The Pan-German League and Radical Nationalist Politics in Interwar Germany, 1918-39

The Pan-German League and Radical Nationalist Politics in Interwar Germany, 1918-39

Barry A. Jackisch


via an exam of the Pan-German League - one among Germany's so much widespread radical nationalist teams - and its connections to more than a few right-wing corporations among 1918 and 1939, this learn offers vital new insights into the political fragmentation of the German correct and the Nazi seizure of energy. it's the first booklet to envision intimately the Pan-German League's political actions within the Weimar and Nazi sessions. not like current reviews that spotlight totally on the League's ideology and public pronouncements, this publication analyzes the organization's political connections with different well-liked right-wing teams. particularly, it explores Pan-German efforts to reshape the panorama of right-wing politics within the wake of German defeat in international battle One and information how the League's activities undermined average conservatives and helped to radicalize Germany's biggest conservative celebration, the German nationwide People's celebration (DNVP), on the neighborhood and nationwide point. The publication additionally sheds new mild at the unusually contentious dating among the Pan-Germans and the Nazi celebration among 1920 and 1939. This learn of the Pan-German League matches with more moderen scholarship that emphasizes the political fragmentation of the German correct as a massive precondition for the last word triumph of Hitler and Nazism in 1933. it is going to allure readers with an curiosity not just within the Weimar Republic and Nazi Germany, but in addition wider problems with German/Central ecu background, radical nationalism, conservative and right-wing celebration politics, and the final political background of interwar Europe.

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