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BINDING, Karl, & Alfred Hoche.

Die Freigabe der Vernichtung lebensunwerten Lebens.

Ihr Mak und ihre form.

Published: Leipzig: Verlag von Felix Meiner, 1920

Stock code: 106733

Price: £450

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First edition, a superb copy of this rare and influential work, in which the psychiatrist Hoche (1865-1943) and the lawyer Binding (1841-1920) for the first time explicitly asserted that the killing of people with disabilities, including wounded veterans from the First World War (the care of whom was creating a strain on the German economy), would be justified. This work prepared the way for the Nazi’s euthanasia programs and eventually their monstrous Final Solution to the Jewish question.

Octavo. Original wrappers, title label to front wrapper. Fading to spine and lightly around the edges, very slight spotting within, an exceptional survival in excellent condition.

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