Tuesday, August 31, 2004

Seminarprojekt I: v

" Teams of Nazi anthropologists were engaged in scientific exploration of racial classification. By
measuring specific features which they considered characteristic of each "race", they determined who was a pure "Aryan"."
[http://motlc.wiesenthal.com/gallery/pg46/pg9/pg46925.html , December 29, 2003, 3: 20 PM ]

" From 1926 on, German anthropologists measured facial features and examined genetic histories in order to prove "Aryan" superiority. The reports of these scientists became increasingly important. Nazis tried to prove the unique origins of Jews to separate them from German society, while Jews tried to prove their "Aryan" origins, in order to escape persecution. " [http://motlc.wiesenthal.com/pages/t001/t00185.html, December 29, 2003, 3: 25 PM]

Links: Anthropology, The First Genetic Reports, Visual Ducumentation, Index
Photos and text Simon Wiesenthal Center at
http://www.wiesenthal.com, Copyright © 1997, The Simon Wiesenthal Center9760 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90035


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