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Hitler's American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law

by James Q. Whitman, reviewed by Glenn Altschuler,
The Jerusalem Post, April 14, 2017

Introduced by the Reichstag in September 1935, the Nuremberg Laws codified the racist policies of the Nazis. The laws declared that the swastika was the national symbol of Germany, consigned German Jews to second- class citizenship, and criminalized marriage and sexual relations between Jews and Aryans.


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