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Dispatches From the Weimar Republic By Morgan Philips Price

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A remarkable insight into Weimar Germany through the collected writings of one of the best journalists of the period.
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Dispatches From the Weimar Republic: Versailles and German Fascism by Morgan Philips Price

`This is a superb text which is relevant for anyone who has an interest in the turbulent post war years of Germany and the Weimar period ... It is very accessible ad easy to read, bolstered by the clarity of its language and organisation.' History Teaching Review

The period immediately following the First World War was one of great turbulence in Germany. The widespread dislocation throughout the country left morale crushed, and the economy crippled by Allied demands for reparations. Russia was in the hands of the Bolsheviks and Germany seemed on the brink of falling to working-class revolutionaries. Writing between 1919 and 1923 as special correspondent for the Manchester Guardian, Price was one of the very few British journalists in Weimar Germany during these important years. His unique position as an outsider allowed him to record what he saw with an objective eye, and his sympathy with the Bolsheviks gave him an understanding of the deeper implications behind the unfolding of events. These remarkable writings, reprinted for the first time in 80 years, cover the key events in postwar Germany. Price witnesses the establishment of the Weimar Republic, the emergence of Hitler and the Nazi Party, the inflammatory violence in the south of the country, which threatened civil war, and the signing of the Versailles Treaty.

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About Morgan Philips Price

Morgan Philips Price's writings for the Manchester Guardian won him wide acclaim. He also reported for the Daily Herald, and the New York Herald Tribune, and was the author of several books. His Dispatches from the Revolution: Russia 1916-18 was published by Pluto Press in 1997. Tania Rose is Price's daughter. She has had a long and varied career, working as an air warfare specialist for the Ministry of Defence in World War II, in the Commission on Racial Equality, and as a screenwriter. Now retired she devotes her time to historical research.

Table of Contents

DISPATCHES FROM THE WEIMAR REPUBLIC CONTENTS Chronology Note on German Political Parties Introduction 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922 1923 Epitaph: 1924-29 Biographical Notes Notes and References Bibliography Index

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Dispatches From the Weimar Republic: Versailles and German Fascism by Morgan Philips Price
Morgan Philips Price
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