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Death and deliverance : "euthanasia" in Germany c. 1900-1945

Author: Michael Burleigh
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is at full-scale study in English of the Nazis' so-called 'euthanasia' programme, in which over 200,000 people perished.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Burleigh
ISBN: 0521416132 9780521416139 0521477697 9780521477697
OCLC Number: 29669394
Description: xvii, 382 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Saving Money, Spending Lives. 1. Winter landscapes: psychiatric reform and retrenchment during the Weimar Republic. 2. Hope and hard times: asylums in the 1930s --
pt. 2. Gods in White Coats. 3. 'Wheels must roll for victory!' Children's 'euthanasia' and 'Aktion T-4'. 4. 'The psychopaths' club'. 5. 'Gentlemen's agreements'? Responses to the 'euthanasia' programme --
pt. 3. 'Euthanasia' and Racial Warfare. 6. Selling murder: the killing films of the Third Reich. 7. Evil empires: from 'Aktion 14f13' to Trieste. 8. 'Medieval' or modern? 'Euthanasia' programmes 1941-1945 --
pt. 4. Aftermaths. 9. How Professor Heyde became Dr Sawade. 10. Learning from the Past? The Singer Debate.
Responsibility: Michael Burleigh.
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'Indictment is brilliantly combined with memorial ... he restores personality to individuals deemed unworthy of life. History writing is rarely this moving, or so admirably, effectively moralistic.' Read more...

 
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