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Nordic ideology between religion and scholarship

Author: Horst Junginger; Andreas Åkerlund
Publisher: Frank am Main ; New York : Peter Lang, [2013]
Series: Zivilisationen & Geschichte, Bd. 24.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

The present volume deals with the expansion of the Nordic ideology in the first half of the twentieth century. Common features of voelkisch Nordicism derived from the field of conventional  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Horst Junginger; Andreas Åkerlund
ISBN: 9783631644874 3631644876 9783653033137 3653033136
OCLC Number: 853313512
Description: viii, 283 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Cover; Zusammenfassung; Contents; Introduction: Nordic Ideology, Religion and Scholarship (Horst Junginger and Andreas Åkerlund); Notion and Concept of the Nordic Idea; The Notions Völkisch and Nordic: A Conceptual Approximation (Uwe Puschner); Nordic Ideology in the SS and the SS Ahnenerbe (Horst Junginger); Religion, Science and Ideology in Germany and Sweden; The Eddic Myth between Academic and Religious Interpretations (Debora Dusse); Charisma, Authority and Heil: Walter Baetke and the Chasm of 1945 (Bernard Mees); The Great God's Oldest Runes (Luitgard Löw) --
"Luthers Kampf gegen die Juden": A völkisch Reception of Luther's View of the Jews (Anders Gerdmar)Völkisch Thought in Sweden: The Manhem Society and the Quest for National Enlightenment 1934-44 (Lena Berggren); Nordic Studies in National Socialist Germany: A Possible Career Path for Swedish Academics (Andreas Åkerlund); The Migration of the Nordic Idea; Sven Hedin and German Scholars: The Cases of Wilhelm A. Unkrig and Ferdinand Lessing (Hartmut Walravens); The Holy City of Lhasa: Dream and Destination for Sven Hedin and Ernst Schäfer (Isrun Engelhardt) --
The Use of Theories of Religion in Contemporary Asatru (Stefanie v. Schnurbein)A Völkisch Addendum; Photographs of Wirth's Excursions to Sweden; Summary of "The Great God's Oldest Runes" "Fimbultý's Prehistoric Runes" (Voluspá 60) by Herman Wirth; About the authors.
Series Title: Zivilisationen & Geschichte, Bd. 24.
Responsibility: Horst Junginger, Andreas Åkerlund (eds.).


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