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Science in the Third Reich

Author: Margit Szöllösi-Janze
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2001.
Series: German historical perspectives, 12.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
How true is it that National Socialism led to an ideologically distorted pseudo-science? What was the relationship between the regime funding 'useful' scientific projects and the scientists offering their expertise? And what happened to the German scientific community after 1945, especially to those who betrayed and denounced Jewish colleagues? In recent years, the history of the sciences in the Third Reich has  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Science in the Third Reich.
Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2001
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margit Szöllösi-Janze
ISBN: 9781859734162 1859734162 9781859734216 1859734219
OCLC Number: 45647916
Description: vii, 289 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm.
Contents: National socialism and the sciences : reflections, conclusions and historical perspectives / Margit Szöllösi-Janze --
The invention of Humboldt and the impact of national socialism : the German university idea in the first half of the twentieth century / Sylvia Paletschek --
Geography and area planning under national socialism / Mechtild Rössler --
Aeronautical research under national socialism : big science or small science? / Helmuth Trischler --
Consequences of the politics of Autarky: the case of biotechnology / Luitgard Marschall --
Pathology and politics in the metropolis, 1900-1945 : London, Berlin and the Third Reich / Cay-Rüdiger Prüll --
The relationship between eugenics and the so-called 'euthanasia action' in Nazi Germany : a eugenically motivated peace policy and the killing of the mentally handicapped during the Second World War / Stefan Kühl --
Believers in an age of heresy? Oskar Vogt, Nikolai Timoféeff-Ressovsky and Julius Hallervorden at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Brain Research / Josef Reindl --
The expulsion of German-Jewish chemists and biochemists and their correspondence with colleagues in Germany after 1945 : the impossibility of normalization? / Ute Deichmann.
Series Title: German historical perspectives, 12.
Responsibility: edited by Margit Szöllösi-Janze.


This text portrays the attitudes of scientists facing National Socialism and war and seeks to uncover the continuities and discontinuities of German science from the beginning of the 20th century to  Read more...


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'A fascinating collection of essays ... The generation of German historians that has written these essays ... see this period with in Germany with lucidity - something that has vauable, indeed Read more...

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