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Hitler's American Model - The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law (Paperback): James Q. Whitman

Hitler's American Model - The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law (Paperback)

James Q. Whitman

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Nazism triumphed in Germany during the high era of Jim Crow laws in the United States. Did the American regime of racial oppression in any way inspire the Nazis? The unsettling answer is yes. In Hitler's American Model, James Whitman presents a detailed investigation of the American impact on the notorious Nuremberg Laws, the centerpiece anti-Jewish legislation of the Nazi regime. Both American citizenship and antimiscegenation laws proved directly relevant to the two principal Nuremberg Laws--the Citizenship Law and the Blood Law. Contrary to those who have insisted otherwise, Whitman demonstrates that the Nazis took a real, sustained, significant, and revealing interest in American race policies. He looks at the ultimate, ugly irony that when Nazis rejected American practices, it was sometimes not because they found them too enlightened but too harsh. Indelibly linking American race laws to the shaping of Nazi policies in Germany, Hitler's American Model upends the understanding of America's influence on racist practices in the wider world.

General

Imprint: Princeton University Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2018
First published: 2017
Authors: James Q. Whitman
Dimensions: 203 x 133 x 23mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 224
ISBN-13: 978-0-691-18306-0
Languages: English
Subtitles: English
Categories: Books > Law
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government
Books > Law > Laws of other jurisdictions & general law
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > Political ideologies
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > Central government
Books > Law > Laws of other jurisdictions & general law > Constitutional & administrative law
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > Political ideologies > Fascism & Nazism
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > Central government > Central government policies
Books > Law > Laws of other jurisdictions & general law > Constitutional & administrative law > General
LSN: 0-691-18306-6
Barcode: 9780691183060

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