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  • Composers of the Nazi Eraby Michael H. Kater

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 52.99

    How does creativity thrive in the face of fascism? How can a highly artistic individual function professionally in so threatening a climate? Composers of the Nazi Era is the final book in a critically acclaimed trilogy that includes Different Drummers (OUP 1992) and The Twisted Muse (OUP 1997), which won the Wallace K. Ferguson Prize of the Canadian... more...

  • The Twisted Museby Michael H. Kater

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 57.99

    Is music removed from politics? To what ends, beneficent or malevolent, can music and musicians be put? In short, when human rights are grossly abused and politics turned to fascist demagoguery, can art and artists be innocent?These questions and their implications are explored in Michael H. Kater's broad survey of musicians and the music they composed... more...

  • Das "Ahnenerbe" der SS 1935-1945by Michael H. Kater

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 98.00

    Standardwerk der NS-Forschung: Die Schutzstaffel Heinrich Himmlers entfaltete während des Dritten Reiches höchste Aktivität, und das nicht nur als Agent totalitärer Machtvollstreckung. Kater zeigt, dass die SS den ernsthaften Versuch einer Infiltration des deutschen Kultur- und Geisteslebens unternommen hat, aus Motiven, die nicht zuletzt... more...

  • Doctors Under Hitlerby Michael H. Kater

    The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 25.49

    "A brilliant attempt to explain the profound historical crisis into which medicine had plummeted during the Nazi period with the tried methods of social history.-- Historische Zeitschrift "The author has drawn from an extraordinary range of sources, and the weight of evidence he compiles will certainly give pause to anyone who still wants to believe... more...

  • Different Drummersby Michael H. Kater

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 39.99

    In Different Drummers , Michael Kater explores the underground history of jazz in Hitler's Germany. He offers a frightening and fascinating look at life and popular culture during the Third Reich, showing that for the Nazis, jazz was an especially threatening form of expression. In tracing the growth of what would become a bold and eloquent form... more...

  • The Ghetto Swinger: A Berlin Jazz-Legend Remembersby Coco Schumann; Max Christian Graeff; Michaela Haas; John Howard; Michael H. Kater

    DoppelHouse Press 2016; US$ 14.99

    First English translation of legendary jazz and swing musician Coco Schumann's memoir, Auschwitz survivor and member of Theresienstadt's Ghetto Swingers. more...

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