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Author Waddy, Helena, 1945-

Title Oberammergau in the Nazi era : the fate of a Catholic village in Hitler's Germany / Helena Waddy
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 334 pages) : illustrations
Summary Helena Waddy explains why and how some Oberammergau villagers chose to become Nazis, while others rejected Party membership & defended their Catholic lifestyle. She explores the reasons why both local Nazis and their opponents fought to protect the village's cherished identity against the Third Reich's many intrusive demands
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Catholics -- Germany -- Oberammergau -- History -- 20th century.
Community life -- Germany -- Oberammergau -- History -- 20th century.
Political culture -- Germany -- Oberammergau -- History -- 20th century.
Nazis -- Germany -- Oberammergau -- History.
Oberammergau (Germany) -- History -- 20th century.
Oberammergau (Germany) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Oberammergau (Germany) -- Biography.
Oberammergau (Germany) -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199777341 ebook
0199777349 ebook