“Anticipatory Obedience” and the Nazi Implementation of the Holocaust in the Ukraine: A Case Study of Central and Peripheral Forces in the Generalbezirk Zhytomyr, 1941–1944

@article{Lower2002AnticipatoryOA,
  title={“Anticipatory Obedience” and the Nazi Implementation of the Holocaust in the Ukraine: A Case Study of Central and Peripheral Forces in the Generalbezirk Zhytomyr, 1941–1944},
  author={Wendy Lower},
  journal={Holocaust and Genocide Studies},
  year={2002},
  volume={16},
  pages={1-22}
}
  • W. Lower
  • Published 2002
  • Sociology
  • Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Numerous recent studies of the Holocaust as it occurred in the occupied Soviet territories have shifted attention from the central German leadership to the role of regional officials and administrators. The following case study offers an example of the ways central Nazi leaders directly and indirectly shaped the Holocaust at the regional level. In Zhytomyr the presence of Himmler, Hitler, and their SS-Police retinues created a unique setting in which the interaction of center and periphery can… 
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