624 pp., 6.125 x 9.25, bibl., index
eBook ISBN: 978-0-8078-7607-7
Published: November 2017
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About the Author
Hans Mommsen is professor of history at the University of the Ruhr in Bochum, Germany. Elborg Forster is an independent scholar and translator in Baltimore, Maryland. Larry Eugene Jones is professor of history at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York.
For more information about Hans Mommsen, visit the Author Page.
"Weimar myths die harder than most, but Mommsen's demolition of them is superb."--Journal of Modern History
"[A] masterful history of the Weimar Republic . . . by one of the most influential historians of modern Germany."--Modern Europe
"A masterful achievement of German historiography--masterful in the author's clear and powerful analysis and in its display of profound learning."--Central European History
"Magisterial. . . . Covers a complex subject with admirable clarity and is certain to become a classic."--Library Journal
"Mommsen's work is now required reading for any serious student of German political history in the Weimar era."--Choice
"A thorough analysis of the struggles and conflicts in which the Weimar Republic was born and which eventually caused the demise of Germany's first attempt at democracy. . . . An important book that is well worth reading."--History: Reviews of New Books