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Title:
Hitler's willing executioners : ordinary Germans and the Holocaust
Author:
Goldhagen, Daniel Jonah.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1996.
Physical Description:
x, 622 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Recasting the view of antisemitism: A framework for analysis -- The evolution of eliminationist antisemitism in modern Germany -- Eliminationist antisemitism: The "common sense" of German society during the Nazi period -- The Nazis' assault on the Jews: Its character and evolution -- The agents and machinery of destruction -- Police battalions: Agents of genocide -- Police Battalion 101: The men's deeds -- Police battalion 101: Assessing the men's motives -- Police battalions: Lives, killings, and motives -- The sources and pattern of Jewish "work" during the Nazi period -- Life in the "work" camps -- Work and death -- The deadly way -- Marching to what end? -- Explaining the perpetrators' actions: Assessing the competing explanations -- Eliminationist antisemitism as genocidal motivation.
ISBN:
9780679446958
Format :
Book