Hitler and Nazi Germany: A History

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Pearson Prentice Hall, 2004 - History - 327 pages
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A brief, yet comprehensive survey of the Third Reich based on current research findings and written for general readers who want a deeper view of this period in German history. Provides a balanced approach in examining Hitler's role in the history of the Third Reich. KEY TOPICS: Coverage ranges from 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. Traces the rise of Hitler and the growth of the Nazi party in the context of the political, economic, and social problems of Weimar Germany. Presents Hitler from the perspective of the influences on his early development, character traits, oratorical skills, and his messianic pretensions. provides an analysis of Hitler's ideology based on extensive quotations from his writings and speeches. examines the social composition and membership of the Nazi party and its leaders. New topics include material on: culture and society in Nazi Germany; youth in Germany during World War II; an in-depth look at the Holocaust and anti-Semitism in Germany. MARKET: Appropriate as a reference book for history, political science, and literature professionals.

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Excellent Introduction to Hitler and Nazi Germany

User Review  - Drew Wofford - Borders

This is a great introduction to Hitler and Nazi Germany; it is not by any means a brief historyof WW II. While the war is mentioned within the context of looking at Nazi history, the book focuses on ... Read full review

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This is a small book but it contains a lot of information. It gives an overview of Nazi Germany and it is easy to read and get throuh. However, it can be a little dry at times since it is pretty much ... Read full review


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