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Pope and Devil

The Vatican's Archives and the Third Reich

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674064263

Publication Date: 05/07/2012


336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

28 halftones, 1 map

Belknap Press


  • Introduction
  • 1. Neutralizing Evil? Vatican Prescriptions for Germany (1917–1929)
  • 2. Perfidious Jews? The Battle in the Vatican over Anti-Semitism (1928)
  • 3. The Pact with the Devil? The Reichskonkordat (1930–1933)
  • 4. Molto Delicato? The Roman Curia and the Persecution of the Jews (1933–1939)
  • 5. Dogma or Diplomacy? The Catholic Worldview and Nazi Ideology (1933–1939)
  • Chronology
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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