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The Bismarck Myth

Weimar Germany and the Legacy of the Iron Chancellor (Oxford Historical Monographs)

by Robert Gerwarth

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages228
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ISBN 10019928184X
ISBN 109780199281848


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The archetype of charismatic leadership, the Iron Chancellor maintained his pre-eminent position in the pantheon of Germany's political iconography for much of the twentieth on a large selection of primary sources, this book provides an insightful analysis of the Bismarck myth's profound impact on Germany's political by:   Table of Contents 1.

Introduction 2. Prologue: The Bismarck Myth in Wilhelmine Germany 3. After the Collapse 4. Fragmented Society, Divided Memory: Perceptions of Bismarck in Early Weimar Germany 5. Fighting the 'Enemies of the Reich': Bismarck and the State Crisis of 6. Bismarck Author: Robert Gerwarth.

H-Net "Robert Gerwarth has performed a real service by showing, with a telling eye for colourful details, how Bismarck or rather the myth of Bismarck has been used by different factions in Germany's difficult history.

[A] well researched and well written book."/5(2). The Bismarck Myth: Weimar Germany and the Legacy of the Iron Chancellor by Robert Gerwarth. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “The Bismarck Myth: Weimar Germany and the Legacy of the Iron Chancellor” as Want to Read: Want to Read.

saving. Want to Read/5(6). Based on a large selection of primary sources, this book The Bismarck Myth book an insightful analysis of the Bismarck myth's profound impact on Germany's political culture.

In particular, it investigates the ways in which that myth was used to undermine parliamentary democracy in Germany after the Great War, paving the way for its replacement by authoritarian rule under an allegedly 'Bismarckian' /5(6).

The archetype of charismatic leadership, the Iron Chancellor maintained his pre-eminent position in the pantheon of Germany's political iconography for much of the twentieth century.

Based on a large selection of primary sources, this book provides an insightful analysis of the Bismarck myth's profound impact on Germany's political culture. The Bismarck Myth by Robert Gerwarth; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Politics and government, Statesmen, Influence; Places: Germany; People: Otto Bismarck Fürst von (); Times: Central to Gerwarth's book, as the title indi‐ cates, is not Bismarck the man, but rather Bismar‐ ck the myth, which the author defines as a "cer‐ tain interpretation of the past that transcends his‐ torical reality" (p.

If Bismarck personified Ger‐ many, then, as Gerwarth states, "the public debate. Based on a large selection of primary sources, this book provides an insightful analysis of the Bismarck myth's profound impact on Germany's political culture.

In particular, it investigates the ways in which that myth was used to undermine parliamentary democracy. Robert Gerwarth's study on Otto von Bismarck and the role of the Bismarck myth in the rise of Hitler sets new standards for the historiography of Weimar Germany (and) improves our understanding of the fatal turn which German history took in (Hans-Ulrich Wehler, Weltwoche)Reviews: 2.

The quarrel over Bismarck's legacy demonstrates how the clash of ideologies, particularly between andresulted in a highly political fight for. The Bismarck Myth: Weimar Germany and the Legacy of the Iron Chancellor.

The Bismarck Myth: Weimar Germany and the Legacy of the Iron Chancellor: : Gerwarth, Robert: Libri in altre lingue. Passa al contenuto principale. Iscriviti a Prime Ciao, Accedi Account e liste Accedi Account e liste Resi e ordini Iscriviti a The Bismarck Myth book Carrello. Tutte le categorie Reviews: 2.

Centring more exclusively on the Weimar Republic than Frankel's monograph, Gerwarth bookends his analysis between a twenty-page ‘Prologue' on the early formation of the ‘Bismarck myth' during the Wilhelmine period and an ‘Epilogue' of similar length on the years between andtogether with a brief Introduction and Conclusion.

Based on C.S. Forrester’s bestselling book The Last Nine Days of the Bismarck, the documentary-style film tells a gripping and reasonably factual account of the most famous sea chase in history. In an early scene, German Fleet Admiral Günther Lütjens addresses the crew of the battleship as they head out to the Atlantic.

This book was ok, glad I read it and all, but will never have the urge to read it again. Cover promised that it was a "gripping" slice of history, but the book was very dry to me. Seemed like hundreds of pages of technical information about the Bismarck and various destroyers, while the captains involved rated about a paragraph each for their /5(8).

Based on a large selection of primary sources, this book provides an insightful analysis of the Bismarck myth's profound impact on Germany's political culture. In particular, it investigates the ways in which that myth was used to undermine parliamentary democracy in Germany after the Great War, paving the way for its replacement by authoritarian rule under an allegedly 'Bismarckian' charismatic leader, Adolf Hitler.

Back to book. chapter 9. 25 Pages. Pyrrhic Victory. The Bismarck Myth and the Congress of Berlin in the British Review Press, With Todd E.A. Larson. The question of why Germany and Great Britain, two nations with strong traditions of political, cultural, religious, and economic cooperation, went to war with each other in has.

Iain Ballantyne considers the myth and the reality of the Royal Navy’s pursuit and destruction of the German battleship Bismarck, as investigated in the new paperback edition of his book ‘Killing the Bismarck - Destroying the Pride of Hitler's Fleet’.

the atlantic, 27 may The smoke on the surface of the Atlantic had not long dissipated, the fire snuffed out and thunder only just faded. The wrecked. Bismarck: The Man and Statesman A.J.P. Taylor A reevaluation of Bismarck's motives and methods, focusing on the chancellor's rise to power in the 's and his removal from office in Hunt the Bismarck tells the story of Operation Rheinübung, the Atlantic sortie of the Nazi Germany's largest battleship in May Bismarck entered service in the summer of She was well-armed, with eight inch guns as well as a powerful array of lighter weapons, while her armoured protection earned her the reputation of being unsinkable.

