Hitler and Nazi Germany: a history

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Prentice Hall, Oct 7, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 310 pages
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This brief yet comprehensive survey of the Third Reich, based on current research findings, provides a balanced approach in examining Hitler's role in the history of the Third Reich.Coverage encompasses the economic, social, and political forces that made possible the rise and growth of Nazism as well as the institutional, cultural, and social life of the Third Reich; the Second World War; and the Holocaust.For general readers who want a deeper understand of this period in German history.

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User Review  - Carrie Thiessen - Goodreads

I read this book for my Nazi Germany History class. Very insightful and goes in depth about the National Socialists, the rise of Nazi Germany and Hitler in particular. A must read if you are a World War II buff and wanting to gain further understanding of how the NSDAP rose to power. Read full review

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this plays like a narrative. really nice textbook Read full review


Weimar Germany and the Rise of Hitler
The Growth and Victory of Nazism 19241934
The Consolidation of Power 19331934

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About the author (2009)

Jackson J. Spielvogel is associate professor Emeritus of history at The Pennsylvania State University. He received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University, where he specialized in Reformation history under Harold J. Grimm. His articles and reviews have appeared in journals such as "Moreana," "Journal of General Education," "Catholic Historical Review," "Archiv f r Reformationsgeschichte," and "American Historical Review." He also has contributed chapters or articles to "The Social History of Reformation," THE HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE: A DICTIONARY HANDBOOK, "Simon Wiesenthal Center Annual of Holocaust Studies," and "Utopian Studies." His work has been supported by fellowships from the Fulbright Foundation and the Foundation for Reformation Research. At Penn State, he helped inaugurate the Western civilization course, as well as a popular course on Nazi Germany. His book HITLER AND NAZI GERMANY was published in 1987 (Fourth Edition, 2001). He is the author of WESTERN CIVILIZATION, first published in 1991 (Seventh Edition, 2009). He is the co-author (with William Duiker) of WORLD HISTORY, first published in January 1994 (Sixth Edition, 2010). Professor Spielvogel has won five major university-wide teaching awards. During the year 1988-1989, he held the Penn State Teaching Fellowship, the university's most prestigious teaching award. In 1996, he won the Dean Arthur Ray Warnock Award for Outstanding Faculty member, and in 2000 received the Schreyer Honors College Excellence in Teaching Award.

David Redles is associate professor of history at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, Ohio, and an associate scholar of the Center for Millennial Studies at Boston University.