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From a "Race of Masters" to a "Master Race": 1948 to 1848
There is a gaping hole in the history of the Holocaust. Between Adolf Hitler and Joseph Mengele there was a hierarchy of scientists whom were responsible for writing the infamous racial legislation of the Third Reich. These scientists, doctors, and legislators enjoyed prestigious positions in the various institutions within Hitler's Germany. To be more precise, many of the ...more
Kindle Edition, 801 pages
Published February 11th 2013 by A.E. Samaan
(first published February 2nd 2013)
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For years, Hitler's government has remained an enigma - on one hand, it called for state control over every aspect of people's lives but on the other it opposed communism, the very zenith of state-control. To answer this question, AE Samaan aptly traces how Nazism evolved from scientific racism in an effort to create an "utopian" state. In the proces, he warns against the dangers of implementing some revered turn of the 19th-20th century scientists' dreams and ambitions for a model state. An int ...more