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A concise history of the Third Reich

Author: Wolfgang Benz; Thomas Dunlap
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2006.
Series: Weimar and now.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This well-illustrated, highly accessible book at last gives general readers and students a compact, yet comprehensive and authoritative history of the twelve years of the Third Reich - from political takeover of January 30, 1933 to the German capitulation of May 1945. Originally published to rave reviews in Germany, A Concise History of the Third Reich describes the establishment of the totalitarian dictatorship,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: War and conflict
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wolfgang Benz; Thomas Dunlap
ISBN: 0520234898 9780520234895 9780520253834 0520253833
OCLC Number: 61520300
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: xvii, 309 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The "National revolution" --
The consolidation of power --
Crisis and the triumph of dictatorship --
Society in the Nazi state --
The Hitler state --
Economic and social policy --
Terror and persecution --
Discontent and opposition --
The persecution of the Jews --
The road to war --
Daily life in wartime Germany and the radicalization of the regime --
Total war --
The murder of the Jews --
Resistance --
Series Title: Weimar and now.
Other Titles: Geschichte des Dritten Reiches.
Responsibility: Wolfgang Benz ; translated by Thomas Dunlap.
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Presenting a history of the Third Reich, this illustrated book describes the establishment of the totalitarian dictatorship, the domestic and foreign politics of the regime, everyday life and terror  Read more...


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"Specialist literature and compendia on the history of the Third Reich are a dime a dozen. Wolfgang Benz has succeeded in condensing all of it in a short and clear book for a broad public." - Read more...

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