Book ID: CBB000630037

Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race (2004)


Bachrach, Susan D. (Editor)
Kuntz, Dieter (Editor)

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (Distributed by the University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, NC)

Publication Date: 2004
Edition Details: Also an exhibit at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C., April 22, 2004--October 16, 2005 and a website at
Physical Details: xiii + 226 pp.; ill.; bibl.; index
Language: English

Description Contents include: Sheila Faith Weiss, “German Eugenics, 1890--1933”; Daniel J. Kevles, “International Eugenics”; Gisela Bock, “Nazi Sterilization and Reproductive Policies”; Benoit Massin, “The “Science of Race””; Michael Burleigh,“Nazi `Euthanasia' Programs”; Henry Friedlander, “From `Euthanasia' to the `Final Solution'”; Benno Müller-Hill, “Reflections of a German Scientist.”

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Review Seidelman, William E. (2005) Review of "Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race". Bulletin of the History of Medicine (p. 602). unapi

Essay Review Connor, J. T. H.; Rhode, Michael G. (2006) Exhibiting the Holocaust. Canadian Bulletin of Medical History/Bulletin Canadienne d'Histoire de la Medecine (pp. 245-256). unapi

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Westermann, Stefanie
Kravetz, Melissa
Fangerau, Heiner
Sorvillo, Craig
Wittmann, Emily
Wetzel, Norbert A.
Journal of the History of Biology
History of Psychiatry
New Books Network Podcast
Social History of Medicine
Science Studies
Wallstein Verlag
Münster Lit
National Socialism
Birth control; contraception; sterilization
Science and race
Science and politics
Medicine and race
Rüdin, Ernst
Moll, Albert
Haeckel, Ernst
Darwin, Charles Robert
Boeters, Gustav Emil
Blacker, Carlos P.
Time Periods
20th century, early
19th century
Weimar Republic (1919-1933)
United States
Great Britain
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Anthropologie, Menschliche Erblehre und Eugenik
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften
Interessengemeinschaft Farbenindustrie Aktiengesellschaft

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