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The setting of the pearl : Vienna under Hitler, Thomas Weyr

Label
The setting of the pearl : Vienna under Hitler
Title
The setting of the pearl
Title remainder
Vienna under Hitler
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Weyr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Here is an account of the debasement of one of Europe's great cities. Thomas Weyr shows how Hitler turned Vienna, a once vibrant city that was the cradle of modernism, into a third-rate Prussian provincial town. In this narrative, we meet Austrian traitors like Arthur Seyss-Inquart and mass murderers like Odilo Globocnik, proconsuls like Joseph Burckel, who hacked Austria into seven pieces, and Baldur von Schirach, who dreamed of making Vienna into a Danubian capital - and failed miserably. More painfully, Weyr chronicles the swift destruction of a deeply ingrained Jewish culture and the removal of the city's 200,000 Jews through murder, exile, and deportation. He further shows how Hitler throttled the spirit of what remained through changes in education, city government, cultural life, even the architectural form of the city. The book includes Weyr's own experiences as a child in Vienna under Nazi rule in 1938, along with those of his parents and friends, but the book is not simply a memoir; it is a full historical narrative that chillingly captures the spiritual and cultural ruin that Hitler inflicted on this once-great city."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weyr, Thomas
Dewey number
940.53/43613
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DB855
LC item number
.W463 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Vienna (Austria)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • National socialism
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • National socialism
  • Vienna (Austria)
  • National socialism
  • Austria
  • Nationalsozialismus
  • Wien
Label
The setting of the pearl : Vienna under Hitler, Thomas Weyr
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Anschluss: From Berchtesgaden to the Heldenplatz: February 12-March 15, 1938 -- The state nobody wanted: from St. Germain to Berchtesgaden: October 16, 1918-February 11, 1938 -- Bürckel takes charge: from Plebiscite to peace at Easter: March 15-April 25, 1938 -- To Kristallnacht: May 1-November 14, 1938 -- The lost city: Vienna's golden autumn: 1867-1938 -- From Kristallnacht to the outbreak of war: November 15, 1938-September 1, 1939 -- Decline and fall: from Bürckel to Schirach: September 2, 1939-August 8, 1940 -- Vienna's second chance: Baldur von Schirach: August 10, 1940-June 24, 1943 -- Prelude to disaster: Schirach loses control: May 8, 1943-June 11, 1944 -- The last year: destruction from the sky: July 1, 1944-March 1, 1945 -- The battle for Vienna: death and transfiguration: March 1-April 29, 1945 -- The new shape of the pearl: Vienna after Hitler: 1945-2004
Control code
ocm56103773
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xiii, 352, [16] pages
Isbn
9780195146790
Lccn
2004018295
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780195146790
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o60416925
  • (OCoLC)56103773
Label
The setting of the pearl : Vienna under Hitler, Thomas Weyr
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Anschluss: From Berchtesgaden to the Heldenplatz: February 12-March 15, 1938 -- The state nobody wanted: from St. Germain to Berchtesgaden: October 16, 1918-February 11, 1938 -- Bürckel takes charge: from Plebiscite to peace at Easter: March 15-April 25, 1938 -- To Kristallnacht: May 1-November 14, 1938 -- The lost city: Vienna's golden autumn: 1867-1938 -- From Kristallnacht to the outbreak of war: November 15, 1938-September 1, 1939 -- Decline and fall: from Bürckel to Schirach: September 2, 1939-August 8, 1940 -- Vienna's second chance: Baldur von Schirach: August 10, 1940-June 24, 1943 -- Prelude to disaster: Schirach loses control: May 8, 1943-June 11, 1944 -- The last year: destruction from the sky: July 1, 1944-March 1, 1945 -- The battle for Vienna: death and transfiguration: March 1-April 29, 1945 -- The new shape of the pearl: Vienna after Hitler: 1945-2004
Control code
ocm56103773
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xiii, 352, [16] pages
Isbn
9780195146790
Lccn
2004018295
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780195146790
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o60416925
  • (OCoLC)56103773

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