Colin Fleming looks at historian Eric D. Weitz's book, which makes the case that Weimar Germany's fragmentation was the source of its cultural bounty.
Promise and Tragedy.
By Eric D. Weitz.
Princeton Univ. Press. 425 pp. $29.95
Lines were everywhere in Weimar Germany—in radically chic art forms, in the façades of bold architectural designs, between political groups. And demarcations are...