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Language key: E = English; G = German;
G, E = German and English versions

 The Weimar Republic 

 History of Modern Germany Lectures (E)
52 lectures by a professor of history at Western New England College, several of which cover the history of the Weimar Republic and the Nazis' rise to power. Topics include culture, economics, politics, foreign policy, paramilitary groups, and the collapse of the Weimar Republic.
 Graduate Readings: The Weimar Republic (E)
A bibliography from H-German, the German history discussion list.
 Weimar Republic (E)
A substantial set of pages on the history of the Weimar Republic, with many highlighted terms linked to related information on the site. Topics include the Treaty of Versailles, the Revolution, the Freikorps, inflation, unemployment, the Dawes Plan, and many others.
 The Weimar Republic and the Third Reich (E)
A chronology of historical events compiled by a professor of history at Wesleyan University.
 The Weimar Republic (E)
Part of a virtual textbook created by a professor of history at Colby College.
 Integration und Antisemitismus in der Weimarer Republik (G, E)
Part of the permanent exhibit "Die Wannsee-Konferenz und der Völkermord an den europäischen Juden" at the Haus der Wannsee Konferenz in Berlin.
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 Primary documents 

 Eurodocs: Germany: World War I and Weimar Republic (E)
An excellent annotated collection of links to sources of primary documents and photos online. Annotations indicate whether documents are available in German or English or both.
 Dokument Archiv: Weimarer Republik (G)
Selected full-text historical documents from the Weimar Republic.
 Politikerreden aus der Weimarer Republik (G)
Texts and audio excerpts of important speeches by German politicians from 1918-1933.
 The Avalon Project at Yale Law School: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy (E)
This collection of full-text digital documents includes the Treaty of Versailles, the Locarno Pact, and other documents relevant to the Weimar Republic.
 Deutsche Geschichte in der Berliner Presse (G)
Scanned images of some front pages of Berlin newspapers from 1847-1990. Click on the "1914-1932" to access selected newspapers from the 1920s.
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 History of Berlin 

 Berlin im Überblick: Geschichte (G, E)
A concise historical overview from the Middle Ages to the present provided by the official Internet portal of Berlin.
 Zur Historie Berlins (G)
A series of short articles on various aspects of Berlin's history from the Luisenstädtischer Bildungsverein.
 Linksammlung - Berlin - Geschichte (G)
A collection of links on the history of Berlin from the Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin.
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 Political figures 

Friedrich Ebert

 Reichspräsident-Friedrich-Ebert-Gedenkstätte (G)
Information about the Friedrich Ebert memorial and archives, with several pages devoted to a biography of the Weimar Republic's first president.

Rosa Luxemburg

 Rosa Luxemburg (E)
Article from the Feminist Theory Website.
 Rosa Luxemburg bibliography (G)
A bibliography of print publications by and about Luxemburg, presented by the Rosa-Luxemburg Institut in Vienna.
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