Crying Hands: Eugenics and Deaf People in Nazi Germany

Crying Hands: Eugenics and Deaf People in Nazi Germany

by Horst Biesold
     
 

ISBN-10: 1563680777

ISBN-13: 9781563680779

Pub. Date: 07/28/1999

Publisher: Gallaudet University Press

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Now available in paperback; ISBN 1-56368-255-9

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563680779
Publisher:
Gallaudet University Press
Publication date:
07/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.31(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Publisher's Introduction
Preface to the German Edition
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1From Social Darwinism to National Socialism13
2The Concept of Hereditary Deafness under National Socialism28
3Teacher-Collaborators42
4Forced Abortions84
5Deaf Collaboration: REGEDE91
6Deaf Resistance109
7The Jewish Deaf in Germany130
8Sterilization's Legacy140
9Euthanasia and Deaf Germans160
App. 1: The Questionnaire171
App. 2: Questionnaire Data175
App. 3Documents Written by and in Support of Gertrud Jacob184
Notes189
Author's Bibliography211
Selected Bibliography in English219
Index223

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