Acknowledgements Glossary of Abbreviations and Terms Introduction 1. The Historical Context 2. Nazi Education Policy 3. The Curriculum and School Textbooks 4. The Nazi Elite Schools 5. The Hitler Youth 6. The League of German Girls Conclusion Bibliography Index
This book examines how Nazism took shape in the classroom and offers a compelling new analysis of Nazi educational policy. The author convincingly argues that in order to understand National Socialism, we need to understand its policies on youth.
South Bank University
Education in Nazi Germany provides this re-evaluation of childhood and education during the Third Reich and brings together, for the first time for an English reading audience, a complete text on the educational structure and pursuits of the Third Reich...Pine is methodical and extensive in her approach, covering everything from textbooks to classrooms, to propaganda songs to youth groups, all while drawing the reader's attention to the unsubtle changes imposed by the Nazi system on classrooms in the expanding Germany...Pine minutely examines the particulars of each aspect of the curriculum: mathematics, physics, physical education, history, and more...overall Education in Nazi Germany presents a refreshingly new thesis, at least for an English language audience, and fills a known void in ?ird Reich historiography -- Prudence Mann, Melbourne University * Melbourne Historical Journal *