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Author Burleigh, Michael, 1955-

Title Ethics and extermination : reflections on Nazi genocide / Michael Burleigh
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997


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Description xi, 261 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. I. The Germans and the east. 1. The Knights, nationalists and the historians. 2. Albert Brackmann, Ostforscher: the years of retirement. 3. 'See you again in Siberia': the German-Soviet war and other tragedies -- Pt. II. 'Euthanasia'. 4. Psychiatry, German society and the Nazi 'euthanasia' programme. 5. The Churches, eugenics and the Nazi 'euthanasia' programme. 6. The Nazi analogy and contemporary debates on euthanasia -- Pt. III. Extermination. 7. The racial state revisited. 8. A 'political economy of the Final Solution'? Reflections on modernity, historians and the Holocaust. 9. The realm of shadows: recent writing on the Holocaust
Summary This collection of essays by one of the most prolific scholars on German racial policy concerns three interrelated aspects of Nazi Germany - relations with the East, euthanasia and extermination
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-255) and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-255) and index
Subject Euthanasia -- Germany -- History.
Genocide -- Europe, Eastern.
Genocide -- Soviet Union.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Massacres -- Europe, Eastern.
National socialism -- Germany.
National socialism.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities.
Euthanasia -- history.
Holocaust -- history.
Political Systems -- history.
War Crimes -- history.
Europe, Eastern.
Europe, Eastern.
LC no. 96047660
ISBN 0521582113
0521588162 (paperback)