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, Ger. Deutschland, officially Federal Republic of Germany, republic (2015 est. pop. 81,708,000), 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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Wallachs fine work evidences the complexity of Jewish visibility in Weimar Germany and makes important conclusions while also inviting further inquiry.
Bridenthal (1994) stresses the role of women as victims in Weimar Germany within the job market.
Fackenheim suggests that Strauss's thought belongs to the "New Thinking" that arose in Weimar Germany (for Strauss and Fackenheim, this had its greatest realization in Franz Rosenzweig) and is not a form of the old pre-modern thinking.
Ulrich studies chemistry during the scientific renaissance of Weimar Germany, but his father's illness obliges him to drop out and work as an accountant.
Hedges, a former foreign correspondent for The New York Times, looks at Tsarist Russia, Weimar Germany, and the former Yugoslavia to offer a historical context to his analysis of what has happened in the United States.
Over time, these problems, particularly the street violence, would dominate and animate most of the press of Weimar Germany, eventually helping to bring about its demise.
In her first-person narrative Rebecca Cantrell depicts in dramatic fashion the life of Hannah Vogel, a crime reporter in Weimar Germany who writes under the alias of Peter Weill.
Choreographed by Ashley Page, it combines the fairytale world with Weimar Germany to superb effect.
Thus the two works appear as actual portrayals of the experience of being a destitute mother in one of Weimar Germany's many big cities.
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.
Weimar Germany experienced the madness of milliards (billions).