Help needed!

Calling all Weimar scholars: I am preparing my Post-Doc project application about the creation of the ‘Weimar myth’ in the US and the UK.

After putting ‘Weimar Republic’ into Google’s Ngram Viewer (click on image to view full-size), it gave me the following graph:

The usage of the phrase peaks in WWII, which is hardly surprising. However, I’m unsure about the two following peaks in the mid-1960s and at the end of the 1990s.

Do you have any ideas? Any thoughts greatly appreciated! If you’d like to contact me per email: jochen.hung[at]


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