Bismarck: A Life By Jonathan Steinberg Oxford University Press, pages, $ Otto von Bismarck once said, “You can do anything with bayonets except sit on them.”.

Battleship Bismarck Books. Available on: Title: The Bismarck Chase. New Light on a Famous Engagement.

Author: Robert J. Winklareth. Publisher: Naval Institute Press. Publication date: ISBN: Format: Hardcover, 49 b&w photos, pages. Comments: This book claims that many of the famous photos. With the publication of Ian Kershaw's The Hitler Myth in (rev.

ante, ciii [], –16) and a more recent monograph on The Bismarck Myth (; rev. ante, cxxiii [], –7) by Robert Gerwarth, it might not seem surprising that a book such as this should appear suggesting the existence of a Hindenburg Chief of the General Staff during the later years of the First World.

Sinking the Bismarck myth. by Warfare History Network. Based on C.S. Forrester’s bestselling book The Last Nine Days of the Bismarck, the documentary-style film tells a gripping and. Professor Jonathan Steinberg gives a lecture on Otto von Bismarck, the man who inspired his book, "Bismarck: A Life." Bismarck: The Man and the Myth on Vimeo Join.

Get this from a library. The Bismarck myth: Weimar Germany and the legacy of the Iron Chancellor. [Robert Gerwarth] -- Few statesmen in history have inspired the imagination of generations of Germans more than the founder of the Kaiserreich, Otto von Bismarck.

Buy The Bismarck Myth by Robert Gerwarth from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ The book starts with a thorough account of maritime developments from up to the era of the giant battleship, and ends with a vivid account, hour by hour, of the dramatic and fateful hunt for the mighty Bismarck, Nazi-Germany's last hope to pose a powerful surface threat to Allied convoys.

The Bismarck myth even survived Germany's defeat in the Great War and the collapse of the state which Bismarck had founded in In the transition period from Kaiserreich to Republic, however, the Bismarck myth underwent a fundamental change of meaning and purpose.

Robert Gerwarth's study on Otto von Bismarck and the role of the Bismarck myth in the rise of Hitler sets new standards for the historiography of Weimar Germany (and) improves our understanding of * Hans-Ulrich Wehler, Weltwoche * Gerwarth's book makes an outstanding contribution to our understanding of modern Germany's political culture.

Gerwarth, The Bismarck Myth,Buch, Bücher schnell und portofrei Beachten Sie bitte die aktuellen Informationen unseres Partners DHL zu Liefereinschränkungen im Ausland. Myth: Bismarck was the most powerful battleship ever. Myth: Bismarck could have taken any two other battleships in the world.

Myth: Bismarck was unsinkable. Etc, etc. The Bismarck wasn't a faliure like some people state, she was probably the finest vessel at the time she sailed, but she has been overrated too.

To read the other parts of the series: Part 1: The Beveridge Model Part 2: The National Health Insurance Model Part 4: The Out-of-Pocket Model InPrussian chancellor Otto von Bismarck created the Bismarck Model as a social welfare measure for German unification.

His national health care model was based on three principles. The government is responsible for universal access.

The Bismarck Memorial (German: Bismarck-Nationaldenkmal) in the Tiergarten in Berlin, is a prominent memorial statue dedicated to Prince Otto von Bismarck, Minister President of the Kingdom of Prussia and the first Chancellor of the German was sculpted by Reinhold is one of memorials to Bismarck worldwide.

This memorial in Berlin portrays Bismarck in his ceremonial garb. Hunt the Bismarck tells the story of Operation Rheinübung, the Atlantic sortie of the Nazi Germany's largest battleship in May Bismarck entered service in the summer of She was well-armed, with eight inch guns as well as a powerful array of lighter weapons, while her armored protection earned her the reputation of being unsinkable.

Bismarck – The basic reason is that I believe that Otto von Bismarck is the primary target, so the page Bismarck should point there.

I will give a detailed justification for this in my support!vote below. BMK29 December (UTC). Support as proposer. Taking a look at the 25 items on the disambiguation list, the vast majority of them are directly and indirectly connected to Otto.

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Alert me when this book becomes available. Home | iPhone App | Sell Books. Eureka Entertainment is set to release Sink the Bismarck!, the authentic action thriller depicting one of World War II’s most famous sea battles, for the first time ever on Blu-ray in the UK as.

The "Hood" was more than a ship for the British military leaders. It was kind of a myth. So the British Navy sent a large number of ships to hunt the Bismarck. There were some cruisers, many battleships and some aircraft-carriers.

There was a very dramatic hunt, because the Bismarck was damaged but escaped from the nearest British ships. The sinking of the Bismarck has been the basis for songs, books and films, including a book by a surviving Bismarck crewmember, Baron Burkhard von.

Was the Bismarck's steering gear torpedoed on purpose? Military History: What is the best version of Otto von Bismarck's Memoirs in English? History Book Reviews: What were Bismarck's thoughts on Great Britain and the idea of an alliance with the Brits?

European History: May 4, The Bismarck Myth: Weimar Germany and the Legacy of the Iron Chancellor (Oxford Historical Monographs) By Robert Gerwarth Few statesmen in history have inspired the imagination of generations of Germans more than the founder of the Kaiserreich, Otto von Bismarck.