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The Routledge Companion to Nazi Germany : Routledge Companions to History - Roderick Stackelberg

The Routledge Companion to Nazi Germany

Routledge Companions to History

Paperback Published: 7th November 2007
ISBN: 9780415308618
Number Of Pages: 384

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The Routledge Companion to Nazi Germany combines a concise narrative overview with chronological, bibliographical and tabular information to cover all major aspects of Nazi Germany. This user-friendly guide provides a comprehensive survey of key topics such as the origins and consolidation of the Nazi regime, the Nazi dictatorship in action, Nazi foreign policy, the Second World War, the Holocaust, the opposition to the regime and the legacy of Nazism. Features include:

  • detailed chronologies
  • a discussion of Nazi ideology
  • succinct historiographical overview with more detailed information on more than sixty major historians of Nazism
  • biographies of 150 leading figures of Nazi Germany
  • a glossary of terms, concepts and acronyms
  • maps and tables
  • a concise thematic bibliography of works on the Third Reich. 

This indispensable reference guide to the history and historiography of Nazi Germany will appeal to students, teachers and general readers alike.

Industry Reviews

`At some point in your career there may come the moment when this book is tha answer to an unsaid prayer ... This is the book that will rescue you. This is not so much a companion to Nazi Germany as a compendium.' - History Teaching Review

'This well-informed and moderately priced work succeeds in its object of explaining the many controversies arising from historical interpretation of a catastrophic period of European history, while leaving its readers to make up their own minds which view is most convincing to them.' -K.C.Fraiser, St Andrews University

'Altogether this is a very useful book, especially for those beginning their studies.' - Contemporary Review

List of illustrations
Introduction and backgroundp. 1
Nazi Germany in historical perspectivep. 7
Chronologyp. 9
Historiographyp. 22
A-Z of historiansp. 54
Nazi Germany: the major topicsp. 105
Origins and consolidation of Nazi Germanyp. 107
Dictatorship in actionp. 122
Foreign policy, war, and the Holocaustp. 141
Opposition and legacyp. 164
Key actors and terminologyp. 179
Biographiesp. 181
Glossaryp. 254
Notesp. 314
Bibliographyp. 326
Indexp. 347
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ISBN: 9780415308618
ISBN-10: 0415308615
Series: Routledge Companions to History
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 7th November 2007
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.24  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1