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'The Hitler biography of the twenty-first century' (Richard J. Evans), Ian Kershaw"s Hitleris a one-volume masterpiece that will become the standard work. From Hitler"s origins as a failed artist in fin-de-siimp;quest;cle Vienna to the terrifying last days in his Berlin bunker, Kershaw"s richly illustrated biography is a mesmerizing portrait of how Hitler attained, exercised, and retained power. Drawing on previously untapped sources, such as Goebbels"s diaries, Kershaw addresses the crucial questions about the unique nature of Nazi radicalism, about the Holocaust, and about the poisoned European world that allowed Hitler to operate so effectively.

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"Magisterial . . . anyone who wishes to understand the Third Reich must read Kershaw."--Niall Ferguson

Synopsis:

"The Hitler biography of the twenty-first century" (Richard J. Evans), Ian Kershaw's is a one-volume masterpiece that will become the standard work. From Hitler's origins as a failed artist in fin-de-siecle Vienna to the terrifying last days in his Berlin bunker, Kershaw's richly illustrated biography is a mesmerizing portrait of how Hitler attained, exercised, and retained power. Drawing on previously untapped sources, such as Goebbels's diaries, Kershaw addresses the crucial questions about the unique nature of Nazi radicalism, about the Holocaust, and about the poisoned European world that allowed Hitler to operate so effectively.

About the Author

Ian Kershaw is a professor of modern history at the University of Sheffield and the author of numerous works of history, including Hitler: A Biography, Fateful Choices and Hitler, the Germans, and the Final Solution. He lives in Manchester, England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393337617
Author:
Kershaw, Ian
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Presidents & Heads of State
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Europe - Germany
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Biography-Presidents and Heads of State
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
151 photos; 8 maps
Pages:
1030
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6.1 x 2 in 3.13 lb

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Product details 1030 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393337617 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "Magisterial . . . anyone who wishes to understand the Third Reich must read Kershaw."--Niall Ferguson
"Synopsis" by , "The Hitler biography of the twenty-first century" (Richard J. Evans), Ian Kershaw's is a one-volume masterpiece that will become the standard work. From Hitler's origins as a failed artist in fin-de-siecle Vienna to the terrifying last days in his Berlin bunker, Kershaw's richly illustrated biography is a mesmerizing portrait of how Hitler attained, exercised, and retained power. Drawing on previously untapped sources, such as Goebbels's diaries, Kershaw addresses the crucial questions about the unique nature of Nazi radicalism, about the Holocaust, and about the poisoned European world that allowed Hitler to operate so effectively.
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