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The American West and the Nazi East : a comparative and interpretive perspective

Author: Carroll P Kakel
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By employing new 'optics' and a comparative approach, this book helps us recognize the unexpected and unsettling connections between America's 'western' empire and Nazi Germany's 'eastern' empire,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carroll P Kakel
ISBN: 9780230275157 023027515X
OCLC Number: 670481103
Description: xi, 299 pages, 7 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Empire : national projects of 'space' and 'race' --
Racial 'othering ': 'manufacturing difference' --
Conquest and expansion : 'obtaining' new 'living space' --
Colonization : 'peopling' the empire --
'Out-group' policy : 'eliminating' the 'natives' --
War and genocide : 'cleansing' the Lebensraum.
Responsibility: Carroll P. Kakel, III.
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'Challenging and provocative, this well-researched and clearly written account utilizes the cutting-edge approaches of comparative genocide studies to identify what Kakel rightly calls 'disquieting Read more...

 
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