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The Nazi doctors : medical killing and the psychology of genocide

Author: Robert Jay Lifton
Publisher: [New York] : Basic Books, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Erw. Ausg.]View all editions and formats
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A brilliant analysis and history of the crucial role that German doctors played in Nazi genocide.

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Named Person: Josef Mengele; Eduard Wirths
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Jay Lifton
ISBN: 0465049044 9780465049042 0465049052 9780465049059
OCLC Number: 264730584
Awards: Winner of National Jewish Book Award for Holocaust Studies 1987
Winner of Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History 1987
Description: XIII, 561 S
Contents: * Introduction: This World Is Not This World Life Unworthy Of Life: The Genetic Cure * Sterilization and the Nazi Biomedical Vision * Euthanasia: Direct Medical Killing * Resistance to Direct Medical Killing * Wild Euthanasia: The Doctors Take Over * Participants * Bringing Euthanasia to the Camps: Action Special Treatment 14f13 Auschwitz: The Racial Cure * The Auschwitz Institution * Selections on the Ramp * Selections in the Camp * Socialization to Killing * Prisoner Doctors: The Agony of Selections * Prisoner Doctors: Struggles to Heal * Prisoner Doctors: Collaboration with Nazi Doctors * Killing with Syringes: Phenol Injections * The Experimental Impulse * A Human Being in an SS Uniform: Ernst B. * Dr. Auschwitz: Josef Mengele * Healing-Killing Conflict: Eduard Wirths The Psychology Of Genocide * Doubling: The Faustian Bargain * The Auschwitz Self: Psychological Themes in Doubling * Genocide * Afterword: Bearing Witness
Responsibility: Robert Jay Lifton.

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