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The order of terror : the concentration camp

Author: Wolfgang Sofsky
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a sociological examination into the nature and structure of German concentration camps with a discussion of the uses of terror, violence, and absolute power.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wolfgang Sofsky
ISBN: 069104354X 9780691043548
OCLC Number: 34658743
Language Note: Translation of: Die Ordnung des Terrors.
Description: viii, 356 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Introduction. 1. Entry. 2. Absolute Power. 3. On the History of the Concentration Camps --
pt. II. Space and Time. 4. Zones and Camp Plans. 5. Boundary and Gate. 6. The Block. 7. Camp Time. 8. Prisoner's Time --
pt. III. Social Structures. 9. The SS Personnel. 10. Classes and Classifications. 11. Self-Management and the Gradation of Power. 12. The Aristocracy. 13. Mass, Exchange, Dissociation --
pt. IV. Work. 14. Work and Slavery. 15. The Beneficiaries. 16. Work Situations --
pt. V. Violence and Death. 17. The Muselmann. 18. Epidemics. 19. Terror Punishment. 20. Violent Excesses. 21. Selection. 22. The Death Factory.
Other Titles: Ordnung des Terrors.
Responsibility: Wolfgang Sofsky ; translated by William Templer.
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Presents a sociological examination into the nature and structure of German concentration camps with a discussion of the uses of terror, violence, and absolute power.

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