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From Nurturing the Nation to Purifying the Volk: Weimar and Nazi Family Policy, 1918-1945

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Fearing that the future of the nation was at stake following the First World War, German policymakers vastly expanded social welfare programs to shore up women and families. Just over a decade later, the Nazis seized control of the state and created a radically different, racially driven gender and family policy. This book explores Weimar and Nazi policy to highlight the f ...more
Hardcover, 310 pages
Published January 8th 2007 by Cambridge University Press (first published December 31st 2006)
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Joseph Hirsch
There is a great historical story to be told here, struggling to escape from this book. The problem is that Mouton is overwhelmed by the mountain of primary sources she's engaging, and she doesn't know how to sift or prioritize. The book is about as turgid as a ship's manifest in terms of general readability. The work comes alive from time to time, but this does more to tease the reader along rather than to rescue the book from its mountain of facts devoid of context or sequencing.

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This sounds fascinating. Here is the publisher's description:

Fearing that the future of the nation was at stake following the First World War, German policymakers vastly expanded social welfare programs to shore up women and families. Just over a decade later, the Nazis seized control of the state and created a radically different, racially driven gender and family policy. This book explores Weimar and Nazi policy to highlight the fundamental, far-reaching change wrought by the Nazis and the dis
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