Anna von der Goltz

Georgetown University

Programs: Society, Culture & PoliticsRegions: GermanyCategory: Analysis

Anna von der Goltz teaches German and European History in Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and Department of History. Her research focuses on the political and cultural history of twentieth century Germany. She is the author of Hindenburg: Power, Myth and the Rise of the Nazis (Oxford UP, 2009), which won the Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History, and of The Other ’68ers: Student Protest and Christian Democracy (Oxford UP, 2021.)

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The Not-so-Sudden Death of Weimar Democracy

January 30, 1933, the day that Reich President Paul von Hindenburg appointed the Nazi leader Adolf Hitler as chancellor of Germany—and a day whose 90th anniversary we marked last month—was …