They thought they were free ; the Germans, 1933-45

by Milton Mayer

Publisher: University of Chicago Press in Chicago

Written in English
Published: Pages: 346 Downloads: 756
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Subjects:

  • Allemagne -- Conditions sociales,
  • Juifs -- Allemagne,
  • Caractéristiques nationales -- Allemands,
  • Nazisme

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He also taught at the University of Massachusetts, Hampshire College, and the University of Louisville. He was an adviser to Robert M. Hutchins when Hutchins founded the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. Mayer was a conscientious objector during World War II but after the war traveled to Germany and lived with German families.

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They thought they were free: the Germans, [Milton Mayer] -- Interviews with ten former Nazis comprise the core of this penetrating study of the psychological causes of Nazism and their implications for modern Germany.