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Title:
Reevaluating the Third Reich
Author:
Childers, Thomas, 1946-
Publication Information:
New York : Holmes & Meier, [1993]

©1993
Physical Description:
xvi, 270 pages ; 23 cm.
General Note:
Based on presentations at a conference in Philadelphia in 1988.
Language:
English
Contents:
"Normality" and genocide / Ian Kershaw -- Enforcing racial policy in Nazi Germany / Robert Gellately -- Eugenics, gender, and ethics in Nazi Germany / Claudia Koonz -- Reflections on the position of Hitler and Göring in the Third Reich / Hans Mommsen -- National socialism and the theory of the state / Jane Caplan -- Innovation and conservatism in economic recovery / Harold James -- Rationalizing industrial relations / Tilla Siegel -- The domestic dynamics of Nazi conquests / Tim Mason -- Polycracy and policy in the Third Reich / Peter Hayes -- Beyond "intentionalism" and functionalism" / Christopher R. Browning -- The genesis of the "Final Solution" from the spirit of science / Detlev J. K. Peukert.
Reading Level:
1590 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780841911789

9780841912281
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Book

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Summary

Despite the passage of time and the accumulation of information about the Nazi era, many crucial aspects still maintain their historical significance and moral urgency. This volume also provides a critical yet controversial analyses of Nazi racism, the place of ideology in decision making, and the structure and function of the Nazi state.


Table of Contents

Abbreviationsp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Introductionp. 1
1 """"Normality"""" and Genocide: The Problem of """"Historicization""""p. 20
2 Enforcing Racial Policy in Nazi Germanyp. 42
3 Eugenics, Gender, and Ethics in Nazi Germany: The Debate About Involuntary Sterilization 1933-1936p. 66
4 Reflections on the Position of Hitler and Goring in the Third Reichp. 86
5 National Socialism and the Theory of the Statep. 98
6 Innovation and Conservatism in Economic Recovery: The Alleged """"Nazi Recovery"""" of the 1930sp. 114
7 Rationalizing Industrial Relations: A Debate on the Control of Labor in German Shipyards in 1941p. 139
8 The Domestic Dynamics of Nazi Conquests: A Response to Criticsp. 161
9 Polycracy and Policy in the Third Reich: The Case of the Economyp. 190
10 Beyond """"Intentionalism"""" and """"Functionalism"""": A Reassessment of Nazi Jewish Policy from 1939 to 1941p. 211
11 The Genesis of the """"Final Solution"""" from the Spirit of Sciencep. 234
Appendix Whatever: Happened to """"Fascism""""?p. 253
Notes on Contributorsp. 263
Indexp. 265
Abbreviationsp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Introductionp. 1
1 """"Normality"""" and Genocide: The Problem of """"Historicization""""p. 20
2 Enforcing Racial Policy in Nazi Germanyp. 42
3 Eugenics, Gender, and Ethics in Nazi Germany: The Debate About Involuntary Sterilization 1933-1936p. 66
4 Reflections on the Position of Hitler and Goring in the Third Reichp. 86
5 National Socialism and the Theory of the Statep. 98
6 Innovation and Conservatism in Economic Recovery: The Alleged """"Nazi Recovery"""" of the 1930sp. 114
7 Rationalizing Industrial Relations: A Debate on the Control of Labor in German Shipyards in 1941p. 139
8 The Domestic Dynamics of Nazi Conquests: A Response to Criticsp. 161
9 Polycracy and Policy in the Third Reich: The Case of the Economyp. 190
10 Beyond """"Intentionalism"""" and """"Functionalism"""": A Reassessment of Nazi Jewish Policy from 1939 to 1941p. 211
11 The Genesis of the """"Final Solution"""" from the Spirit of Sciencep. 234
Appendix Whatever: Happened to """"Fascism""""?p. 253
Notes on Contributorsp. 263
Indexp. 265