The Sanctity of Rural Life: Nobility, Protestantism, and Nazism in Weimar Prussia by Shelley Baranowski

The Sanctity of Rural Life: Nobility, Protestantism, and Nazism in Weimar Prussia

byShelley Baranowski

Hardcover | April 6, 1995

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In this ground-breaking study, Shelley Baranowski not only explores how and why church-going Protestants in eastern Prussia turned to Nazism in large numbers, but also shows that the rural elite and the church propagated a myth of the stability, the wholesomeness, and the class-harmony--inshort, the "sanctity"--of rural life, a myth that was a key component of Nazi propaganda that helped secure support for the Third Reich in rural areas. Of great interest to historians and students of the period as well as anyone interested in how a fringe radical movement gained wide popularsupport.

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Shelley Baranowski is at University of Akron.

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Title:The Sanctity of Rural Life: Nobility, Protestantism, and Nazism in Weimar PrussiaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 9.57 × 6.5 × 0.98 inPublished:April 6, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195068815

ISBN - 13:9780195068818

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"This book is a major contribution to German social history."--HISTORY