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The Quest for the Nazi Personality : A Psychological Investigation of Nazi War Criminals

By: Zillmer, Eric A.
Contributor(s): Harrower, Molly | Ritzler, Barry A | Archer, Robert P.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (273 p.).ISBN: 9781317843740.Subject(s): Nazis -- Psychology | War criminals -- Psychology | World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities -- Psychological aspects | World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Psychological aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Quest for the Nazi Personality : A Psychological Investigation of Nazi War CriminalsDDC classification: 940.54/05 | 940.5405 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; About the Authors; Foreword; Preface; Chronology of Historical Events Related to the Psychological Studies on Nazi War Criminals; Chapter 1 The Quest for the Nazi Personality; The Last Nazi?; Rank-and-File Nazis; The Nazi Elite; The Search for a German National Character; The Banality of Evil; The Psychological Study of Nazi War Criminals; Summary; Chapter 2 Historical and Psychological Perspectives on the Nuremberg Trials; War Criminal, Nazi, or German Citizen?; The Legality of War Trials: Historical Perspectives
The View of the U.S. Public: Psychological PerspectivesThe Case of Robert Ley; Summary; Chapter 3 Evaluating the Prisonersat Nuremberg; The Nuremberg Jail; Major Douglas Kelley, MD, Prison Psychiatrist; Lieutenant Gustave Gilbert, PhD, Prison Psychologist; The Psychological Examination of the Defendants; Intelligence Test Administrations; Rorschach Inkblot Administrations; Summary; Chapter 4 Delays in the Publication of the Nazi Rorschach Records; The London Conference; The Kelley-Gilbert Controversy; Summary; Chapter 5 The Rorschach Inkblot Technique; Psychometrics
The Rorschach Inkblot TechniqueThe Nature of the Rorschach Technique; Test Materials and Administration; Rorschach Scoring; Interpretation of the Rorschach; Irregularities of the Nazi Rorschach Administrations; Chapter 6 Interpreting the Nazi Records: The Nazi Elite; The Kelley Records; Retrieving the Kelley Records: The Samuel J. Beck Archives; The Gilbert Records; Modern Nazi Rorschach Studies (1975 to Present); The Nazi Elite; Chapter 7 Danish Collaborators and German Occupation Personnel: A New Sample; Subjects; Methodology; Results; Chameleons; Nazi Sadism
Administrators and German Military PersonnelSummary; Chapter 8 Two Case Studies of Nazi War Criminals; Methodology; Karl Dönitz (1891-1981): "The Lion""; Analysis; Interpretation; Summary; Julius Streicher (1885-1946): "The Beast of Nuremberg"; Analysis; Interpretation; Summary; Chapter 9 The Myth of the Nazi Personality; The Resurgence of Neo-Nazism; The Controversy Continues; The Quest for the Nazi Personality; The Quest for the Altruistic Personality; Other Psychological Perspectives; Conclusion; Appendix; References; Author Index; Subject Index
Summary: Half a century after the collapse of the Nazi regime and the Third Reich, scholars from a range of fields continue to examine the causes of Nazi Germany. An increasing number of young Americans are attempting to understand the circumstances that led to the rise of the Nazi party and the subsequent Holocaust, as well as the implication such events may have for today as the world faces a resurgence of neo-Nazism, ethnic warfare, and genocide. In the months following World War II, extensive psychiatric and psychological testing was performed on over 200 Nazis in an effort to understand the key
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; About the Authors; Foreword; Preface; Chronology of Historical Events Related to the Psychological Studies on Nazi War Criminals; Chapter 1 The Quest for the Nazi Personality; The Last Nazi?; Rank-and-File Nazis; The Nazi Elite; The Search for a German National Character; The Banality of Evil; The Psychological Study of Nazi War Criminals; Summary; Chapter 2 Historical and Psychological Perspectives on the Nuremberg Trials; War Criminal, Nazi, or German Citizen?; The Legality of War Trials: Historical Perspectives

The View of the U.S. Public: Psychological PerspectivesThe Case of Robert Ley; Summary; Chapter 3 Evaluating the Prisonersat Nuremberg; The Nuremberg Jail; Major Douglas Kelley, MD, Prison Psychiatrist; Lieutenant Gustave Gilbert, PhD, Prison Psychologist; The Psychological Examination of the Defendants; Intelligence Test Administrations; Rorschach Inkblot Administrations; Summary; Chapter 4 Delays in the Publication of the Nazi Rorschach Records; The London Conference; The Kelley-Gilbert Controversy; Summary; Chapter 5 The Rorschach Inkblot Technique; Psychometrics

The Rorschach Inkblot TechniqueThe Nature of the Rorschach Technique; Test Materials and Administration; Rorschach Scoring; Interpretation of the Rorschach; Irregularities of the Nazi Rorschach Administrations; Chapter 6 Interpreting the Nazi Records: The Nazi Elite; The Kelley Records; Retrieving the Kelley Records: The Samuel J. Beck Archives; The Gilbert Records; Modern Nazi Rorschach Studies (1975 to Present); The Nazi Elite; Chapter 7 Danish Collaborators and German Occupation Personnel: A New Sample; Subjects; Methodology; Results; Chameleons; Nazi Sadism

Administrators and German Military PersonnelSummary; Chapter 8 Two Case Studies of Nazi War Criminals; Methodology; Karl Dönitz (1891-1981): "The Lion""; Analysis; Interpretation; Summary; Julius Streicher (1885-1946): "The Beast of Nuremberg"; Analysis; Interpretation; Summary; Chapter 9 The Myth of the Nazi Personality; The Resurgence of Neo-Nazism; The Controversy Continues; The Quest for the Nazi Personality; The Quest for the Altruistic Personality; Other Psychological Perspectives; Conclusion; Appendix; References; Author Index; Subject Index

Half a century after the collapse of the Nazi regime and the Third Reich, scholars from a range of fields continue to examine the causes of Nazi Germany. An increasing number of young Americans are attempting to understand the circumstances that led to the rise of the Nazi party and the subsequent Holocaust, as well as the implication such events may have for today as the world faces a resurgence of neo-Nazism, ethnic warfare, and genocide. In the months following World War II, extensive psychiatric and psychological testing was performed on over 200 Nazis in an effort to understand the key

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