This research offers the 1st complete dialogue of conservation in Nazi Germany. Germany in a world context, it analyses the roots of conservation within the past due nineteenth century, the slow variation of racist and nationalist considering between conservationists within the Twenties and their indifference to the Weimar Republic. It describes how the German conservation circulate got here to cooperate with the Nazi regime and discusses the ideological and institutional strains among the conservation circulation and the Nazis. Uekoetter additional examines how the conservation circulate struggled to get rid of a hard previous after international warfare II, making the environmentalists one of many final teams in German society to withstand its Nazi burden. it's a tale of ideological convergence, of tactical alliances, of careerism, of implication in crimes opposed to humanity, and of deceit and denial after 1945. it's also a narrative that gives worthwhile classes for brand new environmental circulation.
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