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War and Economy in the Third Reich

R. J. Overy

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202905
eISBN:
9780191675584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202905.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This book examines the nature of the German economy in the 1930s and during World War II. When Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933 he had two aims for the economy: a rapid recovery from the depths of ... More


Behemoth and Beyond

Jens Meierhenrich

in The Remnants of the Rechtsstaat: An Ethnography of Nazi Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198814412
eISBN:
9780191851964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814412.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Few issues in the historiography of the “Third Reich” have provoked as much acrimony in the academy as the debate over the nature of the Nazi state. To enable readers to appreciate Fraenkel’s ... 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


Nazi Film Melodrama

Laura Heins

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037740
eISBN:
9780252095023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037740.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Focusing on German romance films, domestic melodramas, and home front films from 1933 to 1945, this book shows how melodramatic elements in Nazi cinema functioned as part of a project to move affect, ... More


Introduction: Toward a Moral History of the Wehrmacht in the War of Extermination

David A. Harrisville

in The Virtuous Wehrmacht: Crafting the Myth of the German Soldier on the Eastern Front, 1941-1944

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760044
eISBN:
9781501760051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760044.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter seeks to understand the self-conception of the German soldier and the nature of his institution through the lens of moral history. It approaches the story of the Wehrmacht on the Eastern ... More


Breaking with the Past: Race, Gender, and Opera after 1945

Kira Thurman

in Singing Like Germans: Black Musicians in the Land of Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759840
eISBN:
9781501759864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759840.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explains the interplay of race, gender, and opera after 1945. Narratives of post-war West German and Austrian cultural life frequently show Anglo-American actors as the primary agents of ... More


Mobilizing the National Community: Do You Want Total War?

Alexandra Lohse

in Prevail until the Bitter End: Germans in the Waning Years of World War II

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759390
eISBN:
9781501759413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759390.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses how the early “totalizing measures” amplified popular resentments of the failures and corruptions of the Nazi state and party apparatus. It treats the Sport Palace rally as a ... More


“A Swissman in the Middle of Germany”: Bonn, 1930‒5

Christiane Tietz

in Karl Barth: A Life in Conflict

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198852469
eISBN:
9780191918858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852469.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In the summer semester of 1930, Barth moved to Bonn. He was soon drawn into a conflict with German nationalists about the German pacifist and theologian Günther Dehn, whom Barth defended. A few ... More


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