Why the Nazis studied American race laws for inspiration | Curio

Why the Nazis studied American race laws for inspiration

7 mins | May 28, 2017

Hitler described the US as ‘the one state’ that had made progress toward the creation of a healthy racist society; and that was not the only inspiration that the Nazis took from American race laws. Ford Foundation professor of comparative and foreign law at Yale University, James Q Whitman, writes in Aeon Magazine about the lessons on racism the Nazis took from the USA.

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From Aeon magazine