By Karl Schlogel
Twentieth-century Europe, specially primary japanese Europe, has been mostly outlined via Russia and Germany. during this century, cultural and fiscal exchanges among the 2 nations have been as energetic because the fires of hatred excessive. The smaller states in among, with their risky borders and inner minorities, suffered from the powers' alliances and their antagonisms. This quantity of latest learn in political and cultural historical past examines the 2 powers' turbulent courting, together with the pre-1914 period of trade and cooperation; the tasks of modernity in post-revolutionary Russia and Weimar Germany; the fight for dominance over imperative Europe in global warfare II; and mutual perspectives of Germans and Russians after 1945. within the wake of the an important occasions of 1989 and the transformation of German-Russian family members, it asks no matter if the configuration of Russian-German family members that after ruled twentiehth-century Europe has now dissolved, leaving us to discover new methods of cooperation among 'New Russia' and 'New Europe'.
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I. Chokolov. Kistiakovskii was born in Kiev and had lived there as a political activist for the liberal movement together with his wife in 1904 and 1905 before he came to Heidelberg and became acquainted with Max Weber, MWG 10, p. 78; Heuman, Kistiakovsky, p. 27. 77–86. Paul Honigsheim, ‘Max Weber in Heidelberg’, in René König and Johannes Winckelmann (eds), Max Weber zum Gedächtnis. Materialien und Dokumente zur Bewertung von Werk und Persönlichkeit (Cologne: Westdeutscher Verlag, 1963, 2nd edn 1985), pp.
But as I would also like to demonstrate, this view is a little too harsh and too brittle. There was an old afﬁnity between Russia and Prussia, although in terms of personal and cultural relations on the level of the two ruling bureaucracies it was easy to ﬁnd rather strained relations. Even Bismarck is said to have had a very sceptical view of Russia after the social reforms of Alexander II in the 1860s. He sometimes spoke about his nightmares of a ‘red bureaucracy’ in power in St Petersburg. But this did not essentially change his view of Russia as a power that could never be domesticated or defeated by Germany.