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To Die for Germany : Heroes in the Nazi Pantheon - Jay W. Baird

To Die for Germany

Heroes in the Nazi Pantheon

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Published: 22nd October 1992
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"In this chilling study of Nazi heroic mythology, Baird sheds a bright light on the dark, death-enthralled underpinnings of the German political and cultural psyche during the years 1918--45." -- Booklist

"Baird blends first-rate historical reconstruction with expert cultural analysis." -- American Historical Review

"Baird's fascinating account of Nazi heroism provides real understanding of the Nazi employment of aesthetics as politics and will be welcomed by students of twentieth-century German and European culture." -- The Historian

"In this chilling study of Nazi heroic mythology, Baird sheds a bright light on the dark, death-enthralled underpinnings of the German political and cultural psyche during the years 1918-45." Booklist "Baird blends first-rate historical reconstruction with expert cultural analysis." American Historical Review "Baird's fascinating account of Nazi heroism provides real understanding of the Nazi employment of aesthetics as politics and will be welcomed by students of twentieth-century German and European culture." The Historian

Acknowledgments Introduction I. The Myth of Langemarck II. The Maryrdom of Albert Leo Schlageter III. Sacrifice at the Feldherrnhalle: The Nazi Immortals of 9 November 1923 IV. Goebbels, Horst Wessel, and the Myth of Resurrection and Return V. The Death and Transfiguration of Hitler Youth Herbert Norkus VI. Gerhard Schumann: Elitist Poet of the Volk Community VII. Hans Baumann: Troubadour of the Hitler Youth VIII. Karl Ritter and the Heroic Nazi Cinema IX. Hitler, Heroes, and Heldentod: The Myth of Death in World War II Epilogue Abbreviations Notes Bibliography Index

ISBN: 9780253207579
ISBN-10: 0253207576
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 22nd October 1992
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.75  x 2.44
Weight (kg): 0.57