Look over the attached article/survey and follow the instructions below. Name 3 theoretical orientations you scored highest in the article attached and write 1 brief paragraph for each theoretical orientation…..
Although at the heart of the Third Reich was a racially motivated killing machine
Uwe D. Adam, “Persecution of the Jews, Bureaucracy and Authority in the Authoritarian State,” Yearbook of the Leo Baeck Institute, XXIII (1978), 139-148 (PDF)
Robert Gellately, review of Hitler’s Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen, The Journal of Modern History, 69, 1 (Mar., 1997), 187-191 (PDF)
Karl Schleunes, The Twisted Road to Auschwitz (Urbana & Chicago: U of Illinois Press, 255-262 (PDF)
Daniel J. Goldhagen, Hitler’s Willing Executioners (New York: Alfred Knopf, 1996), 3-24, 455-461 (PDF)
An Interview With Prof. Hans Mommsen (December 12, 1997, Jerusalem; Interviewers: Adi Gordon, Amos Morris Reich, Amos Goldberg), “The ‘Functionalist’ and the ‘Intentionalist’ Schools of Thought,” Shoah Resource Institute, Yad Vashem (PDF)
Norman M. Naimark, Fires of Hatred. Ethnic Cleansing in Twentieth Century Europe (Cambridge and London: Harvard U. Press, 2001), 57-84 (PDF)
The question being posed is: Although at the heart of the Third Reich was a racially motivated killing machine, the regime’s murderous campaign against the Jews was a response to a set of circumstances largely of its own making.