The Unfree Professions

The Unfree Professions : German Lawyers, Teachers, and Engineers, 1900-1950

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How could educated professional support Hitler's Nazi movement and the Third Reich? Jarausch examines this fascinating and largely unexplored subject, tracing the social, ideological, and political development of three representative German professions - lawyers, teachers, and engineers - from the late Empire to the end of World War more

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  • Hardback | 366 pages
  • 158.5 x 238.8 x 29mm | 752.98g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New
  • tables
  • 0195044827
  • 9780195044829

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`In this book as in earlier work, Konrad Jarausch is the master of the pithy summary ... this is an innovative book' Geoffrey J. Giles, University of Florida, German History, Vol. X, No. III, 1992 `The vast array of his sources, complemented with a highly informative set of statistical tables in the appendix, allow him to combine methods of quantitative social history with intellectual history and a narrative approach. The most brilliant achievement of the book is to merge this complex material into a meaningful account of the travails of the German profession in the inter-war years European History Quarterlyshow more

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