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Resistance and Conformity in the Third Reich

ISBN 9780415121347
Published January 6, 1997 by Routledge
216 Pages

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Book Description

This is a thematically arranged text illustrating popular resisitance to Nazism in Germany from 1930-1945, and the affect of Nazism on everyday life. The book combines a lucid, synthesized analysis together with a wide selection of integrated source material taken from pamphlets, diaries, recent oral testimonies, correspondence and more. Different chapters focus on social groups and activities, such as youth movements, religion, Jewish Germans, and the working classes.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 National Socialism; Chapter 2 The workers; Chapter 3 The churches; Chapter 4 Youth; Chapter 5 Conservative élites; Chapter 6 Germany's Jewish citizens; Chapter 7 Exploring the inexplicable; Chapter 8 Opposition, resistance and German society; Further reading; BibliographyIndex;

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Housden, Martyn


'An admirable collection of documents.' - Journal of European Studies

'The diversity of sources is immense...I would recommend the book to anyone studying Nazi Germany at advanced or degree level.' - British German Review

'This book is a valuable contribution to as well as an illustration of, the historiography of the Third Reich.' - David White, University of Edinburgh, History Journal No 272