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The Nazi Doctors

Medical Killing and the Psychology of Genocide

By Robert Jay Lifton

  • Edition: REV
  • ISBN13: 9780465093397
  • Pub Date: 05/16/2017 | Price: $24.99 / $32.49 CAN
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • Trim: 6.00 x 9.25 Inches | 592 Pages
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About the Book

In his most powerful and important book, renowned psychiatrist Robert Jay Lifton presents a brilliant analysis of the crucial role that German doctors played in the Nazi genocide. Now updated with a new preface, The Nazi Doctors remains the definitive work on the Nazi medical atrocities, a chilling exposé of the banality of evil at its epitome, and a sobering reminder of the darkest side of human nature.

About the Author

Robert Jay Lifton is Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at John Jay College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He is also director of the Center on Violence and Human Survival. Dr. Lifton is the author of many books, including The Nazi Doctors and Death in Life: Survivors of Hiroshima, which won the National Book Award.