The American West and the Nazi East: A Comparative and Interpretive Perspective

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Palgrave Macmillan UK, Jul 12, 2011 - History - 310 pages
By employing new 'optics' and a comparative approach, this book helps us recognize the unexpected and unsettling connections between America's 'western' empire and Nazi Germany's 'eastern' empire, linking histories previously thought of as totally unrelated and leading readers towards a deep revisioning of the 'American West' and the 'Nazi East'.

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Having read my share of accounts of the Final Solution and the course of empire in North America I approached this monograph with a good bit of interest. Sadly, this interest seems to have been ... Read full review

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Carroll P. Kakel, III ('Pete') is a research historian and lecturer at The Johns Hopkins University Centre for Liberal Arts, USA. He has an MA in Holocaust Studies (with distinction) and a PhD in Modern History from Royal Holloway, University of London.

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