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1931

Debt, Crisis, and the Rise of Hitler
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In 1931,Tobias Straumann reveals the story of the fatal crisis, demonstrating how a debt trap contributed to the rapid financial and political collapse of a European country, and to the rise of the Nazi Party.
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KlappentextIn 1931,Tobias Straumann reveals the story of the fatal crisis, demonstrating how a debt trap contributed to the rapid financial and political collapse of a European country, and to the rise of the Nazi Party.
ZusatztextA stunning, fast-paced and deeply researched narrative that accurately delineates the links between financial panic and political collapse in the most iconic case of all: the destruction of democracy in Weimar Germany.
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ISBN978-0-19-881618-8
ProduktartBuch
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Erscheinungsjahr2019
Erscheinungsdatum01.07.2019
Seiten272 Seiten
SpracheEnglisch
Artikel-Nr.31816868
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InhaltsverzeichnisPreface; Introduction; Confidence; 1 Laughing at the Raven; 2 A Triumph of Diplomacy; 3 'Strong Cards to Play'; Indecision; 4 Hitler's Victory; 5 To the Brink and Back; 6 'The First Real Chancellor Since Bismarck'; Despair; 7 Squaring the Circle; 8 Help from Washington; 9 Endgame; 10 The Rise of Hitler; Epilogue; Sources; References; Notes; Index
KritikThe value of Swiss historian Tobias Straumann's book is that it focuses our attention squarely on the drama of that year, the moment when the fragile political and financial order restored after the first world war came apart ... a fast-paced and elegantly constructive narrative... If John Kenneth Galbraith forever etched the 1929 crash into historical consciousness, with his classic 1955 account,...mehr

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Tobias Straumann is an Associate Professor of Economic History at the University of Zurich. He is a member of the European Historical Economics Society and the academic council of the European Association for Banking and Financial History. Straumann has widely published in the area of twentieth-century European financial and monetary history, and is the author of Fixed Ideas of Money: Small States and Exchange Rate Regimes in Twentieth-Century Europe(Cambridge University Press, 2010), and co-author of The Value of Risk: Swiss Re and the History of Reinsurance (Oxford University Press, 2013).

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