Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The Green and the Brown by Frank Uekoetter

This study provides the first comprehensive discussion of conservation in Nazi Germany. Looking at Germany in an international context, it analyses the roots of conservation in the late nineteenth century, the gradual adaptation of racist and nationalist thinking among conservationists in the 1920s and their indifference to the Weimar Republic. It describes how the German conservation movement came to cooperate with the Nazi regime and discusses the ideological and institutional lines between the conservation movement and the Nazis. Uekoetter further examines how the conservation movement struggled to do away with a troublesome past after World War II, making the environmentalists one of the last groups in German society to face up to its Nazi burden. It is a story of ideological convergence, of tactical alliances, of careerism, of implication in crimes against humanity, and of deceit and denial after 1945. It is also a story that offers valuable lessons for today's environmental movement.

Buy The Green and the Brown by Frank Uekoetter from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521612777
ISBN-10: 0521612772
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Pages: 248
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - The Green and the Brown by Frank Uekoetter

Book Reviews - The Green and the Brown by Frank Uekoetter

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Green and the Brown book by Frank Uekoetter and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Frank Uekoetter

Frank Uekoetter is a researcher in the History Department at Bielefeld University. He is the author of two monographs and editor, alone or in part, of four other collections. He is also author of articles published in Business History Review, Environment and History, and Historical Social Research.