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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Susan D Bachrach; Dieter Kuntz; United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
|Notes:||Project director, Susan Bachrach ; editor, Dieter Kuntz.|
|Description:||xiii, 226 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 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 --
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 German physicians, scientists, public health officials, and academic experts played in supporting and implementing the Nazis' program of racial eugenics.
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- Eugenics -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
- Involuntary sterilization -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
- Euthanasia -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
- National socialism and science.
- National socialism and medicine.
- Germany -- History -- 1933-1945.
- Involuntary sterilization.