Monday, October 20, 2014

Random Snippets: Occupational fates in Nazi Germany

The number of people who entered the fields of science, law and engineering went down in Germany during the Third Reich.

That law would decline in Nazi Germany makes sense.  In a society whose government is criminal what point would there be in becoming a lawyer?  That science and engineering would decline is a surprise however, but it did.  Science suffered in part because the Nazification of the sciences made them unscientific.

Medicine, curiously, saw a rise in entrants.

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