Hitler

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Routledge, Jun 6, 2014 - History - 240 pages
Adolf Hitler has left a lasting mark on the twentieth-century, as the dictator of Germany and instigator of a genocidal war, culminating in the ruin of much of Europe and the globe. This innovative best-seller explores the nature and mechanics of Hitler's power, and how he used it.
 

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Contents

an enigma
1
Chapter 1 Power of the Idea
16
Chapter 2 Getting power
37
Chapter 3 Repression and power
62
Chapter 4 Plebiscitary power
87
Chapter 5 Expansion of power
109
Chapter 6 Absolute power
133
Chapter 7 Hubris of power
163
Conclusion Hitlers power and destruction
188
Further Reading
198
Chronology
205
Abbreviations
222
Index
224
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Ian Kershaw is professor of modern history at the University of Sheffield.

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