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The Third Reich in the Ivory Tower: Complicity and Conflict on American Campuses
This is the first systematic exploration of the nature and extent of sympathy for Nazi Germany at American universities during the 1930s. Universities were highly influential in shaping public opinion and many of the nation s most prominent university administrators refused to take a principled stand against the Hitler regime. Universities welcomed Nazi officials to campus ...more
Hardcover, 339 pages
Published May 1st 2009 by Cambridge University Press
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This is an interesting book and at the same time infuriating. Much like Larson's In the Garden of the Beasts, it shows the relative apathy of U.S. college presidents towards Nazism. In particular, the president of Harvard proved to be quite pro-Nazi and went as far as to over see the release of several nazis while ambassador to West Germany.