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Health, race, and German politics between national unification and Nazism, 1870-1945

Author: Paul Weindling
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993, ©1989.
Series: Cambridge history of medicine.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Analysis of the orgins of the holocaust traditionally centres around voelkisch racial ideologies, overlooking the effects of racial ideas on biology and health. Based on a wealth of hitherto  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Weindling
ISBN: 052142397X 9780521423977
OCLC Number: 29574402
Description: x, 641 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: science and social cohesion; 1. Social Darwinism; 2. Between utopianism and racial hygiene; 3. From hygiene to family welfare; 4. Struggle for survival, the 1914-1918 war; 5. Revolution and racial reconstruction; 6. Weimar eugenics; 7. The sick bed of democracy, 1929-32; 8. Nazi racial hygiene; 9. Eugenics and German politics.
Series Title: Cambridge history of medicine.
Responsibility: Paul Weindling.

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'Weindling's book is a major contribution to an important subject. It brings a mass of fascinating detail to bear on the medical origins of Nazi exterminism. And will be required reading for all Read more...

 
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