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Ideology of death : why the Holocaust happened in Germany

Author: John Weiss
Publisher: Chicago : I.R. Dee, 1997, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Elephant pbk. edView all editions and formats
Exploring the unique nature of the German experience as well as the annals of anti-Semitism, Mr. Weiss rejects the notion that the Holocaust was a product of Nazi fanaticism. he shows Insted how racist ideas Ingrained in German culture led to the unthinkable.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Weiss
ISBN: 1566631742 9781566631747
OCLC Number: 37796340
Description: xii, 427 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The Christian Legacy --
2. Luther and the Reformation --
3. The Enlightenment --
4. The Liberation of the Jews in France --
5. The Nationalist Reaction: Germany, 1815-1848 --
6. Anti-Semitism in the Bismarck Era --
7. The Rise of Populist Anti-Semitism --
8. Anti-Semitism Among the Elites, 1890-1914 --
9. Anti-Semitism, Academics, and Intellectuals, 1890-1914 --
10. Opposing Anti-Semitism --
11. Catholic Anti-Semitism in the Austrian Empire --
12. Racial Nationalism in Austria --
13. Hitler in Austria --
14. The Great War and Racism --
15. The Seedbed: The Postwar Wave of Anti-Semitism --
16. The Battle for Culture --
17. Organizing the Nazis, 1924-1930 --
18. Anti-Semitism and the Nazi Vote --
19. Hitler and the Elites --
20. Hitler in Power --
21. Toward a Racial Empire --
22. The Ideology of Death --
23. Complicities --
24. Resistance, Public Opinion, Knowledge --
25. Aftermath: Judgment and Innocence.
Responsibility: John Weiss.


Why the Holocaust happened in Germany is the subject of this stunning and disturbing exploration of the unique nature of German history and its culture of racism and anti-Semitism. "For many  Read more...


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