, as this important book shows, these years of upheaval were also a time of creative ferment and innovative accomplishment in literature, theater, film, and art. "Glitter and Doom "is the first publication to focus exclusively on portraits dating from the short-lived Weimar Republic.

    The Weimar Republic Sourcebook represents the most comprehensive documentation of Weimar culture, history, and politics assembled in any language. It invites a wide community of readers to discover the richness and complexity of the turbulent years in Germany before Hitler's rise to power. Book Film and Politics in the Weimar Republic () Linda Schulte-Sasse, Macalester College; Tom Plummer; Disciplines. German Language and Literature; Publication Date. Publisher. Holmes & Meier Citation Information. Linda Schulte-Sasse and Tom Plummer.

      The most striking revelation in the book was how progressive the Weimar Republic was. This was a model democracy, with a constitution that included proportional representation. Pages in category "Politics of the Weimar Republic" The following 35 pages are in this category, out of 35 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().


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The Weimar Republic was not doomed to fail, says the historian Robert Gerwarth; it was, in many ways, popularly rooted and successful, and its artistic achievements remain influential to this he selects five books that illustrate the rich cultural life of the Weimar Republic, its pioneering modernism and the febrile political atmosphere that gripped it in the wake of the Great Depression.

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Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. Summary: Aims to contribute to a socio-political understanding of the film history in the Weimar Republic and to define some of the possibilities and limitations of examining the period's film production in the political confrontations between various factions of the right, middle and left.

A laboratory for competing visions of modernity, the Weimar Republic () continues to haunt the imagination of the twentieth century. Its political and cultural lessons retain uncanny relevance for all who seek to understand the tensions and possibilities of our age.

The Weimar Republic Sourcebook represents the most comprehensive documentation of Weimar culture, history, and politics. A laboratory for competing visions of modernity, the Weimar Republic () continues to haunt the imagination of the twentieth century.

Its political and cultural lessons retain uncanny relevance for all who seek to understand the tensions and possibilities of our age. The Weimar Republic Sourcebook represents the most comprehensive documentation of Weimar culture, history, and politics 4/5(3).

The Weimar Republic saw the growth of the Universum-Film Aktiengesellschaft (Ufa) as it acquired and absorbed many of Germany’s smaller film companies to become the country’s leading producer of films. Founded by the German government, Ufa originally served as a producer of political and World War I propaganda films.

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“The Weimar Republic gave nectar to the artists, social reformers and progressive people of all classes. They drank it, unaware that they were sitting close to a dungheap. The Nazi time had already begun in the first years of the Republic. Focuses on the Weimar Republic () and its 'collective spirit' in cinema.

The purpose of film as a cultural tool is examined. Based on celebrated sociologist Siegfried Kracauer 's seminal book 'From Caligari to Hitler' (). Description: The Weimar period in German history, which extended from to was a time of political violence, economic crisis, generational and gender tension, and cultural experiment and change.

Despite these major issues the Republic is often treated only as a preface to the study of the rise of Fascism in Germany and this book seeks.

Media Culture of the Weimar Republic: A Historical Overview Show all authors. Berkeley: The University of California Press [Source book of German Filmexpressionismus]. Google Scholar. Eskildsen, Ute, Horak, Jan-Christopher (eds.). Film und Foto der zwanziger Jahre. Film and Politics in Weimar Republic.

New York: Holmes & Meier. The End of the Weimar Republic: – The Great Coalition and the Disintegration of Parliamentary Democracy; Sound, the Economic Crisis, and Commercial Film’s Images of the Past, Present, and Future; The SPD and Film: The Intensifying Critique of Political Reaction in Commercial Film and the Party’s Program of Cinematic.

The film industry in Germany can be traced back to the late 19th century. German cinema made major technical and artistic contributions to early film, broadcasting and television berg became a household synonym for the early 20th century film industry in Europe, similar to Hollywood later.

Germany witnessed major changes to its identity during the 20th and 21st century. Press and Politics offers a new interpretation of the fate of Germany's first democracy and the advent of Hitler's Third Reich. It is the first study to explore the role of the press in the politics of the Weimar Republic, and to ask how influential it really was in undermining democratic values.

This is a succinct overview of the turbulent economic history of the Weimar Republic. Theo Balderston, an experienced teacher of economic history, summarises the wealth of recent research on the subject, and presents it in lucid, accessible form. He offers new perspectives on the economic effects of the Reparations conflict and of domestic.

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Political Violence in the Weimar Republic, Fight for the Streets and Fear of Civil War (Studies in German History (10))Reviews: 2. Cinema and Film Industry in Weimar Republic, Seçil Deren @kör autonomedia I.

Introduction Cinema or film making, is important with respect to the relation between art and politics at the down of a new century. The reason behind this is inherent in the character of the new medium.

The art has been going into a closer. Theo Balderston explores the relevance of the politics of the Weimar Republic to its economic history. Tracing the origins, political fragility and eventual destruction of the unstable government in terms of the economic realities of interwar Germany, this book provides a comprehensive survey of sources otherwise inaccessible to students.

Press and Politics offers a new interpretation of the fate of Germany's first democracy and the advent of Hitler's Third Reich. It is the first study to explore the role of the press in the politics of the Weimar Republic, and to ask how influential it really was in undermining democratic values.3/5(1).

“[A[ well-documented and skillfully argued book.” German Studies Review “In his exceptional regional study of the Prussian province of Saxony, Schumann offers a richly detailed analysis of political violence in the Weimar Republic This is a wordy but methodical and ultimately convincing work of scholarship.”.

Book description: In spite of having been short-lived, “Weimar” has never lost its fascination. Until recently the Weimar Republic’s place in German history was primarily defined by its catastrophic beginning and end - Germany’s defeat in and the Nazi seizure of ."The Weimar Republic Sourcebook will almost certainly transform the way the intellectual legacy of the Weimar Republic is thought about and taught in the English-speaking world." --Kenneth Baker "Modernism/modernity" "A mosaic panorama Interweaving classic texts with a wealth of excavated matter, [the editors] have done a great service to anyone interested in what modernism was and Reviews: Film in the Weimar Republic" show are black, white, and shades of grey.

Only the posters of famous films were in color at the time. The exhibition at the Bundeskunsthalle in Bonn runs from.