The World War Research Program of the GDR
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The World War Research Program of the GDR

Research and publication on the history of the First World War by historians of the German Democratic Republic was largely determined by political premises. Characteristic of this was, for instance, the formulation of the introductory passages to Deutschland im Ersten Weltkrieg (Germany in the First World War), a major work of this scholarship. In view of the fateful role of German imperialism in the preparation and unleashing of both World Wars, as stated therein, Marxist research work on the history…

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Klein, Fritz, “The World War Research Program of the GDR”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 20 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_beww1_es_0026>
First published online: 2015



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