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Title Deaf people in Hitler's Europe / Donna F. Ryan and John S. Schuchman, editors
Published Washington, DC : Gallaudet University Press, published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2002


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Description xi, 233 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Pt. I. Racial Hygiene. Holocaust Studies and the Deaf Community / Henry Friedlander. Eugenics in Hitler's Germany / Robert N. Proctor. Targeting the "Unfit" and Radical Public Health Strategies in Nazi Germany / Patricia Heberer -- Pt. II. The German Experience. Deaf People as Eyewitnesses of National Socialism / Jochen Muhs. Misjudged People: The German Deaf Community in 1932 / John S. Schuchman. The Place of the School for the Deaf in the New Reich / Kurt Lietz. Teacher-Collaborators / Horst Biesold -- Pt. III. The Jewish Deaf Experience. Hungarian Deaf Jews and the Holocaust / John S. Schuchman. Deaf Survivors' Testimony: An Edited Transcript / John S. Schuchman and Donna F. Ryan -- Pt. IV. Concluding Thoughts. A Call for More Research / Peter Black
Summary Inspired by the conference "Deaf people in Hitler's Europe, 1933-1945", hosted jointly by Gallaudet University and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1998, this extraordinary collection, organized into three parts, integrates key presentations and important postconference research. The three parts are: racial hygiene, the German experience and the Jewish deaf experience
Notes Inspired by an international conference held June 21-24, 1998 in Washington, DC under the auspices of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the History and Government Dept. at Gallaudet University
"Published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject People with disabilities -- Government policy -- Germany.
Deaf -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Deaf -- Government policy -- Germany.
Deaf -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Eugenics -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Persons With Hearing Impairments -- history.
Deafness -- history.
Eugenics -- history.
History, 20th Century.
National Socialism -- history.
Public Policy.
Genre/Form Essays.
Author Ryan, Donna F.
Schuchman, John S., 1938-
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
LC no. 2002073884
ISBN 1563681323 soft cover alkaline paper
1563681269 alkaline paper
Other Titles Ebrary Academic Complete International Subscription Collection