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The Munich Pact

in The Nazi Symbiosis

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780226891767
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226891798 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226891798.003.0004
The Munich Pact

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This chapter examines the deal made by Ernst Rüdin of the German Research Institute for Psychiatry (GRIP) in Munich, Germany with Nazi officials, analyzing this so-called Munich Pact to understand how GRIP served the National Socialist state and vice versa. It explains the differences between the deals made by Rüdin and Eugen Fischer of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity and Eugenics (KWIA), and highlights Rüdin's unholy alliance with Heinrich Himmler's Schutzstaffel.

Keywords: Ernst Rüdin; GRIP; Nazi officials; Munich; Germany; National Socialist state; Eugen Fischer; KWIA; Heinrich Himmler; Schutzstaffel

Chapter.  25258 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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