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The "Hitler myth" : image and reality in the Third Reich

Author: Ian Kershaw
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1987, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study of the myth that sustained one of the most notorious dictators, delves into Hitler's powerful hold over the German people. In this work, Ian Kershaw argues that it lay not so much in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Adolf Hitler
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Kershaw
ISBN: 0192802062 9780192802064
OCLC Number: 183405791
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: Includes "preface to the new edition" by the author dated May 2001.
Description: xii, 299 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Part one: Making of the 'Hitler Myth', 1920-1940 --
'Fuhrer of the coming Germany': The Hitler image in the Weiner era --
'Symbol of the nation': The propaganda profile of Hitler, 1933-1936 --
'Fuhrer without sin': Hitler and the 'Little Hitlers' --
The Fuhrer versus the radicals: Hitler's image and the 'church struggle' --
Hitler the statesman: war and paeace in the balance --
Part two: The Breaking of the 'Hitler Myth', 1940-1945 --
Blitzkrieg triumph: high peak of popularity, 1940-1941 --
The War turns sour: the 'Hitler myth' starts to crumble --
Defeat and disaster: the 'Hitler Myth' collapses --
Part three: The 'Hitler Myth' and the path to genocide --
Hitler's popular image and the 'Jewish question'.
Other Titles: Hitler-Mythos.
Responsibility: Ian Kershaw.

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