The American West and the Nazi East a comparative and interpretive perspective by Carroll P. Kakel

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Indians of North America,
  • Wars,
  • Massacres,
  • Genocide,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Territorial expansion,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945),
  • Treatment of Indians,
  • Atrocities,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-276) and index.

Book details

StatementCarroll P. Kakel
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE179.5 .K35 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 299 p. :
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25024930M
ISBN 10023027515X
ISBN 109780230275157
LC Control Number2011011819
OCLC/WorldCa670481103

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Subjects: Manifest Destiny. It is a thorough comparative exploration of the North American and Nazi conquests, showing that the two have many similarities, even when there are also some differences.5/5(4).

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The American West and the Nazi East is a unique exploration of the conceptual and historical relations between the Early American and Nazi-German national projects of territorial expansion, racial cleansing, and settler colonization in their respective 'western' and 'eastern' empires, along with their associated campaigns of extreme political violence against 'native' indigenous peoples.

“This thoughtful, provocative book compares the Nazi occupation of Eastern Europe with the United States’s conquest of the American West.

Its insights and conclusions are sure to stimulate new debates among a broad array of scholars.”Robert Wooster, author of The American Military Frontiers: The United States Army in the West, –Reviews: 1. The adventure stories of Karl May set in the American Southwest have charmed millions of Germans, but especially Hitler, who patterned Nazi policies on their plots.

The editors present a collection of 23 historical papers exploring relationships between "the Germans" (necessarily adopting different senses of the term for different periods or different topics) and their immediate neighbors to the East.

The eras discussed range from the Middle Ages to European integration. Examples of specific topics addressed include the Teutonic order in the development. Whitman’s “Hitler’s American Model,” with its comparative analysis of American and Nazi race law, joins such previous studies as Carroll Kakel’s “The American West and the Nazi East.

This week at In The Past Lane, the history podcast, I speak with legal historian James Q. Whitman about his book, Hitler’s American Model: The US and the Making of Nazi Race Law. Many people are aware that the American civil rights movement served as an inspiration to freedom movements around the world.

Books about or set in the former East Germany Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. The translation of the inscriptions was published in in the ‘Book of Mormon’.

railway was completed. A ceremony, known as the ‘golden spike ceremony’ because a golden spike was used to join the East and West railways, was held at Promontory Point in Utah. This article is part of our larger resource on the American West. Gray Tide in the East by Andrew J. Heller, Kaiser Wilhelm II cancels the invasion of Belgium and sends his army East, altering the outcome of World War I.

The Trial and Execution of the Traitor George Washington, by Charles B. Rosenberg, inwith the American Revolution in a seemingly endless stalemate, General George. Denazification (German: Entnazifizierung) was an Allied initiative to rid German and Austrian society, culture, press, economy, judiciary, and politics of the Nazi ideology.

It was carried out by removing those who had been Nazi Party or SS members from positions of power and influence and by disbanding or rendering impotent the organizations associated with Nazism. Relations with the East German state were hampered because of this policy, and by the erection of the Berlin Wall in The wall made the site of the former U.S.

Embassy, still owned by the U.S. government, an inaccessible vacant lot that was part of the security zone separating east and west. Secret Revealed: America was at War with Nazi Germany Before Between September and Decemberthe United States moved from neutral to active belligerent in an undeclared naval war.

American Nazis parade on East 86th St. in New York City around the Nazis also admired America’s conquest of the West. InHitler praised the Americans for. American precedents also informed other crucial Nazi texts, including the National Socialist Handbook for Law and Legislation of –35, edited by the future governor-general of Poland, Hans.

East Germans also fell prey to the influence of West German faith healers: the preacher Paul Schaefer promised people salvation if they followed him to South America.

Read Scholar senior editor Bruce Falconer’s essay, “ The Torture Colony,” on the troubled (and Nazi-ridden) Colonia Dignidad.

Operation Pastorius was a failed German intelligence plan for sabotage inside the United States during World War operation was staged in June and was to be directed against strategic American economic targets. The operation was named by Admiral Wilhelm Canaris, chief of the German Abwehr, for Francis Daniel Pastorius, the leader of the first organized settlement of Germans in America.

The American West: History and Settlement. After the first European settlers arrived in the Americas, they began to move westward. In time, many would journey beyond the Mississippi River. The Brown Book was branded by West German politicians and the media at the time as pure Stalinist propaganda.

It listed the SS rankings and Nazi. This is the East West Street of his title. Chased away by one of the regular outbursts of antisemitism (the Jewish quarter was burned down in ). The Ninth and First American armies then turned east and pushed to the Elbe river by mid-April.

During the push east, the cities of Frankfurt am Main, Kassel, Magdeburg, Halle and Leipzig were strongly defended by ad hoc German garrisons made up of regular troops, Flak units, Volkssturm and armed Nazi.

Like millions of other children born in the s and s, Hitler played at African wars and read Karl May’s novels of the American West. Hitler said that May had opened his “eyes to the. Ever since the first pioneers settled in the United States at the East, the country has been expanding westward.

When President Thomas Jefferson bought the Louisiana territory from the French government init doubled the size of the existing United States. Lost Treasures of the American West. The old American West was a wild place.

The military history of the United States began with a foreign power on U.S. soil: the British Army during the American Revolutionary ing American independence, the next occurrence of an attack on American soil was during the War ofalso with Britain, and also the first and only time since the end of the Revolutionary War in which a foreign power occupied the American capital.

These were collected in book form as “Nazi Spies in America,” the basis for the movie “Confessions of a Nazi Spy,” starring Edward G. Robinson in the role of the ace G-man.

The West's contribution to German defeat, on the other hand, is often seen as somewhat marginal. The Anglo‐American strategic bombing campaign in paid few dividends and it was not until after the Normandy landings in June that the West really began to divert a large amount of German resources.

To be precise, the Second World War led to changes in terms of country’s economic, political and social factors and led to a major reformation, the division of Germany, as East and West. The expansion of Germany during Hitler’s reign brought about a sense of insecurity among the people of Germany.

Directed by Laurence Rees. With Samuel West, Danuta Grocholska, Charles Bleeker Kohlsaat, Wilhelm Moses. Poland was to become the epicenter of Nazi brutality - the place where Nazism achieved its purest and most bestial form.

This is the story of the first two years of the Nazi occupation of Poland and the vicious power battles between the Nazi barons.

During the G.D.R., some East Germans, especially women, did political work with the American Indian Movement, and hoped to be able one day to move to a reservation, marry a Native American, and. West Germany and West Berlin received massive injections of U.S.

capital, which attracted many workers from miserable economic conditions in the East. In the American zone, Army occupation troops proceeded rapidly with disarmament, demilitarization, and eradication of Nazi influence from German life. MEMRI bridges the language gap which exists between the West and the Middle East, providing timely translations of Arabic, Persian, Urdu-Pashtu, and Turkish media, as well as original analysis of political, ideological, intellectual, social, cultural, and religious trends in the Middle East.

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