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Culture and Inflation in Weimar Germany

Bernd Widdig
Format
Book
Published
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2001.
Language
English
Series
Weimar and Now
ISBN
0520222903 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • 1. Money Matters: Culture and Inflation 3
  • Part I. History and Experience
  • 2. Flirting with Disaster: The German Inflation, 1914-1923 33
  • 3. Daily Explosions: Canetti's Inflation 53
  • Part II. Money
  • 4. Under the Sign of Zero: Money and Inflation 79
  • 5. Uncanny Encounters: Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler 113
  • 6. Visions of Work: Hugo Stinnes and His Doubles 134
  • Part IV. Accounts
  • 7. Cultural Capital in Decline: Inflation and the Distress of Intellectuals 169
  • 8. Witches Dancing: Gender and Inflation 196
  • 9. Aftershocks: Inflation, National Socialism, and Beyond 223.
Description
xvi, 277 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-272) and index.
Series Statement
Weimar and now ; 26
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