Hitler: Study of a Revolutionary?

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Taylor & Francis, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 220 pages
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Adolf Hitler is perceived to be the most evil political leader of twentieth century Europe. Hitler draws on his background and involvement in the rise of National Socialism, the government of the Third Reich, leadership of the Second World War in Germany and his psychology to discuss Hitler's credentials as a revolutionary.
This volume includes examination of:
* the general characteristics of revolutions and revolutionaries
* Hitler as Agitator, Dictator, Deceiver and Warlord
* Hitler's architectural and artistic ambitions
* Hitler's mind and personality.
Hitler investigates what it was that motivated this national leader to achieve such monstrosities which still cast a shadow over Europe today.
  

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Contents

2 Ideologue
17
3 Agitator
42
4 Dictator
66
5 Deceiver
92
6 Warlord
117
7 Artist and architect
143
8 Mind
166
9 Conclusion study of a revolutionary?
187
Timeline
199
Further reading
201
Bibliography
204
Index
218
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About the author (2000)

Martyn Housden is Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary European History at the University of Bradford. He is author of Helmut Nicolai and Nazi Ideology (Macmillan, 1992) and Resistance and Conformity in the Third Reich (Routledge, 1997).

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