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Lions and Lambs: Conflict in Weimar and the Creation of Post-Nazi Germany

Noah Benezra Strote

Abstract

Not long after the horrors of World War II and the Holocaust, Germans rebuilt their shattered country and emerged as one of the leading nations of the Western liberal world. This book analyzes this remarkable turnaround and challenges the widely held perception that the Western Allies—particularly the United States—were responsible for Germany's transformation. Instead, the book shows how common opposition to Adolf Hitler united the fractious groups that had once vied for supremacy under the Weimar Republic, Germany's first democracy (1918–1933). The book's character-driven narrative follows t ... More

Keywords: Germany, leading nation, Western Allies, Weimar Republic, Nazi dictatorship, democratic reconstruction, democratization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780300219050
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300219050.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Noah Benezra Strote, author
North Carolina State University