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Hitler's charisma : leading millions into the abyss

Author: Laurence Rees
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, a division of Random House LLC, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Vintage Books editionView all editions and formats
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Acclaimed historian and documentary filmmaker Laurence Rees examines the nature of Hitler's appeal and reveals the role his supposed "charisma" played in his success.
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Named Person: Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Rees
ISBN: 0307389588 9780307389589
OCLC Number: 846551821
Notes: "Originally published in the United Kingdom as The charisma of Adolf Hitler by Ebury Press ... London, in 2012"--Title page verso.
Description: 354 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: The road to power. Discovering a mission ; Making a connection ; Searching for a hero ; Developing a vision ; Offering hope in a crisis ; Being certain --
Journey to war. The man who will come ; The importance of enemies ; The lure of the radical ; The thrill of release ; Turning vision into reality --
Risk and reward. The great gamble ; Charisma and overconfidence ; False hope and the murder of millions --
Blood and death. Last chance ; The death of charisma.
Responsibility: Laurence Rees.

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Acclaimed historian and documentary filmmaker Laurence Rees examines the nature of Hitler's appeal and reveals the role his supposed "charisma" played in his success.

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