Using copious and persuasive evidence from these sources, Wallach reconstructs what people in Weimar Germany
understood to be markers of Jewishness (both bodily and nonbodily) and how they interpreted and valued those markers.
According to Ganeva (2008), 25 percent of average earnings in Weimar Germany
were spent on clothing.
Realism After Modernism shows that if the "new man" envisioned in the figurative practices of Weimar Germany
might seem at the center of the universe, he is in fact a prosthetic man: a mere organ of that universe.
But in the new republic of Weimar Germany
, the Treaty of Versailles had repercussions of its own.
One need not necessarily look to 1920s Weimar Germany
for an example; present-day Zimbabwe provides the most recent version of the economic wreckage caused by government planning that devalues a national currency.
experienced the madness of milliards (billions).
In late 1920s in Weimar Germany
there was a crisis in cultural identity.
Only Weimar Germany
and Mugabe's Zimbabwe would do that.
The most famous hyperinflation, Weimar Germany
in 1923, is in a distant fourth place, at 29,525 per cent a month with prices doubling every 3.
After the early 1920s there was a sincere and widespread attempt by the European powers and the United States to produce international reconciliation, reduce or end war debts, bring Weimar Germany
and the Soviet Union into the international community, and resolve major disputes by negotiation.
In truth, it is the middle classes, particularly the lower middle classes, who make revolutions, whether they be the sans-culottes of Revolutionary France, or the ruined small businessmen of Weimar Germany
In carefully locating Heartfield's production in the turbulent years of Weimar Germany
, the exhibition reveals just how complex its engagement was with its time--and what a good example it could be for ours.