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Doctors Under Hitler

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In this history of medicine and the medical profession in the Third Reich, Michael Kater examines the career patterns, educational training, professional organization, and political socialization of German physicians under Hitler. His discussion ranges widely, from doctors who participated in Nazi atrocities, to those who actively resisted the regime's perversion of healin ...more
Paperback, 440 pages
Published February 2nd 2000 by University of North Carolina Press (first published 1989)
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Matt
I used this book as another element of my senior research paper. Particularly revealing was Kater's analysis of the process of Gleihschaltung, also known as the Fuhrer principle, that affected the state of German medicine and doctors. Excellent book and very engaging.
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