The Nazi regime in Germany was terrible enough without even accounting for the policy of collaboration. So what extra does collaboration say about Hitler and his plans for Europe? Peter Davies explores the mindset and political attitudes of Hitler and also many other controversial pro-Nazi leaders in Western Europe, Scandanavia, Central and Eastern Europe, and also beyond. Delving into four different "types" of collaboration: political, financial, the Holocaust, and collaboration at a social level, he asks some difficult questions. The story of collaboration is brought up to date, assessing both the legacy and its contemporary parallels.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements. Introduction. Chapter 1 - Meaning and Varieties. Chapter 2 - The Story of Collaboration. Chapter 3 - Why did Collaborators Collaborate? Chapter 4 - Political Collaboration: The Scientist and the Laboratory. Chapter 5 - Collaboration and Society: Sex and Sinners. Chapter 6 - Economic Collaboration: Greed, Profit and Exploitation. Chapter 7 - Agents of the Holocaust. Chapter 8 - The Legacy of Collaboration. Evaluation.
Peter Davies teaches at the University of Huddersfield. He is the author of The Routledge Companion to Fascism (2002).