Crying Hands: Eugenics and Deaf People in Nazi Germany

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Now available in paperback; ISBN 1-56368-255-9
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Exposes the active collusion with the Nazis of various physicians, administrators, and teachers of the deaf who embraced the Third Reich's eugenics policies. Documents the collusion of deaf leaders, who tried to incorporate all independent deaf groups into one Nazi organization while expelling deaf Jews, and traces resistance against the Third Reich by deaf Germans. Includes personal accounts of some of the 1,215 deaf victims of enforced sterilization, demonstrating the lasting physical and emotional pain of Nazi violations. The author is a retired professor and teacher of deaf students. Originally published as nde/>, 1988, by Jarick Oberbiel, Germany. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563680779
  • Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
  • Publication date: 7/28/1999
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 6.46 (w) x 9.31 (h) x 0.91 (d)

Meet the Author


Horst Biesold was a professor and teacher of deaf students in Bremen, Germany.
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Table of Contents

Publisher's Introduction
Preface to the German Edition
Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
1 From Social Darwinism to National Socialism 13
2 The Concept of Hereditary Deafness under National Socialism 28
3 Teacher-Collaborators 42
4 Forced Abortions 84
5 Deaf Collaboration: REGEDE 91
6 Deaf Resistance 109
7 The Jewish Deaf in Germany 130
8 Sterilization's Legacy 140
9 Euthanasia and Deaf Germans 160
App. 1: The Questionnaire 171
App. 2: Questionnaire Data 175
App. 3 Documents Written by and in Support of Gertrud Jacob 184
Notes 189
Author's Bibliography 211
Selected Bibliography in English 219
Index 223
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