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Hitler's Germany : origins, interpretations, legacies

Author: Roderick Stackelberg
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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'Hitler's Germany' provides a comprehensive narrative history of Nazi Germany and sets it in the wider context of 19th and 20th century German history. The author analyses how it was possible that a national culture of such creativity and achievement could generate such barbarism and destructiveness.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roderick Stackelberg
ISBN: 9780415373302 9780415373319 0415373301 041537331X
OCLC Number: 196315186
Description: xxxiv, 382 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Fascism and the conservative tradition: fascist ideology, constituency, and conditions for its growth --
The problem of German unity: absolutism and particularism --
The German empire: the containment of democracy, social imperialism, and the road to war --
Germanic ideology: nationalism, vulgarized idealism, and antisemitism --
The First World War: the crisis of imperial Germany --
The Weimar Republic and the weakness of liberal democracy --
The collapse of the Weimar Republic: the Great Depression and the rise of the Nazis --
The Nazi consolidation of power, 1933-1934 --
Economy, society, and the state in the Third Reich --
Education, culture, religion, and eugenics in the Third Reich --
Persecution of the Jews, 1933-1939 --
The origins of the Second World War --
The Second World War: from European to global war, 1939-1941 --
The Second World War: from triumph to defeat, 1942-1945 --
The Holocaust --
Continuities and new beginnings: the aftermath of National Socialism and war --
The historians' debate: the place of Hitler's Reich in German history and memory.
Responsibility: Roderick Stackelberg.
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