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Landscaping the human garden : twentieth-century population management in a comparative framework

Author: Amir Weiner
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume is an ambitious study of efforts by twentieth-century states to reshape-either through social policy or brute force-their societies and populations according to ideologies based on  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Landscaping the human garden.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2003
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amir Weiner
ISBN: 0804746222 9780804746229 0804746303 9780804746304
OCLC Number: 50203946
Notes: "This volume grew out of a workshop held at the Stanford Humanities Center, Stanford University, on March 28-29, 1997"--Page [xiii].
Description: xi, 344 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: landscaping the human garden / Amir Weiner --
State violence as technique : the logic of violence in Soviet totalitarianism / Peter Holquist --
The transformation of state and society in World War I Germany / Elisabeth Domansky --
Corporatism or democracy : the Russian Provisional Government of 1917 / Daniel Orlovsky --
The dead and the unborn : French pronatalism and the abortion law of 1920 / Mary Louise Roberts --
"More masculine men, more feminine women" : the iconography of Nazi racial hatreds / Claudia Koonz --
Defining enemies, making victims : Germans, Jews, and the Holocaust / Omer Bartov --
When memory counts : war, genocide, and postwar Soviet Jewry / Amir Weiner --
Social Darwinism versus social engineering : the education of Japanese Americans during World War II / Gordon H. Chang --
How to construct a productive, disciplined, monoethnic Society : the dilemma of east central European governments, 1914-1956 / István Deák --
Ethnic cleansing between war and peace / Norman M. Naimark --
Female images in a state of war : the Israeli war widow in fiction and film / Yael Zerubavel.
Responsibility: edited by Amir Weiner.
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