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Contending with Hitler : Varieties of German Resistance in the Third Reich - David Clay Large

Contending with Hitler

Varieties of German Resistance in the Third Reich

By: David Clay Large (Editor)

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Published: 31st October 1994
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Contending with Hitler is a distillation of recent scholarship on Germany's domestic resistance to the Nazi dictatorship. Consisting of twelve original essays, it sets forth the issues that specialists and laymen alike must keep in mind as they try to understand the nature and significance of this complex problem. Unlike most histories of the German resistance, this volume does not restrict its focus to well-known opposition factions such as the Kreisau Circle and the Twentieth of July conspiracy; rather, it includes investigations of resistance efforts by Jews, women, workers, and young people. The Socialist opposition is illuminated by the personal observations of former West German chancellor, Willy Brandt.

"...a useful introduction to recent scholarship on the character and implications of the German resistance." James J. Sheehan, Journal of Interdisciplinary History

Editor+s introduction
Willy Brandt
Theodore Ellenoff
Fritz Stern
A social and historical typology of the German opposition to Hitler Martin Broszat
Working-class resistance: problems and options
Choice and courage
Resistance and opposition: the example of the German Jews
From reform to resistance: Carl Goerdeler+s 1938 memorandum
The conservative resistance
The Kreisau circle and the 20th of July
The Seco
The solitary witness: no mere footnote to resistance studies
The German resistance in comparative perspective
The political legacy of the German resistance: an historical critique
Uses of the Past: the anti-Nazi resistance legacy in the Federal Republic of Germany
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780521466684
ISBN-10: 0521466687
Series: Publications of the German Historical Institute
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 31st October 1994
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.3