The Nazi Doctors

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März 1988



This powerful study, the result of ten years of painstaking research and extensive interviews, casts new light not only on the origins of the Holocaust, but explains how physicians, sworn by oath and conviction to ease suffering, were transformed from healers to systematic killers.


* Introduction: This World Is Not This World Life Unworthy Of Life: The Genetic Cure * Sterilization and the Nazi Biomedical Vision * Euthanasia: Direct Medical Killing * Resistance to Direct Medical Killing * Wild Euthanasia: The Doctors Take Over * Participants * Bringing Euthanasia to the Camps: Action Special Treatment 14f13 Auschwitz: The Racial Cure * The Auschwitz Institution * Selections on the Ramp * Selections in the Camp * Socialization to Killing * Prisoner Doctors: The Agony of Selections * Prisoner Doctors: Struggles to Heal * Prisoner Doctors: Collaboration with Nazi Doctors * Killing with Syringes: Phenol Injections * The Experimental Impulse * A Human Being in an SS Uniform: Ernst B. * Dr. Auschwitz: Josef Mengele * Healing-Killing Conflict: Eduard Wirths The Psychology Of Genocide * Doubling: The Faustian Bargain * The Auschwitz Self: Psychological Themes in Doubling * Genocide * Afterword: Bearing Witness


Robert Jay Lifton is Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at John Jay College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He is also director of the Center on Violence and Human Survival. Dr. Lifton is the author of many books, including The Nazi Doctors and Death in Life: Survivors of Hiroshima, which won the National Book Award.
EAN: 9780465049059
ISBN: 0465049052
Untertitel: Medical Killing and the Psychology of Genocide. index. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: The Perseus Books Group
Erscheinungsdatum: März 1988
Seitenanzahl: 576 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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