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Title The Nazi connection : eugenics, American racism, and German national Socialism / Stefan Kühl.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.


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Edition Paperback edition.
Description 1 online resource (185 pages)
Note First published in 1994.
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Subject Eugenics -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Eugenics -- Government policy -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Racism -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
National socialism.
United States.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Contents; Introduction; 1. The "New" Scientific Racism; 2. German-American Relations within the International Eugenics Movement before 1933; 3. The International Context: The Support of Nazi Race Policy through the International Eugenics Movement; 4. From Disciple to Model: Sterilization in Germany and the United States; 5. American Eugenicists in Nazi Germany; 6. Science and Racism: The Influence of Different Concepts of Race on Attitudes toward Nazi Race Policies; 7. The Influence of Nazi Race Policies on the Transformation of Eugenics in the United States.
8. The Reception and Function of American Support in Nazi Germany.; 9. The Temporary End of the Relations between German and American Eugenicists; 10. Conclusion; Notes; References; Index.
Summary When Hitler published Mein Kampf in 1924, he held up a foreign law as a model for his program of racial purification: The U.S. Immigration Restriction Act of 1924, which prohibited the immigration of those with hereditary illnesses and entire ethnic groups. When the Nazis took power in 1933, they installed a program of eugenics--the attempted "improvement" of the population through forced sterilization and marriage controls--that consciously drew on the U.S. example. By then, many American states had long had compulsory sterilization laws for "defectives," upheld by the Sup.
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