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Hitler's monsters : a supernatural history of the Third Reich / Eric Kurlander.

By: Kurlander, Eric, 1973-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: DD256.7 .K87 2017Publication: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2017Description: xxii, 422 p., [16] p. of plates : ill.ISBN: 9780300189452 (hardback); 0300189451 (hardback).Subject(s): Supernatural -- Political aspects -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | Occultism -- Political aspects -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | Paganism -- Political aspects -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | Superstition -- Political aspects -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | National socialism and occultism -- History | Religion and politics -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | Political culture -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | Popular culture -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | Germany -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945 | Germany -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945Genre/Form: BODY, MIND & SPIRIT -- Occultism.
Contents:
The Supernatural Roots of Nazism : Ario-Germanic Religion, Border Science, and the Austro-German Occult Revival, 1889-1914 -- From the Thule Society to the NSDAP : Fashioning the Nazi Supernatural Imaginary, 1912-24 -- Exploiting Hitler's Magic : From Weimar's Horrors to Visions of the Third Reich -- The Third Reich's War on the Occult : Anti-Occultism, Hitler's Magicians' Controversy, and the Hess Action -- The Stars Come Down to Frozen Earth : Border Science in the Third Reich -- Lucifer's Court : Ario-Germanic Paganism, Indo-Aryan Spirituality, and the Nazi Search for Alternative Religions -- The Supernatural and the Second World War : Folklore and Border Science in Foreign Policy, Propaganda, and Military Operations -- Monstrous Science : Racial Resettlement, Human Experiments, and the Holocaust -- Nazi Twilight : Miracle Weapons, Supernatural Partisans, and the Collapse of the Third Reich.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 387-406) and index.

The Supernatural Roots of Nazism : Ario-Germanic Religion, Border Science, and the Austro-German Occult Revival, 1889-1914 -- From the Thule Society to the NSDAP : Fashioning the Nazi Supernatural Imaginary, 1912-24 -- Exploiting Hitler's Magic : From Weimar's Horrors to Visions of the Third Reich -- The Third Reich's War on the Occult : Anti-Occultism, Hitler's Magicians' Controversy, and the Hess Action -- The Stars Come Down to Frozen Earth : Border Science in the Third Reich -- Lucifer's Court : Ario-Germanic Paganism, Indo-Aryan Spirituality, and the Nazi Search for Alternative Religions -- The Supernatural and the Second World War : Folklore and Border Science in Foreign Policy, Propaganda, and Military Operations -- Monstrous Science : Racial Resettlement, Human Experiments, and the Holocaust -- Nazi Twilight : Miracle Weapons, Supernatural Partisans, and the Collapse of the Third Reich.

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