The Struggle for Democracy in Germany

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The Struggle for Democracy in Germany

By Gabriel A. Almond
University of North Carolina Press, 1949
345 pp. $4.00
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In these thought-provoking essays much of the blame for the failure of democratic institutions to take root in Germany is laid at Bismarck's door. The authors find few signs that democracy has any future in Germany, and hold that the inculcation of democratic ideals by the occupying Powers has been a fiasco.