Rural Protest in the Weimar Republic

The Free Peasantry in the Rhineland and Bavaria

  • Jonathan Osmond

Part of the St Antony’s book series

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Jonathan Osmond
    Pages 1-4
  3. Jonathan Osmond
    Pages 5-12
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    Pages 13-29
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    Pages 30-56
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    Pages 57-93
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    Pages 94-119
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    Pages 120-152
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    Pages 153-156
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 157-224

About this book


This is a study of the radical peasant trade union which thrived in parts of south and west Germany in the 1920s. The Free Peasantry, as it was known, challenged the authority of the state through food delivery strikes, a separatist putsch which ended in bloodshed.


peasant Weimar Weimar Republic

Authors and affiliations

  • Jonathan Osmond
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LeicesterUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Jonathan Osmond 1993
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-52448-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-11568-6
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