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Between 'national community' and 'milieu': German Catholics at war, 1939-1945

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This article examines German Catholics’ senses of community and identity during the Second World War. It analyses how far they were able to reconcile their religious faith with support of Nazism and the German war effort, and questions the extent to which Catholicism in the Rhineland and Westphalia either represented a sealed confessional subculture, or part of a homogenizing Nazified ‘national community’ (Volksgemeinschaft). The article argues that, in their pure forms, neither of these anal...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1017/S0960777317000169

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Department:
Oxford, HUM, History Faculty
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Contemporary European History Journal website
Volume:
26
Issue:
3
Pages:
421-440
Publication date:
2017-05-29
Acceptance date:
2016-10-17
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EISSN:
1469-2171
ISSN:
0960-7773
Pubs id:
pubs:655594
URN:
uri:588b38dc-88ee-4060-a8c7-acf067ecdd9b
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uuid:588b38dc-88ee-4060-a8c7-acf067ecdd9b
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pubs:655594

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