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Notes to Pages 477-483 
(The numbers in brackets refer to the original, complete citation of a particular reference in each chapter. The dates in brackets denote original publication of a title.)    
51. I discuss this concept of religious victimization in The Broken Connection [4], pp. 314-15. 
52. Robert S. Gottfried, The Black Death: Natural and Human Disaster in Medieval Europe (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1979) pp. 52-5, 68-69, 73-74.  
53. Adolf Leschnitzer, The Magic Background of Modern Anti-Semitism: An Analysis of the German-Jewish Relationship (New York: International Universities Press, 1969 [1956], pp. 99, 112-20, 221n7. See also Jäckel, Weltanschauung [49]; Rudolph Binion, Hitler Among the Germans (New York: Elsevier, 1976); Vanberto Morais, A Short History of Anti-Semitism (New York: W. W. Norton, 1976).  
54. Hermann Glaser, The Cultural Roots of National Socialism (London: Croom, Helm, 1978), p. 79.  
55. Ibid., p. 220, 225-26; Paul de Lagarde, quoted in Stern, Cultural Despair [7], pp. 62-63.  
56. Glaser, Roots [54], p. 226. 
57. Hermann Lietz, quoted in G[eorge] L. Mosse, “The Mystical Origins of National Socialism,” Journal of the History of Ideas 22 (1961): 94-95.  
58. Glaser, Roots [54], p. 224.  
59. Ibid., pp. 126-27. 
60. Léon Poliakov, The History of Anti-Semitism: From the Time of Christ to the Court Jew (New York: Vanguard, 1965), pp. 216-26. 
61. Erik Erikson, Young Man Luther A Study in Psychoanalysis and History (New York: W. W. Norton, 1958), chap. 6. 
62. W. Beumelburg, quoted in Glaser, Roots [54], p. 197.  
63. Ibid., pp. 221-22. 
64. Testimony of Werner Leibbrandt, Nuremberg Medical Case, Vol. II, p. 80
65. Raul Hilberg, The Destruction of the European Jews (Chicago: Quadrangle, 1967 [1961]), pp. 262-63. 
66. Personal conversations with Raul Hilberg and Yehuda Bauer. For good recent discussions, see Saul Friedländer, “Introduction,” Gerald Fleming, Hitler and the Final Solution (Berkeley University of California Press 1984 [1982]) pp VII-XXXIII and Christopher R. Browning, Fateful Months: Essays on the Emergence of the Final Solution (New York: Holmes & Meier, 1985). 
67. Hitler, Mein Kampf [i8], p. 257.  
68. See Buchheim, “Command and Compliance” [50] p. 362; Hohne, Death’s Head [46], pp. 309-29. 
69. Mircea Ehade, Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1972 [1951]), pp. 184-89. See also Norman Cohn, Warrant for Genocide: The Myth of the Jewish World-Conspiracy and the Protocols of the Elders of Zion (Chico Cal.: Scholars Press, 1981 [1967]). 
70. George L Mosse, “War and the Appropriation of Nature” in Volker R Berghahn and Martin Kitchen, eds., Germany in the Age of Total War (Totowa, N. J.: Barnes & Noble, 1981), p. 107.  
71. Alfred Baeumler, quoted in George L. Mosse, “Friendship and Nationhood About the Promise and Failure of German Nationalism”, Journal of Contemporary History 17 (1982):363. 
72. George L. Mosse, “Death Time and History,” Masses and Man Nationalist and Fascist Perceptions of Reality (New York: Howard Fertig, 1980), pp. 71-73. 
73. Mary Douglas, Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Decay (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1978 [1966]), pp. 5, 13-18, 59. 
74. Ibid., pp. 34-35.  
75. Ibid., p. 173.  
76. Lifton, Broken Connection [4], pp. 305-6.
77. Fritz Stern, Gold and Iron: Bismarck, Bleichröder and the Building of the German Empire (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977), p. XVIII.   
78. Douglas, Purity [73], p. 29. 
Medical Killing and the
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