Ordinary Men
Score: 4.5
From 16 Ratings

Ordinary Men


  • Author : Christopher R. Browning
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2013-04-16
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062037756


Ordinary Men Book Description :

The shocking account of how a unit of average middle-aged Germans became the cold-blooded murderers of tens of thousands of Jews....

Ordinary Men
Score: 4.5
From 17 Ratings

Ordinary Men


  • Author : Christopher R. Browning
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 1993-02-05
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0060995068


Ordinary Men Book Description :

The shocking account of how a unit of average middle-aged Germans became the cold-blooded murderers of tens of thousands of Jews....

Ordinary Men
Score: 4.5
From 16 Ratings

Ordinary Men


  • Author : Christopher R. Browning
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2017-02-28
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062303035


Ordinary Men Book Description :

Christopher R. Browning’s shocking account of how a unit of average middle-aged Germans became the cold-blooded murderers of tens of thousands of Jews—now with a new afterword and additional photographs. Ordinary Men is the true story of Reserve Police Battalion 101 of the German Order Police, which was responsible for mass shootings as well as round-ups of Jewish people for deportation to Nazi death camps in Poland in 1942. Browning argues that most of the men of RPB 101 were not fanatical Nazis but, rather, ordinary middle-aged, working-class men who committed these atrocities out of a mixture of motives, including the group dynamics of conformity, deference to authority, role adaptation, and the altering of moral norms to justify their actions...

Beyond  Ordinary Men

Beyond Ordinary Men


  • Author : Thomas Pegelow Kaplan
  • Publisher : Verlag Ferdinand Schöningh
  • Release Date : 2019-09-23
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783657792665


Beyond Ordinary Men Book Description :

Why do they kill? The publication in 1992 of Christopher R. Browning's "Ordinary Men" raised crucial, previously unasked questions about the Holocaust: what made the members of a German police battalion – "middle-aged family men of working- and lowerclass background" – become mass murderers of Jewish children, women, and men? How does motivation tie in with other factors that prompt participation in the "final solution"? And what can survivor accounts convey about genocide perpetration? Reflecting on the work of one of the field's most influential scholars, the essays in this book explore the evolution and application of Holocaust historiography, identify key insights into genocidal settings and point to gaps in our knowledge of humanity's most h...

No Ordinary Men
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

No Ordinary Men


  • Author : Fritz Stern
  • Publisher : New York Review of Books
  • Release Date : 2013-09-17
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781590177020


No Ordinary Men Book Description :

During the twelve years of Hitler’s Third Reich, very few Germans took the risk of actively opposing his tyranny and terror, and fewer still did so to protect the sanctity of law and faith. In No Ordinary Men, Elisabeth Sifton and Fritz Stern focus on two remarkable, courageous men who did—the pastor and theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer and his close friend and brother-in-law Hans von Dohnanyi—and offer new insights into the fearsome difficulties that resistance entailed. (Not forgotten is Christine Bonhoeffer Dohnanyi, Hans’s wife and Dietrich’s sister, who was indispensable to them both.) From the start Bonhoeffer opposed the Nazi efforts to bend Germany’s Protestant churches to Hitler’s will, while Dohnanyi, a lawyer in the Justice Min...

Hitler s Willing Executioners
Score: 3
From 11 Ratings

Hitler s Willing Executioners


  • Author : Daniel Jonah Goldhagen
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2007-12-18
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0307426238


Hitler s Willing Executioners Book Description :

This groundbreaking international bestseller lays to rest many myths about the Holocaust: that Germans were ignorant of the mass destruction of Jews, that the killers were all SS men, and that those who slaughtered Jews did so reluctantly. Hitler's Willing Executioners provides conclusive evidence that the extermination of European Jewry engaged the energies and enthusiasm of tens of thousands of ordinary Germans. Goldhagen reconstructs the climate of "eliminationist anti-Semitism" that made Hitler's pursuit of his genocidal goals possible and the radical persecution of the Jews during the 1930s popular. Drawing on a wealth of unused archival materials, principally the testimony of the killers themselves, Goldhagen takes us into the killing fields wh...

The Final Solution and the German Foreign Office

The Final Solution and the German Foreign Office


  • Author : Christopher R. Browning
  • Publisher : Holmes & Meier Publishers
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Genre: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015005259794


The Final Solution and the German Foreign Office Book Description :

Abteilung Deutschland came about as a department of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs in May 1940, following a reorganization of the Referat Deutschland. The latter was established in 1933, and its first task was justifying German anti-Jewish policies to the outside world. Later its functions expanded, and in 1938-39 Referat Deutschland was instrumental in the policy of "forced emigration" of Jews, launched by the SS. The Referat D III was a desk in the Abteilung Deutschland dealing with Jewish matters. Dwells on the personalities of the chief of the department, Martin Luther; the Referat D III's chief, Franz Rademacher; and its leading "Jewish experts", e.g. Karl Otto Klingenfuss, Herbert Müller, and Fritz-Gebhardt Hahn. In 1940-41 the Referat...

Extra Ordinary Men

Extra Ordinary Men


  • Author : Nicola Rehling
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2010-06-21
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781461633426


Extra Ordinary Men Book Description :

This book analyzes popular cinematic representations of normative masculinity, exploring the idea that its positioning as the 'ordinary' identity is a source of not only ideological and political strength but also considerable anxiety. Rehling offers lucid accounts of contemporary theoretical debates on masculinity, whiteness, gender, race, and sexuality in popular cinema, and detailed readings of films as diverse as Fight Club, Boys Don't Cry, and The Matrix....

Twelve Ordinary Men
Score: 4.5
From 83 Ratings

Twelve Ordinary Men


  • Author : John F. MacArthur
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Release Date : 2006-05-08
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781418567378


Twelve Ordinary Men Book Description :

Contrary to popular belief, we do not have to be perfect to do God's work. Look no further than the twelve disciples whose many weaknesses are forever preserved throughout the pages of the New Testament. Jesus chose ordinary men - fisherman, tax collectors, political zealots - and turned their weakness into strength, producing greatness from utter uselessness. MacArthur draws principles from Christ's careful, hands-on training of the original twelve disciples for today's modern disciple - you....

An Ordinary Man
Score: 4.5
From 18 Ratings

An Ordinary Man


  • Author : Paul Rusesabagina
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2006-04-06
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1101201312


An Ordinary Man Book Description :

A remarkable account of the amazing life story of the man who inspired the film Hotel Rwanda Readers who were moved and horrified by Hotel Rwanda will respond even more intensely to Paul Rusesabagina’s unforgettable autobiography. As Rwanda was thrown into chaos during the 1994 genocide, Rusesabagina, a hotel manager, turned the luxurious Hotel Milles Collines into a refuge for more than 1,200 Tutsi and moderate Hutu refugees, while fending off their would-be killers with a combination of diplomacy and deception. In An Ordinary Man, he tells the story of his childhood, retraces his accidental path to heroism, revisits the 100 days in which he was the only thing standing between his “guests” and a hideous death, and recounts his subsequent life ...