Legislating The Holocaust

Legislating The Holocaust

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by Karl Schleunes, Bernhard Losener
     
 


The Loesener memoir offers a rare insider’s view into the functioning of the Nazi system and Schleunes’s essay provides an analysis of how Loesener’s activities served to promote as well as hinder that functioning.See more details below

Overview


The Loesener memoir offers a rare insider’s view into the functioning of the Nazi system and Schleunes’s essay provides an analysis of how Loesener’s activities served to promote as well as hinder that functioning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813337753
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
05/01/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
0.46(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)
Lexile:
1320L (what's this?)

Meet the Author


Karl A. Schleunes is professor of history at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. He is the author of The Twisted Road to Auschwitz: Nazi Policy Toward German Jews, 1933-1939. He is currently working on a book on the German background to the Holocaust which is to be part of series titled “A Comprehensive History Holocaust” sponsored by Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Memorial Institute in Jerusalem.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction1
1The Enigma of Bernhard Loesener--Nazi Bureaucrat3
Notes29
2At the Desk of Racial Affairs in the Reich Ministry of the Interior33
Introductory Remarks33
How I Came to Hold the Desk for Racial Affairs35
Up Until the Nuremberg Laws37
The Origin of the "Nuremberg Laws" of 15 September 193546
The Meaning of the Nuremberg Laws52
The Two "First Decrees" to the Nuremberg Laws of 14 November 193556
How Some Provisions of the "First Decrees" Took a Wrong Turn61
Privileged Mixed Marriages65
The 1938 Pogrom and Spread of Persecution68
The Beginning of Forced Emigration74
The War Years75
The So-Called Final Solution of the Jewish Question79
The Jewish Star87
The Treatment of Individual Cases95
The End of My Work in the Ministry99
My Arrest by the Gestapo101
Notes104
3Bernhard Loesener's Testimony Before the Nuremberg Tribunal111
AppendixNazi Legislation153
Selected Bibliography181
Index185

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