German Social Democracy, 1905-1917: The Development of the Great Schism
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German Social Democracy, 1905-1917: The Development of the Great Schism

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No political parties of present-day Germany are separated by a wider gulf than the two parties of labor, one democratic and reformist, the other totalitarian and socialist-revolutionary. Social Democrats and Communists today face each other as bitter political enemies across the front lines of the cold war; yet they share a common origin in the Social Democratic Party of I...more
Paperback, 374 pages
Published January 1st 1955 by Harvard University Press
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I found the interplay of forces within the German Social Democratic movement to be quite fascinating. Internal battles amongst reformists, centrists, radicals, unions, and genders weakened and divided a party externally facing well-organized employers and an imperial state, ultimately leading to schism and to Social Democratic ministers sending the army and police against their former fellow party members. A major contribution to the split was the inability of the party and broader movement to a...more
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Carl Emil Schorske is an American cultural historian and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. In 1981 he won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction for his book Fin-de-Siècle Vienna: Politics and Culture (1980), which remains highly significant to modern European intellectual history. He was a recipient of the first year of MacArthur Fellows Program awards in 1981 and made an honorary c...more
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