The Science of the Swastika

The Science of the Swastika

2008 | 389 Pages | ISBN: 9639776181 | PDF | 5.3 MB

This is the first theoretically informed study of the relationship between an academic discipline and what the Nazis termed their Weltanschauung. The first study of Sinnbildforschung, German ideograph or swastika studies, though more broadly it tells the tale of the development of German antiquarian studies (ancient Germanic history, archeology, anthropology, folklore, historical linguistics and philology) under the influence of radical-rightwing politics, and the contemporary construction of 'Germanicness' and its role in Nazi thought. The swastika and similar symbols were employed by the ancestors of the modern-day Germans. As these had also become emblematic symbols of the forces of German reaction, Sinnbildforschung became intrinsically connected with the National Socialist regime after 1933 and disappeared along with the Third Reich in 1945.With the Nazi seizure of power, ideographic studies became directly supported by the state. In 1935, an organization was founded within the SS to further its study, the SS-Ahnenerbe. Most infamous as the organ through which medical experiments were arranged to be performed on the inmates of concentration camps, the Ahnenerbe was founded as a historical research institution before it expanded its horizons to the physical sciences.

Download:

http://longfiles.com/naxk207gjnpy/The_Science_of_the_Swastika.pdf.html

[Fast Download] The Science of the Swastika


Ebooks related to "The Science of the Swastika" :
San Francisco Beer: A History of Brewing by the Bay
McCarthyism: The Realities, Delusions and Politics Behind the 1950s Red Scare
Led Zeppelin IV (Rock of Ages)
The Lords of Human Kind: European Attitudes to Other Cultures in the Imperial Age, 3rd Edition
Signature Wound: Hidden Bombs, Heroic Soldiers, and the Shocking, Secret Story of the Afghanistan Wa
At Dawn We Slept: The Untold Story of Pearl Harbor
Emancipation Betrayed: The Hidden History of Black Organizing and White Violence in Florida from...
Blue-Eyed Child of Fortune: The Civil War Letters of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw
A History of Thailand
Polskie Lotnictwo Mysliwskie w Boju Wrzesniowym
Copyright Disclaimer:
This site does not store any files on its server. We only index and link to content provided by other sites. Please contact the content providers to delete copyright contents if any and email us, we'll remove relevant links or contents immediately.