Introduction to Democracy and Dictatorship in Germany 1919-1963


A Level


10m 17s
What are the key themes covered by the series? A German ‘age of extremes’: capitalism, Nazism, communism versus western integration and division. This podcast introduces us to the series that you will be learning and the four key areas of study. Firstly, the establishment and development of the Weimar Republic: 1919–Jan 1933. Secondly, the establishment of the Nazi Dictatorship and its domestic policies Feb 1933–1939. Thirdly, the impact of war and defeat on Germany: 1939–1949 and finally, divided Germany: The Federal Republic and the DDR 1949–1963.


Nicholas Fellows

Professor Matthew Stibbe

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