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The Theory and Practice of Hell: The German Concentration Camps and the System Behind Them Paperback – 19 Sep 2006

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  • Paperback: 343 pages
  • Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux; Revised ed. edition (19 Sept. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0374529922
  • ISBN-13: 978-0374529925
  • Product Dimensions: 13.7 x 2.4 x 21.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars 10 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 162,898 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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" The best of the many books on Nazi concentrations camps and the society behind them." -- C. Wright Mills " Kogon omits nothing and spares no one. His account, magnificently controlled and dispassionate . . . achieves a devastating impact." -- "The Nation""" " A description of the closest thing to hell in human history." -- Reinhold Niebuhr

"The best of the many books on Nazi concentrations camps and the society behind them." --C. Wright Mills

"Kogon omits nothing and spares no one. His account, magnificently controlled and dispassionate . . . achieves a devastating impact." --"The Nation"
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"A description of the closest thing to hell in human history." --Reinhold Niebuhr


The best of the many books on Nazi concentrations camps and the society behind them. "C. Wright Mills"

Kogon omits nothing and spares no one. His account, magnificently controlled and dispassionate . . . achieves a devastating impact. "The Nation"

A description of the closest thing to hell in human history. "Reinhold Niebuhr""

"The best of the many books on Nazi concentrations camps and the society behind them." --C. Wright Mills

"Kogon omits nothing and spares no one. His account, magnificently controlled and dispassionate . . . achieves a devastating impact." --The Nation

"A description of the closest thing to hell in human history." --Reinhold Niebuhr

About the Author

Nikolaus Wachsmann is a professor of Modern German History at the University of London and the author of Hitler's Prisons: Legal Terror in Nazi Germany.

Dr. Eugen Kogon was a political prisoner at Buchenwald from September 1939 to April 1945. After the war, he wrote "The Theory and Practice of Hell."



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