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Ordinary Men - 9780141000428

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  • Product code: ADBXP
  • ISBN: 9780141000428
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 17.5cm x 20.3cm
  • Pages: 304
  • Publish date: 28/06/2001

Ordinary Men (Paperback)

Ordinary Men - 9780141000428

Christopher R. Browning

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This detailed and harrowing study of a single group of mostly middle-aged policemen from provincial Germany has achieved classic status among histories of the Holocaust. Far from being demonic and hate-filled sadists, most of the group had no history of anti-semitism or of far right politics. Browning explores the motivation of these men and the horribly familiar mechanisms of man-management and group solidarity that reduced a team of "ordinary men" into a bestial instrument of madness. It is a book that offers no comfort to those who seek to explain the Holocaust in terms of German exceptionalism, but it is a significant contribution to the history of World War II.

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Product Details

  • Product code: ADBXP
  • ISBN: 9780141000428
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 17.5cm x 20.3cm
  • Pages: 304
  • Publish date: 28/06/2001

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