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Medicine and medical ethics in Nazi Germany : origins, practices, legacies

Author: Francis R Nicosia; Jonathan Huener
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2002
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The participation of German physicians in medical experiments on innocent people and mass murder is one of the most disturbing aspects of the Nazi era and the Holocaust. These six essays address the critical issues raised by these experiments
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis R Nicosia; Jonathan Huener
ISBN: 1571813861 9781571813862 157181387X 9781571813879
OCLC Number: 470259290
Description: vii, 160 s. : ill.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Preface vi --
Introduction: Nazi Medicine in Historiographical Context 1 --
Francis R. Nicosia andJonathan Huener --
1. The Ideology of Elimination: American and German Eugenics, 1900-1945 13 --
Garland E. Allen --
2. The Nazi Campaign against Tobacco: Science in a Totalitarian State 40 --
Robert N. Proctor --
3. Physicians as Killers in Nazi Germany: Hadamar, Treblinka, and Auschwitz 59 --
Henry Friedlander --
4. Criminal Physicians in the Third Reich: Toward a Group Portrait 77 --
Michael H. Kater --
5. Pathology of Memory: German Medical Science and the Crimes of the Third Reich 93 --
William E. Seidelman --
6. The Legacy of Nazi Medicine in Context 112 --
Michael Burleigh --
Appendix 128 --
Contributors 140 --
Selected Bibliography 142 --
Index 151
Responsibility: edited by Francis R. Nicosia and Jonathan Huener

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The participation of German physicians in medical experiments on innocent people and mass murder is one of the most disturbing aspects of the Nazi era and the Holocaust. These six essays address the critical issues raised by these experiments

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