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Speer’s Appointment as Dictator of the German Economy: (September 13,1943)

Franz Neumann and Paul Sweezy

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the appointment of Albert Speer as dictator of the German economy and the Reich Minister of Economics Walther Funk as a member of the Central Planning Board. Both appointments ... More


Just the Bad and the Ugly

Diane Jeske

in The Evil Within: Why We Need Moral Philosophy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190685379
eISBN:
9780190685409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685379.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Case studies of bad people who committed highly immoral actions provide a way of examining our own errors in moral deliberation. Albert Speer, Hitler’s Minister of Armaments and War Production, ... More


Berlin/Germania: Seeing with Roman Eyes, Building a Roman Stage

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/9780226588223.003.0022
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter deals with the Nazis’ scenographic neo-Roman architecture and “ruin value theories.” Under Hitler’s close supervision, Albert Speer redesigned Berlin as the Nazi empire’s metropolitan ... More


The Lunatic Fringe, Mostly

Kim Christian Priemel

in The Betrayal: The Nuremberg Trials and German Divergence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199669752
eISBN:
9780191801020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669752.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter analyses the proceedings before the first Nuremberg trial before the IMT in 1945–6. Highlighting various, frequently conflicting theories of the trial both between and within the four ... More


The Nuremberg Party Rally Grounds and Local Politics: The Historicized Perpetrator

Paul B. Jaskot

in The Nazi Perpetrator: Postwar German Art and the Politics of the Right

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678242
eISBN:
9781452948225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678242.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter analyzes the regional center of Nuremberg and its architectural remnants from the Nazi period until today. It shows the variability of political debates about the past within both ... More


Moral Evasion

Diane Jeske

in The Evil Within: Why We Need Moral Philosophy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190685379
eISBN:
9780190685409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685379.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The case studies of Albert Speer, Charles Colcock Jones, and Franz Stangl illustrate ways in which people can engage in moral evasion. Moral evasion comes in many forms, such as self-deception, ... More


Evil

Robert Eaglestone

in The Broken Voice: Reading Post-Holocaust Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198778363
eISBN:
9780191823800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778363.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, World Literature

Evil—the Nobel laureate William Golding wrote that anyone who lived through the years of the Second World War ‘without understanding that man produces evil as a bee produces honey, must have been ... More


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