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In search of "Aryan blood" : serology in interwar and National Socialist Germany / Rachel E. Boaz.

  • Boaz, Rachel E
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Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 2012.

Physical description

ix, 245 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.


Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


The Emergence of Blood Science: "Contagious Blood" in German Fiction and Early Blood Science; Origins of Serology; The Völkisch Notion of "Blood Defilement"; Seroanthropology; Jewish Physicians and Blood Science; Postwar Blood Science -- Seroanthropology in the Early 1920S : Blood, Race, and Eugenics: Frigyes Verzár and Oszkár Weszeczky: Seroanthropological Research in Hungary; Surveying "Native Germans"; Blood Type and Genetic Inferiority; Völkisch Research -- Organizing seroanthropology: the Establishment of the German Institute for Blood Group Research: Otto Reche and Racial Anthropology; The German Institute for Blood Group Research -- Seroanthropology at its Height: Distinguishing Those with "Pure Blood": Studies of "Native Germans"; Biased Research -- The Jew as Examiner and Examined: E.O. Manoiloff's "Serochemistry" and Jewish Blood; Seroanthropological Analysis of Jews; Völkisch Propaganda; Jews and Seroanthropology -- Blood as Metaphor and Science in the Nuremberg Race Laws: Seroanthropology in 1933; Proponents of Seroanthropology; Racial "Reform" under Nazism; "Blood Defilement"; Diverse Means of "Blood Defilement"; Seroanthropological Research in the Third Reich; The German Institute for Blood Group Research -- The Pedagogy and Practice of Seroanthropology During World War II: Seroanthropology and National Socialist Medicine; Seroanthropological Research; Seroanthropology and Nazi Racial Ideology; Clinical Serology.


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