The Impact of the First World WarWhy was there so much unrest 1919-23? Why did Weimar survive? This podcast answers these key questions and goes into detail into the following key topics: Consequences of the First World War; impact of the Treaty of Versailles; the Weimar Constitution; coalition governments; challenges to Weimar; Communist revolts; Kapp Putsch, Munich Putsch; invasion of the Ruhr; hyperinflation. Through out this podcast a key concept to keep in mind is demobilisation.
Professor Matthew Stibbe