Karl Dietrich Bracher (13 March – 19 September ) was a German political scientist .. In , Bracher welcomed the fall of the East German dictatorship and German reunification. Bracher did not feel the East German SED . The German Dictatorship has 48 ratings and 4 reviews. Meirav said: An extensive and thorough book about everything related to the german dictatorship – f. Bracher, Karl Dietrich: The German Dictatorship. The Origins, Structure and Effects of National Socialism.

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The German Dictatorship

At first I had my doubts about the writer serving in the vermacht dictqtorship during the war and how that might effect his writing, but this is an educatinv and well-written book. Our institutions are far more stable than those of the Weimar Republic, but the appeal of authoritarianism and conspiracy-theorizing is growing in Western politics. Through Bracher argued that the work of Ralf DahrendorfDavid Schoenbaumand Henry Ashby Turner about National Socialism in pursuit of anti-modern goals leading to an unintentional modernization of German society had merit, Bracher felt the question of modernization was too removed from the essence of National Socialism, which Bracher argued were the total revolutionary remodeling of the world along savagely racist and Social Darwinist lines.

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Paperbackpages. Into this vacuum, with the help of the reactionaries grouped around the aged president, Paul von Hindenburgstepped the Nazis. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Michael Travis rated it liked it Dec 15, About Karl Dietrich Bracher. A pragmatic conservative, Bracher did not belong to gedman political party, and steered clear of controversies.

Bracher develops te arguments carefully and he helps create a picture of a society losing its grip and inviting Hitler to destroy it. Zeke Viegas rated it really liked it Aug 28, Kate rated it liked it Jan 15, Its author, Karl Dietrich Bracher, who has died aged 94, saw the triumph of nazism instead as the product of human decision-making — a combination of weakness, poor judgment and, in some cases, misguided hostility to modern democracy. Royston Watson rated it it was amazing Oct 22, I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

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The German Dictatorship by Karl Dietrich Bracher

Added to these experiences was the starvation caused dictztorship Germany both during and even after the war by the British blockade. Unwin Hyman, page Bereiche des deutschen Widerstandes von — in Lebensbildern pages 97 from International AffairsVolume 35, Issue 1, January It’s kinda hard to get into and to people who don’t like educational.

Fitzroy Dearborn,pp. Dorothee and his children, Christian and Susanne, survive him. Collier Books, page brache His presence in the then capital of the Federal Republic of Germany brought him into close contact with successive governments of various political hues, and leading figures in German politics were always keen to ask his advice.

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AndrewFKC rated it liked it Feb 08, Bracher believed that totalitarianismwhether from the Left or Right, is the leading threat to democracy all over the world, and has argued that the differences between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany were of degree, not kind. Return to Book Page. This book is not yet yerman on Listopia. None, however, has satisfactorily explained why the Weimar Republic failed, how Hitler succeeded in taking power, and whether National Socialism has been truly defeated or survives in Germany today.