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Nazism, 1919-1945. Vol. 4, The German home front in World War II. : a documentary reader

Author: Jeremy Noakes
Publisher: Exeter : University of Exeter Press, 1998.
Series: Exeter studies in history
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It illuminates the nature of Nazism and the regime it established by documenting politics and life in wartime Germany: government and party, law and terror, welfare and social planning, sex and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Sources
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Noakes
ISBN: 0859893111 9780859893114
OCLC Number: 154335473
Description: 698 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Chapter OutlinePrefaceAcknowledgementsAbbreviations40 Government41 The Nazi Party42 Law and Terror43 The Economy44 Welfare and Social Planning45 Women46 Sex and Population Policy47 Youth48 Propaganda49 Morale50 Resistance51 DefeatSelective BibliographyIndexChapter 40: Government(i) Introduction(ii) Preparations for War(iii) The Ministerial Council for the Defence of the Reich(iv) Hitler's Rule(v) The Rise of Bormann(vi) The Fragmentation of Government(vii) The Committee of Three(viii) The Reich Chancellery and the Party Chancellery 1943-1945(ix) Goebbels as Reich Plenipotentiary for Total WarChapter 41: The Nazi Party(i) Introduction(ii) The Mobilization Orders(iii) Gauleiters as Reich Defence Commissioners (RVKs) 1939-1942(iv) The Assertion of the Party Chancellery's Control over the Party Apparatus(v) The Gauleiters as Reich Defence Commissioners (RVKs) 1942-1945(vi) Party and State(vii) Party Activities(viii) The Party's Response to the Crisis of 1943: An Attempt to Revive the Atmosphere of the Kampfzeit(ix) Party Ceremonies(x) The Attitude of the Population to the Nazi PartyChapter 42: Law and Terror(i) Introduction(ii) New Penal Legislation(iii) Crime Statistics(iv) Intervention by Hitler and the SS/Police in the Legal Process(v) The 'Guidance' of the Judiciary(vi) Concentration CampsChapter 43: The Economy(i) Introduction(ii) The Attempt at a Full-Scale Mobilization of the Economy for War 1939-1940(iii) The Period of Incoherent Planning: June 1940-November 1941(iv) The Todt-Speer Rationalization Programme 1941-1942(v) Labour Mobilization 1939-1944(vi) Economic CollapseChapter 44: Welfare and Social Planning(i) Introduction(ii) The NSV(iii) Social PlanningChapter 45: Women(i) Introduction(ii) The Nazi Female Organizations(iii) Female Labour(iv) Welfare at Work(v) Gender Issues(vi) EvacuationChapter 46: Sex and Population Policy(i) Introduction(ii) Population Policy(iii) Female Sexual Behaviour(iv) HomosexualityChapter 47: Youth(i) Introduction(ii) The Hitler Youth (HJ) and League of German Girls (BdM)(iii) The Military Involvement of Young People(iv) Education(v) The Children's Evacuation Programme (KLV)(vi) Morale and MoralsChapter 48: Propaganda(i) Introduction(ii) The War in Poland and the West 1939-1940(iii) The War in the East and the Campaign against Bolshevism(iv) 'Total War'(v) The Anti-Jewish Campaign(vi) Air Raids(vii) Retaliation(viii) Radio and FilmChapter 49: Morale(i) Introduction(ii) The Rationing System, Shortages and their Impact on Morale(iii) The Period of Victories 1939-1941(iv) The Crisis of Winter 1941-1942(v) The Response to Ideological Indoctrination(vi) The Crisis Winter of 1942-1943(vii) Air Raids, the Government's Response and the Impact on Morale(viii) Various Forms of Demoralization(ix) The Last Phase 1944-1945Chapter 50: Resistance(i) Introduction(ii) The Communist Resistance(iii) The Innere Front Group, the Red Orchestra and the Herbert Baum Group(iv) The Resistance by Individuals(v) The Conservative and Military Resistance(vi) The Kreisau Circle(vii) The Plot of 20 July 1944Chapter 51: Defeat(i) Introduction(ii) The Increased Role of the Party(iii) The Development of Morale: September 1944-March 1945(iv) The Regime's Response to Declining Morale(v) Hitler's 'Destruction Order' of 19 March 1945(vi) The Allied Invasions-West and East(vii) The Last Throes of the Nazi Leadership
Series Title: Exeter studies in history
Responsibility: edited by Jeremy Noakes.


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