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Social outsiders in Nazi Germany

Author: Robert Gellately; Nathan Stoltzfus
Publisher: New Jersey, USA : Princeton University Press, 2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Hitler assumed power in 1933, he and other Nazis had firm ideas on what they called a racially pure "community of the people". They quickly took steps against those whom they wanted to isolate, deport, or destroy. These essays offer histories of the people branded as "social outsiders".
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Gellately; Nathan Stoltzfus
ISBN: 0691086842 9780691086842 0691007489 9780691007489
OCLC Number: 478517807
Description: 332 s
Contents: CHAPTER 1 Social Outsiders and the Construction of the Community of the People by Robert Gellately and Nathan Stoltzfus 3 CHAPTER 2 Social Outsiders in German History: From the Sixteenth Century to 1933 by Richard J. Evans 20 CHAPTER 3 No "Volksgenossen": Jewish Entrepreneurs in the Third Reich by Frank Bajohr 45 CHAPTER 4 When the Ordinary Became Extraordinary: German Jews Reacting to Nazi Persecution, 1933-1939 by Marion A. Kaplan 66 CHAPTER 5 The Nazi Purge of German Artistic and Cultural Life by Alan E. Steinweis 99 CHAPTER 6 The Limits of Policy: Social Protection of Intermarried German by Jews in Nazi Germany by Nathan Stoltzfus 117 CHAPTER 7 The Exclusion and Murder of the Disabled by Henry Friedlander 145 CHAPTER 8 From Indefinite Confinement to Extermination: "Habitual-Criminals" in the Third Reich by Nikolaus Wachsmann 165 CHAPTER 9 The Ambivalent Outsider: Prostitution, Promiscuity, and VD Control in Nazi Berlin by Annette F. Timor 192 CHAPTER 1O "Gypsies" as Social Outsiders in Nazi Germany by Sybil H. Milton 212 CHAPTER 11 The Institutionalization of Homosexual Panic in the Third Reich by Geoffrey J. Giles 233 CHAPTER 12 Police Justice, Popular Justice, and Social Outsiders in Nazi Germany: The Example of Polish Foreign Workers by Robert Gellately 256 CHAPTER 13 Sex, Blood, and Vulnerability: Women Outsiders in German Occupied Europe by Doris L. Bergen 273 CHAPTER 14 Social Outcasts in War and Genocide: A Comparative Perspective by Omer Bartov 294 List of Contributors 319 Index 321

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This volume will be essential reading for scholars and students of Nazi Germany for many years to come. -- Matthew Stibbe German History

 
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