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Children of Lidice: Searches, Shadows and Histories

The Young Victims of the Nazi Regime : Migration, the Holocaust and Postwar Displacement

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...This chapter examines the textual and visual history of Lidice, arguably the most infamous wartime symbol of Nazi atrocity, its legacy in literature, film and history, and the construction of the Czech war orphan in mainstream American...


Marius Turda

Marius Turda is Director of the Centre for Medical Humanities and Reader in 20th Century Central and Eastern European Biomedicine at Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is the author of Eugenics and Nation in Early 20th Century Hungary (2014); Modernism and Eugenics (2010); The Idea of National Superiority in Central Europe, 1880-1918 (2005), and the editor of The History of Eugenics in East-Central Europe, 1900-1945: Sources and Commentaries (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The History of East-Central European Eugenics, 1900–1945 : Sources and Commentaries

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Overview Michal V. Šimůnek I In the Czech lands, eugenic ideas spread through intellectual circles from 1900 onwards, motivated largely by efforts to avoid the negative effects of ‘degeneration’ caused by a modern industrialized society...