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Author Kater, Michael H., 1937-

Title Doctors under Hitler / Michael H. Kater
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [1989]


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Description xii, 426 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1: Organizational and socioeconomic setting -- Supply, demand, and deployment of physicians -- The Nazi reshaping of the professional organization -- Medical specialization and income -- Practicing medicine in the third Reich -- 2: The challenge of the Nazi movement -- Doctors in the Nazi party -- The Nazi physicians' league and other party affiliates -- Forms of resistance -- The problem of motivation reconsidered -- 3: The dilemma of women physicians -- Demographic trends and tendencies -- Marriage, motherhood, and militancy -- University students -- Medica politica -- 4: Medical faculties in crisis -- Infection of medical science with Nazi ideology -- The mechanics and essence of faculty politicization -- Anti-semitism, resistance, and the future of medical academia -- 5: Students of medicine at the crossroads -- The development of the medical discipline in peace and in war -- Implications of politics and social class -- The so-called Jewish question and the quality of medical instruction -- 6: The persecution of Jewish physicians -- The medicalization of the "Jewish question" -- Precarious legality: till September 1935 -- Progressive disfranchisement: from the 1935 Nuremberg race laws to delicensure in September 1938 -- The end of the Jewish doctors -- A chronicle of exile and a demographic reckoning -- The crisis of physicians and medicine under Hitler
Analysis Geschichte
Medicine Germany History 20th century
Physicians Germany
World Atrocities
World Medical Germany
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 369-414
Subject Medicine -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Physicians -- Germany.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- Germany.
Political Systems.
Ethics, Medical.
War Crimes.
LC no. 89005466
ISBN 0807818429