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The architecture of oppression : the SS, forced labor and the Nazi monumental building economy

Author: Paul B Jaskot
Publisher: London [u.a.] Routledge 2005
Series: The architext series
Edition/Format:   Book : English : transferred to digital printingView all editions and formats

This book re-evaluates the architectural history of Nazi Germany and looks at the development of the forced-labour concentration camp system.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul B Jaskot
ISBN: 0415173663 9780415173667 0415223415 9780415223416
OCLC Number: 838294444
Description: XV, 207 S. Ill. 26 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations. Acknowledgments. Abbreviations. 1. Introduction: The Architectural Policy of the SS. 2. The Interest of the SS in the Monumental Building Economy. The Development of the SS and the Concentration Camp System. The German Building Economy, 1933-8. SS Concentration Camps and the Formation of DEST. DEST and the Monumental Building Economy During the War. Productivity and Punishment at the DEST Stone Quarries. 3. The Party Rally Grounds at Nuremberg: SS Economic Goals and National Socialist Architectural Policy. The Function of the Party Rally Grounds at Nuremberg. Creation of the Zweckverband Reichsparteitag Nurnberg. Building at Nuremberg, 1935-9. Building at Nuremberg during the War. SS Economic Goals and the Party Rally Grounds. 4. The Rebuilding of Berlin: The Interdependence of the GBI and the SS. The Function of National Socialist Building in Berlin. The Formation of the GBI. The Redesign of Berlin, 1937-9. Building in Berlin during the War. SS Economic concerns and Speer's Plans for Berlin. The Soldiers' Hall and KL Flossenburg. 5. The Political Function of SS Architecture. The Function of Architecture in the SS. Building at KL Flossenburg. Building at KL Mauthausen. 6. Conclusion. Notes. Bibliography. Index.
Series Title: The architext series
Responsibility: Paul B. Jaskot
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"Mentioned in a publication of "The Architectural Review, ."June 2001

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