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German bodies : race and representation after Hitler

Author: Uli Linke
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Focusing on the role of the human body, anthropologist Linke examines the ways Nazism and its legacy has defined German identity since 1945. Issues include public nudism, the revival of the cult of the body and the feminisation of guest labourers.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Uli Linke
ISBN: 041592121X 9780415921213 0415921228 9780415921220
OCLC Number: 39897389
Description: xiii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
White skin, Aryan aesthetics --
Blood, race, nation --
Culture, memory, violence.
Responsibility: Uli Linke.
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Explores the cultural representations of German identity and citizenship before and after World War II, and offers a critical analysis of race, violence, and modernity in German history and  Read more...


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"This is a marvelously evocative and worthwhile work of interpretation." -- Choice"Uli Linke's book provides the most comprehensive look in English at the fantasies about the "German" body in German Read more...

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