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Nazi Doctors, The: Medical Killing And The Psychology Of Genocide
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NAZI DOCTORS, THE: MEDICAL KILLING AND THE PSYCHOLOGY OF GENOCIDE

PAPERBACK BY LIFTON, ROBERT JAY

£17.99

ISBN
9780465049059
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PUBLISHER
INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
576 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
22 MAR 1988

DESCRIPTION

A brilliant analysis and history of the crucial role that German doctors played in Nazi genocide.

CONTENTS

* Introduction: This World Is Not This World Life Unworthy Of Life: The Genetic Cure * Sterilization and the Nazi Biomedical Vision * Euthanasia: Direct Medical Killing * Resistance to Direct Medical Killing * Wild Euthanasia: The Doctors Take Over * Participants * Bringing Euthanasia to the Camps: Action Special Treatment 14f13 Auschwitz: The Racial Cure * The Auschwitz Institution * Selections on the Ramp * Selections in the Camp * Socialization to Killing * Prisoner Doctors: The Agony of Selections * Prisoner Doctors: Struggles to Heal * Prisoner Doctors: Collaboration with Nazi Doctors * Killing with Syringes: Phenol Injections * The Experimental Impulse * A Human Being in an SS Uniform: Ernst B. * Dr. Auschwitz: Josef Mengele * Healing-Killing Conflict: Eduard Wirths The Psychology Of Genocide * Doubling: The Faustian Bargain * The Auschwitz Self: Psychological Themes in Doubling * Genocide * Afterword: Bearing Witness