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|LC Classifications||DD253.6 .M39 2009|
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Murderous Intellectuals: German Elites and the Nazi SS Paperback – November 2, by Jonathan Maxwell (Author)3/5(9). MURDEROUS INTELLECTUALS by JONATHAN MAXWELL MURDEROUS INTELLECTUALS GERMAN ELITES AND THE NAZI SS is a book that makes you think, makes you take a second look at the atrocity--the holocaust/5.
"Murderous Intellectuals: German Elites and the Nazi SS" is a look into the intellectual elite of Nazi Germany and their involvement in one of the most famous war atrocities of the twentieth century.
Looking into these individuals personal histories for answers, Jonathan Maxwell creates a very interesting picture of the minds of the monsters on varying levels of the Nazi Hierarchy.
PAUL JOHNSON is a British author and historian whose works span the Murderous intellectuals book and run the gamut of human activities. His books include Modern Times, A History of the Jews, Intellectuals, The Birth of the Modern, and The Quest for God - which have been translated into many languages.
He has been a frequent contributor to the Daily Telegraph, New York Times, Wall Street /5(95). His new book "Murderous Intellectuals" is a nonfiction book about the German Elites and The Nazi SS. He spoke very well about what brought on the writing of such a book, which was very interesting.
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