Hitler's National Community: Society and Culture in Nazi Germany

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Provides a new and updated examination of German society under the Nazis, synthesizing a generation of scholarship to offer new insight into the key debates surrounding the subject. Beginning with a focus on Nazi attempts to forge a new national identity and awareness, the book goes on to consider the role and fate of all those excluded form this new national community. Author Lisa Pine interweaves her analysis of society with a look at the Nazis' post-war social legacy, supplying a fresh overview of a ...

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Overview

Provides a new and updated examination of German society under the Nazis, synthesizing a generation of scholarship to offer new insight into the key debates surrounding the subject. Beginning with a focus on Nazi attempts to forge a new national identity and awareness, the book goes on to consider the role and fate of all those excluded form this new national community. Author Lisa Pine interweaves her analysis of society with a look at the Nazis' post-war social legacy, supplying a fresh overview of a much-studied area.

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"The writing is clear, the scholarship up-to-date and the treatment judicious." —Professor Jeremy Black, The Historical Association
The Historical Association Professor Jeremy Black

The writing is clear, the scholarship up-to-date and the treatment judicious.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780340888469
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 6/15/2007
  • Series: A Hodder Arnold Publication
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Lisa Pine is Senior Lecturer in History at London South Bank University.

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Table of Contents

Preface     ix
Introduction     1
Inside the 'National Community'     15
The creation of consensus and conformity     17
Coercion, terror and surveillance     31
Education     43
The Nazi youth groups: the Hitler Youth and the League of German Girls     55
Women and the family     67
The churches and the Wehrmacht     83
Outside the 'National Community'     99
The Jews     101
The Gypsies     113
The 'asocial' and the disabled     125
Sexual outsiders     139
Dissenters and resisters     153
Cultural Life and the 'National Community'     167
The radio and press     169
The cinema and theatre     183
Art and architecture     199
Music and literature     215
Conclusion     227
Glossary     235
Select bibliography     237
Index     253
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