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Third reich between vision and : New - Hans Mommsen

Third reich between vision and

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Hardcover Published: 1st April 2001
ISBN: 9781859732540
Number Of Pages: 138

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Professor Hans Mommsen, one of the world's leading experts on the history of the Third Reich, has gathered together a group of historians who are engaged in pioneering research into national socialism. This book covers such topics as the Viennese background to Hitler's career; the development of fascist tendencies amongst the German population during the Weimar period; the nature of popular support for national socialism; the myth of the Nazi economic boom and the ideological concepts and political developments which culminated in the mass murder of European Jews. It makes accessible to a wider public controversial arguments which have resulted from recent reassessments of Hitler's movement and his Nazi regime.

Industry Reviews

"This is a superb work, one that all students of German history will cite for years to come." --Choice

"[The papers'] quality is uniformly high and, read together, they offer a valuable set of reflections on the relationship between the Third Reich's visionary propoganda and its violent, destructive reality." --History

"A worthwhile study that provides an interesting glimpse into the German perspective on the rise of the Third Reich..." --German Studies Review

Editorial Prefacep. vii
Introductionp. 1
Violence and Sacrifice: Imagining the Nation in Weimar Germanyp. 5
Notesp. 17
Hitler and Vienna: the Truth About His Formative Yearsp. 23
Notesp. 36
Fatal Attraction: the German Right and Italian Fascismp. 39
Notesp. 53
People's Community and War: Hitler's Popular Supportp. 59
Notesp. 74
The Nazi Boom: an Economic Cul-De-Sacp. 79
Notesp. 93
Ideological Legitimization and Political Practice of the Leadership of the National Socialist Secret Policep. 95
The Indian Summer and the Collapse of the Third Reich: the Last Actp. 109
Notesp. 124
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ISBN: 9781859732540
ISBN-10: 1859732542
Series: German Historical Perspectives (Hardcover)
Audience: BAC
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 138
Published: 1st April 2001
Publisher: BERG PUBL INC
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8  x 1.22
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 1