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Governments, Parliaments and Parties (Germany)

Torsten Oppelland
At the beginning of World War I, Germany was a constitutional monarchy in which political parties were limited to the legislative arena. They could control neither the government nor the military. At the end of the war, the political system had been transformed into a – albeit short-lived – parliamentary monarchy in which the political and military branches of the executive were designed to be fully responsible to the ''Reichstag'' and in which members of...

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