Weimar culture
Weimar culture was the flourishing of the arts and sciences that happened in Germany during the Weimar Republic, the latter during that part of the interwar period between Germany's defeat in World W...
German Expressionism
A student film from Northern Illinois University where we had to make a short film in the German Expressionist style. Matt Birchler, Matt Evert, Matt Ross, P...
German Expressionism
German Expressionism refers to a number of related creative movements beginning in Germany before the First World War that reached a peak in Berlin, during the 1920s. These developments in Germany wer...
Wallenstein (novel)
Wallenstein is a 1920 historical novel by German author Alfred Döblin. Set in Central Europe during the Thirty Years War, the novel's plot is organized around the polar figures of Ferdinand II, Holy R...
Simplicissimus
Simplicissimus was a satirical German weekly magazine started by Albert Langen in April 1896 and published until 1967, with a hiatus from 1944-1954. It became a biweekly in 1964. It took its name fr...
Dawes Plan
The Dawes Plan was an attempt following World War I for the Triple Entente to compromise and collect war reparations debt from Germany. The Dawes Plan (as proposed by the Dawes Committee, chaired by C...
Paul Kornfeld (playwright)
Paul Kornfeld (11 December 1889—25 April 1942) was a Czech-born German-language Jewish writer whose expressionist plays and scholarly treatises on the theory of drama earned him a specialized ni...
Reichsbank
The  Reichsbank  was the central bank of Germany from 1876 until 1945. It was founded on 1 January 1876 (shortly after the establishment of the German Empire in 1871). The Reichsbank was a ...
Paul Klee Notebooks
Paul Klee Notebooks is a two-volume work by Paul Klee that collects his lectures at the Bauhaus schools in 1920s Germany and his other main essays on modern art. These works are considered so importan...
Hans Zehrer
Hans Zehrer (pseud. Hans Thomas, June 22, 1899 – August 23, 1966) was a German journalist. He edited a leading right-wing journal, Die Tat, and founded the Tat Circle.
Zehrer was born in Be...
Universum Film AG
UFA (formerly Universum Film AG, today UFA GmbH) is a German motion-picture production company headquartered in Babelsberg, a district in the Brandenburg state capital of Potsdam.Universum Film was es...
Die Pleite
Die Pleite was a German periodical founded and edited by George Grosz, Wieland Herzfelde, and John Heartfield, which ran from 1919 to 1924. The magazine was part of the Berlin Dada scene and was known...
Weimar Republic
The Weimar Republic (German: Weimarer Republik [ˈvaɪmaʁɐ ʁepuˈbliːk]) is a name given by historians to the federal republic and semi-presidential representative democracy established in 1...
Berlin Alexanderplatz
Berlin Alexanderplatz is a 1929 novel by Alfred Döblin and is considered one of the most important and innovative works of the Weimar Republic. The story concerns a small-time criminal, Franz Biberko...
List of German films of 1919–1932
This is a list of the most notable films produced in Germany of the Weimar Republic era from 1919 until 1932, in year order. This period, between the end of World War I and the advent of the Nazi reg...
Preussentum und Sozialismus
Preußentum und Sozialismus (English: Prussiandom and Socialism, or Prussianism and Socialism) is a book by Oswald Spengler published in 1919 that addressed the connection of the Prussian character wit...
Nero-Film
Nero-Film AG was a German film production company founded in 1925 and based in Berlin during the Weimar era.The company's name was derived from the names of its two founders: the letters "NE" stood fo...
Inflation in the Weimar Republic
The hyperinflation in the Weimar Republic was a three-year period of hyperinflation in the Weimar Republic (modern-day Germany) between June 1921 and January 1924.
In order to pay the large costs ...
Zero stroke
Zero stroke or cipher stroke was an alleged mental disorder, reportedly diagnosed by physicians in Germany during the hyperinflation in the Weimar Republic (1921-24). The disorder was primarily char...
Ernst von Salomon
Ernst von Salomon (September 25, 1902 – August 9, 1972) was a German writer and Freikorps member.
He was born in Kiel, in the Prussian province of Schleswig-Holstein, the son of a criminal investi...
Union of Poles in Germany
Union of Poles in Germany (Polish: Związek Polaków w Niemczech, German: Bund der Polen in Deutschland e.V.) is an organisation of the Polish minority in Germany, founded in 1922. In 1924, the ...
Arthur Moeller van den Bruck
Arthur Moeller van den Bruck (April 23, 1876 – May 30, 1925) was a German cultural historian and writer, best known for his controversial 1923 book Das Dritte Reich (The Third Reich), which prom...