What is master race?

  • (noun): A race that considers itself superior to all others and fitted to rule the others.
    Synonyms: Herrenvolk

Master Race

Master race (Herrenvolk (German: die Herrenrasse, das Herrenvolk)) was a concept in Nazi ideology in which the Nordic race, a branch of what in late-19th and early-20th century taxonomy was called the Aryan race, represented an ideal and "pure race". In Nazi ideology this "Nordic" race was the purest example of the original racial stock of those who were then called the Proto-Aryans, whom the Nazis believed to have prehistorically dwelt on the North German Plain and to have ultimately originated from the lost continent of Atlantis. The Nazis declared that the Nordics, (nowadays referred to as the Germanic peoples), were the true Aryans because they were less racially mixed with "non-native" Indo-European peoples than other people of what were then called the Aryan peoples (now generally called the Indo-European peoples), such as the Slavic peoples, the Romance peoples and the Indo-Iranian peoples. Based on this claim that the "Nordic" peoples were superior to all other races, the Nazis believed they were entitled to world domination. This concept is known as Nordicism.

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