The German Unemployed: Experiences and Consequences of Mass Unemployment from the Weimar Republic to the Third Reich

Unemployment was once probably the main challenge confronting eu society on the time during which this publication was once first released in 1987, and is arguably nonetheless the case this present day. This choice of essays by means of British and German historians contributes to the controversy through taking a detailed examine unemployment within the Weimar Republic.

• What teams have been so much critically affected, and why?
• How did they react? How potent have been welfare and activity construction schemes?
• Did unemployment gas social instability and political extremism?
• How some distance was once unemployment a explanation for the cave in of the Weimar Republic and the triumph of the 3rd Reich?
• Did the Nazis clear up the unemployment challenge via peaceable Keynsianism or via great rearmament?

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236. For proof of presidency attitudes in the direction of aid programmes at the eve of the armistice, see Zentrales Staatsarchiv (ZStA), Dienststelle Merseburg, Rep. a hundred and twenty, BB, Abt. VII, Fach 1, Nr. 3y, Band 1, ff. 15—21: ‘Aufzeichnung zu der Besprechung (im Reichsarbeitsamt) über Erwerbslosenfürsorge vom 19. Oktober 1918’. 25. Bayerisches Hauptstaatsarchiv, Abt. IV, MKr 14412: ‘Aufzeichnung über die von der Kriegsamtstelle Würzburg einberufene Besprechung am 18. Oktober 1918 im Sitzungssaal des Rathauses zu Bamberg’ . 26. HStADüsseldorf, Reg. Düsseldorf, Nr. 33557: Königliche Gewerbeinspektion Düsseldorf-Land to the Regierungspräsident, Düsseldorf, 22 Aug. 1918. it's going to be famous, despite the fact that, that now not all officers have been so gloomy. In early November 1918 the pinnacle of the alternate and component to the Bavarian international Ministry expressed the idea that ‘for Bavaria the image for the employment chances of the employees returning domestic from front is generally no longer unfavourable’. See Staatsarchiv (StA) Dresden, Ministerium für auswärtige Angelegenheiten, Nr. 2494, Band I, ff. 77-8: Sächsische Gesandtschaft to the Minister für auswärtige Angelegenheiten, Munich, 7 Nov. 1918. 27. Ibid. , ff. 44-5, and Hessisches Hauptstaatsarchiv (HStA) Wiesbaden, 405/6165, ff. 1-2; The Reichskanzler (Reichswirtschaftsamt) to the Minister des Innern, Berlin, 29 Oct. 1918. 28. See, for instance, Niedersächsisches Hauptstaatsarchiv (HStA) Hannover, Hann. eighty Hann. II, Nr. 1981: Handwerkskammer zu Hannover to the Regierungspräsident, Hannover, 19 Dec. 1918; ibid. , Hann. eighty, Hann. II, Nr. 1991: H. Wohlenberg, Drehbankfabrik und Eisengiesserei to the Demobilmachungskommissar in Hannover, Hannover, 20 Dec. 1918. 29. HStA Wiesbaden, 405/6165, ff. 249-51: Demobilmachungsausschuss der Stadt Wiesbaden to the Demobilmachungskommissar, Wiesbaden, 15 Feb. 1919. 30. R A B L , vol. xvii, no. eight (1919), pp. 166-7. The excessive figures for the Rhineland have been due in part to the consequences of Allied career. In neighbouring Westphalia fairly few humans have been registered as searching for paintings: In January 1919 43,787 males (4. 1 consistent with cent of the complete) and 10,211 girls (2. 7 in keeping with cent). 31. StA Potsdam, Rep. 2A Reg. Potsdam I SW, Nr. 798, f. seventy eight: The Vorsitzender des Demobilmachungsausschusses des Kreises Teltow to the Regierungspräsident in Potsdam, Berlin, 14 Feb. 1920. See additionally ZStA Merseburg, Rep. one hundred twenty, BB, Abt. VII, Fach 1, Nr. 30, Band four, f. 413: Demobilmachungsausschuss Gross-Berlin to the Minister für Handel und Gewerbe, Berlin, sixteen July 1919; Frauke Bey-Heard, Hauptstadt und Staatsumwälzung. Berlin 1919. Problematik und Scheitern der Rätebewegung in der Berliner Kommunalverwaltung (Stuttgart, 1969), p. 114. 32. StA Dresden, Gesandtschaft Berlin, Nr. 681, ff. 179-80: Gesandtschaft Berlin to the Reichspostministerium, Berlin, 19 may well 1919. For the certain difficulties of Plauen, see StA Dresden, Kriegsarchiv/Kriegsministerium, Nr. 25012, f. 564: Beauftragter des Min. f. Mil. Wesen, Garn. Kdo. Plauen, Plauen, thirteen Aug. 1919. 33. StA Dresden, Ministerium für auswärtige Angelegenheiten, Nr.

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