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Complicity in the Holocaust : churches and universities in Nazi Germany

Author: Robert P Ericksen
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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Robert Ericksen argues that enthusiasm for Hitler within churches and universities effectively gave Germans permission to participate in the Nazi regime.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ericksen, Robert P.
Complicity in the Holocaust.
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2011038958
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert P Ericksen
ISBN: 9781139224789 1139224786 9781139059602 1139059602
OCLC Number: 801405975
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 261 pages)
Contents: Why the Holocaust matters in a century of death --
Churches and the rise of Hitler --
Universities and the rise of Hitler --
Consent and collaboration: the churches through 1945 --
The intellectual arm: universities through 1945 --
Repressing and reprocessing the past: denazification and its legacy of dissimulation --
A closer look: denazification at Göttingen University --
Responsibility: Robert P. Ericksen.


In one of the darker aspects of Nazi Germany, churches and universities grew to accept and support Nazi ideology. Complicity in the Holocaust describes how the state's intellectual and spiritual  Read more...


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'Based on decades of his own research and complete mastery of both German- and English-language scholarship in the field, Robert Ericksen demonstrates convincingly how a critical mass of churchmen Read more...

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