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The society of terror : inside the Dachau and Buchenwald concentration camps

Author: Paul Martin Neurath; Christian Fleck; Nico Stehr
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, N.Y. : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016. ©2005
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"Paul Neurath was a Jewish political prisoner in the concentration camps Dachau and Buchenwald from April 1, 1938 to May 27, 1939. After his escape, he fled to Sweden before coming to the United States in 1941. In 1943, he completed The Society of Terror, based on his experiences in Dachau and Buchenwald. He embarked on a long career teaching sociology and statistics at universities in the United States and later in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Also issued as:
Neurath, Paul Martin, 1911-
Society of terror.
Boulder, CO : Paradigm Publishers, ©2005
(DLC) 2005004916
(OCoLC)57965710
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Martin Neurath; Christian Fleck; Nico Stehr
ISBN: 1594510946 9781594510946 1594510954 9781594510953
OCLC Number: 967655420
Description: xiii, 320 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Paul Martin Neurath ; edited by Christian Fleck and Nico Stehr ; with an afterword by Christian Fleck, Albert Müller, and Nico Stehr.
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"Paul Neurath was a Jewish political prisoner in the concentration camps Dachau and Buchenwald from April 1, 1938 to May 27, 1939. After his escape, he fled to Sweden before coming to the United States in 1941. In 1943, he completed The Society of Terror, based on his experiences in Dachau and Buchenwald. He embarked on a long career teaching sociology and statistics at universities in the United States and later in Vienna until his death in September 2001. Neurath's chillingly factual discussion of his experience as an inmate and his astute observations of the conditions and the social structures in Dachau and Buchenwald captivate the reader, not only because of their authenticity, but also because of the work's proximity to the events and the absence of influence of later interpretations. His account is unique also because of the exceptional links Neurath establishes between personal experience and theoretical reflection, the persistent oscillation between the distanced and sober view of the scientist and that of the prisoner."--Publisher's description.

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