Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 January 2017

288 Pages | 10 illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198784586

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Therapeutic Fascism

Experiencing the Violence of the Nazi New Order

Ana Antic

Oxford Studies in Modern European History

  • The first history of World War Two violence approached through psychiatric patient files
  • The first history of mental health sciences in the Balkans, and of the political and social role played by psychiatrists and new ideas about the human mind
  • Spans the transition from Nazi to communist government in the mid-1940s
  • Provides new insights into the experience of mass violence and the nature of collaboration, occupation, fascism, and communism
  • One of the first studies of the enormous effects of World War Two on the intellectual history of psychiatry