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Anti-semitism and schooling under the Third Reich

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Anti-semitism and schooling under the Third Reich
Call No: 943.086 W41a

Call Number943.086 W41a
Dates2002; ©2002
Statement of ResponsibilityGregory Paul Wegner.
Creators & ContributorsWegner, Gregory Paul (author)
Summary"This book investigates the anti-Semitic foundations of Nazi curricula for elementary schools, with a focus on the subjects of biology, history, and literature. Gregory Paul Wegner argues that any study of Nazi society and its values must probe the education provided by the regime. Schools, according to Wegner, play a major role in advancing ideological justifications for mass murder, and in legitimizing a culture of ethnic and racial hatred. Using a variety of primary sources, Wegner provides a vivid account of the development of Nazi education." —Publisher
  1. The emergence of racial anti-semitism and Nazi educational philosophy
  2. The Jewish question: curriculum perspectives from the Third Reich
  3. The Jew as racial pariah in race hygiene and biology
  4. The Jew as cultural outsider in history and geography
  5. Exemplars of anti-semitic literature for children
  6. Conclusion
Physical Description xiv, 262 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherNew York : RoutledgeFalmer
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages [201]–235) and index
RecognitionGifted in 2019 by Shannon LaBelle & Kevin Forbes
Location in CollectionNew Library Items