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Walther Rathenau, his life and work

Kessler, Harry Graf

Walther Rathenau, his life and work

by Kessler, Harry Graf

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Published by G. Howe, ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • Rathenau, Walther, 1867-1922.,
    • Germany -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Count Harry Kessler.
      ContributionsRobson-Scott, W. D. tr., Hyde, Lawrence, 1894- joint tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDD231.R3 K43 1929
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, [1], 400 p.
      Number of Pages400
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6738054M
      LC Control Number30002509
      OCLC/WorldCa6004916

      The Anti-Semitism Behind the Assassination of Walther Rathenau. Gary Herzberg ' At a.m. on J , Walther Rathenau departed his house in his open car. Headed to work, the Foreign Minister of the Weimar Republic turned at the corner of the Wallotstrasse onto the Königsallee. Drawing on Rathenau's papers and on a depth of knowledge of both modern German and German-Jewish history, Shulamit Volkov creates a finely drawn portrait of this complex man who struggled with his Jewish identity yet treasured his "otherness." Volkov also places Rathenau in the dual context of Imperial and Weimar Germany and of Berlin's.

      When students burned the books of Walter Rathenau () in , they evoked the vicious antisemitism that had inspired his assassination 11 years earlier. Rathenau had been educated as an engineer and became experienced as executive officer of his family's electrical company. The foundation celebrates the life and works of Walther Rathenau, a successful industrial, essayist, and foreign policymaker who was born in Berlin on September the 29th, The foundation’s goal is to make his dedication to democratic values, international .

      Walther Rathenau: His Life And Work Journey to the Abyss: The Diaries of Count Harry Kessler, (Vintage) Millionaire Referee. The Murder of Walter Rathenau. By Fink, Carole. Read preview. An exotic, complex, and tragic figure, his life and work encompassed powerful opposites, as exemplified in the huge and impressive exhibition two years ago at the German Historical Museum in Berlin.(5) He was a direct descendant of the German and Jewish Enlightenment which.


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Thus what in the case of a great economist or practical statesman bears a merely outward relation to his work--the details of his life and character--becomes in the case of Walther Rathenau the very measure of his worth as a teacher and prophet.

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kessler, Harry, Graf, Walther Rathenau, his life and work. London, G. Howe, No life offers a more dramatic illustration of atonement in action than that of Walther Rathenau, foreign minister of Germany’s Weimar Republic – assassinated on June 24th, – and Ernst Werner Techow, his assassin.

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Free shipping for many products. Walther Rathenau, (born SeptemBerlin, Prussia [now in Germany]—died JBerlin), German-Jewish statesman, industrialist, and philosopher who organized Germany’s economy on a war footing during World War I and, after the war, as minister of reconstruction and foreign minister, was instrumental in beginning reparations payments under the Treaty of Versailles.

Family. Rathenau was born in parents were Emil Rathenau and Mathilde (b. Nachmann). [1] His father, Emil Rathenau was a prominent Jewish businessman and founder of the Allgemeine Elektrizitäts-Gesellschaft (), an electrical-engineering company. He studied physics, chemistry, and philosophy in Berlin and German Jewish heritage and his wealth [2] were both factors.

A passage late in the book describing Kurt Tucholsky's take down of Rathenau sums up about 2/3 of the book and could probably have relieved the reader from the repetition of a litany of examples of why Rathenau struggled to be taken seriously his whole adult by: 1.

This early work on Walter Rathenau is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. It details the life and work of the German industrialist and politician Walter Rathenau. This fascinating work is thoroughly recommended for inclusion on the bookshelf of anyone interested in the history of early twentieth century : Read Books Ltd.

"Open Letter to All Who Are Not Blinded by Hate," Dec.,printed in Nach der Flut, As quoted in Rathenau: His Life and Work, Count Harry Kessler, (original German version, ) [2] I am assuming that this musical evening, mentioned briefly in Rathenau’s diary, would have had all the musicians playing their customary instruments.

"In this remarkable biography, Shulamit Volkov offers a subtle analysis of Walther Rathenau's complex and often ambiguous personality.

She describes admirably how Rathenau's always-reaffirmed Jewishness increasingly became a target for the antisemitic elites of Imperial Germany and, notwithstanding his outstanding services to Germany, an object of fanatical hatred for the.

It was rather his many-sided and dramatic life that ‘made the difference’ (p. Volkov’s book is an honest labour of love that spells out what it wants and does it well. Would Walther Rathenau consent to his placement in the Jewish Lives (or any other) book series?Author: Manuela Achilles.

The best biographical studies of Rathenau in English are Count Harry Kessler, Walther Rathenau: His Life and Work, translated by W. D. Robson-Scott () and by Lawrence Hyde (), a sensitive portrayal by a close friend; and the chapter on Rathenau in. Who was Walther Rathenau?

An exotic, complex, and tragic figure, his life and work encompassed powerful opposites, as exemplified in the huge and impressive exhibition two years ago at the German Historical Museum in Berlin.(5) He was a direct descendant of the German and Jewish Enlightenment which valued reason and science but also the arts, music, and literature.Kessler, Harry, Walther Rathenau: His Life and Work, translated by W.

D. Robson-Scott and Lawrence Hyde, Harcourt (New York, NY),reprinted, AMS Press (New York, NY), Loewenberg, Peter, Walther Rathenau and Henry Kissinger: The Jew as a Modern Statesman in Two Political Cultures, Leo Baeck Institute (New York, NY), PERIODICALS.