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Deadly medicine : creating the master race

Author: Susan D Bachrach; Dieter Kuntz; United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ; Chapel Hill, NC : Distributed by the University of North Carolina Press, ©2008.
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"Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race lays bare the critical role German physicians, scientists, public health officials, and academic experts played in supporting and implementing the Nazis' murderous program of racial eugenics that culminated in the Holocaust. This volume presents an array of new perspectives that shed light on this period and complements the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan D Bachrach; Dieter Kuntz; United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
ISBN: 9780807829165 0807829161
OCLC Number: 794279933
Notes: Project director, Susan Bachrach ; editor, Dieter Kuntz.
Description: xiii, 226 p. : ill., ports. ; 33 cm.
Contents: German eugenics, 1890-1933 / by Sheila Faith Weiss --
International eugenics / by Daniel J. Kevles --
Nazi sterilization and reproductive policies / by Gisela Bock --
The "science of race" / by Benoit Massin --
Nazi "euthanasia" programs / by Michael Burleigh --
From "euthanasia" to the "final solution" / by Henry Friedlander --
Reflections of a German scientist / by Benno Müller-Hill --
Chronology.

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From 1933 to 1945, the Nazi regime attempted to realize its vision of a biologically healthy and ethnically homogeneous population through "racial hygiene" programs. This book examines the role  Read more...
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