New religions and the Nazis (Book, 2006) []
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New religions and the Nazis

New religions and the Nazis

Author: Karla O Poewe
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This book highlights an important but neglected part of Nazi history - the contribution of new religions to the emergence of Nazi ideology in 1920s and 1930s Germany. Karla Poewe argues that Nazism was the unique consequence of post-World War I conditions in Germany, a reaction against the decadence of nineteenth-century liberalism, the shameful defeat of World War I, the imposition of an unwanted Weimar democracy,
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karla O Poewe
ISBN: 0415290244 0415290252 0203508440 9780203508442 9780415290241 9780415290258
OCLC Number: 58478435
Description: xii, 218 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: An overview --
Hauer and the Bünde: becoming a National Socialist --
The push toward Nazism: youths and leaders --
Hauer's view of religion --
The Germanic-deutsch leg of Hauer's German faith --
Organizational help from Wehrwolf and the SS --
Hauer and the war of attrition against Christianity --
Werner Best: Hauer's contact in the SS --
The faith of the Nationalists: narrative and the Third Reich --
Scientific neo-paganism and the extreme Right then and today.
Responsibility: Karla Poewe.
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