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Stapel, Wilhelm
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[German Version]

(Oct 27, 1882, Calbe – Jun 1, 1954, Hamburg), political commentator and writer. After receiving his Dr.phil. in 1911, Stapel devoted his efforts to anti-modernist, nationalist ideas, becoming a dominant figure in the “conservative revolution.” From 1918 to 1938, he and Albrecht Erich Günther published the journal Deutsches Volkstum; with a Protestant bias and close friendship with E. Hirsch, they championed a program of ethnic nationalism with an anti-Semitic flavor. Especially between 1926 and 1938, Stapel was the dominant voi…

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Christophersen, Alf, “Stapel, Wilhelm”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 25 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025716>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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