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The Conquest of Ruins: The Third Reich and the Fall of Rome

Julia Hell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226588056
eISBN:
9780226588223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226588223.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Connecting post-imperial studies to ruin studies, The Conquest of Ruins reconstructs and analyzes the Roman Empire’s afterlife as Western Europe’s history of neo-Roman mimesis. Each moment in the ... More


The Devil's Directors at Dahlem

in The Nazi Symbiosis: Human Genetics and Politics in the Third Reich

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226891767
eISBN:
9780226891798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226891798.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the nature of the “Faustian bargain” formed between certain Nazi bureaucrats and the scientific personnel of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity and ... More


Conclusion The Road Not Taken Elsewhere: Was There Something Unique about Human Heredity During the Third Reich?

in The Nazi Symbiosis: Human Genetics and Politics in the Third Reich

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226891767
eISBN:
9780226891798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226891798.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter, which sums up the key findings of this study about the “Faustian bargain” made by German geneticists with Nazi officials, suggests that the main factor in this deal is the way human ... More


Roman Lessons: Theorizing Empire, Conquering the East

Julia Hell

in The Conquest of Ruins: The Third Reich and the Fall of Rome

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226588056
eISBN:
9780226588223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226588223.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The author begins the analysis of the Third Reich’s imitation of Rome by studying the role that Rome’s fall played in texts by Rosenberg, Hitler, and Himmler about their future empire. Risking the ... More


The Nazi Symbiosis: Human Genetics and Politics in the Third Reich

Sheila Faith Weiss

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226891767
eISBN:
9780226891798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226891798.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Faustian bargain—in which an individual or group collaborates with an evil entity in order to obtain knowledge, power, or material gain—is perhaps best exemplified by the alliance between ... More


The Hunt for Nazi Spies: Fighting Espionage in Vichy France

Simon Kitson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226438931
eISBN:
9780226438955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226438955.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

From 1940 to 1942, French secret agents arrested more than two thousand spies working for the Germans and executed several dozen of them—all despite the Vichy government's declared collaboration with ... More


Introduction: An Old Legend and a New Legacy

in The Nazi Symbiosis: Human Genetics and Politics in the Third Reich

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226891767
eISBN:
9780226891798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226891798.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is the “Faustian bargain” made by biomedical professionals in Germany with the officials of the Nazi state. The book examines why and how this ... More


The Munich Pact

in The Nazi Symbiosis: Human Genetics and Politics in the Third Reich

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226891767
eISBN:
9780226891798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226891798.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the deal made by Ernst Rüdin of the German Research Institute for Psychiatry (GRIP) in Munich, Germany with Nazi officials, analyzing this so-called Munich Pact to understand ... More


The Politics of Professional Talk

in The Nazi Symbiosis: Human Genetics and Politics in the Third Reich

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226891767
eISBN:
9780226891798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226891798.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the political aspects of the participation of German geneticists in national and international conferences, explaining that Nazi officials provided these geneticists with the ... More


The International Human Genetics Community Faces Nazi Germany

in The Nazi Symbiosis: Human Genetics and Politics in the Third Reich

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226891767
eISBN:
9780226891798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226891798.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the reaction of the international human genetics community to the use of its science by Nazi Germany. It analyzes the critical position of the so-called reform eugenicist in the ... More


American Atrocity Propaganda

in Capturing the German Eye: American Visual Propaganda in Occupied Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226301693
eISBN:
9780226301716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226301716.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the American atrocity propaganda as a psychological warfare campaign based predominantly on visual methods. After the delegations' visits, Nazi concentration camps became the ... More


Organizing German Espionage

in The Hunt for Nazi Spies: Fighting Espionage in Vichy France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226438931
eISBN:
9780226438955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226438955.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the organization of German espionage in France. It describes the general framework of Nazi policy in France to understand the objectives of the German secret services in the ... More


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