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Longman, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 230 pages
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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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User Review  - DeadFred - LibraryThing

Looking for insight as to the who, what and why for this person. Kershaw didn't let me down . His two volumes are excellent . Recommed you read Mein Kampf before reading this . Either way you won't be disappointed. Read full review

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User Review  - Muscogulus - LibraryThing

This was assigned for a graduate seminar on fascism, and I must say I did not at first look forward to having a two-volume biography of Hitler on my shelves. But Kershaw's magnum opus is a keeper. Not ... Read full review

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Ian Kershaw is professor of modern history at the University of Sheffield.

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