University of Wisconsin–Madison

Social Life, Local Politics, and Nazism: Marburg, 1880-1935

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Rudy J. Koshar. Social Life, Local Politics, and Nazism: Marburg, 1880-1935. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1986.

Focusing on Marburg, a contentious university town where voters demonstrated strong electoral support for Adolf Hitler’s National Socialist party, this imaginative study discusses the political role of small-town organizational life and painstakingly reconstructs the full range of Nazi sympathizers’ cross-affiliations with local voluntary groups.

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