American Historiography of the Socio-Economic Problems of the German Revolution, 1918—1919
American Historiography of the Socio-Economic Problems of the German Revolution, 1918—1919
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10.18254/S0002384-1-1
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Aleksandr Bogdashkin 
Occupation: Senior Research Fellow
Affiliation: Zhukovsky–Gagarin Air Force Academy
Address: Russian Federation, Voronezh
Abstract
The article examines the evolution of the views of American historians on the problems related to the socio-economic consequences of the German revolution, 1918—1919. The main focus of the article is a consideration of American historiography’s reflection on the activities of the economic elites of Germany (the leaders of big business and landowners) in 1918—1919, as well as on the social and economic policy of the revolutionary government. The study of these problems has long occupied a central place in American German Studies. An analysis of American historiography will shed light on many of the questions raised by contemporary Russian scholars on the nature of the revolution and its consequences for German history.
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american historiography, American German Studies, German Revolution of 1918—1919, German big business, large landowners of Germany, Junkers, social and economic problems
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16.06.2018
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31.08.2018
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