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Author Krebs, Christopher B

Title A most dangerous book : Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich / Christopher B. Krebs

Publ Info New York : W.W. Norton & Co., [2011]
Edition First edition
 RWU Main Library  PA6706.G4 K736 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  PA6706.G4 K736 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PA6706.G4 K736 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 303 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The Roman conquest of the germanic myth -- Survival and rescue -- The birth of the German ancestors -- Formative years -- Heroes' songs -- The volk of free-spirited northerners -- White blood -- A bible for national socialists
Note Traces the five-hundred year history and wide-ranging influence of the Roman historian's unflattering book about the ancient Germans that was eventually extolled by the Nazis as a bible
LC subject Tacitus, Cornelius. Germania
Group identity -- Germany
ISBN 9780393062656 (hardcover)
0393062651 (hardcover)