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Einführung

TD: volume 19, issue 2022, 2, page 213–217


Editorial

TD: volume 19, issue 2022, 2, page 219–223


Totengräber der Monarchie? Die Spanische Grippe und die politische Transformation in Sachsen 1918/19

TD: volume 19, issue 2022, 2, page 227–255

Abstract

Es folgt die Zusammenfassung in englischer Sprache following the article short description

The Spanish flu was a global health crisis of enormous extent and consequences. This disease hit Saxony at a time of social, economic and political challenges. It spread rapidly while World War I was coming to its end and the radical political change in the country was beginning. How did this crisis affect the political reorganisation in the country? What is its significance in the context of the political unrest and the extreme social deficiencies after the World War? Did the flu sound the death knell of the monarchy?


Einführung

TD: volume 14, issue 2017, 1, page 3–8


Editorial

TD: volume 14, issue 2017, 1, page 9–13


Lenin und die Diktatur des Proletariats – Begriff, Konzeption, Ermöglichung

TD: volume 14, issue 2017, 1, page 17–69

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The contribution focuses on the dictatorship of the proletariat which Lenin exploited as a legitimacy resource, in particular on the concept of the “avant-garde”-party, the aspect of minority dictatorship and the specifi c role of violence. Lenin's attempt to integrate the “peasant factor” into his concept of a dictatorship is also discussed in detail. Soon it was clear that Lenin wanted to establish this dictatorship by help of the Party, the Councils and, most of all, the executive, and that he was out for radical change. Already in the course of the fi rst year after having established his rule (1917/18) it became obvious that this new dictatorship leaned primarily onto the Party, the executive and special state institutions, however hardly onto the Councils which served only as a façade. All promises of a new state with reduced bureaucracy proved to be empty promises.


Lenin oder Levi? Die Debatte um die „Diktatur des Proletariats“ in der neueren Literatur

TD: volume 14, issue 2017, 1, page 153–162

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Lenin. Vorgänger Stalins. Eine politische Biographie. Bearbeitet und mit einem Vorwort von Eugen Ruge. Hg. von Wladislaw Hedeler

by author: Wolfgang Ruge

TD: volume 11, issue 2014, 1, page 160–163

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„Parteitag der Totalität“. Ein unbekannter Beitrag Richard Löwenthals über Hitlers Nürnberger Heerschau vom September 1935

TD: volume 9, issue 2012, 2, page 325–336

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In October 1935, the German paper “Sozialistische Aktion” (“Socialist Action”) published an anonymous text about the recently held Party Conference of the NSDAP in Nuremberg. The text was entitled “Party Conference of Totality” and was written by the later widely known political scientist Richard Löwenthal. Löwenthal wanted to mobilize the German opponents of Hitler by making a case against the dictatorship. Analyzing the situation, he warned about the totalitarian and racist tendencies of the regime and its preparations for a “total war”.

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Kommunismuskritik im westlichen Nachkriegsdeutschland. Franz Borkenau, Richard Löwenthal, Ossip Flechtheim

by author: Keßler, Mario

TD: volume 9, issue 2012, 2, page 351–353

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Die _Weimarer Republik. Demokratie zwischen Lenin und Hitler

by author: Nolte, Ernst

TD: volume 6, issue 2009, 2, page 367–371

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Friedrich Ebert 1871–1925. Reichspräsident der Weimarer Republik

by author: Mühlhausen, Walter

TD: volume 4, issue 2007, 2, page 420–424

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Die _sowjetische Besatzung in Österreich 1945–1955 und ihre politische Mission

by author: Mueller, Wolfgang

TD: volume 3, issue 2006, 2, page 379–382

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Totale Herrschaft durch Kader? – Parteischulung und Kaderpolitik von NSDAP und KPD/SED

TD: volume 2, issue 2005, 1, page 71–99

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Im Oktober 1944 erklärte der KPD-Vorsitzende Wilhelm Pieck im Moskauer Exil, die kommunistische Partei müsse nach ihrer Wiedergründung im besetzten Deutschland "ähnliche Einrichtungen" etablieren, wie sie die "Nazipartei auf ihren Ordensburgen für reaktionäre Zwecke geschaffen hat". Versuchte sich die KPD tatsächlich an der Parteischulung und Kaderpolitik der NSDAP zu orientieren oder verfolgte sie nicht doch eigene originäre Wege der Herrschaftssicherung? Der Beitrag analysiert und vergleicht vor dem Hintergrund von Piecks Auslassungen beide Kaderschulungssysteme und deren unterschiedliche gesellschaftliche Reichweite.

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In October 1944, Wilhelm Pieck, chairman of the^Communist Party of Germany (KPD), declared while in exile in Moscow, the Communist Party should establish “similar facilities” to the Nazis in occupied Germany just as the “Nazi party had created it’s Ordensburg for reactionary purposes.” Did the KPD indeed attempt to orient itself according to the party cadre training and cadre policy of the NSDAP, or did it instead pursue it’s own and original paths to securing power? Against the background of Pieck’s statements, the article analyzes and compares both party cadre training systems and their social ranges.

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