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Mothers in the Fatherland National Book Award NomineeAmerican Library Association Notable BookAn Outstanding Book In Women S History At The Berkshire Conference Of Women Historians From The Collapse Of The Kaiser S Regime To The Destruction Of Hitler In His Bunker, Germany Has Been Studied, Explicated, And Psychoanalyzed Time And Again Yet There Have Been Few Detailed Investigations Into The Historical And Cultural Roles Played By German Women In Modern Times This Important Book, Which Kirkus Called Original And Intriguing, Corrects This Imbalance.


10 thoughts on “Mothers in the Fatherland

  1. says:

    Harrowing, as all such histories of the Nazi period in Germany are, but lucid Almost 30 years ago, when it was first published, the writer might have been able to assume a closer knowledge in the reader with the history of which this gives an alternate angle of view, but I think there is enough background to bring most up to speed I especially appreciated the chapter on the Weimar period, supplying a valuable background for a web of events that did not, after all, arise out of the blue.Koonz g Harrowing, as all such histories of the Nazi period in Germany are, but lucid Almost 30 years ago, when it was first published, the writer might have been able to assume a closer knowledge in the reader with the history of which this gives an alternate angle of view, but I think there is enough background to bring most up to speed I especially appreciated the chapter on the Weimar period, supplying a valuable background for a web of events that did not, after all, arise out of the blue.Koonz groups women s experiences variously Nazi, Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, differe...


  2. says:

    Koonz characterizes the Nazi regime as pronatal in contrast to Gisela Bock, who references her but misogynistic She argues that women played an active and significant part in bringing the Nazi regime to power, but seems to imply that these women were dupes, acting on behalf of their perceived maternal concerns racism is lumped in Sex and race were the predominant social markers in Nazi ideology I kind of wondered reading Bock if she argued that the Nazis were anti natal just to be able t Koonz characterizes the Nazi regime as pronatal in contrast to Gisela Bock, who references her but misogynistic She argues that women played an active and significant part in bringing the Nazi regime to power, but seems to imply that these women were dupes, acting on behalf of their perceived maternal concerns racism is lumped in Sex and race were the predominant social mark...


  3. says:

    Controversial, I ll give it that, even though i disagree Basically she argues that most of the women living in germany during WWII are guilty of the holocaust too because they kept up the trappings of a civilized society, despite the fact that they new atrocities were going on.


  4. says:

    Claudia Koonz, it says on the inside cover, is a professor in Massachusetts I guess she has something to prove to herself so she wrote a book with the help of a word book, trying her best at finding the most complicated and never used words, to use in this book that contains 429 pages of bread text Obviously she wanted to impress on someone but it certainly was not the ordinary reader that picks up this book thinking that she or he will find out why women ...


  5. says:

    I was all set to give this book four stars, until I came across this sentence Sometimes, like Adam Goeth portrayed vividly in Schindler s List by Thomas Keneally guards began to enjoy their work 412 First of all, she s referring to Amon, not Adam, Goeth Secondly, the book was called Schindler s Ark, not Schindler s List apparently it was released in America as Schindler s List, so I m a littleforgiving of that, but I still think it would have beenresponsible to refer to i I was all set to give this book four stars, until I came across this sentence Sometimes, like Adam Goeth portrayed vividly in Schindler s List by Thomas Keneally guards began to enjoy their work 412 First of all, she s referring to Amon, not Adam, Goeth Secondly, the book was called Schindler s Ark, not Schindler s List apparently it was released in America as Sch...


  6. says:

    This book is pretty good for background of the Third Reich but not much else Most academic reviews are correct in that Koonz doesn t really break new ground and that she claims to focus on common women but the book only focuses on Middle class leaders I don t knowI just don t...


  7. says:

    This book took me quite a long time to read, even though it was fascinating It s the sort of book I could only handle in small chunks, about 2 3 days per chapter I learned a lot from this book, though.


  8. says:

    Really interesting the language is really attractive and was a pretty challenging book to read since English is not my mother language So many new words, so much new information, eye opening about the oppression of women in addition to Jews Loved it