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Power, Conscience, and Opposition

This collection of new studies in German history is published in honour of John A. Moses, one of Australia's foremost German historians. The essays collected here, written by some of the most distinguished scholars working in America, Europe, and Australia, reflect the contribution that Professor Moses has made to our understanding of modern German history, and, in particular, to the complex relationship among the Church, the State, and opposition movements such as Trade Unionism and Communism. This volume also includes important essays on: the interaction of power and ideology in Germany from the Kaiserreich to the Third Reich; the development of democratic movements in Germany; debates within contemporary historiography; and Australian-German perspectives. John A. Moses was educated at the universities of Queensland, Munich, and Erlangen, where he took his doctorate on Carl Legien and the Free Trade Unions in Germany. Dr. Moses has published widely on matters as diverse as the Fischer controversy, Germany imperialist policies in the Far East and Trade Union Theory in Germany and elsewhere. He has recently retired from his position of Associate Professor in the History Department at the University of Queensland.
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The Editors: Andrew Bonnell was educated at the universities of Sydney and Marburg, and the Technische Universitaet in Berlin. He completed his doctorate on class, culture, and Social Democracy in Germany during the period 1890-1914 at Sydney University, and has published a number of articles on German history, specialising in the history of Social Democracy. He teaches in the School of Contemporary European Studies at Griffith University, Brisbane. Gregory Munro studied at the universities of Queensland and Munich. His doctoral thesis examined an aspect of Roman Catholicism and the rise of the Nazi Party between 1929 and 1933. His primary area of research is Church-State relations in Germany between 1918 and 1945. He currently teaches European History at the Brisbane Campus of the Australian Catholic University. Martin Travers was educated at the universities of East Anglia, Tuebingen, and Cambridge, where he completed a doctoral dissertation on the literary reception of the First World War in the Weimar Republic. He has published widely in the area of German cultural history, specialising in the relationship between literature and politics during the Weimar period and the Third Reich, and in the phenomenon of the Conservative Revolution in recent German history. He currently teaches in the School of Historical and Cultural Studies at Griffith University in Brisbane. The Contributors: Peter Overlack, Peter Hempenstall, Douglas Newton, John Milfull, Martin Travers, Konrad Kwiet, Walter Grab, Andrew Bonnell, John S. Conway, Gregory Munro, Reinhard Alter, Julian N.R. Jenkins, Gerhard Beier, Wolf D. Gruner, Georg G. Iggers, Imanuel Geiss, Peter Monteath, Bernd Hueppauf, Ulf Sundhaussen, Juergen Tampke, Irmline Veit-Brause, Gerhard Fischer, Alan Corkhill, Johannes H. Voigt, Anthony Cooper, J.S. Klan.

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