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German Propaganda Archive. BBC - History - John Maynard Keynes. Economic history: A Keynes for all seasons. Waarom steunden gewone Duitsers Hitler? Bijna jaarlijks breekt er in Nederland rond 4 mei dezelfde discussie los: mogen tijdens de dodenherdenking naast de slachtoffers van de Tweede Wereldoorlog ook andere groepen worden herdacht?

Waarom steunden gewone Duitsers Hitler?

Nog steeds lopen de gemoederen hoog op, tot rechtszaken aan toe, als een gemeentebestuur besluit Duitsers voor de plechtigheid uit te nodigen, of de stille tocht ook langs Duitse graven wil laten lopen. Herdenken en het verleden daadwerkelijk proberen te begrijpen zijn twee verschillende dingen, zo blijkt elke keer opnieuw. Vaak sluiten ze elkaar zelfs uit. Ironisch genoeg lijkt Nederland in dit opzicht sprekend op Duitsland: de maatschappelijke druk om het slachtofferschap van de Tweede Wereldoorlog voorop te stellen staat ook daar een dieper begrip van die oorlog in de weg. ‘Wie een waarom heeft om voor te leven, verdraagt vrijwel elk hoe,’ zo omschreef een Duitse vrouw achteraf haar gevoel van ‘ernstige kalmte’ toen de Tweede Wereldoorlog uitbrak. Berlijn op 1 mei 1945. Dali's enigma, Picasso's protest: the most important artworks of the 1930s. Salvador Dalí’s The Enigma of Hitler is a ghostly farewell to the 1930s.

Dali's enigma, Picasso's protest: the most important artworks of the 1930s

Painted in the last year of the decade, when Hitler’s invasion of Poland finally brought the years of appeasement to an end, its image of a melting telephone suspended above a photograph of the Führer torn from a newspaper and lying on a plate (otherwise empty except for a few dry beans) recalls the long-distance conversations of barren diplomacy, the anxiety of hearing the latest shocking news, the dread of waiting for war. An umbrella that could easily belong to the prime minister Neville Chamberlain hangs impotently in the ether, fading away – as colourless as the bleak landscape with which Dalí holds a mirror to his age.

The grey desolation of this image is all the more poignant because Dalí was no political activist. He was, indeed, so reluctant to take sides that he got thrown out of the surrealist movement for confessing that he dreamt about the Nazi leader. Guernica is the consummation of surrealist art. Jarausch - Germany under Hitler. Migration und Politik in der Weimarer Republik - Ausgabe 7 (2007), Nr. 1. Vorzustellen ist eines der wichtigsten Bücher, das der Weimar-Forschung in den letzten Jahren zugewachsen ist.

Migration und Politik in der Weimarer Republik - Ausgabe 7 (2007), Nr. 1

Denn die Bevölkerungsgeschichte und vor allem die Wanderungsgeschichte der Zwischenkriegszeit zählen noch immer zu den kaum erforschten Feldern der deutschen Zeithistorie. Für Binnenwanderungen und Auswanderung gilt dies ebenso wie - um es modisch zu formulieren - für "transnationale Zuwanderungen". Angesichts des seit Jahren steigenden Interesses an Zwangsmigration im Kontext "ethnischer Säuberungen" wie an den Problemen der Arbeitsmigration mag dieser Befund überraschen. Die Untersuchung orientiert sich in ihrem Aufbau - nach einem einleitenden Blick auf Schwerpunkte der Wanderungspolitik, ihre öffentliche Diskussion und ihre "administrativen Akteure" zwischen 1918 und 1933 - an einzelnen Migrationsvorgängen, deren erster Teil als Folgen des Ersten Weltkrieges klassifiziert werden können.

Trotz dieser kritischen Punkte liest man Oltmers Studie insgesamt mit großem Gewinn. Weimar and Nazi Germany (SHP Advanced History Core Texts): Amazon.co.uk: Chris Hinton, John Hite: 9780719573439: Books. The historiography of Nazi Germany. Historiography of Hitler. Ian Kershaw. Sir Ian Kershaw FBA (born 29 April 1943) is an English historian and author whose work has chiefly focused on the social history of 20th-century Germany.

Ian Kershaw

He is regarded by many as one of the world's leading experts on Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany, and is particularly noted for his biographies of Hitler.[2] He was the leading disciple of the German historian Martin Broszat, and (until his retirement) professor at the University of Sheffield. Kershaw has called Broszat an "inspirational mentor" who did much to shape his understanding of National Socialist Germany.[3] Kershaw served as historical adviser on numerous BBC documentaries, notably The Nazis: A Warning from History and War of the Century.

He taught a module titled "Germans against Hitler".[4] Background[edit] Kershaw was born on 29 April 1943 in Oldham, Lancashire, England, to Joseph Kershaw and Alice Robinson. Bavaria Project[edit] In 1975, Kershaw joined Martin Broszat's "Bavaria Project". Historiography of Adolf Hitler. The Historiography of Adolf Hitler deals with the academic studies of Adolf Hitler from the 1930s to the present.

Historiography of Adolf Hitler

In 1998, a German editor said there were 120,000 studies of Hitler and Nazi Germany. Since then a large number more have appeared, with many of them decisively shaping the historiography regarding Hitler.[1] Major biographies[edit] Heiden[edit] The first important biography was written in exile in Switzerland by Konrad Heiden, Hitler: A Biography (2 vol Zürich, 1936–1937); an English version appeared as Der Führer – Hitler's Rise to Power (1944). Bullock and Jäckel[edit] The Allies seized vast masses of documents in 1945, which British historian Alan Bullock (1914-2004) used with a brilliant writing style. He had to annihilate the Jews, thus restoring the meaning of history, and with the thus restored, nature-intended struggle for existence, he at the same time had to conquer new living space for the German people.