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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
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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.

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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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Effective. * Booklist * Illuminating...deserves a permanent place on bookshelves. * Publishers Weekly * An extremely stimulating and informative work...Weiss has produced a detailed, clearly written Read more...

 
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