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Weimar Culture: The Outsider as Insider

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Publisher Comments:

First published in 1968, Weimar Culture is one of the masterworks of Peter Gay's distinguished career. A study of German culture between the two wars, the book brilliantly traces the rise of the artistic, literary, and musical culture that bloomed ever so briefly in the 1920s amid the chaos of Germany's tenuous post-World War I democracy, and crashed violently in the wake of Hitler's rise to power. Despite the ephemeral nature of the Weimar democracy, the influence of its culture was profound and far-reaching, ushering in a modern sensibility in the arts that dominated Western culture for most of the twentieth century. Vivid and eminently readable, Weimar Culture is the finest introduction for the casual reader and historian alike. "[A]n enormously rich, intriguing, and exciting essay.... A major contribution to the study..."--The New York Times

Synopsis:

A seminal work as melodious and haunting as the era it chronicles, now reissued with a new introduction.

About the Author

Peter Gay is the author of more than twenty-five books, including the National Book Award winner The Enlightenment, the best-selling Weimar Culture, and the widely translated Freud: A Life for Our Time. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393322392
Author:
Gay, Peter
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
Intellectual life
Subject:
Europe - Germany
Subject:
Germany
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
Germany Politics and government 1918-1933.
Subject:
Germany Intellectual life.
Subject:
World History-Germany
Copyright:
Series Volume:
1050.1
Publication Date:
20011231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16 black and white illustrations
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.25x5.50x.50 in. .50 lbs.

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