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Hitler's Vienna : a dictator's apprenticeship

Author: Brigitte Hamann
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press., 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hitler's Vienna explores the critical years that the young Adolf Hitler spent in Vienna, the city that in so many ways furnished the future dictator's education. It is both a cultural and political portrait of the Austrian capital and a biography of Hitler during his years there, from 1906 until his departure for Munich in 1913 at the age of twenty-four. Hitler's was not the modern, artistic "fin-de-siecle Vienna"  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brigitte Hamann
ISBN: 0195140532 9780195140538 0195125371 9780195125375 0192880616 9780192880611
OCLC Number: 827937629
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: viii, 482 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Hitlers Wien.
Responsibility: Brigitte Hamann ; translated from the German by Thomas Thornton.

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This biography of Hitler's life up to his departure from Austria as a 24-year-old describes the cultural and political history of Vienna as he encountered it during his critical formative years: the  Read more...

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