The Third Reich in power, 1933-1939 (Book, 2005) []
skip to content
The Third Reich in power, 1933-1939 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

The Third Reich in power, 1933-1939

Author: Richard J Evans
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
In this book, historian Evans tells of Germany's radical reshaping under Nazi rule. Every area of life, from literature, culture, and the arts to religion, education, and science, was subordinated to the relentless drive to prepare Germany for war. Evans shows how the Nazis attempted to reorder every aspect of German society, encountering many kinds and degrees of resistance along the way but gradually winning the  Read more...

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: War and conflict
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Evans, Richard J.
Third Reich in power, 1933-1939.
New York : Penguin Press, 2005
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard J Evans
ISBN: 1594200742 9781594200748 0713996498 9780713996494 0143037900 9780143037903 9780141009766 0141009764
OCLC Number: 61451667
Description: xvii, 941 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The police state. 'Night of the long knives' ; Repression and resistance ; 'Enemies of the people' ; Instruments of terror. --
2. The mobilization of the spirit. Enlightening the people ; Writing for Germany ; Problems of perspective ; From discord to harmony. --
3. Converting the soul. Matters of faith ; Catholics and pagans ; Winning over the young ; 'Struggle against the intellect' --
4. Prosperity and plunder. 'The battle for work' ; Business, politics and war ; Analyzing the economy ; Division of the spoils. --
5. Building the people's community. Blood and soil ; The fate of the middle classes ; The taming of the proletariat ; Social promise and social reality. --
6. Towards the racial utopia. In the spirit of science ; The Nuremberg laws ; 'The Jews must get out of Europe' ; The night of broken glass. --
7. The road to war. From weakness to strength ; Creating greater Germany ; The rape of Czechoslovakia ; March into the East.
Responsibility: Richard J. Evans.
More information:


Before Hitler seized power in 1933, Germany had been famous for its sophistication and complexity. So how was it possible for a group of ideological obsessives to re-mould it into a one-party state  Read more...


User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(7)

User lists with this item (9)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.