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, Ger. Deutschland, officially Federal Republic of Germany, republic (2005 est. pop. 82,431,000), 137,699 sq mi (356,733 sq km). Located in the center of Europe, it borders the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and France on the west; Switzerland and Austria on
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Weimar Republic


a bourgeois democratic republic in Germany, established as a result of the November Revolution of 1918. The juridical formulation of the Weimar Republic was the Weimar Constitution of 1919, which was drawn up by the German Constituent National Assembly in Weimar. The Weimar Republic virtually ceased to exist in 1933 after the establishment of the fascist dictatorship in Germany.

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5) McCormick stresses the suitability of this approach for studies of the Weimar era, arguing that the 'complex intersection of social realities and psychosexual anxieties in Weimar cinema' demands an analytical perspective that is both historical and psychoanalytical: Richard W McCormick, Gender and Sexuality in Weimar Modernity: Film, Literature, and 'New Objectivity', Palgrave, New York, 2001, 17.
Bohlman also notes that postcards with German songs printed on them were mailed widely during the Weimar Era.
During the Weimar Era the party's ideologists kept their distance from Beethoven because of the lingering belief in his mixed racial origins.
Lamberti brings to life the teacher-reformer's perspective on education during the Weimar era, which has received limited attention compared to the countless political studies of the time.
Thus, for Detlef Altenburg, Brendel and his New German critic-colleagues represent the immediate context for much of Liszt's Weimar era literary activity, while Sanna Pederson has been considering the political-aesthetic implications of Brendel's writings for the transition between Vormarz and Restoration.
Kessler's extensive diaries, previously published in excerpted versions, have served numerous historians, especially of the Weimar era.
Rather, the intense debates among German theologians were closely connected to the forces of conservative Protestant nationalism at work during and after the Weimar era.
The first examines the development of the Gestapo and Kripo from the Weimar era through 1936, when the political and criminal police forces were merged into a single security police (Sipo) and fused with the Nazi party's security service (S.
This is due to the fact that German patent law in the Imperial and Weimar eras rejected the inventor in favour of the corporate body.