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Model Nazi : Arthur Greiser and the occupation of western Poland

Author: Catherine Epstein; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Oxford studies in modern European history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Model Nazi tells the story of Arthur Greiser, the man who initiated the Final Solution in Nazi-occupied Poland. Between 1939 and 1945, Greiser was the territorial leader of the Warthegau, an area of western Poland annexed to Nazi Germany. In an effort to make the Warthegau "German," Greiser introduced numerous cruel policies. He spearheaded an influx of hundreds of thousands of ethnic Germans. He segregated Germans  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biographies
History
Biografie
Biography
Named Person: Arthur Greiser; Arthur Greiser; Arthur Karl Greiser; Arthur Karl Greiser; Arthur Karl Greiser; Arthur Karl Greiser
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Epstein; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 9780199546411 019954641X 9780199646531 0199646538
OCLC Number: 501395007
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Arthur-Kronthal Prize 2012 Commendation - The Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History for 2010.
Winner of Winner of the Arthur-Kronthal Prize 2012.
Description: xiv, 451 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: "Child of the east" : Posen province, World War I, Danzig --
"Little Maria" : striving for strength and power in Danzig --
"The nicest time of my life" : senate president --
The "Model Gau" : the Warthegau --
"A blonde province" : resettlement, deportation, murder --
"The German is the master" : segregation in the Warthegau --
"The most modern streets" : exploiting Poles and Jews to make the Gau German --
"Feudal Duke" : rule and loss --
"Two souls in my breast" : trial and execution.
Series Title: Oxford studies in modern European history.
Responsibility: Catherine Epstein.
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The compelling story of Arthur Greiser, territorial leader of the Warthegau and the man who initiated the Final Solution in Nazi-occupied Poland.  Read more...

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[an] authoritatively sourced and minutely examined study * John P. Fox, Slavonic and East European Review * Excellent...Epstein's book is a most welcome addition to the vast literature on the Third Read more...

 
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