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Author McFarland-Icke, Bronwyn Rebekah, 1965-
Title Nurses in Nazi Germany : moral choice in history / Bronwyn Rebekah McFarland-Icke.
Publication Info. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1999.
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Description xv, 343 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-335) and index.
Contents Ordinary Germans revisited: nurses, psychiatry, and morality in historical context -- Neither riffraff nor saints: the ambivalent professionalization of the psychiatric nurse -- Educating nurses in the spirit of the times: Weimar psychiatry in theory and practice -- The evasiveness of the ideal: private and professional obstacles -- Cleaning house in Wittenau: 1933 and the Law for the Restoration of the Professional Civil Service -- Reeducating nurses in the spirit of the times: Geisteskrankenpflege in the service of national socialism -- Politics and professional life under national socialism -- War, mass murder, and moral flight: psychiatric nursing, 1939-1945 -- Concluding remarks.
Subject Psychiatric nursing -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Nursing ethics -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Medical policy -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
National socialism and medicine.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Euthanasia -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Medical ethics -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Added Title Moral choice in history
ISBN 0691006652 (cl. : alk. paper)
9780691006659 (cl. : alk. paper)