Center for
              White Rose

Our Research Process

Note please: If you are considering submitting a book-length proposal (see our Call for Papers), we highly recommend that you read the three sections of this "process" page.

While we would not demand that you use the same process, we would expect similar stringent scholarship.
- The Editors.
The following is an excerpt from the "Postscript" to Chapter One of the academic version of Ruth Sachs' White Rose History, Volume I: Coming Together (January 31, 1933 - April 30, 1942). It allows insight into the manner in which she has undertaken her research.

If you are reading this, chances are good that you will not be content with a superficial narrative of any historical text. You love the nitty-gritty. If you had your way, you would not even be reading this book. You’d rather be sitting in the Bundesarchiv in Berlin, poring over all 5,000 pages of Gestapo interrogation transcripts for yourself.

For you, therefore, I will explain three aspects of our work that can give you a greater understanding of the pages that follow: Our purpose, our preparation, and our methodology.
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