this motto also affected American medieval scholarship. On the whole, new perspectives were not developed in Germany.7 And, whereas on the left bank of the Rhine during the entire period between the two world wars, someone like Marc Bloch8 extensively and comprehensively reviewed new publications of German medieval scholarship with great intellectual intensity and in a meticulous and critical manner, obviously no German historian felt the urge to embark on something similar himself. The great breakthrough of
French medieval scholarship in Germany. The majority
into new European dimensions of the German medievalists
reaching Bloch at
goal of a comparative International Congress
European social history, of Historical Sciences in
as outlined by Oslo in 1927, 9
historians quickly made their a few of them were actually like Percy Ernst
peace with National official members of
Socialism in 1933.10 Only the Nazi party, but some,
Winfried Schulze, ―German Historiography from the 1930s to the 1950s,‖ in
Hartmut Lehmann and James van Horn Melton (New York, 1994), 19–42.
1995); Otto Gerhard Oexle,
"Was deutsche Mediävisten an der französischen
Mittelalterforschung interessieren muß," in ed. Michael Borgolte (Munich, 1995), 89–127.
9 Marc Bloch, ―Pour une histoire comparée des societés européennes‖ (1928), in id., 2 vols. (Paris, 1963; repr. 1983), vol. 1, 16–40. Karl Ferdinand Werner, (Stuttgart, 1967); Klaus Schreiner, "Führertum, Rasse, Reich. Wissenschaft von der Geschichte nach der nationalsozialistischen Machtergreifung," in 10
, ed. Peter Lundgreen (Frankfurt a.M., 1985), 163–252.