Nazi Connection Eugenics, American Racism, and German National Socialism (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Nazi Connection Eugenics, American Racism, and German National Socialism

Author: Stefan Kuhl
Publisher: Cary Oxford University Press, USA 2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Hitler published Mein Kampf in 1924, he held up a foreign law as a model for his program of racial purification: The U.S. Immigration Restriction Act of 1924, which prohibited the immigration of those with hereditary illnesses and entire ethnic groups. When the Nazis took power in 1933, they installed a program of eugenics--the attempted ""improvement"" of the population through forced sterilization and  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan Kuhl
ISBN: 9780195149784 0195149785 9780195348781 0195348788
OCLC Number: 927985588
Description: 1 online resource (185 Seiten)

Abstract:

When Hitler published Mein Kampf in 1924, he held up a foreign law as a model for his program of racial purification: The U.S. Immigration Restriction Act of 1924, which prohibited the immigration of those with hereditary illnesses and entire ethnic groups. When the Nazis took power in 1933, they installed a program of eugenics--the attempted ""improvement"" of the population through forced sterilization and marriage controls--that consciously drew on the U.S. example. By then, many American states had long had compulsory sterilization laws for ""defectives, "" upheld by the Supreme Court in 19 ...

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