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Hitler : a biography

Author: Ian Kershaw
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American ed., [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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A single-volume edition of a classic biographical work traces Hitler's life and addresses key questions about the nature of Nazi radicalism, the Holocaust, and the factors that enabled European society to permit his atrocities.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Kershaw
ISBN: 9780393067576 0393067572
OCLC Number: 227016324
Notes: An abridgement of "Hitler", originally published in two volumes in 1998 (American ed. 1999) and 2000.
Description: xli, 1029 pages, [80] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, plans ; 25 cm
Contents: Fantasy and failure --
Drop-out --
Elation and embitterment --
The beerhall agitator --
The 'drummer' --
Emergence of the leader --
Mastery over the movement --
Breakthrough --
Levered into power --
The making of the dictator --
Securing total power --
Working towards the Führer --
Ceaseless radicalization --
The drive for expansion --
Marks of a genocidal mentality --
Going for broke --
Licensing barbarism --
Zenith of power --
Designing a 'war of annihilation' --
Showdown --
Fulfilling the 'prophecy' --
Last big throw of the dice --
Beleaguered --
Hoping for miracles --
Luck of the devil --
No way out --
Into the abyss --
Extinction.
Responsibility: Ian Kershaw.
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A single-volume edition of a classic biographical work traces Hitler's life and addresses key questions about the nature of Nazi radicalism, the Holocaust, and the factors that enabled European society to permit his atrocities.

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