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HITLER: 1889-1936: Hubris

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A monumental biography that seeks to be the final word (at least for this century) on the subject. British historian Kershaw (Univ. of Sheffield) has spent an academic career thinking judiciously and writing clearly about Hitler, the Weimar Republic, and Nazi Germany. This massive work, which will consist of two volumes, promises to be the most comprehensive biography of Hitler to date. And ... Read full review

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nice book

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hitler had qualities that command power and daring, due this he got every thing.

Review: Hitler, Vol 1: 1889-1936 Hubris (Hitler #1)

User Review  - Blanche - Goodreads

This is an absolutely fascinating overview of Hitler and his rise to power. Kershaw does not focus entirely (or even mostly) on the man himself, but takes great pains to delve into the social ... Read full review

Review: Hitler, Vol 1: 1889-1936 Hubris (Hitler #1)

User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

Extremely good book - very detailed on German history since around 1900, the way the society was shaped, the cultural influences, the reaction to outside events. The biography of Adolph Hitler was ... Read full review

Review: Hitler, Vol 1: 1889-1936 Hubris (Hitler #1)

User Review  - Sarah Sunday - Goodreads

It was okay. It felt like a rehash of The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany. Most of what was written was already covered in, albeit, briefer detail in the aforementioned ... Read full review

Review: Hitler, Vol 1: 1889-1936 Hubris (Hitler #1)

User Review  - Andrew Magoun - Goodreads

An extremely thorough - and at times almost too thorough - look at Hitler's rise to power. Read full review

Review: Hitler, Vol 1: 1889-1936 Hubris (Hitler #1)

User Review  - Jeb - Goodreads

800+ pages and its only the first of two installments. Completely exhaustive and encompassing. This is the work of a true historian: Thoroughly sourced and based entirely on the facts. Proof positive that the historical record is the ultimate, most compelling judgement. Read full review

Review: Hitler, Vol 1: 1889-1936 Hubris (Hitler #1)

User Review  - Lewis Weinstein - Goodreads

UPDATE 3/22/14 ... I have now read the chapters concerning the early months of the Hitler regime, during which Hitler destroyed all opposition and established Nazi control over all public and private ... Read full review

Review: Hitler, Vol 1: 1889-1936 Hubris (Hitler #1)

User Review  - Abby - Goodreads

After watching the movie _Downfall_, I really wanted to understand how Hitler came to power, and how he seemed to provoke such fear and rabid loyalty from his inner circle... Read full review

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