Oberammergau in the Nazi Era: The Fate of a Catholic Village in Hitler's Germany the Fate of a Catholic Village in Hitler's Germany
by Helena Waddy
The Bavarian mountain village of Oberammergau is famous for its decennial passion play. The play began as an articulation of the villagers' strong Catholic piety, but in the late 19th and early 20th centuries developed into a considerable commercial enterprise. The growth of the passion play from a curiosity of village piety into a major tourist attraction encouraged all m...more
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published May 12th 2010 by Oxford University Press, USA
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