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Author: Dagmar Herzog

” murders “did not, after all, belong to the central features of racial-hygienic programming” and the new evidence indicated that “there was a difference in principle between the prevention and the annihilation of life ‘unworthy of living’ ” (emphasis mine). Indeed, as it turned out, he observed, “coercive

In: Beyond "Ordinary Men"

implication that the purchase was somehow politically motivated. The Israeli magnate poured cold water on the idea: “Look,” he told a writer from the New York Times , “I don’t think this is the reason that a public company does a deal. It is not a hobby. It is not personal.” 7 In a way, Akirov

In: Beyond "Ordinary Men"

. Between 1941 and 1945, GIs served on every continent except Antarctica. Scholars of travel and tourism emphasize that travel is a transcendent and even sacred experience that takes one beyond the realm of ordinary life. 4 It is also by nature ephemeral. Once memory of the journey fades, the experience is

In: War and Memorials
Author: Hans Derks

like races) in order to enhance and then sustain the purest qualities of family, social and racial life. The stronger the state and its racial and genetic laws, the better. Let’s take a look at his main work: Heredity in Relation to Eugenics (1911). 3 In the first seven sentences of the preface

In: Victims and Perpetrators
Author: Paul Jackson

points expanded on this existential quest for white redemption. One stressed the mission needed to reject materialism and, like old religions, fight for a higher cause. Another explained the need to think of the racial community as ‘an organism ’, asserting true freedom came when this living entity

In: Fascism
Author: Aryo Makko

Durban in the Colony of Natal. By 1911, the colony had grown to 1600 people. Alsaker Kjerland reminds us that the activities of this group are a good example of the limited extent to which Western, and indeed Swedish-Norwegian, expansion was motivated by missionary work rather than economic and political

In: European Small States and the Role of Consuls in the Age of Empire
Author: Paul Shore

roundup and continued their labors, sometimes joining other religious orders or becoming parish priests, and often living under harsh conditions. A few missionized as wandering swamulus , a term for missionary sannyasis , holy men who had abandoned worldly life, in the remote Deccan interior. 248 In

In: The Years of Jesuit Suppression, 1773–1814: Survival, Setbacks, and Transformation
Author: Guy Lanoue

, disjunctions in Italian history are not eliminated (like Penelope’s suitors) but are exploited to create a functional personal identity that references the arts of living, civiltà , as an antidote to state sponsored failures to create a meaningful community defined and framed by its institutions. In

In: Fascism
Author: Anna Delius

their own socialist or Marxist convictions. A key document in this context is the “Letter to the Party” co-authored by Kuroń and Karol Modzelewski in 1964. From a leftist, socialist perspective they not only criticized the living conditions of workers in a workers’ state but also the lack of democratic

In: East Central Europe
Author: Alison Hilton

“Our goal is to capture the still living art of the people, and give it the opportunity to develop,” Elena Polenova (1850–98) wrote from the Abramtsevo estate. 1 A member of one of the first and most important centers of folk art revival, she sought out examples of folk carving in local

In: Russian History