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Title German scholars and ethnic cleansing 1919-1945 / edited by Ingo Haar and Michael Fahlbusch ; foreword by Georg G. Iggers
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (320 pages) : illustrations
Contents German scholars and ethnic cleansing; contents; foreword; preface; abbreviations; chapter 1. german ostforschung and anti-semitism; chapter 2. the role and impact of german ethnopolitical experts in the ss reich security main office; chapter 3. the nazi ethnographic research of georg leibbrandt and karl stumpp in ukraine, and its north american legacy; chapter 4. volk, bevölkerung, rasse, and raum; chapter 5. ethnic politics and scholarly legitimation; chapter 6. the sword of science; chapter 7. romanian-german collaboration in ethnopolitics; chapter 8. palatines all over the world
Chapter 9. german westforschung, 1918 to the presentchapter 10. otto scheel; chapter 11. the "third front"; chapter 12. "richtung halten"; chapter 13. polish mys ́l zachodnia and german ostforschung; selected bibliography; contributors; subject index; names index
Summary Recently, there has been a major shift in the focus of historical research on World War II towards the study of the involvements of scholars and academic institutions in the crimes of the Third Reich. The roots of this involvement go back to the 1920s. At that time right-wing scholars participated in the movement to revise the Versailles Treaty and to create a new German national identity. The contribution of geopolitics to this development is notorious. But there were also the disciplines of history, geography, ethnography, art history, archeology, sociology, and demography that devised a
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed March 25, 2014)
Subject Genocide -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Political culture -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Racism -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Germany -- Ethnic relations.
Germany -- Race relations.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Fahlbusch, Michael, editor
Haar, Ingo, editor
ISBN 0857457055 (e-book)
9780857457059 (e-book)