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Hindenburg : power, myth, and the rise of the Nazis

Author: Anna Von der Goltz
Publisher: Oxford : Univ. Press, 2011.
Series: Oxford historical monographs
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ. in paperbackView all editions and formats

Hindenburg: Power, Myth, and the Rise of the Nazis reveals how a previously little-known general, whose career to normal retirement age had provided no real foretaste of his heroic status, became a  Read more...


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Named Person: Paul von Hindenburg
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Von der Goltz
ISBN: 9780199570324 0199570329 9780199695867 0199695865
OCLC Number: 859365278
Notes: Literaturangaben.
Description: XV, 325 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction ; 1. The 'Victor of Tannenberg' ; 2. Surviving failure ; 3. Anti-democratic politics ; 4. Electing 'the Saviour' ; 5. Buying the icon ; 6. Hollow unity ; 7. The 'inverted fronts' of 1932 ; 8. 'The Marshal and the Corporal' ; 9. Hindenburg after 1945 ; Conclusion ; Bibliography
Series Title: Oxford historical monographs
Responsibility: Anna von der Goltz.


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Von der Goltz's compelling and multi-faceted study opens up many new perspectives on important themes in German history * Christian Bailey, English Historical Review * This is a profound study that Read more...

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