9780393337617

Hitler:A Biography Pa

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  • ISBN13:

    9780393337617

  • ISBN10:

    0393337618

  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2010-01-17
  • Publisher: W W NORTON

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Summary

This one-volume edition of Kershaw's "superb biography" (Ian Buruma, "New York Times Book Review") of Hitler will be the final word on the most demonic figure of the 20th century. of photos.

Author Biography

Ian Kershaw is a professor of modern history at the University of Sheffield. For services to history he was given the German award of the Federal Gross of Merit and was knighted in 2002. His book Making Friends with Hitler: Lord Londonderry and Britain's Road to War won the Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography in 2005.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. vii
Glossary of Abbreviationsp. xiv
Mapsp. xv
Preface to the New Editionp. xxvii
Reflecting on Hitlerp. xxxii
Fantasy and Failurep. 1
Drop-outp. 18
Elation and Embittermentp. 47
The Beerhall Agitatorp. 66
The 'Drummer'p. 105
Emergence of the Leaderp. 139
Mastery over the Movementp. 160
Breakthroughp. 196
Levered into Powerp. 236
The Making of the Dictatorp. 260
Securing Total Powerp. 301
Working Towards the F├╝hrerp. 320
Ceaseless Radicalizationp. 358
The Drive for Expansionp. 401
Marks of a Genocidal Mentalityp. 448
Going for Brokep. 470
Licensing Barbarismp. 514
Zenith of Powerp. 550
Designing a 'War of Annihilation'p. 589
Showdownp. 622
Fulfilling the 'Prophecy'p. 668
Last Big Throw of the Dicep. 700
Beleagueredp. 745
Hoping for Miraclesp. 779
Luck of the Devilp. 816
No Way Outp. 843
Into the Abyssp. 888
Extinctionp. 922
Epiloguep. 956
Main Published Primary Sources on Hitlerp. 971
Indexp. 975
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